Purchasing and Central Services

Cricket Koch
Director
ckoch@lodiusd.net
209-331-7160

The Purchasing Department is dedicated to the procurement of supplies and services which Lodi Unified School District needs for efficient operation and maintenance.  The Purchasing Department strives to provide supplies and services at the lowest possible cost, consistent with the quality needed for the performance of School District activities.  We have an obligation to our community to obtain maximum value and provide reliable resources.

Goals

  • Promote a climate of good customer service
  • Adhere to purchasing rules governed by Education Code, Public Contract Code, Board Policies, Administrative Regulations, etc.
  • Purchase appropriate products for the purposes required
  • Purchase the optimum quality of the products while paying the lowest possible price
  • Ensure district standards are adhered to
  • Maintain equipment inventory of items whose current market value exceeds $500.00
 

Purchasing

Staff

Dianne (Dee) Hun
Buyer
dhun@lodiusd.net
209-331-7161

Brianne Flores
Buyer
bfloresr@lodiusd.net
209-331-8069

DOCUMENTS

NEW VENDOR INTRODUCTION

Thank you for your interest in introducing your company, product and/or service to the Purchasing Department of Lodi Unified School District. We ask for you to complete the following: 

  1. Send an email to purchasedept@lodiusd.net
  2. The subject must be "New Vendor Introduction: [Company Name]"
  3. In one-hundred words or less, tell us what product and/or service you provide.
  4. In one-hundred words or less, explain the benefits your product and/or service provides.
  5. Provide a listing of similar sized school districts in California that are currently using your product and/or service. If you don't have any districts using your solution, then state that. 
  6. Include your name, title, and contact information.
  7. Do not attach any product literature, company marketing, or spec sheets.

Submitting an email will not warrant an immediate response, but you will be placed on our Vendor List for future opportunities. All email submissions will be reviewed to ensure adherence to the above guidelines on a monthly basis. If we are interested in learning more, we will contact you to arrange an introduction.

Central Services

Duplicating

Dale Grenie
Supervisor
209-331-7306

Christopher Berry
Lead Technician
209-331-7208

Vicky Almquist
Technician

Kristene Johnson
Technician

Mail Center

Dale Grenie
Supervisor

Shannon Freiermuth
Mail Clerk
sfreiermuth
209-331-7126

 

Warehouse

Dale Grenie
Supervisor
209-331-7306

Rick Garcia
Storekeeper
209-331-7207