Seattle Public Schools Procurement Contacts

Contact Us

Kathleen Katterhagen
katterhagen@seattleschools.org
Director of Logistics
206-252-0579

Gary Deitz
gmdeitz@seattleschools.org
Warehouse Manager
206-252-0578

Craig Murphy
cemurphy@seattleschools.org
Purchasing Manager
206-252-0570

Contracting Services
contractingservices@seattleschools.org

Diane Navarro
Contracts Manager
206-252-0564

Procurement and Distribution Services

In Procurement and Distribution Services, our vision is to lead the way with integrity, teamwork, and outstanding services. Our mission is to deliver goods and services through authorized cost-effective solutions to meet the needs of our customers. Our values are customer service, integrity, teamwork, and creating an enjoyable and rewarding work environment.

We are committed to conducting procurement using sound business practices, promoting competition whenever possible to minimize costs, and upholding the highest ethical standards in all of our business practices.

Current Initiatives

Some of our larger initiatives, which are directly related to our primary goals, include:

Compliance: Review and update policies and procedures for procurement, and help ensure compliance with state and federal laws, Board policies, and Superintendent procedures
Service Delivery: Establish baseline for performance measures for procurement administrative lead time
Fiscal Integrity: Establish sustainable processes to evaluate procurement savings
Accomplishments

A few of our recent accomplishments include:

Implementing paperless requisitions, resulting in an e-procurement ratio of 80%
Redesigning the Small Works procurement process, resulting in a new application, a new roster, and a more streamlined and audit-worthy process.

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