Compliance Assurance & Major Procurements

Compliance Assurance

Ensures University of Washington compliance with state and University regulation and policy regarding information technology projects, portfolios, and acquisitions by:

  • Understanding and communicating external regulatory requirements to UW staff
  • Providing guidance and direction on compliance efforts

As a part of those efforts it helps assure that acquisitions of information technology by procurement contracts are conducted in accordance with delegations of authority from, and are appropriately reported to and approved by:

  • The UW Board of Regents, Standing Orders, and the Executive Orders of the President of the University of Washington, and/or
  • The State of Washington Office of the Chief Information Officer

Major Procurements

This function has exceptional experience and expertise in UW and state technology procurement alternatives, processes, and regulations, and can help groups understand and successfully conduct technology acquisitions in the face of what are often complex compliance and procedural requirements.

Kerry and his associates provide advice that helps groups throughout the UW community acquire what they seek while ensuring that all acquisitions are effective and are conducted in accordance with state and federal law and procedure as well as University and state policy.

If you need help or advice with a technology acquisition issue please contact us.


Kerry Kahl
Email  | 206-685-4900
UW Mailbox: 351248

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