Purchasing Directory

Title Posted
Agency Purchasing Agents 09/03/2019
Higher Education Purchasing Officials 06/25/2019
OSP Organizational Chart 06/27/2019

Procurement Staff Directory


Name Title Responsibilities Phone
Mary Kathryn Williams Lead Counsel Legal Representation for Arkansas OSP 501-683-0253
David Withrow Legal Counsel Legal Representation for Arkansas OSP 501-682-4145
Edward Armstrong Director Administrator of OSP and M&R 501-324-9316
Randy Wright Deputy Director Sole Source, Emergency, Office Operations 501-371-6067
Paul Ford Project Manager Project Management 501-682-3885
Rachel Barnes Administrative Analyst Director/Deputy Director's Office  501-324-9313


General Procurements

Name Title Responsibilities Phone
Liz Mentgen Manager All Procurements, excluding IT goods and services 501-371-6060
Tamara DeBord Team Leader Insurance, Employee Benefits, Advertising, Pharmaceutical, Medical Equipment & Services, Vehicles, Heavy Equipment, Furniture, Janitorial Services, Lawn Care Services, Playground Equipment, Security Services


Angela Allman

Team Leader

Printing & Paper, Office Supplies, Clothing/Uniforms, Food & Food Service Equipment, Industrial Supplies, Concrete/Sand/Gravel, Pest Control Services, Audio/Visual Equipment & Services, Service Bureau Support


Brandi Schroeder

Statewide Procurement Specialist

Insurance, Health Benefits, Marketing & Advertising, Consultant Services, Emergency Restoration Services, Office Supplies, and License Plates.


Heather Bailey 

Statewide Procurement Specialist

Insurance, Health Benefits, Banking Services, Legal Services, Consultant Services, Process Server Services, Inmate Transport Services, Clothing/Uniforms, Copiers


Judy Shirley

Statewide Procurement Specialist

Pharmaceuticals, Lab and Forensic Equipment & Supplies, Medical/Dental/Ophthalmological Equipment & Supplies, Nursing & Therapy Services, Emergency Response Services, Transitional Housing, Maternity/Child Safety Equipment & Supplies, Janitorial Services, Energy Management


Jonathan Love

Statewide Procurement Specialist

Aircraft & Aircraft Repair Services, Boats & Marine Equipment, Elevator Service & Maintenance, Alarm Equipment, Mailing & Office Equipment, Plumbing Supplies, Police/Fire Equipment & Supplies, Building Materials, Public Safety Communications Equipment


John Leverett

Statewide Procurement Specialist

Vehicles & Vehicle Supplies, Heavy Equipment, Welding Equipment & Supplies, Farm Equipment


Julia Shackelford


Statewide Procurement Specialist

Furniture, Courier Services, Crop Hauling Services, Data Entry Services, Flying Services, Lawn Care Services, Nursery/Harvesting Services & Supplies, Park & Playground Equipment, Security Services & Systems, Personal Care Products, Athletic Supplies & Equipment.


Vacant position

Statewide Procurement Specialist

Printing; Paper; Envelopes; Forms: Stock, Continuous, Snap Out; College & University Printed Materials; Property Tags/Inventory Tags/Tickets; Catalogs; Book Binding; Maps; Bathroom Tissue/Paper Towels; Paper & Plastic Products, Uniforms, Shoes & Boots, Laundry Equipment & Service, and Mattresses & Pillows.


Miranda Tucci

Statewide Procurement Specialist

Office Supplies, License Plates, Clothing/Uniforms, Shoes & Boots, Laundry Equipment & Service, Mattresses & Pillows, Waste Disposal, Athletic Supplies & Equipment 


Wendy Gossett

Statewide Procurement Specialist

Food & Beverages, Commercial Food Service Equipment, Industrial Supplies, Mobile Homes, Concrete/Sand/ Gravel, Window Washing Services, Pest Control Services, Audio Visual, Waste Disposal.


Michelle Peek

Administrative Support

Service Bureau Support


Melissa Griffith

Administrative Support

Service Bureau Support



Credit Cards/PCS/TGS/VPR

Name Title Responsibilities Phone
Darlene Hicks Manager Purchasing Card, Fuel Card, Travel Card, Compliance, Rebates, Professional Consultant Services (PCS); Technical & General Services (TGS); Vendor Performance Report (VPR), Cooperative Reporting 501-371-1405
Jennifer Rogers Fiscal Support Specialist Purchasing Card, Fuel Card, Travel Card 501-671-1468
Kimontie Taller Fiscal Support Specialist Purchasing Card, Fuel Card, Travel Card 501-371-6066
Mikiea Richardson Accountant/Auditor Purchasing Card, Fuel Card, Travel Card 501-371-6053
Anna Pennington Credit Card Coordinator/Instructor Purchasing Card, Fuel Card, Travel Card, Cooperative Reporting 501-683-2217
Denise Harris Statewide Procurement Specialist Professional Consultant Services (PCS) 501-682-0247
Karrie Duncan Statewide Procurement Specialist Technical & General Services (TGS), Cooperative Reporting 501-683-0084
Open Position Statewide Procurement Specialist Vendor Performance Reports (VPR) 501-683-2217(Interim)

Information Technology

Name Title Responsibilities Phone
Camber Thompson Manager IT Goods and Services  501-371-6057
Tanya Freeman Statewide Procurement Specialist IT Goods and Services  501-682-4140
Stephanie Cellers Statewide Procurement Specialist Communication equipment and services, software licensing and services, 501-371-6065
Shane Phillips Statewide Procurement Specialist Computers, software licensing and services, internet services, wireless  501-324-9322


Marketing & Redistribution

Name Title Responsibilities Phone
Phillip Cole Manager State Surplus Property 501-565-8645


Support Services

Name Title Responsibilities Phone
Jenni Overstreet Manager Vendor/Material Maintenance, Vendor Registration, Service Bureau Support, Special Projects, Liaison-(LDRPS) Living Disaster Recovery Planning 501-371-6063
Melissa Greene Administrative Support Office Information, Bid Postings, ATA Postings, and Website Maintenance 501-371-6072
Peggy Charo Administrative Support Vendor/Material Maintenance, Liaison-(LDRPS) Living Disaster Recovery Planning, Inventory Control 501-371-6064
Vacant Administrative Support Vendor/Material Maintenance 501-683-3585
Traci LaBeff Administrative Support Timekeeping and Vendor/Material Maintenance


Jodi Hunt

Administrative Support

Record Retention and Service Bureau Goods Receipts 501-371-6056
Christina Jones Receptionist

Office Information, Receptionist, and Bid Postings, Goods Receipts


Vacant Receptionist

Office Information, Bid Postings, and Receptionist



Name Title Responsibilities Phone
Reba Thomas Manager Procurement Training 501-371-6076
Lee Costley Trainer Procurement Training 501-324-9318

Leann Floyd

Trainer Procurement Training 501-682-5270

Lindsay Hastings

Technical Writer