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
Construction Projects, Taxation, Consulting Services
Valerie Hoeflicher
Procurement & Contracts Specialist
Phone:  966-6710
Email:  valerie.hoeflicher@usask.ca
Commodity Group I
  • Accommodation/Facility Rentals
  • Advertising
  • Awards & Trophies
  • Clothing & Insignia
  • Communication Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Graphic Arts, Supplies & Services
  • HR Services, Employment Searches, EAP
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Services
  • Office Supplies, Equipment, Parts & Repairs
  • Printing/Publications
  • Seminar/Conference including Services (Memberships/Subscriptions)
  • Signage

Henry Xu Tan
Procurement & Contracts Specialist
Phone:  966-6712
Email:  Henry.XuTan@usask.ca

Commodity Group II

  • Computer Equipment, Services, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Courier & Freight Services
  • Custodial Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Food Products, Services, Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Gaseous Products, Equipment, Parts & Repairs
  • Library Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Musical Instruments, Parts, Repairs & Music
  • Petroleum Products
  • Real Estate
  • Software & Services
  • Vehicles, Parts, Repairs, & Rentals including CVA & CarShare

Corey Szautner
Procurement & Contracts Specialist
Phone:  966-6716
Email:  Corey.Szautner@usask.ca

Commodity Group III

  • Chemicals
  • Funeral Services
  • 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
  • Consulting Services - General
  • Customs & Brokerage - Imports, Exports, Claims
  • Financial Services - Banking, Investment, Armoured Car & Collection Services
  • Procurement Card (PCard)
  • Sponsorship Agreements

Darcy Friesen
Procurement & Contracts Specialist
Phone:  966-6708
Email:  Darcy.Friesen@usask.ca

Commodity Group V

  • Agricultural Equipment, Supplies, Tools, Parts & Repairs
  • Audio Visual & Photographic Equipment, Parts, Supplies, Services & Repairs
  • Charters
  • Construction Projects
  • Household Goods, Parts & Service
  • Industrial Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Packaging, Bags & Boxes
  • Pest Control Services & Products
  • Sporting Goods Equipment, Parts, Supplies & Repairs
  • Sustainability – Recycling, Shredding & Waste Disposal
  • Travel Services

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
Cammie Morgan
Phone:  966-2252
Email:  Cammie.Morgan@usask.ca
Competitive Bid Processes
Char Wilson
Phone:  966-8340
Email:  Char.Wilson@usask.ca
Reception
Pat Althouse
Phone:  966-7337
Email:  Pat.Althouse@usask.ca
Administrative Support