Purchasing and Accounts Payable Staff


Purchasing and Accounts Payable Responsibilities

Melissa Fox

Director of Purchasing & Accounts Payable

Miller Building, Room 310E

Ext. 5454


  • Oversee Purchasing & Account Payable and Duplicating
  • Campus Contracts
  • Liaison with SUNY Legal and OSC
  • Vehicle Purchases via OGS Marketplace
  • Purchase Order Approval

Casey Avery

Associate Director of Purchasing & Accounts Payable

Miller Building, Room 310D

Ext. 2307


  • Campus Contracts (including OGS IT Umbrella Contracts)
  • Red Dragon Depot Administrator
  • Oversee Accounts Payable
  • Purchase Order Review
  • Review & Payment of IDA Awards
  • Internal Controls Team Leader and Audit Team Member

Chris Tucker

Associate Director of Campus Services

Miller Building, Room 310I

Ext. 2488


  • Property Control Management
  • Oversee Duplicating Center
  • Capital Equipment Replacement Administrator
  • Document Retention Schedule
  • Oversee Central Stores, which will include the inventory purchasing, department recharges, and operating budget

Jacob Irving

MWBE Coordinator

Miller Building, Room 310F

Ext. 2582


  • Affiliation Agreements (student agreements with partnering facilities)
  • Preferred Sources (Corcraft, NYPSP, & NYSID)
  • MWBE Coordinator
  • Business Cards & Letterhead
  • Internal Controls Audit Team Member

Teresa Contessa

Purchasing Assistant

Miller Building, Room 310C

Ext. 2409


  • Procurements and Contracts up to $125,000 (including Speaker Contracts)
  • Employee Reimbursements
  • Utility Payments
  • Backup to Accounts Payable Specialist

Danielle Lewis

Program Aide

Miller Building, Room 310G

Ext. 2407


  • Procurement Card (P-Card) Administrator
  • Backup Travel & NET Card Administrator
Kathy Timian
Program Aide
Miller Building, Room 310H

Ext. 2306


  • Employee Travel Reimbursements
  • Travel & NET Card Administrator
  • Backup to Procurement Card (P-Card) Administrator

Jennifer Rawson

Administrative Assistant 1

Miller Building, Room 310L

Ext. 2305


  • Primary Purchasing & Accounts Payable Office Contact
  • Process Purchase Orders
  • Add Vendors to Red Dragon Depot (RDD)
  • Backup to Cellphone Administrator
  • Backup for Business Cards & Stationary
  • Assist with the Procurement of Supplies for Central Stores
  • Tax Exempt Form and Credit Applications

McKenzie Harding

Accounts Payable Specialist

Miller Building, Room 310K

Ext. 2408


Invoices & payment inquiries should be emailed to: accounts.payable@cortland.edu

  • Standard Voucher Payments
  • Vendor Payments
  • Critic Teacher Stipends

Purchasing and Accounts Payable Office

SUNY Cortland
P.O. Box 2000
Miller Building, Room 310
Cortland, NY 13045

Phone: 607-753-2305
Fax: 607-753-5486

Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.