It is the mission of the Procurement Department to manage the purchasing activity for the Absentee Shawnee Tribe and its entities. In doing so, this department uses advanced planning and research strategies to procure quality goods and services in a reliable and timely manner at a reasonable cost. The Procurement Department applies principles of fairness, integrity and transparency in all conducts of business.
Some of our department functions include filing property, auto and liability insurance claims, capital asset management, procuring goods and services, travel management for all employees, company cell phone usage and policy, new vendor set-up and vendor contracting.
All of Procurement purchases fall under one of the listed within the federal and tribal guidelines:
  • Micro Purchases
  • Small Purchases
  • Sealed Bids
  • Competitive Proposals
  • Sole Source
Great care is taken to ensure that proper documentation is maintained for each purchase transaction and that federal and tribal regulations are properly followed. In doing so we have to ensure that all purchases are made within the appropriate guidelines.
Procurement Office

2025 S Gordon Cooper Drive
Shawnee, OK 74801

Invitation for Bids

Request for Proposals


Rebecca Kennedy
Procurement Director
P: 405.531.3586

Brayden Queen
Assistant Procurement Director
P: 405.531.3591

Tara Battise
Procurement Specialist
P: 405.531.3587

Danny Coon
Inventory Specialist
P: 405.531.3589

Elizabeth Jones
Procurement & Travel Specialist
P: 405.531.3592

Kara Rowan
Procurement Receiver
P: 405.531.3588

Fax: 405.214.4225