University of Saskatchewan

Financial Services Division (FSD)

Purchasing Services

Our mission...

To facilitate effective procurement and related consulting services, in support of the university community and its stakeholders.

The mandate of Purchasing Services is to provide support, information, advice and analysis related to the procurement of goods and services, including construction, to the university community and its stakeholders. The primary responsibilities are summarized as follows:

  1. Provides support, information, advice and analysis related to the procurement of goods and services, including construction.
  2. Mitigates risk by ensuring that university procurement business is conducted in an accountable, fair and transparent manner.
  3. Develops and manages competitive bid processes - Requests for Quotations (RFQ), Requests for Tenders (RFT), Requests for Proposals (RFP), Requests for Information (RFI), and Requests for Expressions of Interest (REI).
  4. Develops, negotiates and administers university procurement contracts.
  5. Manages supplier/contractor performance.
  6. Provides customs support and advice.

Professional Code of Ethics

All professional procurement staff are required to be members of the Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) and its Professional Code of Ethics is binding on all members.

Purchasing Services Directory

For a printable Adobe Acrobat version of the Purchasing Services directory, please click here.

Address:  
Purchasing Services
E150 - 105 Administration Place
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A2
Phone:  (306) 966-6704
Fax:  (306) 966-8342
Email:  Purchasing.Services@usask.ca
ContactServices
Gwen Toole
Director, Purchasing Services
Phone:  966-6711
Email:  Gwen.Toole@usask.ca

David Aucoin
Manager, Purchasing Services
Phone:  966-6714
Email:  David.Aucoin@usask.ca
Canadian Light Source, Construction Projects, Taxation, Consulting Services
Valerie Hoeflicher
Procurement & Contracts Specialist
Phone:  966-6710
Email:  valerie.hoeflicher@usask.ca
Commodity Group I
  • Accommodation/Facilities
  • Advertising
  • Awards & Trophies
  • Books, Maps & Publications including Binding & Reprints
  • Clothing & Insignia
  • Communication Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Dry Cleaning Services
  • Food Products
  • Food Service Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Gaseous Products, Equipment, Parts & Repairs
  • Graphic Art Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Household/Commercial White Goods, Parts & Repairs
  • Musical Instruments, Parts, Repairs & Sheet Music
  • Packaging, Bags & Boxes
  • Pest Control
  • Petroleum Products
  • Photographic Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Postal Services
  • Printing
  • Seminar/Conference Fees
  • Signage

Henry Xu Tan
Procurement & Contracts Specialist
Phone:  966-6712
Email:  Henry.XuTan@usask.ca
Commodity Group II
  • Agricultural Equipment, Tools, Parts & Repairs
  • Agricultural Supplies
  • Art Restoration
  • Audio Visual Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Computer Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Computer Software
  • Construction / Industrial Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Courier & Freight Services
  • Janitorial Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Land Rentals
  • Library Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Office Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Office Supplies
  • Sporting Goods Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Sustainability - Recycling, Shredding & Non-Hazardous Waste Disposal
  • Vehicles, Parts, Repairs, & Rentals including CVA

Corey Szautner
Procurement & Contracts Specialist
Phone:  966-6716
Email:  Corey.Szautner@usask.ca
Commodity Group III
  • Chemicals & Chemical Products
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Funeral Services
  • Hazardous Chemical & Waste Disposal
  • Laboratory Consumables
  • Live Animals & Laboratory Specimens
  • Radioactive Products
  • Safety Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Scientific / Medical / Dental / Veterinary Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs

Gordon DeClerq
Project Administrator
Phone:  966-6713
Email:  gord.declerq@usask.ca
Commody Group IV
  • CFI Projects
  • Customs & Brokerage - Imports, Exports, Claims
  • Procurement Card (PCard)
  • Sponsorship Agreements

Cathy McGregor
Phone:  966-8338
Email:  Cathy.McGregor@usask.ca
Purchase Orders/Standing Orders, Expediting
Christine Hanson
Phone:  966-6709
Email:  Christine.Hanson@usask.ca
Central Vehicle Agency (CVA), Competitive Bid Processes
Pam Cowles
Phone:  966-6715
Email:  Pamela.Cowles@usask.ca
Competitive Bid Processes
Char Wilson
Phone:  966-8340
Email:  Char.Wilson@usask.ca
Reception
Cammie Morgan
Phone:  966-2252
Email:  Cammie.Morgan@usask.ca
Competitive Bid Processes
Pat Althouse
Phone:  966-7337
Email:  Pat.Althouse@usask.ca
Administrative Support