Procurement Department

Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority’s (SMHA’s) Procurement team seeks to provide fair and equal contracting opportunities while ensuring quality housing for SMHA residents. We contract for physical improvements such as new roofs, siding, garage doors, windows, new kitchens and bathrooms, electrical upgrades, HVAC upgrades (including installation of high-efficiency furnaces), flooring, lawn and landscaping, security upgrades, and upgrades to meet handicap accessibility requirements and Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards (UFAS).

Office Hours and Appointments

Please contact the Procurement team for an appointment to address any questions or concerns that you may have. This will help ensure that the appropriate staff is available to assist you. Vendors are encouraged to have business cards, catalogs, and brochures to leave with procurement personnel.

Carla Horton
Senior Procurement & Contract Specialist
(330) 454-8051 ext. 331

LaTia Pempsell
Procurement & Contract Specialist
(330) 454-8051 ext. 391

Charity Rysak
Prevailing Wage Coordinator
(330) 454-8051 ext. 378

Beth Clapper
LRPH Purchasing Agent
(330) 454-8051 ext. 387

Anthony DeTota
LRPH Purchasing Agent
(330) 454-8051 ext. 347