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Vern Jones
Chief Procurement Officer
State of Alaska

Phone: (907) 465-5684
Fax: (907) 465-5671
Division of General Services

State of Alaska
Division of General Services
Department of Administration
PO Box 110210
Juneau, AK 99801

Director Biography:

Vern Jones has been the State of Alaska’s Chief Procurement Officer since his first appointment in 1992. He has over 28 years of public procurement experience. Vern has served as Chief of Staff to Alaska’s Lt. Governor as well as Procurement Officer for the Alaska Governor’s Office. Vern is also a former chair of WSCA and NASPO President.  His credentials include the Certified Purchasing Manager from the National Association of Purchasing Management and the Certified Professional Public Buyer from the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing. Vern established the State of Alaska’s procurement training and certification program and has conducted many training sessions on numerous procurement topics.


Senior Staff:

Tom Mayer
Contracting Manager

Tanci Mintz
State Leasing & Facilities Manager

Jim Jobkar
State Property Manager

Procurement Programs:

Division of General Services (DGS) Purchasing
DGS Leasing
DGS Property
DOT/PF Construction
DOT/PF State Equipment Fleet
Political Subdivision Contracts

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