South Dakota

Steven BergDirector of Procurement (605) 773-3405Fax (605) 773-4840Procurement Contracting
PMB 01231 Bureau of Administration Office of Procurement Management523 E Capitol Ave,
Pierre, South Dakota,
57501-3128, United States

Vendor Guide or Registration Website:

Does state charge a vendor registration fee?

  • Yes, $50 annually

Vendors must define commodities by using:

  • NIGP Commodity Code

Centralized procurement office handles:

  • Non-technology goods
  • Higher Education Purchasing

Targeted business programs/preference policies affecting procurement:

  • Tie-bid preference for in-state bidders
  • Reciprocal preference
  • Preference for products grown or produced in the state

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
Director Biography

Steven Berg is the director of the Office of Procurement Management for the State of South Dakota. He currently oversees the State of South Dakota’s centralized procurement office, which is the entity responsible for procurement of all supplies, materials and equipment required by state agencies and institutions.

Steven has 20 years of procurement experience in federal and state government. Immediately after graduating from high school, Steven joined the U.S. Air Force, where he served as a contracting officer for 11 years. During his tenure with the Air Force, he performed various contracting and procurement-related duties while stationed in countries such as Italy, Hungary, Germany, Egypt and Guam.

Steven is an active member of the National Institute of Government Purchasing (NIGP) and National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO).

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