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Office of Acquisition and Logistics (OAL)


National Acquisition Center Contacts

General Contact Information
Address: VA National Acquisition Center
PO Box 76, Bldg 37
1st Ave, North of Cermak Road
Hines, IL 60141
External link to a non-government website
Phone: (708) 786-5157
Fax: (708) 786-5148
GSA Advantage!: (708) 786-5145
NAC Management
The National Acquisition Center is responsible for supporting the health care requirements of VA as well as the needs of other Government agencies.  The NAC solicits, awards, and administers VA’s Federal Supply Schedule and National Contract Programs including the acquisition and direct delivery of pharmaceuticals, high technology medical equipment and just-in-time distribution programs (also known as Prime Vendor Distribution Programs).  With over 1,850+ contracts, the NAC’s programs realize annual sales of over $14 billion.
Craig Robinson
Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for National Healthcare Acquisitions
(708) 786-5157
Sandra Murbach
Director, Business Resource Service/Executive Assistant
(708) 786-5141
Director, Federal Supply Schedule Service
(708) 786-4957
Director, National Contract Service
(708) 786-5250
Kimberly Whorton
Director, Denver Acquisition & Logistics Center
(303) 273-6250
Business Resource Service
The Business Resource Service provides administrative, operational and program support to all the other NAC Services and provides customer-specific acquisition support to various VA and OGA clients.  From data analysis, policy development and business process reviews to acquisition and logistic support, BRS delivers quality solutions and service to its customers.
Sandra Murbach
Director, Business Resource Service
(708) 786-5141
Katherine McClendon
Chief, Procurement Review Division
(708) 786-5931
Marion Rybarczyk
Chief, Facility Purchasing Support Division
(708) 786-7664
Raymond Schraeder
NAC Electronic Contract Tools
(708) 786-5211
Merl Stroder
Customer Advocate/Small Business Specialist
(708) 786-7600
Kristen Ellis
Government Information Specialist/FOIA/Privacy
(708) 786-7804
Denver Acquisitions and Logistics Center
The Denver Acquisition & Logistics Center provides cradle-to-grave supply chain management for the VA National Hearing Aid Program and supports VA and other government agencies with professional acquisition and logistical services.  Commodities managed by the DALC include hearing aids, hearing aid accessories, cochlear implants, assistive devices, batteries, prosthetic socks, orthotic soft-goods, and aids for the visually impaired.  DALC also manages the only hearing aid repair program within the VA.
Address: Denver Acquisition & Logistics Center
555 Corporate Circle
Golden, CO  80401-5621
External link to a non-government website
Phone: (303) 273-6200
Fax: (303) 215-9072
Kimberly Whorton
Director, Denver Acquisition & Logistics Center
(303) 273-6250
Roy Horne
Chief, Operations Division
(303) 273-6250
Kip Sheppard
Acting Chief, Acquisition Division
(303) 273-6208
Andrew Szymczak
Chief, Logistics Section
(303) 273-6280
Jim Burtard
Chief, Veterans Services Section
(303) 215-5245
Federal Supply Schedule Service
The Federal Supply Schedule Service supports the healthcare requirements of the VA and other federal government agencies.  Under delegated authority by GSA, the VA manages multiple award contracts for medical equipment, supply, pharmaceutical, and service Schedule programs.
Phone: (708) 786-7737
Fax: (708) 786-5148
Email:—FSS Help Desk—Program Management & Resource Support
Director, Federal Supply Schedule Service
(708) 786-4957
William (Bob) Satterfield
Chief, Contract Division
(708) 786-4955
Deborah Zuckswerth
Chief, Contract Division
(708) 786-5128
Diana Lawal
Chief, Contract Division
(708) 786-4949
James Booth
Chief, Contract Division
(708) 786-5223
Christine Szrom
Chief, Program Management & Resource Support
(708) 786-4936
National Contract Service
The National Contract Service encompass such commodities as high tech medical equipment, pharmaceuticals, I.V. solutions and sets, prescription vials, and just-in-time prime vendor distribution programs for pharmaceutical and subsistence.  This Service has responsibility for National Contracts and Blanket Purchase Agreements, in support of National Standardization, which are established under the Federal Supply Schedule Program.  All of these programs are open to VA medical centers, related facilities and some State Veterans Homes.
Phone: (708) 786-5250
Fax: (708) 786-5256
Steve Thomas
Director, National Contract Service
(708) 786-4920
Frank Zacchigna
Chief, High Tech Medical Equipment Contracts and Contract Administration
(708) 786-4979
Chief, High Tech Medical Equipment Orders
Fran DeRosa
Chief, Pharmaceutical Division
(708) 786-5921
Ronald Jenkins
Chief, Prime Vendor
(708) 786-4929