Kansas Department of Administration

Commodity Assignments

Commodities are no longer assigned to individuals, but by OPC Team. Please contact the Deputy Director of the appropriate team for questions or comments.

Assignments are as follows:

OPC Master Phone Number is: 785-296-2376.

Commodity Deputy Director E-Mail Address PA Types
Commodities Candace Smith  candace.k.smith@ks.gov  
Construction Dean Heineken  dean.heineken@ks.gov USR & IGP
Contract Renewal Candace Smith  candace.k.smith@ks.gov  
Cooperative Agreements Kelly Johnson  kelly.johnson@ks.gov GSR
Insurance Dean Heineken  dean.heineken@ks.gov  
IT and Technology Kelly Johnson  kelly.johnson@ks.gov  
P-Cards Tim Hund  tim.hund@ks.gov  
Services Bonnie Edwards  bonnie.edwards@ks.gov CHE & PSP
Training Julie Camblin  julie.camblin@ks.gov  


Please click on the Deputy Director's name below for a detailed listing.

Kelly Johnson

Information Technology

PA Types

  • GSR PAR – Grants / Sub recipients

Audio/Video Multimedia Equipment and Supplies

  • Audiometers (hearing testers)
  • Digital Recording Equipment (Logging, Music)
  • Microfilm Equipment and Supplies
  • Photographic Equipment and Supplies

Assistive Technology

Computer (Office) Hardware

  • Computer Cables
  • Desktop Printers / Plotters and Scanners
  • Memory / Peripherals
  • Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS) for office applications

Copiers / Copy Machines / Duplicating Equipment and Supplies

  • Multi-Function-Devices (MFDs)

Facsimile (fax) Machines

Global Positioning Systems (GPS) / Navigational Instruments

Identification Card Systems, Equipment and Supplies

Information Technology – Hardware and Software

(this is not inclusive of all service maintenance agreements)

Information Technology – Enterprise Systems

  • Enterprise Computer Projects / Applications
  • Enterprise Software
  • Consulting and Training Services
  • Integrated Technology Services
  • Web-Based Services

Law Enforcement Related Technology

Lottery Specific Software

Mailing Equipment, Supplies (consortium)

Office Supplies (consortium)

Road Weather Information System and Services (Participating addendum)

Security Alarm Systems

Security Cameras and Maintenance

Telecommunications Equipment

  • Cellular Phones and Pagers
  • Microwave Transmission Equipment and Services
  • Satellite Equipment and Service
  • Telephones / Equipment and Services
  • Telecommunications Consulting Services
  • Teleconferencing Equipment
  • Systems and Services

Technology Hardware

  • Desktop / Laptops / Servers (including leases)
  • Disk and Tape Drives

Technology Maintenance

  • Computer Hardware Maintenance Local Area Networks (LAN)
  • Storage Area Networks (SAN) Systems
Bonnie Edwards


PA Types

  • CHE PAR Conference/Hotel Event

  • PSP PAR – Professional Service Sunshine Act

Advertising and Public Relations

Aerial Photography Services

Air Charter Service


  • Master Consulting Services

Employment Services (All HR)

  • Temporary Staffing / Human Resources / Labor Relations, /Recruiting and related Services

Environmental Equipment, Supplies and Services

  • Anti-Pollution Apparatus (Air and Water Quality) Environmental Management and Consulting,
  • Environmental Remediation Projects
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal / Low Level Radioactive Waste Disposal / Meteorological Instruments

Financial Services

  • Auditing / Accounting / Finance / Banking Services Business Procurement Card 
  • Business Travel Cards Collections Services / Credit Card Acceptance Programs 
  • Debit Card Deposit Programs / Flexible Spending Account Administration 
  • Indirect Cost Allocation Plans

Food Services and Products

  • Dietitian Services / Food Services / Inmate Commissary Services
  • Groceries and Food Items for Human Consumption (including Dairy Supplies)

Gas/Fuel Cards


  • Actuarial Services
  • Burial Services / Pastoral Services
  • Catering (Typically related to Conference/Hotel Events)
  • Social Services (Foster Care and Adoption Services)

Hospital and Medical Equipment and Supplies

  • Blood Products and Equipment Dental Equipment and Supplies
  • Hospital and Medical Equipment and Supplies 
  • Durable Medical Equipment Optometry Equipment and Supplies
  • Hearing Aids
  • Radiation (X-ray) Monitoring Devices and Supplies

Health Care

  • Aging Services / Autism Assessments
  • Behavioral Health / Crisis Response / Family Functional Therapy
  • Drug Testing Services / Pharmacy Services
  • Employee Assistance Programs / Wellness Programs / Employee Health Benefits Plans (SEHBP)
  • Health Risk Appraisals / Healthcare Services / Managed Care
  • Medicaid (KanCare) / Medical Review Services
  • Physical Therapy Services / Occupational Therapy Services / Rehabilitation Services Psychiatric Care / Sexual Offender Treatment
  • Substance Abuse Testing and Treatment / Problem Gambling Treatment

Laboratory Chemicals, Diagnostics, Equipment, Testing and Supplies

  • Balances (Laboratory) / Electronic Lab Equipment and Supplies
  • Laboratory Equipment Maintenance
  • Microscopes and Microscope Repair Service Sterilizers and Maintenance
  • Toxicology / DNA Testing

Legal Services

  • Contract Attorneys / Court Reporters / Hearing Officers
  • Investigative Services and Reporting
  • Professional Service Sunshine Act – K.S.A. 75-37,130 to 135 (includes Expert Witnesses)
  • Receiverships (for nursing homes)
  • Service of Process

Lottery Services

  • Marketing/Advertising Services

Personal Care Items and Services

  • Barber and Beauty Equipment, Supplies, Services

Pharmaceuticals (MMCAP, Family Planning, Veterinary, Diabetes, Vaccines)

Pharmacy Equipment and Supplies

  • Records Storage and Document Destruction Services

Promotional Materials

  • Advertising Specialties
  • Promotional Trophies and Awards
  • T-Shirts and other Promotional Clothing

Refuse/Waste Collection Service

Security Guard Services & Armored Transport

Services / Scanning Services / Recycling Services

Services - General

  • Conference (Attendee) Fees
  • Educational, Training and Testing Services
  • Memberships and Related Fees
  • Press Clipping and News Clipping Analysis

Service Contracts:

  • Auctioneering
  • Courier Service / Express Mail Service / Logistics
  • Moving Services
  • Research and Survey
  • Special and General Administrative
  • Telemarketing

Services – Facility Related

  • Carpet Cleaning Services / Window Washing Services
  • Janitorial / Custodial / General Office and Building Cleaning Services
  • Rest Area / Fishing Lake Maintenance

State Use Vendors

Translation & Interpretation Services

Travel and Related Services

Candace Smith


Aerial Spraying and Seeding

Agricultural Equipment

Grain Inspection Equipment Tractors, Sprayers / Industrial and Agricultural

Agricultural Leasing and Pasture Improvement


Animal Care Equipment, Supplies

  • Cages and Traps
  • Aquatic – Fish Food and Live Fish / Aquaculture Chemicals
  • Feed and Forages –
  • Grain and all Feed for Animal Fish and Wildlife
  • Consumption Shavings / Wood (Animal Bedding)
  • Pest / Termite / Bird Control

Building Leases - State Agency

Building Materials and Hardware

  • Carpet, Tile, Floor Coverings and Mats Locksets / Keys / Window Blinds


  • Chemicals (Industrial Use and Industrial Grades for Paint)
  • Degreasers and Solvents
  • Soaps and Detergent Compounds (excluding laundry use)

Clothing and Textiles

  • Bags (Cloth, Paper and Twine)
  • Basic and Seasonal Clothing Gloves (non-PPE) Bedding and Linens / Draperies / Towels / Wiping Rags
  • Emblems, Embroidered
  • Hospital Clothing
  • Mattresses and Component Parts
  • Textile Machines

Commercial Appliances - Supplies, Equipment Maintenance

  • Appliances / Ice Machines
  • Butcher Supplies and Equipment Chemicals for Warewashing
  • Commercial Laundry (coin-operated and card)
  • Laundry and Dry-Cleaning / Soaps / Chemicals for Laundry Use
  • Refrigerants
  • Refrigeration Equipment
  • Vending Machines (Food & Beverage related)

Drums (Steel or Fiber, Includes Reconditioning)

Equipment Service Agreements

Furniture (Purchase and Rental)

  • Office Furniture

Fuel, Motor (Diesel, Gasoline, Fuel Oil, Propane)

Gases (Bottled, Bulk, Medical Welding)

Heavy Machinery and Equipment

  • Blades, Grader and Snowplow Engines / Compressors, Air
  • Highway Mowers and Sprayers / Street Sweepers / Washers / Power Mowers and Trimmers
  • Portable Generators / Portable Pumps / Saws, Chain
  • Scales (Non-Laboratory)
  • Spreaders (Aggregate, Salt, etc.)

Industrial, Maintenance and Repair Supplies (MRO)

  • Janitorial Equipment Supplies and Cleaning Chemicals
  • Motorized Material Handling Equipment and Personnel Lifts
  • Safety Equipment and Supplies

Landscaping Materials and Services

  • Fertilizers / Fungicides / Herbicides / Insecticides Irrigation Equipment and Supplies
  • Lawn Care / Snow Removal / Noxious Weeds
  • Nursery Stock Seeds and Bulbs Tree Maintenance

Large Printing Equipment and Printing related Services (State Print Shop)

  • Binding Equipment and services
  • Blueprinting Services / Equipment and Supplies / Forms, Continuous / Tickets
  • Graphic Arts Equipment and Supplies
  • Health Quest Newsletter
  • Paper Handling and other Large Related Equipment
  • Pressroom Equipment Maintenance /Shredding

Law Enforcement Equipment and Supplies

  • Emergency Lighting, Radars, and Sirens Badges (Guard, Police, etc.)
  • Trunk Vaults Walk-Thru Metal Detectors
  • Weapons, Ammunition and Accessories

Metals (Bar, Plate, Sheet, Strip) Aluminum, Brass, Copper, etc. Metallic recovery

  • Culverts (Concrete and Corrugated Steel) / Guard Rails
  • Sheeting (Aluminum, Corrugated, Plastic and Steel)
  • Signs, Metal Blanks Steel

Motor Vehicles (Automobiles, Vans, Trucks, Buses, Boats)

  • ATV / UTV/Recreational Vehicles
  • Auto Lubricants
  • Auto Parts, Accessories and Equipment
  • Motor Vehicle Repair and Maintenance Services Tires and Parts
  • Trailers Truck Bodies Vehicle / Van Modifications
  • Watercraft (to include Boats and Boat Motors, Equipment)
  • Vehicle Graphics

Motor Vehicle Rentals

Paper Products

  • Boxes (Chipboard and Corrugated)
  • Envelopes
  • Paper (Roll Stock, copier, printer)
  • Paper cups and plates

Plastics (Bags, Mats, Rods, Sheets)

Road Materials

  • Asphalt and Concrete Aggregate (Rock, Sand)
  • Asphalt and Bituminous Materials Cement
  • Ready-Mix Concrete
  • Ice Melting Chemicals / Salt for Roads

Sporting, Camping, Exercise and Playground Equipment

  • Fair and Stage Equipment Swimming Pool Equipment

Surveying Equipment

Walk-In Supplies

Dean Heineken


PA Types:


  • IGP PAR – Inter/Intragovernmental Procurements

Architectural and Construction Projects

  • Campground Construction / Fencing Materials and Installation / Parking Lot Construction
  • Home Modifications and Lifts for the Disabled

Asbestos Removal

Energy/Utility Consultation Services

Earth Moving and Excavation Services

Electrical Services, Equipment and Supplies

  • Light Bulbs and Lamps (Building and Highway)

Elevator Installation and Maintenance

Facility Repair and Maintenance Services

  • Building Repair and Maintenance Carpentry Services
  • Electrical Services
  • Painting Services
  • Plumbing Services
  • Concrete and Masonry Repair
  • Welding Services

Fire Alarm and Sprinkler Systems

  • Fire Extinguishers – Equipment and Service
  • Fire Suppression Installation, Services and Maintenance

Glass (Mirrors, Windows, etc.)

HVAC Equipment, Supplies and Services Boiler (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning)

  • Equipment, Supplies and Chemicals
  • Cooling Towers and Chemicals Furnaces / Air Conditioners

Insurance Products and Services

  • Surety Bonds

Paint and Painting Equipment, Supplies and Services

Plumbing Equipment, Supplies and Services

  • Water Heaters / Water Pumps

Road Building and Earth Moving

Signs and Signals (Traffic Control)

  • Exterior Signage and Interior Building Directory Signs

Standby or backup electrical generators / Uninterruptable Power Systems (UPS) for Buildings

Waterproofing and Supplies

Well Drilling and Plugging

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