Welcome to General Services

The Tennessee Department of General Services is responsible for providing goods and services to the State government of Tennessee. Its primary customers are other State departments and agencies. It also serves vendors wishing to do business with the State, and citizens and organizations interested in purchasing surplus State and federal property.

Executive Staff Member Assistant Phone Bios
Christi Branscom
Hailey Weatherford 615-741-9263 PDF
Julie Hannah
Assistant Commissioner,
Chief of Staff & Strategy 
Kim Colvard 615-741-9495 PDF
John M. Hull
Deputy Commissioner, STREAM
Keva Phipps 615-741-2226 PDF
Mike Perry
Chief Procurement Officer
Robin Upchurch 615-532-7279 PDF
Michelle Sanders Parks
Executive Director of Communications
  615-532-2527 PDF
Christy Allen
General Counsel
  615-741-9466 PDF
Tammy Golden
Assistant Commissioner, 
Document Solutions
Haleigh Gaddis 615-741-4198 PDF
Michael Winston
Office of Financial Management
  615-532-7272 PDF
Bob Williams
Assistant Commissioner,
Vehicle and Asset Management
Tiffany Mason 615-253-4866 PDF
Hannah Salita
Executive Director,
Division of Administration
  615-532-1036 PDF
Debi Moss
Director of Internal Audit
Abby Sparks
HR Talent Management Partner
Emily Tataryn
HR Business Partner

The Department’s services include centralized procurement for State departments; management of the State’s real estate assets; motor vehicle and equipment management; printing, media, and photographic services; postal services; warehousing and distribution; State employee parking, badging, and shuttle services; and assistance to small businesses and businesses owned by minorities, women, and veterans.

For public records requests to the Department of General Services, please complete the following digital form and your request will be processed in a timely manner. For questions about a specific request, contact Michelle Parks at michelle.parks@tn.gov.


A full organizational chart for the Department of General Services can be downloaded here.

General Services Mission & Vision

Mission: Serving as a trusted partner to deliver mission-focused general services to support state government

Vision: To create a culture of excellence that produces consistent strategic and innovative support solutions for state government
Our Core Values