Office of HUB & Procurement Programs

A&M System Procurement
Laws, Codes, Policies and Regulations
Code of Ethics
A&M System Purchasing Directors/Managers
Standard Terms & Conditions

A&M System Procurement

Each A&M System member is responsible for its own purchasing.  Vendors are strongly encouraged to contact the appropriate purchasing department at each member where the requisitions for the goods and/or services your company provides are processed. A&M System procurement directors/managers contact information is listed below.

Laws, Codes, Policies, and Regulations

The Texas A&M University System is committed to complying with the existing laws, codes, policies and regulations governing the procurement of goods and/or services. The governing laws, codes, policies, and regulations are as follows:

In addition to the above, each System member has its own purchsing rules and procedures. Vendors are strongly encouraged to contact each System members purchasing department for their rules and procedures.

Code of Ethics

The A&M System prescribes to the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) Code of Ethics.

  1. Give first consideration to the objectives and policies of my institution.
  2. Strive to obtain the maximum value for each dollar of expenditure.
  3. Decline personal gifts or gratuities.
  4. Grant all competitive suppliers equal consideration insofar as state or federal statute and institutional policy permit.
  5. Conduct business with potential and current suppliers in an atmosphere of good faith, devoid of intentional misrepresentation.
  6. Demand honesty in sales representation whether offered through the medium of a verbal or written statement, an advertisement, or a sample of the product.
  7. Receive consent of originator of proprietary ideas and designs before using them for competitive purchasing purposes.
  8. Make every reasonable effort to negotiate an equitable and mutually agreeable settlement of any controversy with a supplier; and/or be willing to submit any major controversies to arbitration or other authorized third party review, insofar as the established policies of my institution permit.
  9. Accord a prompt and courteous reception insofar as conditions permit to all who call on legitimate business missions.
  10. Cooperate with trade, industrial and professional associations, and with governmental and private agencies for the purposes of promoting and developing sound business methods.
  11. Foster fair, ethical and legal trade practices.
  12. Counsel and cooperate with NAEP members and promote a spirit of unity and a keen interest in professional growth among them.

A&M System Procurement Directors/Managers

Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University at Galveston

Rex Janna , Executive Director
TAMU MS
College Station, TX 77843-1477
Phone - 979-845-4570
Fax - 979-845-3800
Email - rjanne@tamu.edu

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Judy Harral, Director
6300 Ocean Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
Phone - 361-825-5936
Fax - 361-825-2772
Email - judy.harral@tamucc.edu

Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Ralph Stephens, Director
MSC 212, Room 121 College Hall
Kingsville, TX 78363-8200
Phone - 361-593-3814
Fax - 361-593-2719
Email - ralph.stephens@tamuk.edu

Prairie View A&M University

Kay Peavy, Manager
PO Box 519, MS 1311
Prairie View, TX 77446
Phone - 936-261-1933
Fax - 936-857-2799
Email - wkpeavy@pvamu.edu

Texas A&M International University

Laura Rea, Director
5201 University Blvd.
Laredo, TX 78041
Phone - 956-326-2488
Fax - 936-326-2349
Email - lrea@tamiu.edu

West Texas A&M University

Bryan Glenn, Director
WTAMU Box 61001
Canyon, TX 79016
Phone - 806-651-2105
Fax - 806-651-2109
Email - bglenn@wtamu.edu

Tarleton State University

Elaine Chew, Director
T-0600
Stephenville, TX 76402
Phone - 254-968-9611
Fax - 254-968-9838
Email - chew@tarleton.edu

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Travis Ball, Director
PO Box 3011
Commerce, TX 75249
Phone - 903-886-5060
Fax - 903-886-5039
Email -travis_ball@tamu-commerce.edu

Texas A&M University-Texarkana

Cynthia Henderson, Director
PO Box 5518
Texarkana, TX 75505
Phone - 903-223-3053
Fax - 903-223-3119
Email - cynthia.henderson@tamut.edu

Texas A&M Agriculture

Dee Ann Schneider, Director
TAMU MS 2147
College Station, TX 77843-2147
Phone - 979-845-4771
Fax - 979-458-1217
Email - dschneider@ag.tamu.edu

Texas Forest Service

Alan Degelman, Department Head
301 Tarrow, Ste 419
College Station, TX 77840
Phone - 979-458-7381
Fax - 979-458-7386
Email - adegelman@tfs.tamu.edu

Texas Engineering Experiment Station

Mary Williams, Manager
1470 WD Fitch Pkwy
College Station, TX 77845-9394
Phone - 979-458-7433
Fax - 979-458-7435
Email - me-williamsf@tamu.edu

Texas A&M Health Science Center

Robby Bounds, Manager
301 Tarrow, 6th Floor
College Station, TX 77840-1114
Phone - 979-458-7281
Fax - 979-458-7283
Email - bounds@tamhsc.edu