North Dakota

Sherry NeasDirector (701) 328-1726Fax (701) 328-1615Procurement Contracting
Central Services Division - SPO Capitol Tower Fl 14600 E Boulevard Ave Dept 012,
Bismarck, North Dakota,
58505-0310, 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
  • Technology Services

Targeted business programs/preference policies affecting procurement:

  • Tie-bid preference for in-state bidders
  • Reciprocal preference
  • Specific commodity-based preference
  • Sheltered workshop
  • In state preference

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
Director Biography
Sherry Neas has been the state procurement manager since January 2000. She also became the director of the Office of Management and Budget, Central Services Division in January 2009. Central Services Division manages State Procurement, Central Duplicating, Central Supply, State Surplus Property, and Vendor Registry, which administers the Oracle/PeopleSoft Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) purchasing modules and vendor database. Sherry also has experience in federal procurement. She has a B.A. from the University of South Carolina and is retired from the Army Reserves. Tenure January, 2000
Senior Staff

Alan Brinkman
Manager, State and Federal Surplus Property and 1033 LESO Program

Tricia Opp
State Procurement Officer II

Ken Hamel
State Printing Manager

Angie Scherbenske
State Procurement Officer II

Tosha Werner
Vendor Registry Manager and PeopleSoft/Oracle Purchasing Module Lead

Jamie Bostyan
Procurement Officer II

Chad Keech
State Procurement Officer II

Amy Cannon
State Procurement Officer II

Please contact [email protected] for more information.

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