IT Strategic Sourcing

The Statewide IT Strategic Sourcing Office establishes processes, specifications, and standards for IT products and services that are purchased, licensed, or leased by state agencies and educational entities.

Our goal is to deliver efficient, responsive, and cost-effective IT procurement services while providing government entities with technology that meets their needs. The Office develops and manages statewide contracts that can be used by all State agencies and governmental entities, and approves contracts applicable to individual business needs of the State. Each year, we review hundreds of solicitations and authorize government organizations to award technology goods and services that help them serve the citizens of North Carolina.

This process helps organizations get the best value for their purchases, allows the State to aggregate demand, and supports vendors in competing for business opportunities. The IT Strategic Sourcing Office also provides training to government procurement professionals on IT procurement laws and best practices to help them perform their job duties in keeping with all related rules, policies and procedures.

Submit a Request

Option # 1 - Enter a requisition in E-Procurement

  1. User (or your Purchasing Dept.) will need to add "State IT Procurement Office" or "State IT Strategic Sourcing Office" to the Approval Flow.
  2. Must attach your draft Bid document, specifications, justifications, and related documents to the requisition. The draft Bid document must be in a Word document format.

Option # 2 - Email your request to:

  1. In the Email Body include:
  • Name of your Agency, Institution or Entity
  • Estimated Dollar Amount: <$000>
  • Funding Source
  1. Must attach your draft Bid document, specifications, justifications, and related documents as attachments to the Email. The draft Bid document must be in a Word document format.

Contact Us



Phone Number

Alan Swendiman

Statewide IT Strategic Sourcing Director

(919) 754-6311

Statewide IT Procurement Division

Lisa Cobb

IT Strategic Sourcing Manager

(919) 754-6663


Contract Specialist

(919) 754-6859

Sherwood Creech

Contract Specialist

(919) 754-6668


Contract Specialist

(919) 754-6883

Jennie Elias

Contract Specialist

(919) 754-6615

Sandra Rosser Contract Specialist (919) 754-6672

Melinda Williams

Contract Specialist

(919) 754-6414

Strategic Sourcing Division

Leroy Kodak

IT Strategic Sourcing Manager

(919) 754-6665

Kristen Burnette

Contract and Vendor Manager

(919) 754-6678

Debbie Patterson

Strategic Sourcing Specialist

(919) 754-6619

Ray Johnson Short Term Staffing Specialist (919) 707-9716

Training and Compliance

Releata Jones

Training and Compliance Manager

(919) 754-6666

Procurement Teams

View DIT Procurement Team Agency Assignments


Email to Submit Requisitions:

Fax: (919) 715-8549

E-Procurement Help Desk: (888) 211-7440

OITS Service Desk: (919) 754-6000

Mailing Address: 4105 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4105

Physical Address: 3900 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27609

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