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Office of State Procurement Staff

Receptionist -  Chasity Austin - Chasity.Austin@la.gov
Phone: 225.342.8010 
Help Desk Email Addresses:
OSP Purchasing DOA-OSPHELPDESK@LA.GOV
Phone:  225.342.8010
OSP Professional Contracts DOA-PCHELPDESK@LA.GOV
Phone:  225.342.8010
Vendor Inquiries VENDR_INQ@LA.GOV
Phone:  225.342.8010
Paula Tregre, MBA, State Procurement Director 
Paula.Tregre@la.gov
       Kara Allan, Paralegal/Executive Staff Officer      Kara.Allan@la.gov
     Caroline Eidson, Administrative Coordinator     Caroline.Eidson@la.gov
Tom Ketterer, Deputy Director Tom.Ketterer@la.gov
Felicia Sonnier, CPPB, Assistant Director
IT & Complex Services & Cooperative Contracts
Garret DeBate, CPA, Assistant Director
Analytics - Management & Finance
Jonathan Walker, MPA, Assistant Director
Policy, Training & Compliance
Karen Loftin, Esq., Assistant Director
Vendor Relations & Legal Liaison
Pamela Rice, Esq., Assistant Director 
Professional Services & Request for Proposals (RFPs)
PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTS TEAM:
Manager:  Pam Parker, CPPB Pam.Parker@la.gov
              
Team Lead: Vacant
 

Team Staff
 
Administrative Support:
      Cheryl East, Administrative Assistant  Cheryl.East@la.gov

Brad Van Oss, State Contracts/Grants Officer Brad.VanOss@la.gov
LDH Office of the Secretary, Medical Vendor Administration, Office of Public Health, Developmental Disabilities Council, and Louisiana Emergency Response Network Board.

Christine Smiles, State Contracts/Grants Officer Christine.Smiles@la.gov
Agriculture and Forestry, Office of State Police, Office of Motor Vehicles, Boards and Commissions, Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology, DNR Office of the Secretary, DNR Office of Conservation, DNR Office of Mineral Resources, DNR Office of Coastal Management, Office of State Fire Marshall, Louisiana Gaming Control Board, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Commission, Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, and Donald J. Thibodaux Training Academy.

Claressa Johnson, State Contracts/Grants Officer Claressa.Johnson2@la.gov
Department of Corrections, DOC Office of Management and Finance, DOC Office of Prison Enterprises, C Paul Phelps Correctional Center, Louisiana State Penitentiary, Avoyelles Correctional Center, Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women, Office of Juvenile Justice, Dixon Correctional Institute, Elayn Hunt Correctional Center, David Wade Correctional Center, Adult Probation and Parole, B.B. Sixty Rayburn Correctional Center, Local Housing of State Adult Offenders, DOTD Administration, DOTD Engineering and Operations, LDH Office of Aging and Adult Services, LDH Office of Behavioral Health.

David Deer, State Contracts/Grants Officer David.Deer@la.gov
Office of Student Financial Assistance, Board of Regents, Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, Higher Education-Debt Service and Maintenance, Commission on Law Enforcement, Louisiana State Racing Commission, Public Service Commission, LED Office of the Secretary, LED Office of Business Development, Department of Culture Recreation and Tourism, DCRT Office of the Secretary, DCRT Office of State Library of Louisiana, DCRT Office of the State Museum, Office of State Parks, Office of Cultural Development, Office of State Tourism, Louisiana Tax Commission, and Board of Tax Appeals.

Krista Ellis, State Contracts/Grants Officer Krista.Ellis@la.gov
Facility Planning and Control, LSU HSC – Lallie Kemp, LSU System, LSU Baton Rouge, LSU Alexandria, University of New Orleans, LSU Medical Center, LSU Shreveport, LSU Agricultural Center, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana Health Care Services Division, Louisiana Health Sciences – Shreveport, Baton Rouge Community College, Southern University System, Southern University – Baton Rouge, SU New Orleans, SU New Orleans, SU Shreveport, University of Louisiana System, Nichols State University, Grambling State University, LaTech University, McNeese State University, UL Monroe, Northwestern State University, Southeastern Louisiana University, UL Lafayette, Delgado Community College, Bossier Community College, South Louisiana Community College, River Parishes Community College, Louisiana Technical College, Louisiana Community & Technical College System, and Central Louisiana Technical Community College.

Larry Pitcher, State Purchasing Officer Larry.Pitcher@la.gov
Department of Military Affairs, Louisiana Public Defender Board, Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP), Department of Veterans Affairs, Louisiana War Veterans Home, Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home, Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home, Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home, Southeast Louisiana War Veterans Home, Office of Group Benefits, Office of Risk Management, Office of Telecommunications Management, Office of Aircraft Services, Commissioner of Insurance, and Office of Elderly Affairs.

Lia Chorath, State Contracts/Grants Officer Lia.Chorath@la.gov
Secretary of State, Office of the Attorney General, LWC Office of Workforce Development, LWC Office of Worker’s Compensation, Office of State Treasurer, Office of Revenue, State Civil Service, Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service, Ethics Administration, State Police Commission, Patient’s Compensation Fund, Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities, DEQ Office of Secretary, DEQ Office of Environmental Compliance, DEQ Office of Environmental Services, and DEQ Office of Management and Finance.

Nancy Messina, State Purchasing Officer Nancy.Messina@la.gov
Governor’s Office (Executive Office), Lt. Governor’s Office, Office of the Inspector General, Mental Health Advocacy Service, Division of Administration, Office of Financial Intuitions, Office of Technology Services, Wildlife and Fisheries Management and Finance, WLF Office of the Secretary, WLF Office of Wildlife, and WLF Office of Fisheries.

William Hickman, State Contracts/Grants Officer William.Hickman@la.gov
DCFS Family Support, DSS Office for Children and Family Services, Louisiana School for the Deaf and Visually Impaired, Louisiana Special Education Center, Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts, Louisiana Educational TV Authority, Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, DOE State Activities, DOE Subgrantee Assistance, and DOE Special School Districts

COMPLEX SERVICES & PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTS RFPs:

Manager:  Austin Bachman Austin.Bachman@la.gov

Team Leads:
Elizabeth Kunjappy, State Purchasing Officer Elizabeth.Kunjappy@la.gov - Agency Assignments 
Sue Ellen Hopper, State Contracts/Grants Officer Sue.Hopper2@la.gov - Agency Assignments 
Susan Holcomb, State Purchasing Officer Susan.Holcomb@la.gov - Agency Assignments
Toni Gordon, State Purchasing Officer Toni.Gordon@la.gov - Agency Assignments 
Team Staff
Administrative Support:
     Deborah Jackson, Administrative Coordinator
Deborah.Jackson@la.gov
Bess Guidry, State Purchasing Officer Bess.Guidry2@la.gov - Agency Assignments 
Chris Wuchte, State Purchasing Officer Chris.Wuchte@la.gov - Agency Assignments 
Deborah "Debbie" Grand, State Purchasing Officer Deborah.Grand@la.gov - Agency Assignments 
Kristi Bonvillain, State Purchasing Officer Kristi.Bonvillain@la.gov - Agency Assignments 
Mark Cavalier, State Purchasing Officer Mark.Cavalier@la.gov - Agency Assignments 
Miranda Babin, State Contracts/Grants Officer Miranda.Babin@la.gov - Agency Assignments 
Monica Clark, State Contracts/Grants Officer Monica.Clark@la.gov - Agency Assignments 
Quinn Eubanks, State Contracts/Grants Officer Quinn.Eubanks1@la.gov - Agency Assignments 
Sara Carr, State Contracts/Grants Officer Sara.Carr3@la.gov - Agency Assignments 
PURCHASING TEAM 1
Manager:  Deborah "Debbie" Rock, CPPB Deborah.Rock@la.gov

Team Lead: 
Blake Latiolais, State Purchasing Officer Blake.Latiolais@la.gov

Team Staff: 
Administrative Support:
    Rhonda Davis, Administrative Coordinator  Rhonda.Davis@la.gov

Amy Gotreaux, CPPB, State Purchasing Officer – Amy.Gotreaux@la.gov
Auto Glass; Automotive Glass and Building Glass Trim; Hygiene Kits Adults and Babies; Personal Care Items; Fire Protection Equipment and Supplies; Irrigation Repair Services; DOTD Buybacks; Tarpaulins; Air Conditioners Filters; Prison Enterprises Products Sales Contract; Oils and Greases; Sole Source, Training. Lawn Care/Golf and Turf Equipment, Golf Carts and Utility Vehicles, Ready-Mix Concrete, Light Towers Rental, All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV), Road and Highway Building Materials, Forklifts, Hand Tools (Powered and Non-Powered); Lumber and Related Products; Acoustical Tile, Builder’s Supplies, Roofing Equipment and Supplies; Operation, Admission and Supervision; Lawn/Garden Maintenance Equipment; Agricultural Equipment, Parts & Accessories, Tilling Equipment; Oil/Well Drilling; Welding Equipment and Supplies, Industrial Gases; Metals; Aggregates.

Brady Barr, State Purchasing Officer – Brady.Barr@la.gov
Industrial and Manufacturing Supplies; Sheet Piling; Barrels, Drums, Kegs and Containers; Bearings (except Wheel Bearings and Seals); Belts and Belting Material and Accessories; Electrical Equipment and Supplies; Cable and Supplies; Fastening; Packaging Strapping; Tying Equipment and Supplies; Industrial Commercial Garden Hoses, Accessories and Supplies; Outboard Motors; Spraying Equipment (except Household, Nursery and Paint) and Supplies; Generators; Material Handling and Storage Equipment and Supplies; Lights and Ballasts; Pumping Equipment and Supplies; Oil and Drilling Equipment, Industrial Equipment; Parts and Accessories, Road and Highway Equipment Accessories and Parts.

Geraldine Clinton, State Purchasing Officer Geraldine.Clinton@la.gov
Clothing, Apparel, Uniforms; Footwear, Rainwear and Accessories; Safety Apparel, i.e. Safety vests, Life jackets, etc.; Textiles, Fibers, Linens and Piece Goods; Sewing Room and Textile Machinery, Notions and Supplies; Court Reporting Equipment; Signs, Sign Materials, Sign Making Equipment and Supplies; 3M Brand Name License Plate Sheeting; Insurance, Communication/Newspaper Media Service; Public Information Services; Copyrighted Materials (Westlaw); Advertising (Notice of Bid Solicitation); Advertising Agency Service; Media Placement and Fulfillment; Conferences; Catering Services; Paint, Spray Paint.

James Taylor, State Purchasing Officer – James.Taylor@la.gov
Vehicles, Automotive & CNG, Light and Medium and Heavy Trucks, Police, Passenger and Cargo Vans, Voting Machines; Ambulances, Motorcycles, School Buses, Medium and Heavy Duty Cab and Chassis Trucks, Transportation Services, Ambulance Services; FTA Handicap Modified Vans and Buses, Repairs and Supplies; State Fleet Fuel Card; Repair Maintenance; Bulk Fuel.

Jeremy Meiske, State Contracts/Grants Officer  Jeremy.Meiske@la.gov
Fabricated and Prefabricated Buildings and Structures, Elevators and Escalators-installation only (excluding Maintenance and Service). Fencing, Steam and Hot Water Fittings Accessories and Supplies, Steam and Hot Water Boilers, Steam Heating, Power Plan Equipment and Supplies. Water Supply and Sewage Treatment Equipment and Supplies-Installation only. Building Construction Services. Electrical Utilities. Major Repairs and Renovations and Related Services, Energy Collecting Equipment (Solar and Wind); Ventilating Equipment and Accessories.

Joshua "Josh" Marcellino, State Purchasing Officer  Joshua.Marcellino@la.gov
Police and Prison Equipment and Supplies; Ammunition, Body Armor, Metal Detectors, etc., Security Access Systems & Supplies; Emergency Warning System Services; Janitorial and Custodial Services; EDS, Pest Control (including Termite Inspection); Safety and Water Rescue Water Craft; Military Watercraft, Canoes/Kayaks; Herbicide Spraying by Airboat Charter; Auctioneering Services; GPS Equipment; Auto, Marine and Alkaline Batteries; Water Testing Analysis; and Chicken Processing Equipment.

Kim Mulder, State Purchasing Officer – Kim.Mulder@la.gov 
Elevators and Elevator Maintenance, Wastes and Emergency Contracts of Portable Storage Containers, Portable Air Conditioner Units and Emergency Guard Services for DPS; Guard Services, Comprehensive Equipment Maintenance.

Lelia Achee, State Purchasing Officer Lelia.Achee@la.gov
Furniture-Office; Health Care and Hospital Facility, Laboratory, Cafeteria, Chapel, Dormitory, Household, Library, Lounge, Classroom, Courtroom; Library Mobile and Stationary Shelving; Lockers; Files-Vertical, Lateral, Fireproof, Mobile Systems, Rotary Systems, Carousel Filing Systems, Library and Archival Equipment, Paper Shredders, Mattresses & Bed Springs, Picture Framing Services, Theatrical Equipment and Supplies, Venetian Blinds, Awnings and Shades, Barber and Beauty Shop Equipment and Supplies; Folding Tables, Rotary File Systems, Playground Equipment and Accessories.

Monica Parrino, State Purchasing Officer  Monica.Parrino@la.gov
Construction under $50,000.

Rufus Nwogu, State Purchasing Officer Rufus.Nwogu@la.gov
A/C and PTAC Units and Repair; Rental or Lease of Air Conditioning; Heating, Heating System Repair and Maintenance; Condensing Units; Refrigerant Compressors; Humidity Control; Fans; Airboat Charter; Helicopter Rental; Scaffolds; Chains, Wire, Cable and Supplies; Concierge Services; Costume Rental; Laundering Services; Guard Dog Rental; Raw Materials Armored Car Services; Teller Machines; Award Medal; Trophies, Plaques; Commercial Fishing, Hunting Equipment and Supplies; Aerial Photography Services; Ice Machines; Rubber Goods; Packaging Supplies; Mailing Machines, Equipment and Services; Stamp Machines & Equipment; Camping and Outdoor Supplies; Arts and Crafts; Musical Instruments; Household Appliances; Hazardous Material Waste Disposal; Transport Services; Commercial Appliances, i.e., Vending Machines, Snack Machines, etc.; Fitness Equipment Sports Equipment; Lease and Rental of Boat Slips/Storage; Office Supplies; Carpet; Floor Machines; Farm Tires, Tires, Automotive Parts; Louisiana’s Small Business Entrepreneurship (Hudson and Veteran Initiative) Programs.

Vacant
Lawn Care/Golf and Turf Equipment, Golf Carts and Utility Vehicles, Ready-Mix Concrete, Light Towers Rental, All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV), Road and Highway Building Materials, Forklifts, Hand Tools (Powered and Non-Powered); Lumber and Related Products; Acoustical Tile, Builder’s Supplies, Roofing Equipment and Supplies; Operation, Admission and Supervision; Lawn/Garden Maintenance Equipment; Agricultural Equipment, Parts & Accessories, Tilling Equipment; Oil/Well Drilling; Welding Equipment and Supplies, Industrial Gases; Metals; Aggregates.

PURCHASING TEAM 2:
Manager: Lillie Christopher Lillie.Christopher@la.gov
Team Lead:
Reginald "Reggie" Dumas, State Purchasing Officer  Reginald.Dumas@la.gov
Team Staff: 
Administrative Support:
     Paulett Hood, Administrative Coordinator  Paulett.Hood@la.gov
 

Andrew Guzzardo, State Purchasing Officer  Andrew.Guzzardo@la.gov
Janitorial Chemicals & Supplies; Laundry & Dry Cleaning Equipment and Supplies; Laundry Bleach and Dry Cleaning Compounds, Commercial Chemicals and Solvents (in bulk); Detergents, Disinfectants Phenolic, Iodophor and Quaternary Type; Germicides.

Claire Shaheen, State Purchasing Officer Claire.Shaheen@la.gov 
Technology Statewide Standards Contracts, Optical Scanning Services, Internet Subscription Services, Online Services, Inventory Systems-Asset Works; FM Radio Based Emergency Alert, Photographic Supplies, Two-way Radios, Photo ID Equipment, Surveillance Equipment, Video Equipment.

Daryl Moore, State Purchasing Officer Daryl.Moore@la.gov
Printing and Related Services; Continuous Forms including Snap-outs, Continuous mailers, Tickets, Coupons, Sales Books. Plain and Printed Envelopes, Printing Plant Equipment and Supplies, Printing Plant Bindery Equipment, Book Binding and Repairing. Decals and Stamps. Library Books and Materials, Library Audiovisuals, Paper (Office and Print Shop), Election Ballots, Voter ID, Highway Maps, Thermal Labels.

Ingrid Fields, State Purchasing Officer Ingrid.Fields@la.gov
MMCAP, Pharmaceutical Services, First Aid, Mobility, Speech Impaired and Restraint items; Hearing Aid Equipment; Surgical Laboratory Supplies Contract, Infectious Waste Disposal, Condoms, Drug Testing and Kits, Referral Lab Testing, Louisiana’s Small Business Entrepreneurship (Hudson and Veteran Initiative) Programs.

Kathleen Doring, State Purchasing Officer  Kathleen.Doring@la.gov
Water and Wastewater Treatment Chemicals, Detergents and Cleaning Compositions, Insecticides/Herbicides/Fungicides, Commercial Chemicals and Solvents; Fertilizers and Soil Conditioners, Seeds, Sod & Seed Germination Service, Nursery Stock Grounds Maintenance, Mowing, Edging, Plant Trimming, Vegetable Seeds and Seedlings, Interior Plant Landscaping, Landscaping including Fertilizing, Planting, etc. Weed and Vegetation Control, Tree Trimming and Pruning Services; Animals, Birds & Marine Life, Vitamins & Supplements for Animals, Veterinary Equipment & Supplies.

Kim Adams, State Purchasing Officer Kim.Adams@la.gov
Brand Name Microcomputers and Peripherals Contracts, Modems, Monitors; Printers, Routers, Scanners and Magnetic Media and Accessories; Still and Specialized Cameras, Multi Media or Audio/Visual Equipment and Accessories, Television Equipment and Supplies, Visual Education Equipment and Supplies. Lease of Workstations and Laptops, Digital Court Reporting Equipment, Access Cards.

Nyoki "Nikki" Elzy, State Purchasing Officer Nyoki.Elzy@la.gov
Copy Machines, Facsimile Transceivers, Nurse Call Systems, Mobile and Base Station, Facsimile (Fax) Services; Fire Trucks, Lightbars and Sirens, Electronic Monitoring (OJJ); Temporary Personnel Services (Westaff).

Richard Iverstine, State Purchasing Officer  Richard.Iverstine@la.gov
Cured, Fresh and Frozen Meats, Fresh and Frozen Poultry and Seafood; Perishable Foods (Fresh Eggs, Fresh Fruits, Fresh Vegetables, Fresh Salad Mix); Milk and Dairy, Bread, Rolls, Buns, Statewide Contracts for Ready-to-Eat Cereals and Uncooked Cereals, Statewide Contracts for Canned Goods (Fruits, Vegetables, Canned Meats and Meat Products), Staple Grocery Foods, Chips and Snacks, Ready Made Sandwiches; Toilet Tissue and Paper Towels, Disposable Paper and Plastic Products; Kitchen Supplies, Linens; Trash Bags, Wiping Rags, Prison Enterprises Food and Meat Contract, Ice, Pediatric Nutrition, Umbrella Bags, Janitorial Supplies and Tools (brushes, mops, etc.). Statewide Contracts for Miscellaneous Grocery Items (Gravy, Soup and soup Bases, Condiments, Dressings, Sauces, Pickles, Relishes, Seasonings, Spices, Herbs, Snacks Desserts, etc.), US Foods.

Sarah Rhody, State Purchasing Officer Sarah.Rhody@la.gov
Controlling Indicating, Measuring and Recording Instruments and Supplies, Testing Apparatus and Instruments and Supplies (not for Electrical or Electronic Measurements). Laboratory Equipment and Supplies, Engineering, Surveying Equipment, Drawing Instruments and Supplies; Hospital Laboratory and Testing Equipment; Rental or Lease of Engineering; Hospital Laboratory; Precision Instruments, Refrigeration, Scales and Testing Equipment, Emergency Waste, Emergency Gases; Referral Lab Testing and Medical Oxygen and Lab Gases, Safety Equipment and Supplies.

Vicky Hebert, State Purchasing Officer  Vicky.Hebert@la.gov 
Brand Name Networking Contracts; Data Communications Products and Services Contracts, Emergency Services Notification, Networking Services, Offender Telephones, Video Conferencing Equipment. Telephones, Telecommunications, Broadcasting, Microwave, Transmitting Tower Equipment and Supplies, Answering and Paging Services; Communication Wiring and Cable; Television and Electronic Testing, Measuring, Analyzing Equipment and Supplies, Cellular and Radio Communication Equipment and Supplies, Ethernet Services, IB Communications, Networking and Networking Equipment. FM Radio Based Alerts, Video Conferencing Services; Courier Service; Wireless Devices and Services Contracts.

 
BLANKET ORDER BID TEAM:
Manager:  Lynn Godwin Lynn.Godwin@la.gov
Team Lead:  Jeff Folse, State Purchasing Officer Jeff.Folse@la.gov
Team Staff:
Administrative Support: 
     Lisa Jackson, Administrative Coordinator Lisa.Jackson@la.gov
Cameron LeBeau, State Purchasing Officer Cameron.LeBeau@la.gov
Caroll Akins, State Purchasing Officer Carroll.Akins@la.gov
Clarett Blount, State Purchasing Officer Clarett.Blount@la.gov
Jared Alexis, State Contracts/Grants Officer Jared.Alexis@la.gov
Jola Cephus, State Contracts/Grants Officer Jola.Cephus@la.gov
Myra Ford, State Purchasing Officer  Myra.Ford2@la.gov
Sherie Jones, State Purchasing Officer Sheri.Jones2@la.gov
Thelma Beeson, State Purchasing Officer Thelma.Beeson@la.gov
Shera Underwood, State Purchasing Officer  Shera.Underwood@la.gov
ONE-TIME BUY BID TEAM:
Manager: Amy Vincent Amy.Vincent@la.gov
Team Lead:
Shawn Hoover, State Purchasing Officer Shawn.Hoover@la.gov
Team Staff:
Administrative Support: 
     Lisa Jackson, Administrative Coordinator Lisa.Jackson@la.gov
Alicia Parker, State Purchasing Officer Alicia.Parker@la.gov
Cameron LeBeau, State Purchasing Officer Cameron.LeBeau@la.gov
James Anderson, State Contracts/Grants Officer James.Anderson4@la.gov
Lauren Milliner, State Purchasing Officer  Lauren.Milliner@la.gov
Samuel Miller, State Purchasing Officer  Samuel.Miller@la.gov
Sonya Thomas, State Purchasing Officer  Sonya.Thomas@la.gov
Teresa Schafer, State Purchasing Officer Teresa.Schafer2@la.gov
ANALYTICS:
Garret DeBate, CPA, Assistant Director Garret.Debate@la.gov
Management & Finance
Team Staff:
Administrative Support:
     Teresa Kirk
, Administrative Program Specialist
Teresa.Kirk2@la.gov
Carmen Valliere, MBA, Business Analytics Specialist Carmen.Valliere2@la.gov
Cheri Crain, Business Analytics Specialist Cheri.Crain@la.gov
Gina Purpera, Business Analytics Specialist Gina.Purpera@la.gov
Scott Manguno, Business Analytics Specialist  – Scott.Manguno3@la.gov

            
Vendor Enrollment, Updates/Changes, LaPAC, Public Bid Reading, Bid Tabulations, Records and Files, Archives

  Support:  Phone: 225.342.8010 – Email:  Vendr_Inq@la.gov