Staff Responsibilities

ADMINISTRATION DIVISION

updated 8/29/14

MARCHETA GILLESPIE - DIRECTOR OF PROCUREMENT
(520) 837-4133
marcheta.gillespie@tucsonaz.gov

LAURA JESTINGS - DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PROCUREMENT
(520) 837-4135
laura.jestings@tucsonaz.gov

NORA CORRAL - EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
(520) 837-4143
nora.corral@tucsonaz.gov

TANJA KALETSCH - MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT
(520) 837-4108
tanja.kaletsch@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for the department's budget and administration of various Procurement computer systems.

DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION SERVICES DIVISION

updated 4/28/15

VICTORIA CORTINAS - CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR
(520) 837-4140
victoria.cortinas@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for the supervision of the Design Construction Services Contracting Division staff, who are primarily responsible for the purchase of architectural & engineering design and construction services, and the purchase of professional services.

JOSHUA GARCIA - CONTRACT COMPLIANCE OFFICER
(520) 837-4122
joshua.garcia@tucsonaz.gov
Admin Asst: Traci Shepherd, (520) 837-4000, traci.shepherd@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for oversight, compliance, and investigations of City contractors to ensure that employment practices are in compliance with City and Federal standards.

MARGOT GROSSMANN - EQUAL OPPORTUNITY SPECIALIST
(520) 837-4011
margot.grossmann@tucsonaz.gov
Admin Asst: Traci Shepherd, (520) 837-4000, traci.shepherd@tucsonaz.gov
Coordinates all aspects of the Small Business Enterprise Program (SBE) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (DBE) in relation to the SBE/DBE participation goals, reporting, and auditing.

BECKY MELLOR - BUSINESS ENTERPRISE COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST
(520) 837-4009
becky.mellor@tucsonaz.gov
Admin Asst: Traci Shepherd, (520) 837-4000, traci.shepherd@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for the review and certification of SBE and DBE business applications and monitors associated compliance with City and Federal requirements.

BOB BARTON - CONTRACT OFFICER
(520) 837-4131
robert.barton@tucsonaz.gov
Backup: Dan Longanecker
Admin Asst: Stephanie Frank, (520) 837-4114, stephanie.frank@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for the purchase of the following services:
Architectural, Engineering, Construction and Maintenance Services for:

  • General Services Department
  • Commissioning Services
  • Construction Cost Estimating
  • Furniture
  • HVAC Services & Supplies
  • Lock Hardware
  • Photo Documentation
  • Window Glass

DAN LONGANECKER - PRINCIPAL CONTRACT OFFICER
(520) 837-4125
dan.longanecker@tucsonaz.gov
Backup: Terry Robinson
Admin Asst: Cynthia Rascon, (520) 837-4113, cynthia.rascon@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for the purchase of the following services:
Architectural, Engineering, Construction and Maintenance Services for:

  • Development Services
  • Office of Integrated Planning
  • Transportation Department
  • Artists
  • Energy Management and Utilities
  • Traffic Control Equipment
  • Transportation Materials

BERT RESIMONT - CONTRACT OFFICER
(520) 837-4126
william.resimont@tucsonaz.gov
Backup: Terry Robinson
Admin Asst: Cynthia Rascon, (520) 837-4113, cynthia.rascon@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for the purchase of the following services:
Architectural, Engineering, Construction and Maintenance Services for:

  • Environmental Services
  • Housing and Community Development
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Archaeology and Historical Reviews
  • Community and Public Assistance Programs
  • Fencing Materials and Services
  • Landscaping Services and Materials
  • Moving Services
  • Pest Control Services
  • Residential Appliances
  • Tenant Screening Services

TERRY ROBINSON - SENIOR CONTRACT OFFICER
(520) 837-4128
terryl.robinson@tucsonaz.gov
Backup: Dan Longanecker
Admin Asst: Stephanie Frank, (520) 837-4114, stephanie.frank@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for the purchase of the following services:
Architectural, Engineering, Construction and Maintenance Services for:

  • Tucson Water Department
  • High Efficiency Toilets
  • Property Maintenance
  • Specialized Engineering Documents, Printing, Distribution
  • Video Logging Services
  • Water Maintenance Equipment

GOODS AND SERVICES DIVISION

updated 10/13/14

NATHAN DAOU - CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR
(520) 837-4136
nathan.daou@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for supervision of the Goods and Services Division staff, who are primarily responsible for the purchase of supplies, materials, equipment, and related services.

JAMES GASTON - SENIOR CONTRACT OFFICER
(520) 837-4139
james.gaston@tucsonaz.gov
Backup: Jeffrey Whiting, (520) 837-4123
Admin Asst: Carole Quintana, (520) 837-4121, carole.quintana@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for the purchase of the following commodities/services:

  • Aviation
  • Laboratory
  • Lobbying Services
  • Real Estate and Property Management
  • Risk Management/Insurance
  • Water Treatment Chemicals
  • WaterWorks Materials

JENN MYERS - CONTRACT OFFICER
(520) 837-4137
jenn.myers@tucsonaz.gov
Backup: Lloyd Windle, (520) 837-4105
Admin Asst: Sandra Alcorn, (520) 837-4118, sandra.alcorn@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for the purchase of the following commodities/services:

  • Cell Phones and Pagers
  • Court Programs
  • Executive Moving Services
  • Executive Search
  • Golf Supplies and Sevices
  • Groundskeeping
  • Legal Services
  • Parks and Recreation: Equipment, Supplies and Services
  • Telecommunications and Radios
  • Transcription and Translation
  • Zoo Supplies and Services

GILLIAN NEEDHAM - CONTRACT OFFICER
(520) 837-4132
gillian.needham@tucsonaz.gov
Backup: Jenn Myers, (520) 837-4137
Admin Asst: Sandra Alcorn, (520) 837-4118, sandra.alcorn@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for the purchase of the following commodities/services:

  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Audio/Visual & Video Conferencing
  • Consulting
  • Facility Rental
  • Fire Supplies and Services
  • Medical Supplies and Services
  • Police Supplies and Services
  • Safety Shoes
  • Security Hardware and Services
  • Software Maintenance Agreements
  • Training
  • Uniforms and Safety Shoes

KYLE PASEWARK - SENIOR CONTRACT OFFICER
(520) 837-4103
kyle.pasewark@tucsonaz.gov
Backup: Ray Valdez, (520) 837-4129
Admin Asst: Carole Quintana, (520) 837-4121, carole.quintana@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for the purchase of the following commodities/services:

  • Automotive Parts and Supplies
  • Elections Equipment and Services
  • Energy Management and Utilities
  • Environmental Products and Services
  • Fleet Lease/Rental
  • Gases and Fuel
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Refuse and Recycling Equipment and Services
  • Uninterruptible Power Supplies

RAY VALDEZ - SENIOR CONTRACT OFFICER
(520) 837-4129
ray.valdez@tucsonaz.gov
Backup: Kyle Pasewark, (520) 837-4103
Admin Asst: Carole Quintana, (520) 837-4121, carole.quintana@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for the purchase of the following commodities/services:

  • Automotive Services
  • Employee Benefits
  • Parking Equipment and Services
  • Photo Traffic Enforcement
  • Towing
  • Vehicles and Vehicle Services

LLOYD WINDLE - PRINCIPAL CONTRACT OFFICER
(520) 837-4105
lloyd.windle@tucsonaz.gov
Backup: Kyle Pasewark, (520) 837-41039
Admin Asst: Carole Quintana, (520) 837-4121, carole.quintana@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for the purchase of the following commodities/services:

  • Financial
  • Information Technology: Hardware, Software, and Maintenance Agreements
  • Internet Connectivity
  • Management Services

JEFFREY WHITING - CONTRACT OFFICER
(520) 837-4123
jeffrey.whiting@tucsonaz.gov
Backup: James Gaston, (520) 837-4139
Admin Asst: Carole Quintana, (520) 837-4121, carole.quintana@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for the purchase of the following commodities/services: Building Materials Business Machines Custodial Services Electrical Supplies Food and Hospitality Janitorial Supplies Mail and Courier Services Maintenance Repair and Operation (MRO) Office Supplies and Services Printing Services Promotional Products Temporary Employment Services Trophies and Plaques

MAIL SERVICES DIVISION

updated 3/30/10

CYNTHIA THOMPSON
(520) 837-4130
cynthia.thompson@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for supervision of Mail Services staff, who pick-up, deliver, and process all interdepartmental and postal mail.

PROCUREMENT PROGRAM SERVICES DIVISION
(pCard)

updated 4/28/15

MARIE SENA
(520) 837-4124
marie.sena@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for administering the pCard Program.

VACANT
(520) 837-4107
Responsible for assisting in administering the pCard Program.

BARBARA DUPNIK - ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
(520) 837-4110
barbara.dupnik@tucsonaz.gov

SAMM DIVISION
(Surplus, Auction, and Materials Management)

updated 4/2/12

ROQUE ROBLES
(520) 791-3167
roque.robles@tucsonaz.gov
Responsible for supervision of SAMM which provides surplus, online auction, and material management services for the City.