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.

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.

Executive Staff Member Assistant Phone

Bob Oglesby


Diana Cuellar (615)-741-9263

Thomas Chester

Deputy Commissioner, Chief of Staff

Kim Colvard  (615)-741-9495

John M. Hull

Deputy Commissioner, STREAM

Anna Catherine Davenport (615)-741-2226

Mike Perry

Chief Procurement Officer

Charlotte McKinney (615)-532-7279

David Roberson

Director of Communications

David Potter (615)-253-2527

Kelly Smith

Director of Legislative Affairs

David Potter (615)-253-7980

Ron Plumb

Director of Office of Financial Management, CFO


Vicky Goodin

Director of Printing and Media Services

Lisa J. Hudson (615)-741-4199

Bob Williams 

Director of Motor Vehicle Management


Thad Watkins

General Counsel

Kim Colvard 


Meryl McVicker

Assistant General Counsel

Kim Colvard  (615)- 532-8971

Amy Thompson

Business Analyst 

Kim Colvard  (615)-741-8978

Debi Moss

Director of Internal Audit


For public records requests to the Department of General Services, please download and complete a copy of the official request form, available here, and submit the completed form to David Roberson by email at David.Roberson@Tn.gov or by fax to 615-532-8594.

General Services Mission & Vision

Mission Statement: Serving as a valued business partner delivering strategic general services for State government.

Vision: To transform public sector general  services through innovation, leadership, and best practices.

Our Core Values


Strategic Agility

Effective Communication

Results Driven



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