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Director's Message

Welcome to the Office of State Procurement (OSP) website. OSP, a division of the Minnesota Department of Administration (Admin), is the State of Minnesota's central procurement office. Upholding the Admin Vision, Mission, Values, and Goals, OSP's mission is to facilitate the strategic acquisition of goods and services for the State of Minnesota and other governmental entities. The division aspires to meet its customers' reasonable expectations while upholding the highest legal and ethical standards of responsible business and procurement practices.

OSP has a history of being nationally recognized as a leader in public sector procurement. In 2016, the national policy publication, Governing, ranked Minnesota's purchasing and contracting programs third in the nation.

OSP is headed by:
          Betsy Hayes - Minnesota Chief Procurement Officer
Director, Office of State Procurement
MN Department of Administration
Phone: 651.201.2400
Email: Betsy.Hayes@state.mn.us

OSP is made up of four units (Acquisitions, MMCAP, Operations and Professional/Technical Contracts).

The Acquisitions team is responsible for state government's procurement of goods and general services. The team is managed by:
  Luke Jannett
Acquisitions Manager, Office of State Procurement
MN Department of Administration
Phone: 651.201.2446
Email: Luke.Jannett@state.mn.us

MMCAP (Minnesota Multistate Contracting Alliance for Pharmacy), headed by Alan Dahlgren, is a voluntary group purchasing organization serving government-authorized healthcare facilities. The team is managed by:
  Alan Dahlgren
MMCAP Managing Director, Office of State Procurement
MN Department of Administration
Phone: 651.201.2410
Email: Alan.Dahlgren@state.mn.us

The Operations team provides administrative, financial and systems support to the division as well as managing the Targeted Group/Economically Disadvantaged/Veteran-Owned Small Business Program within the Office of Equity in Procurement and other vendor management services. The team is managed by:
  Dorothy Lovejoy
Assistant Director/Operations Manager, Office of State Procurement
MN Department of Administration
Phone: 651.201.2403
Email: Dorothy.Lovejoy@state.mn.us

The Professional/Technical Contracts team facilitates and oversees the state's utilization of contract services that are intellectual in character. The team is managed by:
  Justin Kaufman
Enterprise Contracts Counsel, Office of State Procurement
MN Department of Administration
Phone: 651.201.2456
Email: Justin.Kaufman@state.mn.us

OSP is located at:
  Office of State Procurement
MN Department of Administration
Room 112, State Administration Building
50 Sherburne Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55155

I hope that the OSP website is providing answers to all your questions about our programs and operations. But if you are not finding what you need, please do not hesitate to contact me or the division managers listed above. We will do our best to help you.

Betsy Hayes

Updated December 23, 2016

 


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