Procurement Services That Save You Time and Money


Purchasing Team

KCDA Contract & Procurement Specialists issue over 90 bids annually based on the needs of members, fulfilling their bid requirements.

Phone Numbers 425-251-8115 ~ 800-422-5019
Fax Number 253-395-5402

Thomas Kim -  Director of Purchasing
Joined KCDA on September 10, 2018
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Prior to joining KCDA, Kim was the Purchasing Manager at Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest health care systems in the country.  Prior to that position, Kim was a Procurement Project Manager at Microsoft as well as a Procurement and Materials Manager at Amazon. Kim has an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis and a degree in economics.
Managing Contracts:
Janitorial Services
LED Lighting

Joy Kuhlmann
Procurement Lead
Joined KCDA on September 16, 2016
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Managing Contracts:
Art Brushes
Arts & Crafts
Audio Visual Equipment & Supplies
Bus Stop Arm Cameras
Bus Video Security
Career & Technical Education
Ceramic Supplies
Interactive Technology
Maps & Globes
Mechanical Drawing
Modular/Portable Buildings
Mobile Learning
Patient Care Equipment

Valerie Buckbee
Contract & Procurement Specialist
Joined KCDA on February 16, 2016
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 Managing Contracts:
Bottle Filling Stations
Custodial Supplies
Early Childhood
Field Lighting
First Aid Supplies
Modular Athletic Field Protection
Sports Field Drainage
Synthetic Turf Track, Fields, Tennis Courts

Jeanne Cassidy
Contract & Procurement Specialist
Joined KCDA on February 1, 2017
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Managing Contracts:
General Supplies
HVAC Building Systems
Promotional Items
Tapes & Adhesives
Writing Instruments

Kathy Elliott
Contract & Procurement Specialist
Joined KCDA on April 1, 1998
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Managing Contracts:
Carpet and Specialty Flooring
Musical Instruments

Christopher Hoffman
Contracts & Procurement Specialist
Joined KCDA on May 21, 2018
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Managing Contracts:
Athletic Equip & Supplies
Athletic & Sports Field Equipment
Athletic Uniforms Apparel and Trophies
Commercial Fitness Equipment
Critical Communication Systems
Facility Management Software
Phone Network Systems
Physical Education Equipment & Supplies
Science Equipment & Supplies
Technology Catalog

Paula Schilling
Contract & Procurement Specialist
Joined KCDA on January 2, 2013
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Managing Contracts:
Auditorium Seating
Classroom Aids
Commercial Kitchen Equipment
Construction Paper
Duplicating Supplies/Ink & Toner Cartridges
Maintenance Machines
Multipurpose Copy Paper
Paper Supplies/Dated Materials/Reference Resources
Playground Equip & Matting
Plumbing Supplies
Printing Paper- Colors & Specialty

Kiki Yuen
Contract & Procurement Specialist
Joined KCDA on October 30, 2017
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Managing Contracts:
ADA/IBC Compliant Maintenance Steps
Copiers and Multifunction Devices
Food Staples & Canned Goods
Library Supplies
Lunchroom Disposables
Lunchroom Supplies & Equipment

Debbie Day
Senior Buyer
Joined KCDA on September 28, 2015
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Inventory Item Maintenance
Inventory Management Support
Purchasing for Strategic Departments and Training

Scott Elston
Procurement Buyer
Joined KCDA on January 14, 2019
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Mary Herman
Purchasing Assistant and Order Expeditor
Joined KCDA on September 17, 2007
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Art Supplies
Crayola Support
Custom Stamps
Name Plates
Non-Standard Printer Toners
Special Projects