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Vision Statement

The vision of Santa Clara County Procurement Depa​rtment is to promote success through collaboration with client departments by providing the highest quality, contracting services through full and open competition, inclusion, fairness and use of best practices. ​

Mission Statement

The mission of the Santa Clara County Procurement Department is to support the success of client departments by promoting a customer-focused business culture and developing high quality best value contracts and solutions to meet our community’s needs through increased competition, inclusion, and the use of best practices. 


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​Department Contact List

Administration, Property Disposal & Special Projects​
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Miriam Singer, CPPO, FCCN - Chief Procurement Officer
Phone: (408) 491-7400
Email: miriam.singer@ceo.sccgov.org

Alice C. Bailey, C.P.M., CPPO - Director of Procurement
Phone: (408) 491‐7400
Email: alice.bailey@prc.sccgov.org​

​Theresa Therilus - Deputy Director of Procurement
Phone: (408) 491‐7401
Email: theresa.therilus@prc.sccgov.org

Amy Sardella - Financial and Admin. Services Manager
Phone: (408) 491-7419
Emali: amy.sardella@prc.sccgov.org
Responsible for the financial, business and administrative functions of the Procurement Department​.

Carissa Garcia Administrative Services Manager
Phone: (408) 491-7478
Emali: carissa.garcia@prc.sccgov.org
Responsible for the financial, business and administrative functions of the Procurement Department​.

Maribel Arjon 
Phone: (408) 491-7403
Email: maribel.arjon@prc.sccgov.org
Executive Assistant to the Chief Procurement Officer.

Chaz Miyamoto
Phone: (408) 491-7468
Email: chaz.miyamoto@prc.sccgov.org
Responsible for Centralized Contracting buyer assistance, administration and Property Disposal support.

Chris Collins
Phone: (408) 918‐1934
Email: chris.collins@prc.sccgov.org
Administrative Support, Human Resources and Property Disposal.

Kristie Gonzales
Phone: (408) 491-7411
Emali: kristie.gonzales@prc.sccgov.org
Front Reception Desk.

Mike Nguyen 
Phone: (408) 491‐7458
Email: mike.nguyen@prc.sccgov.org
​​Responsible for Measures of Success and Data Support and Analytics.​​​​​​​​​

Centralized Contracting - Facilities Contracting​
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The Facilities Team supports the purchase, rental and or lease of various products and related services that include, but are not limited to the following: HVAC, Fire Protection Services, Pest Control Services, Plumbing, Trailers, Portable Toilets, Furniture, Uniforms, Auto Parts, Janitorial Services, and Generators.

This division supports various County Departments, including: Facilities and Fleet, Facilities, Parks, Health & Hospital Systems(HHS), Roads, Airports, Sheriffs, Vector Control, Department of Corrections, and Social Services Agency.

Reynaldo Aralar Procurement Manager
Phone: (408) 491-7402
Email: reynaldo.aralar@prc.sccgov.org
Responsible for managing Facilities Contracting Team, including Procurement Contracts Specialists and Buyers. 

Clinton Duerksen
Phone: (408) 491-7409
Email: clinton.duerksen@prc.sccgov.org​
TV Programming & Repair Services, Space Toilets Rentals, Fleet Batteries, Traffic Equipment, Parts and Supplies, Forklifts, Carts, Air Filters, Cargo Storage Solutions, GPS Solutions, Ammunition, Auto Batteries, Facilities Automation, Propane, Law Enforcement Supplies, Automobile Parts. 

Susan Estes
Phone: (408) 491-7422
Email: susan.estes@prc​.sccgov.org​
Boilers, Electrical Parts, Facilities MRO, Facilities Automation, Fire Extinguishers/Services, Sewer/Septic Tank, Heat, Ventilation and A/C (HVAC), Industrial Equipment and Supplies, Pest Control Services, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Plumbing Products and Fixtures, Plumbing Services, Portable toilets/products/services, Fire System Services, Sprinkler Systems, Waste Management Services.

Jayson Mampusti 
Phone: (408) 491-7407
Email: jayson.mamputsi@prc.sccgov.org
Ergo contracts; Janitorial Services; Law Enforcement Supplies and Academy Related Equipment, Heavy Equipment Rentals; Filters; Temperature Sensing Devices; Disposal of Animal Remains and Uniforms (Cintas)

Yimin Tseng
Phone: (408) 491-7441
Email: yimin.tseng@prc.sccgov.org
Vending Machines; Food Services/Concession; BMS and Facilities Maintenance Services

Jaslin Yu
Phone: (408) 491-7484
Email: jaslin.yu@prc.sccgov.org​
Furniture Contracts; Moving Services, Goat Grazing Services, Gym Equipment; Window Washing; Facilities Maintenance Services; Event and Party Rental Equipment and Chemicals

Centralized Contracting - Information Technology and Telecommunications
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The Information Technology (IT) and Telecommunication division manages all of the County’s IT and Telecommunication procurement and contracting activities, including but not limited to IT software and solutions, hardware, storage and network, telecom and security, IT implementation and consulting services. 

Caroline Kho Sr. Business IT Consultant/ IT Procurement Division Head/Sr. IT Procurement Manager
Phone: (408) 491-7428
Email: caroline.kho@prc.sccgov.org
Responsible for providing direction, guidance and support for all IT acquisitions (IT infrastructure and operational IT procurement and IT application software projects). Manages Business IT Consultants and Procurement Manager, latter with team of Procurement Contracts Specialists and Buyers.

Martin Coronel 
Phone: (408) 491-7467
Email: martin.coronel@prc.sccgov.org
Responsible for Enterprise Software and Services, Telecommunication and Security Products and Services; Point of Contact for departments in County Public Safety and Justice and Housing/Land Use/Environment and Transportation Committees for IT application software projects.

Albert Dy
Phone: (408) 491-7497
Email: albert.dy@prc.sc​cgov.org
Focus Area: IT Application Software Projects for departments in County Health and Hospital System and Children/Seniors/Families Committees.

Anu Ethiraj
Phone: (408) 491-7431
Email: anu.ethiraj@prc.sccgov.org
Point of Contact for departments in County Finance and Government Operations Committee for IT application software projects.

Michele McCarthy 
Phone: (408) 491-7494
Email: michele.mccart​hy@prc.sccgov.org​
IT Application Software Projects for departments in County Finance and Government Operations Committee.

Minh-Thao Nguyen 
Phone: (408) 491-7405
Email: minh-thao.nguyen@prc.sccgov.org
Responsible for Enterprise Software and Services, Telecommunication and Security Products and Services; Point of Contact for departments in County Public Safety and Justice and Housing/Land Use/Environment and Transportation Committees for IT application software projects.

Shah Sardi
Phone: (408) 491-7479
Email: shah.sardi@​prc.sccgov.org​
IT Application Software Projects for departments in the County Public Safety and Justice and Housing/Land Use/Environment and Transportation Committees.

David Strausser 
Phone: (408) 491-7447
Email: david.strausser@prc.sccgov.org
Responsible for Hardware and Network Products and Services; Point of Contact for departments in County Health and Hospital System and Children/Seniors/Families Committees for IT application software projects.

Kelly Tran 
Phone: (408) 491-7443
Email: kelly.tran@prc.sccgov.org
Point of Contact for departments in County Finance and Government Operations Committee for IT application software projects.
Centralized Contracting - Institutional, Office Products & Services
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The Institutional/Office Products & Services division manages procurement and contracting activities to support operational needs for various agencies and departments as well as office products and services. 

R. James Procurement Manager
Phone: (408) 491-7406
Email: renda.james@prc.sccgov.org
Responsible for managing Institutional, Office Products & Services Team.

Judy Hou
Phone: (408) 491-7438
Email: judy.hou@prc.sccgov.org
Responsible for Office Technology, Products and Services. Biohazard Materials and Services, Cleaning Supples and Chemicals, Garmets/Uniforms and Safety Footwear, and Recycling and Disposal Services.

David Noriega
Phone: (408) 491-7427
Email: david.noriega@prc.sccgov.org
Construction Materials, Document Management Services, Landscape Services and Equipment, Security and Monitoring Products and Services, and Waste Facilities.

Hema Thanapathy 
Phone: (408) 491-7436 
Email: hema.tha​napathy@prc.sccgov.org​
P-Card Administration. Office Products/Supplies, Promotional Items, Safety Products, and Travel. 

Zachary Yu
Phone: (408) 491-7450
Email: zachary.yu@prc.sccgov.org
Food, Food Equipment Maintenance and Services, Water, and Event contracts. 

Centralized Contracting - Medical Patient Care Contracting
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The Medical Contracting Team supports County-operated Santa Clara Valley Medical Center for their needs for medical products and services including, but not limited to, medical surgical supplies, pharmaceuticals, laboratory supplies, medical equipment, consumables, and related services. 

This team supports various SCVMC departments including, but not limited to, Resource Management, Perioperative Department, Diagnostic Imaging, Clinical Laboratory, Pharmacy, Ambulatory Care, Cardiology, etc.. The team also supports other County departments and agencies such as Public Health, District Attorney Crime Laboratory, Coroner/Medical Examiner’s Office, and Information Service Department.

Long Zhang Senior Business Information System Consultant/Sr. Procurement Manager
Phone: (408) 491-7425 
Email: long.zhang@prc.sccgov.org
Responsible for Managing Medical Contracting Staff including Procurement Contract Specialists and Buyers.

Linn Latt 
Phone: (408) 491-7424
Email: linn.latt@prc.sccgov.org
Public Health, Resource Management. Valley Health Plan, and other SCVMC departments.

Mike Pfister 
Phone: (408) 491-7423 
Email: mike.pfister@prc.sccgov.org
RFP/Special Projects, Diagnostic Imaging, Medical IT.

Mario Riggins 
Phone: (408) 491-7453
Email: mario.riggins@prc.sccgov.org
Contractual Matters Regarding Vizient GPO LOP/LOC agreements, Therapy Services, Pharmacy, Priority PO.

Irene Shen
Phone: (408) 491-7412
Email: irene.shen@prc.sccgov.org
RFP/Special Projects, Medical IT, Renal Care, Environmental Services, DA Crime Lab.

Jinhua (Rachel) Su
Phone: (408) 491-7444
Email: rachel.su@prc.sccgov.org
Clinical Lab, Respiratory Care, Ambulatory Care.

Judy Tang
Phone: (408) 491-7481
Email: judy.tang@prc.sccgov.org
Contractual Matters Regarding Vizient GPO LOP/LOC Agreements and Pharmacy Side Agreements, Perioperative Service/OR, RFP/Special Projects.

Yimin Tseng
Phone: (408) 491-7441
Email: yimin.tseng@prc.sccgov.org
Valley Specialty Center, Nursing, Medical Library.

E-Procurement
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eProcurement Team manages, maintains and supports enterprise systems for procurement and contracting for the County of Santa Clara. This team is also responsible for providing technical assistance and on-going support to vendors as well as the County staff.

Pomi Amjad Information Systems Manager III
Phone: (408) 491-7465
Email: pomi.amjad@prc.sccgov.org
This is a leadership role and the responsibilities of this role include planning, strategizing, managing and supporting all technical aspects of Procurement Systems of the County of Santa Clara including overseeing technical resources responsible for managing Procurement systems, onboarding vendors and managing catalogs. 

Layma Aman
Phone: (408) 491-7415
Email: layma.aman@prc.sccgov.org
Responsible for vendor onboarding and support related to registration and transaction activities on the County's electronic procurement platform.

Ramesh Amin
Phone: (408) 491-7408
Email: ramesh.amin@prc.sccgov.org
Procurement IT Team member is primarily responsible for Enterprise Procurement Applications user account adminstration and Procurement's Internet/Intranet site adminstration. Also provides overal IT hardware/software support including desktop support to the Procurement Department.

Casandra Gonzalez
Phone: (408)491-7461
Emali: casandra.gonzalez@prc.sccgov.org
Responsible for the coordination and oversight of all project activities; including managing, planning,and managing technical events. Also provide technical assitance for Enterprise Applications for the County.

Pauline Herrera 
Phone: (408) 491-7457
Email: pauline.herrera@prc.sccgov.org
Responsible for vendor onboarding and support related to registration and transaction activities on the County's electronic procurement platform. 

Maria Melgoza
Phone: (408) 491-7417
Email: maria.melg​oza@prc.sccgov.org
eProcurement technical lead role responsible for supporting Enterprise Procurement Applications. The responsibilities includes providing day-to-day technical support to end-users, preparing the functional and technical specification for development activities, and system configuration.

Ben Reyes
Phone: (408) 491-7420
Email: ben.reyes@prc.sccgov.org
Responsible for providing project management and technical support over the life cycle of a catalog, including the build, test, and establishment of a catalog as well as testing and support of integrations for paperless transactions between the County and its vendors.

Mitali Shah 
Phone: (408) 491-7449
Email: mitali.shah@prc.sccgov.org
Responsible for the management and oversight of the Enterprise Procurement Applications Development & Support. Providing assistance in design, build, test, and implementation of the technology upgrades, enhancements and configuration changes as well as developing metrics from user request/tickets that provide data for process measurement, and identifying indicators for future improvement opportunities.

Linh Vu 
Phone: (408) 491-7454
Email: linh.vu​@prc.sccgov.org​
eProcurement technical lead role responsible for supporting Enterprise Procurement Applications. The responsibilities includes providing day-to-day technical support to end-users, preparing the functional and technical specification for development activities, and system configuration.

Katherine Wasserlauf
Phone: (408) 491-7477
Email: katherine.wasserlauf@prc.sccgov.org
Responsible for the vendor onboarding program of connecting potential suppliers to the County’s supply chain as well as creating and supporting an electronic trading relationship between the County and its awarded vendors, including oversight of the build, test, and management of contracted vendors’ catalogs as well as the identification, planning, testing, and support of integrations to achieve paperless transactions between the County and its vendors.

Norma Zapien
Phone: (408) 491-7487
Email: norma.zapien@prc.sccgov.org
Responsible for vendor onboarding and support related to registration and transaction activities on the County's electronic procurement platform.

Decentralized Contracting for Professional Services
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The Decentralized Contracting Team supports the County agencies/departments in their procurement of professional services. Support and assistance include but are not limited to: review solicitation documents prior to release, review justifications for non-competitive acquisitions, review and approve service agreements, and respond to questions regarding procurement processes and application of board policies.



May Garcia Strategic Sourcing Manager
Phone: (408) 491-7414
Email: may.garcia@p​rc.sccgov.org

Decentralized contracting for professional services.


Diana DiazProcurement Manager
Phone: (408) 491-7430
Email: diana.diaz@prc.sccgov.org

Decentralized contracting for professional services.


Michael Pangilinan
Phone: (408) 491-7437
Email: michael.pangilinan@prc.sccgov.org

Decentralized contracting for professional Services.


Susie Velez
Phone: (408) 491-7410
Email: susie.velez@prc.sccgov.org

Decentralized contracting for professional services


Ben Reyes
Phone: (408) 491-7420
Email: ben.reyes@prc.sccgov.org

Decentralized contracting for professional services​

Last updated: 3/12/2019 4:02 PM