Sedgwick County...working for you


  • Chief Financial Officer Lindsay Poe Rousseau

    Lindsay Poe Rousseau
    Chief Financial Officer

    525 N. Main, Suite 823
    Wichita, KS 67203
    p. 316.660.7591

Purchasing Office

525 N. Main #823
Wichita, KS 67203
Phone: (316) 660-7255
Fax: (316) 383-7055
Joe Thomas, director

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Acquire goods and services to support county departments totaling approximately $150 million annually for the best possible price, while being prudent with taxpayer dollars.

  • Provide and ensure that the purchasing process is open, fair, competitive, and provides opportunities for all interested vendors.

  • Promote vendor participation in County business through education and outreach to all vendors interested, providing goods and services for Sedgwick County.

  • Maintain and manage more than 300 commodity contracts on behalf of departments and vendors who have been awarded contracts.

  • Vendor training - Vendor Training Sessions take place on the third Thursday of each month at 4 p.m. at 525 N. Main, Room 823, Wichita, Kansas.

    Vendors may contact Purchasing at (316) 660-7255 to register to attend a training session and walk-ins are welcome, although registration is preferred as room size capacity is limited.

Purchasing Staff Contacts

Joseph Thomas – CPSM, C.P.M. – Purchasing Director  
Phone: (316) 660-7265
Areas of Responsibility:  Medical, Dental, Life & Vision, 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, Consulting Contracts Professional Services Contracts, County Manager Special Projects

Kristen McGovern - Senior Purchasing Agent
Phone: (316) 660-7258
Areas of Responsibility:   Aircraft Maintenance & Fuel, Fire - accessories and supplies, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Engineering Consult Services, Corrections, Demolition, Housing, Human Resources - memberships, Public Works - aggregates, roads & bridges, traffic control, flood control, Remediation Services, Trash, Uniforms

Kim Bush - CPPB - Purchasing Agent
Phone: (316) 660-7150
Areas of Responsibility:   Appliances, Audio/visual, Book binding & printing, Construction/remodel, Election/voter, E-waste recycling, Facilities - HVAC, plumbing, electrical, architectural services, elevators,  FF&E, painting, fencing, roofing & doors, Furniture, IT - hardware & software, Office supplies, copy paper & copiers, Mail services, Parks & playgrounds, Photography & aerial photography, Radios & telecom, Security & alarm systems, Shredding services

Paul "Jack" Regehr - Purchasing Agent
Phone: 316-660-7267
Areas of Responsibility:   Ammunition & firearms, Communications & public relations consulting, Financial services & surplus, Human Resources - educational training services & temporary personnel services, Law enforcement equipment & supplies, Medical equipment & services, Mortuary services, Recycling services, Signage

Britt Rosencutter - Purchasing Agent
Phone: 316-660-7262
Areas of Responsibility:   Animal control, Armored vehicle services, Custodial services & supplies, Fuel, oils & other automotive liquids, Groundskeeping equipment & services, Human services, Pest control, Snow removal services, All vehicles, heavy equipment, parts, supplies, services & tires

Support Staff

De Anna Hutton - New Administrative Specialist
Phone: (316) 660-7266
Areas of Responsibility:   Advertisement, Imaging, Office management, Legal contract management, RFP Support, Website management

Christine Hoppman - Purchasing Technician
Phone: (316) 660-7263
Areas of Responsibility:   Mail distributions, Telephone/front desk, vendor management, technical support, and backup for other support staff

Fang Richards - Purchasing Technician
Phone: (316) 660-7240
Areas of Responsibility: Bid Opening, Bid Board, vendor management, technical support, and backup for other support staff


Sedgwick County...working for you

The Mission of Sedgwick County is to provide quality public services to our community so everyone can pursue freedom and prosperity in a safe, secure, and healthy environment.