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Contact Information - OPC Team

Meet the Office of Purchasing and Contracting (OPC) Team

We are located at 133 State St., 5th floor, Montpelier, VT 05633-8000.  Below, you will find information of each team member and their assigned responsibilities. We can be reached via email, phone or fax.

| General Information:  802.828.2211 | Fax: 802.828.2222 | Email |

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Deb Damore |Director of the Office of Purchasing & Contracting | 802.828.2211 |


Trevor R. Lewis | State Commodity Procurement Administrator | 802.461.6315 |

  • Air Conditioners & Parts
  • Air Compressors - Accessories & Parts
  • Fasteners
  • Hand & Power Tools
  • Hardware
  • HVAC & Filters
  • Industrial Supplies (Industrial/ MRO)
  • Locks & Related Hardware
  • Material Handling Equipment
  • Oil Absorbing Pads & Booms
  • Plastics & Related Equipment
  • Rags, Shop Towels, Wiping Cloths & Mats
  • Railroad Equipment & Materials
  • Road Salt
  • Welding Equipment & Supplies

Peter Deverna | State Purchasing Agent | 802.249.1654 |

  • Advertising
  • Books & Publications
  • Elections supplies & related services
  • Embossing & Engraving
  • Equipment Maintenance Management
  • Forest, Park & Recreation Equipment
  • Janitorial Supplies
  • License Plates & Other Vehicle ID
  • Lighting [other than highway/ bridge]
  • Markers & Signs - Non-Traffic
  • Metals for License Plates
  • Microfiche, Microfilm, Equipment & Supplies
  • Motor Vehicle Titles & Registrations
  • Office Machines & Accessories
  • Office Supplies
  • Paper, Envelopes & Forms
  • Paper Towels & Tissues
  • Paper & Plastic Products - Disposable
  • Printing Plant Equipment & Supplies
  • Printing & Silk-Screening Services
  • Ribbons & Cartridges - All Types
  • Sporting & Athletic Goods
  • Storage/ Distribution

Kyle Emerson |State Purchasing Agent | 802.249.7394 |

  • Aircraft & Airport Equipment, Lighting, Parts & Supplies (including AWOS and other instrumentation)
  • Changeable Message Signs
  • Culverts
  • Drainage [other than precast/ foundry items)
  • Electrical Equipment & Supplies [other than lighting]
  • Engineering & Survey Equipment
  • Fuel (diesel, gasoline, heating oil, propane, woodchips, pellets, and firewood)
  • Guardrails & Related Parts
  • Highway Lighting
  • Highway Scales
  • Metals: Bars, Sheets, & Rods (other than for license plates or sign fabrication)
  • Paint & Painting Supplies [other than highway]
  • Plumbing Equipment, Fixtures & Supplies
  • Power sources (generators (as product purchases) & solar)
  • Pumps & Pump Accessories
  • Tanks, storage (fuel and other)
  • Traffic Signals & Intelligent Transportation Systems Equipment (including RWIS)

Michael Kennedy | | 802.249.5058 |

  • Bridge Materials [other than guardrail]
  • Barrels, Drums
  • Bituminous Concrete/ Asphalt Products (Hot Mix & Cold Patch)
  • Cafeteria, Catering, and Related Services
  • Calcium Chloride Products
  • Concrete (Transportation Structural & Portland Concrete, Redi mix & Related)
  • Concrete, Precast
  • Deicing Products (other than Highway Salt)
  • Foundry Castings, Equipment & Supplies
  • Highway & Bridge Maintenance & Operational Supplies & Materials
  • Highway Marking Paint & Optics
  • Highway Signage (Fixed)
  • Metals for sign fabrication
  • Paving Equipment & Materials
  • Reflective Sheeting
  • Signposts
  • Temporary Bridges         
  • Traffic Cones, Drums, & Other Delineators

Deb Larose | State Purchasing Agent | 802.249.2817 |

  • Art Equipment & Supplies
  • Badges. Patches & Insignias
  • Barber & Beauty Equipment and Supplies
  • Beds & Bedding
  • Bulk Chemicals
  • Clothing, Footwear & Uniforms
  • Commercial, Laboratory & Medical Gases
  • Cutlery, Dishes, Flatware & Glassware
  • Dental Equipment & Supplies
  • Drugs & Pharmaceuticals
  • First Aid Equipment & Supplies
  • Flags, Flag Poles, Banners & Accessories
  • Food & Bottled Water
  • Food Processing & Canning Equipment
  • Furniture
  • Glass & Glazing Supplies
  • Hospital & Surgical Equipment
  • Household Appliances & Equipment
  • Imprinted Specialty Items & Decals
  • Kitchen & Cafeteria Equipment
  • Laboratory & Field Equipment & Supplies
  • Laundry & Dry Cleaning Equipment & Supplies
  • Optical Equipment & Supplies
  • Prostheses Equipment
  • Scales & Weighing Apparatus (Except Highway)
  • Textiles, Linens & Piece Goods
  • Visual & Auditory Aids

Bill Vivian | State Purchasing Agent | 802.261.0797 |

  • Ammunition
  • Automotive - Parts
  • Automotive – Vehicles
  • Batteries
  • Body Armor
  • Boats, Motors, and Marine Supplies
  • Construction Equipment – Purchase & Rentals
  • Fire And Safety Equipment and Supplies
  • Law Enforcement & Equipment and Supplies
  • Lawn & Grounds Equipment & Supplies
  • Police Duty Gear
  • Plows, Bodies & Spreaders
  • Plow Blades & Shoes
  • Plow Trucks
  • Powered Highway Maintenance Equipment
  • Tires

James Meyers | State Senior Purchasing Agent | 802.249.7275 |

Vertical Construction

Construction Trade Services

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Portable Restrooms

Professional Consultant Services - Architectural & Engineering

Project Management Services


Stephen Fazekas |Technology Procurement Administrator | 802.279.7075 |
| Computer Contracts | Communication Contracts |

  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Broadband Access
  • Cabling
  • Cell Phones & Wireless Equipment, Services & Accessories
  • Cloud Services Contracts
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Peripherals & Accessories
  • Computer Training Services
  • Data Communications
  • Information Technology Retainer Services
  • Media Accessories
  • Mobile Radio Equipment
  • Multimedia Projectors
  • Network & Computer Cabling
  • Pagers & Paging Services
  • Photographic Equipment & Supplies
  • Presentation Systems
  • Scientific Instruments & Accessories
  • Servers
  • Smart Boards, Touchscreen Displays & Accessories
  • Software
  • Storage
  • Tablets
  • Telecommunications
  • Television & Video Equipment & Accessories
  • Voice, Data Cabling & Network Services

John Kenny | State Purchasing Agent | 802.249.4341 |     Kevin Cooke | State Purchasing Agent | 802.249-7495 | Kristine Furman | State Assistant Purchasing Agent | 802.249.2793 | Kim Kanios | Purchasing and Procedures Specialist | 802.249.8064