Finance and Contracting

Finance and Contracting

DEMA Finance and Contracting Office consist of two branches that handles the Arizona National Guard and State.

The Resource Management Office (RM) provides budget, finance, grants financial management, procurement and internal audit services to the Department of Emergency & Military Affairs (DEMA).  Responsibilities include accounts payable, accounts receivable, travel, budgeting, fixed assets, grants financial management, internal audit and procurement.


DEMA Procurement Mission

To procure commodities, services, construction, maintenance and repair services at the right quality, quantity, price, and time in support of the Department of Emergency and Military Affairs and its satellite activities.

DEMA offers many opportunities for private contractors and subcontractors to do business with the State of Arizona.  The Purchasing and Contracting Unit utilizes the e-procurement system Arizona Procurement Portal (APP)  to solicit for all informal and formal solicitations, excluding emergencies or other special or unique procurements.

Procurements between $10,000 and $100,000 are made through small businesses when practicable. A small business is one that, including its affiliates, with fewer than 100 full time employees or has gross receipts of less than $4 million for the last complete fiscal year.

Vendors must be registered in Arizona Procurement Portal (APP) in order to participate in the solicitation process. Registration is free and is the responsibility of the vendor to update and maintain their profile.


How We Purchase

DEMA purchases what it needs in two ways. For ordinary goods and services, DEMA uses vendors that have been awarded state contracts from the Arizona State Procurement Office (SPO). For more specialized goods and services that are not provided by state contracts, DEMA handles its own procurement. View our sample list of goods and services we purchase here.



DEMA solicits offers from qualified contractors to provide goods or services. Solicitation notifications are issued through Arizona Procurement Portal (APP) to all registered contractors that have the commodity code(s) in their Arizona Procurement Portal vendor profile that match commodity code(s) contained in solicitations for goods or services. Interested parties that wish to automatically receive updates regarding solicitations must register with ProcureAZ and include respective commodity code(s) for the goods or services that they offer. If contractors require any assistance with updating their vendor profiles or using ProcureAZ, the ProcureAZ Help Desk phone: (602) 542-7600 | email:





DEMA Finance and Contracting
5645 E MCDowell Road Bldg. M5800
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Phone: (602) 267-2730


Chief Finance Officer
Renee Dudden
(602) 267-2730


Christa Lewis
(602) 267-2992


Purchasing and Contracting
Karen Ingram
(602) 267-2853


Emergency Management Grants Coordinator
Wendy Liebman
(602) 267-2762


Military Affairs Grants Coordinator
Wendy Liebman
(602) 629-4258


Fiscal Services Specialist 3
Stacy Manning
(602) 629-4202


Fiscal Services Specialist 3
Teresa Arreola
(602) 629-4204


Fixed Assets Manager
Ward Ruck
(602) 267-2328


Program Compliance Audit Supervisor
Walter Owens


Program Compliance Auditor 3
Vanessa Hess
(602) 629-4590


Program Compliance Auditor 3
Keith Tagaban
(602) 267-2706


Senior Procurement Specialist
Kyle Matthew
(602) 267-2763


Procurement Specialist
Lisa Ledbetter
(602) 267-2760


Procurement Associate
Brenda Prevost
(602) 267-2699


Procurement Technician (Camp Navajo)
Kim Smith
(928) 773-3242