525 N. Main #823
Wichita, KS 67203
Tel: (316) 660-7255
Fax: (316) 383-7055
Joe Thomas, director
Acquire goods and services to support county departments totaling approximately $150 million annually for the best possible price, while being prudent with taxpayer dollars.
Provide and ensure that the purchasing process is open, fair, competitive, and provides opportunities for all interested vendors.
Promote vendor participation in County business through education and outreach to all vendors interested, providing goods and services for Sedgwick County.
Maintain and manage more than 300 commodity contracts on behalf of departments and vendors who have been awarded contracts.
Vendor training - Vendor Training Sessions take place on the third Thursday of each month at 4 p.m. at 525 N. Main, Room 823, Wichita, Kansas.
Vendors may contact Purchasing at (316) 660-7255 to register to attend a training session and walk-ins are welcome, although registration is preferred as room size capacity is limited.
– C.P.M. - Purchasing Director
Phone: (316) 660-7265
Areas of Responsibility: Chemicals, Communications Office, County Manager’s Office, Environmental Resources, Finance, Food, Household Hazardous Waste, Housing, Noxious Weeds, Public Works, Storm Water Management, Zoo, Repairs and Maintenance
Kristen McGovern - CPM - Senior
Phone: (316) 660-7258
Areas of Responsibility: Appliances, Furniture/Filing Systems, Facilities Department, Facilities Maintenance, Security Services and Equipment, Commission, County Clerk’s Office, Human Resources, Legal, Security, Treasurer, Miscellaneous
Kim Evans - Purchasing Agent
Phone: (316) 660-7150
Areas of Responsibility: Audio/Visual, Cabling, Radios, Telecom, Computer Hardware & peripherals, Computer Software, Office Equipment, Office Supplies, Paper Goods, Printing, Appraiser’s Office, ERP, DIO/IT/IS, Emergency Communications, Records Management, Register of Deeds, Elections Office, Environmental Resources
Kara Kingsley - Purchasing Agent
Areas of Responsibility: Clothing/uniforms, Corrections, Detention Facility, District Attorney, District Court, Drugs/Pharmaceuticals, Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Fire Department, Forensics, Health Department, Sheriff’s Office
Gunda Angelica - Purchasing Agent
Phone: (316) 660-7262
Areas of Responsibility: Carpet, Janitorial Services & Supplies, Pest Control, Painting, Refuse Collection, Transportation, Aging, Animal Control, Code Enforcement, COMCARE, CDDO, Fleet Management, Parks, Special Projects-Interlocal
Deanna Tyler - Purchasing Technician
Phone: (316) 660-7263
Areas of Responsibility: Mail distributions, Telephone/front desk, Travel, Bid Opening, Bid Board
Linda Rangel - Administrative Specialist
Phone: (316) 660-7266
Areas of Responsibility: Advertising, Department requisitions, Imaging, Office paperwork management, Public Works and Capital Projects paperwork, RFP Support, Website management
Phone: (316) 660-7240
Areas of Responsibility: Expedite contract management, vendor management, technical support, and backup for other support staff
Chief Financial Officer
525 N. Main, Suite 823
Wichita, KS 67203