About the Department

Procurement Operations has the sole authority to negotiate for the purchase of supplies, equipment, and services for the Houston Community College System. Our goal: Promote the best interests of HCC and the people it serves through intelligent action and fair dealing, all with an eye for minimizing cost and obtaining the maximum projected value for each dollar spent.

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Doing business with HCC

Conflict of Interest Questionnaire

Chapter 176 of the Texas Local Government Code requires that the Conflict of Interest Questionnaire (Form "CIQ") be completed and filed with Houston Community College by any vendor that enters or seeks to enter into a contract with the Houston Community College. Read more »


Register as a vendor

To do business with HCC, you must first register as a vendor.

** Please include a copy of your W-9 as an attached file


Review current bids

Current projects and proposals are located here. Submit all paperwork and supporting material as per the instructions in bid.


Contact the Procurement team

The Procurement Operations Department business hours are 8:00am through 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.  The following is the annual HCC Holiday Schedule.

Director, Procurement Operations
Christopher Burton, CTPM, CTCM, C.P.M., CPSM, MBA, CPPO

Director, Strategic Sourcing
Kerry Doucette CPPO

Procurement Supervisor
Alfred Kessellie, MBA, CTP

Manager, Small Business
Veronica Douglas CPPB

Senior Buyer
Arturo Lopez

Senior Buyer
Marilyn Vega, MBA

Senior Buyer
Barbara Brooks

Contract Analyst
Gia Hodges

Freddy Conde, CTP

Sheri Price

Office Manager
Ashell Waller


Current RFPs

RFP 21-05 - Executive Search Services

Due: Nov 10, 2020

Status: Currently Open

Current RFQs

Current IFBs

IFB No. 21-10: Line Worker Training Facility

Due: Nov 20, 2020

Status: Currently Open


Contact Us

Procurement Operations

3100 Main, P.O. Box 667517, Houston, TX 77266-7517