Office of Procurement & Logistics

Vision Statement

In order to support the goals and objectives of Detroit Public Schools, we are one DPS Supply Chain Team working together to deliver Excellence in Procurement & Logistics for all students.

Mission Statement

Procure World Class quality goods and services from innovative strategic suppliers that are delivered on time, every time, at the right price with the right contract terms and conditions, thus providing DPS with the highest value possible.

We value the growth, development and innovation of our procurement & logistics team members and our internal partners.  We are committed to a Procurement, Logistics and Inventory process that exemplifies the utmost integrity, discipline and excellence.

With a performance standard that is second to none, we are the Supply Chain Leaders for the 21st Century!

Bid on Detroit Public Schools’ goods and services




Procurement & Logistics Office

3011 W. Grand Blvd.
11th Floor, Suite 1100
(W Grand Blvd Elevators)
Detroit, MI 48202

DPSCD Information: (313) 873-3111


Deborah Carter
Operation Unit: (Categories) Travel/Meetings; Transportation; Food Services / Facilities-Ops, FOIA’s
(313) 873-4895

Sharon Van Dyke
Academic Unit: (Categories) Supplemental Programs; Consultants; Athletics; Classroom Materials; Textbooks
(313) 870-3406

Julie Yelick
Technology Unit: (Categories) Technology Gds & Svcs; Medical Service; Professional Services: Legal Finance/ Risk Management/ Labor; Office Products; HR & Professional Services: Direct Connect; Cooperative Purchasing; PeopleSoft Catalogs;
(313) 873-6462



Assistant Buyers

Sharron Greer
Support: Travel; Transportation; Food Services; Safety;
(313) 873-4994

Alex Hardesty
Support: Technology Goods & Services; Facilities-Ops
(313) 873-4918

CharRhonda Moye
Support: Supplemental Programs; Consultants; Athletics
(313) 873-6029

Earl Smith
Support: Classroom Materials; Textbooks
(313) 873-4947