Nebraska

Department of Administrative Services, Materiel Division 1526 K St Ste 130,
Lincoln, Nebraska,
68508, 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

Targeted business programs/preference policies affecting procurement:

  • In-state bidder preference
  • Tie-bid preference for in-state bidders
  • Reciprocal preference
  • Specific service-based preference
  • Veteran-owned business enterprise
  • Correctional industries
  • Other: Blind and Visually impaired - Canteen and Vending

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: Executive Branch, State Colleges, Constitutional Offices
Director Biography
In January 2019, Doug Carlson was appointed as the Deputy Director and Materiel Administrator for Nebraska’s Department of Administrative Services. Doug has more than 7 years of experience in public contracting and procurement. Doug received his Bachelor’s from the University of Maryland in Computer Science followed by a Master’s in Business Management. Doug is currently finishing his Doctorate in Interdisciplinary Leadership from Creighton University. Prior to joining the state, Doug served as the Government Relations Officers for the Nebraska National Guard and currently has 16 years of service in both the Air National Guard and the active duty Air Force. Additionally, Doug currently also serves as an adjunct professor at Nebraska Wesleyan University, focusing on Public Relations.
Senior Staff

Brenda Pape
State Procurement Manager
[email protected]

Robert Thompson
State Procurement Supervisor – Commodities
[email protected]

Peter Kroll
State Procurement Supervisor – Services
[email protected]

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