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:
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.