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The NYS Forum Albany ITCR Meeting - June 2022 Session
Thursday, June 23, 2022, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
Category: ITCR Meetings

The NYS Forum Albany ITCR Meeting - June 2022
June 23, 2022
8:30 am - 10:30 am

Speakers will be Presenting In-Person

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We are assembling an All-Star Panel who will provide an overview of how to go about doing business with the state and Local Gov programs in NYS, contract updates, and then opening it up to a Q/A panel discussion for ITCR members to ask questions.
Don’t miss this timely and information packed session.

In-Person Panel Presentation

  • Sean Carroll, Chief Procurement Officer at NYS Office of General Services
  • Anthony Tomaselli, Assistant Director, Division of Service-Disabled Veterans' Business Development
  • Douglas Sippel CPPB, General Services Director for the Town of Colonie, Past President and Board of Directors Member for the NYS Association of Municipal Purchasing Officials (SAMPO)

The speakers have requested that we poll our membership to find out what questions you would like to be answered about the NYS Procurement Process! The panel will address the questions and expand on them during the June 23rd ITCR session.

To submit your questions or topics for discussion, please click on the following link:

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Sean Carroll
New York State Chief Procurement Officer
NIGP titles include: Chapter Ambassador for Area 1 (which covers New York, New Jersey, New England and the Northeast Canadian Provinces) and chair-elect for the Certified Procurement Professional (NIGP-CPP) certification commission

Certifications include: Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) designation from the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council


Anthony Tomaselli

Anthony Tomaselli is the Assistant Director of the NYS Division of Service-Disabled Veterans’ Business Development. The Division is tasked with implementing the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB) Act signed into law in May 2014. The law established a NYS contract participation goal of 6% for SDVOBs. Anthony is a post-9/11 veteran of the U.S. Army. 


Douglas Sippel, CPPB

General Services Director for the Town of Colonie
Past President and Current Executive Board Member of the New York State Association of Municipal Purchasing Officials (SAMPO)
20 Years’ experience in Municipal Procurement and 5 Years’ experience in Procurement in private industry.



As of February 10th Governor Hochul lifted indoor mask or vaccine requirements for businesses statewide.  Following the revised state policy, masks will be optional for NYS Forum events.  We will continue to arrange seating to observe 6 foot social distancing where possible.   For more info on the State’s policy, view the Governor’s Feb. 10th release here


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