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OCIC Contacts


Tom Ravn, Director 651-366-4228
(vacant), Innovative Contracting Director 651-366-4210
Mike Leegard, Contract Administration Engineer 651-366-4219
Erik Martin, Administrative Assistant 651-366-4240

Computer Applications

Rick Beckes, Supervisor 651-366-4236
CMS and FieldOps Project & Technical Support  
Gus Wagner, Automation Unit Supervisor 651-366-4237
FieldOps, TRACS Support  
(vacant) 651-366-4226

CMS/Technical Certification

Cheryl Jimenez, Application Developer 651-366-4214


Seth Yliniemi 218-846-3631

Construction Standards

Paul Johns 507-304-6245

Contract Administration

Jennie Carlson, Construction Documentation & Payment Supervisor 651-366-4207
Jessica Mennenga, Construction Documentation & Payment Specialist 651-366-4216
Contract Payments Group, Progress and Finals  
Nancy Olson-Sperle 651-366-4224
Jo Wood 651-366-4242
Email CPG  

Contract Changes

Elisa Bottos, Contract Changes Engineer 651-366-4241
Contract Changes - Document review, price approvals, rental rates, force account  
Eric Fyten 651-366-4685
John Bier 651-366-4225
Robert Juen 651-366-4693
Email Contract Changes  

Contracts and Lettings

Nancy Boeve, Contract Administration Supervisor 651-366-4243
Matt Vang, Contracts and Lettings Specialist 651-366-4245
Allison Buhl, Contracts and Lettings Specialist 651-366-4218

Innovative Contracting

Kevin Kosobud, Project Development 218-828-5822

Labor Compliance Unit

Charles Groshens, Supervisor 651-366-4209
Labor Compliance (LCU) Website 651-366-4211

Project Controls

Rick Beckes, Project Controls Supervisor 651-366-4236

Work Zone Safety

Ted Ulven, Work Zone Safety Supervisor 651-366-4222
Leigh Kriewall, Work Zone Safety Training Coordinator 651-366-4217
Jackie Brown, Extraordinary Enforcement and WZS Awareness Program 651-366-4221

Website Questions and Comments

(vacant), OCIC Webmaster 651-366-4221
Clancy Finnegan, Labor Compliance website 651-366-4204
Leigh Kriewall, Work Zone Safety website 651-366-4217
Jackie Brown, OCIC websites 651-366-4221