Maine

Jaime SchorrChief Procurement Officer Procurement Contracting
Division of Purchases Burton M Cross Bldg Fl 4, 9 State House Station 111 Sewall St,
Augusta, Maine,
04333-0009, United States

Vendor Guide or Registration Website:

Does state charge a vendor registration fee?

  • No

Vendors must define commodities by using:

  • NIGP Commodity Code

Centralized procurement office handles:

  • Non-technology goods
  • Non-technology services
  • Technology Goods
  • Higher Education

Targeted business programs/preference policies affecting procurement:

  • Tie-bid preference for in-state bidders
  • Reciprocal preference
  • Sheltered workshop

State entities/agencies which are exempt by law from purchasing through the purchasing office and are authorized to buy most of their requirements:

  • Judicial Branch/Courts
  • Legislative Branch
  • Universities
  • Transportation
  • Other: Although technically exempt, the Judicial Branch/Courts consents to central procurement oversight by the Executive Branch. The Department of Transportation has its own statutory authority for the procurement of transportation-related construction projects (but non-construction requirements are subject to central procurement oversight).
Director Biography
Jaime C. Schorr serves as the Chief Procurement Officer for the State of Maine. Jaime recently served as the Deputy Director for Contract Management at the State of Maine Department of Health and Human Services focusing her efforts on competitive procurement. Prior to state service, Jaime worked in various procurement roles within the healthcare industry. Jaime has a B.A. degree in Criminal Justice from The George Washington University, an M.B.A. degree from New England College, and her Juris Doctorate from Regent University School of Law. Tenure September, 2017
Senior Staff

Procurement Directors:

Laurie A. Andre
Director of Procurement Services
[email protected]

David Morris
Director of Operations
[email protected]

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