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2015 AEP Recipients

2015 AEP Award Recipients

Organization Recipient Credentials Title
Alamo Colleges Jeremy Taub Assistant Director
Anne Arundel County Public Schools Mary Jo Childs Esq., CPPO, CPCM Supervisor of Purchasing
Arapahoe County Government Keith Ashby CPPO Purchasing Manager
Arizona Department of Administration Barbara Corella State Procurement Administrator
Arizona State University Jonathan Barber Data Analytics Manager
Baltimore County Public Schools Richard Gay CPPO, RSBO Purchasing Manager
BC Housing Wende Kinch SCMP, CPM, CPP Senior Manager
Bernalillo County Lisa Sedillo-White Chief Procurement Official
Bi-State Development Agency d/b/a Metro Larry Jackson C.P.M., CPSM Vice President of Procurement, Inventory and Supplier Diversity
Broward County Glenn Marcos CPPB, CPPO Assistant Director, Purchasing Division
Cal Poly State University Dru Zachmeyer BA, JD Assistant Vice President
Cal State Fullerton Sally Yassine C.P.M. Associate Director
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Kathleen Prunty C.P.M. Director
California State University, Sacramento John Guion Director, Procurement and Contract Services
Central Arizona Project Doug Nicholson CPPB, CPM Purchasing Supervisor
Central Contra Costa Sanitary District Stephanie King Purchasing Manager
Central Florida Expressway Authority Claude Miller Director of Procurement
Charlotte County Board of Commissioners Kimberly Corbett C.P.M., CPPB Senior Division Manager - Purchasing
City of Airdrie Paul Schulz COA Chief Administrative Officer
City of Allen Debra Morris CPPO Purchasing Manager
City of Alpharetta Shawn Mitchell MBA, CMA, CFM Budget & Procurement Manager
City of Anaheim Carole Ayuso CPPO, C.P.M., CPCP Purchasing Agent
City of Arlington, Texas Debra Carrejo CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Manager
City of Austin James Scarboro CPPO, CPCM,CPSM Purchasing Officer
City of Burbank Paul Herman CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Manager
City of Chandler Christina Pryor CPPB Purchasing and Materials Manager
City of Clermont Freddy Suarez MPA, CPPB Purchasing Director
City of Clovis Robert Ford General Services Director
City of College Station Cheryl Turney C.P.M, CGFO Assistant Finance Director
City of Concord Debbie Wellnitz MBA Purchasing Manager
City of Denton Elton Brock MBA, CTPM, CTCM, C.P.M. Materials Management and Purchasing Manager
City of El Paso Bruce Collins CPPO Purchasing Director
City of Farmington Edward Smylie CPPO Chief Procurement Officer
City of Flagstaff Rick Compau CPM, CPPO, CPPB Director of Purchasing
City of Fort Lauderdale Kirk Buffington Finance Director
City of Fort Worth Jack Dale J.D., CPPB Purchasing Manager
City of Frisco Tom Johnston CPPO, C.P.M. Director of Administrative Services
City of Garland Gary Holcomb CPPO, C.P.M Director of Procurement
City of Grapevine Robert Smeby C.P.M. Purchasing Agent
City of Houston Lourdes Coss CPPO, MPA Chief Procurement Officer
City of Huntsville Billie Smith CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Manager
City of Independence Russell Pankey CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Manager
City Of Irvine Tracy Hamilton C.P.M., CPIM Purchasing Agent
City of La Porte Cherell Daeumer CPPB Purchasing Manager
City of Las Vegas Yolanda Jones C.P.M., CPPO Manager, Purchasing and Contracts
City of Lewisville Todd White Purchasing Manager
City of Livermore Douglas Alessio Administrative Services Director
City of Lompoc Ray Ambler C.P.M. Purchasing & Materials Manager
City of Memphis Eric Mayse Purchasing Agent
City of Mesa Matthew Bauer CPPO, CPPB, CPSM Procurement Administrator
City of Mesquite Le Sealey CPPB Manager of Purchasing
City of Mountain View Tina Yoke C.P.M. Purchasing and Support Services Manager
City Of Naples Gerald "Jed" Secory CPPO / CPM / MBA PURCHASING MANAGER
City of North Richland Hills Jerry Lewandowski Purchasing Manager
City of Palm Beach Gardens Mr. Km! Ra CPSM, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., CAP-OM, CPCP Purchasing and Contracts Director
City of Plano Diane Palmer-Boeck CPPO, CPPB Chief Procurement Officer
City of Plant City Joe Benjamin CPPO, CPPB, FCCM Purchasing Manager
City of Port St Lucie Cheryl Shanaberger CPPO Director
City of Portland, Revenue & Finance Christine Moody CPO Chief Procurement Officer
City of Rancho Cucamonga Ruth Cain CPPB Purchasing Manager
City of Redlands Dana Abramovitz-Daniel Purchasing Services Manager
City of Richardson Pam Kirkland CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Manager
City of Richmond Ofelia Alvarez CPPB Senior Buyer
City of Riverside Art Torres C.P.M. Purchasing/Risk Manager
City of Rochester Hills Lisa Cummins CPPB Purchasing Manager
City of Roswell Charise Glass CPPB Contract Manager
City of San Antonio Troy Elliott CPA Finance Director
City of San Diego Dennis Gakunga Director - Purchasing & Contracting
City of San Jose, California Mark Giovannetti Deputy Director, Purchasing
City of Santa Clarita Joseph Oerum Purchasing & Risk Administrator
City of Sarasota Mary Tucker CPPO, CPPB, FCCN, FCPM, FCPA, FCCM Purchasing Manager
City of Scottsdale Jim Flanagan Purchasing Director
City of Southlake Sharen Jackson Chief Financial Officer
City of St Petersburg Louis S Moore FNIGP, CPPO Director, Procurement & Supply Management
City of Sunnyvale Pete Gonda CPPO Purchasing Officer
City of Tampa Gregory Spearman CPPO, FCCM Director of Purchasing
City of Tempe Michael Greene C.P.M. Procurement Administrator
City of Tucson Marcheta Gillespie C.P.M., CPPO, CPPB, CPM Director
City of University Park Elizabeth Anderson Purchasing Manager
City of Victoria, Texas Gilbert Reyna, Jr C.P.A. Director of Finance
Clark County School District Steve Staggs C.P.M. Director of Procurement
Clayton County Public Schools Lonita Evans CFO, C.P.M. Executive Director of Business Services
Cleveland Metroparks Ronald Ciancutti MBA Director of Procurement
Cobb County School District Alisa Morningstar CPPO Procurement Services Director
Collin County Michalyn Rains CPPO CPPB Purchasing Agent
Collin County Community College District Cindy White CPPO, CPPB Director of Purchasing
Contra Costa County David Gould CPPB, CPPO Procurment Services Manager
Contracting Services Cuauhtemoc (Moty) Torres Unit Manager
Cornell University Thomas Romantic Senior Director
Corporate Services Dan Lajeunesse MBA, SCMP Branch Manager
County of Alameda John Glann B.S.-Business Administration Purchasing Manager
County of Kern Carol Cox C.P.M. Purchasing Manager
County of Loudoun Cheryl Middleton CPPB Purchasing Agent/Manager of the Division of Procurement
County of Monterey Michael Derr Contracts/Purchasing Officer
County of Orange Robert Richardson County Procurement Officer
County of Placer Brett Wood CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Manager
County of Riverside Lisa Brandl Director
County of Roanoke, Virginia Ashley King Purchasing Manager
County of Sacramento Craig Rader CPPB, CPPO Purchasing Agent
County of San Bernardino Laurie Rozko Director of Purchasing
County of San Diego John Pellegrino CPCM Director, Purchasing and Contracting
County of San Luis Obispo, General Services Cody VanDorn Department Administrator
County of Sonoma Linda Rodecap CPPB Purchasing Agent
County of Ventura Rosa Ceniceros CPPO Procurement Services Manager
County of Volusia, FL Jeaniene Jennings CPPO, CPPB Purchasing and Contracts Director
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) John Adler CPPO Vice President, Procurement
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Gregory Spoon CPSM Vice President, Procurement & Materials Management
Defence Construction Canada Mélinda Nycholat P. Eng. Vice-President, Operations-Procurement
DeKalb County, Georgia Scott Callan CPSM Director and Chief Procurement Officer
Denton County Beth Fleming CPSM, C.P.M., CPPO Director of Purchasing
Division of Administration Paul Holmes Esq. Director
Eastern Municipal Water District Daniel Howell C.P.M. Senior Director of Administrative Services
Fairfax County Public Schools Roger Ball CPPO, CPPB Director
Florida State University Ian Robbins Chief Procurement Officer
Frederick County, Maryland Diane Fouche CPPB Director of Procurement & Contracting
Fulton County Government Felicia Strong-Whitaker CPPO Interim Director
Fulton County Schools Angela Young CPPB Executive Director
George Washington University Donna Ginter Executive Director, Procurement
Georgia Building Authority Rey Palma CPPO, CPPB, MPA Procurement Services Manager
Georgia Department of Human Services Carla Byrd CPPO, CPPB Procurement and Contracts Director
Georgia Technology Authority Charles Brooks Director Procurement
Granite School District Jared Gardner CPPO, C.P.M. Director of Purchasing/Warehouse
Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Denise Schneider CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB, C.M. Assistant Director Purchasing and Material Control
Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Bryant Davis Purchasing Director
Gwinnett County Public Schools Matthew Mills Director
Harris County DeWight Dopslauf C.P.M., CPPO Purchasing Agent
Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Edward Haines CPPO, CPPB Director of Procurement
Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners Scott Stromer Director
Howard County Public School System Douglas Pindell Purchasing Director
Howard County, Maryland Darla Herbold CPPB, CPPO Purchasing Administrator
Inland Empire Utilities Agency Warren Green Manager Contracts and Facilities Services
Inter-American Development Bank Marilyn Sussan C.P.M Division Chief
Iowa State University Nancy Brooks Director of Purchasing
Irvine Ranch Water District Alex Aguilar Purchasing Manager
Johnson County, KS John Mahin CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Manager
La Joya Independent School District Sylvia Zapata CPPO, RTSBA Director of Purchasing & Warehouse Operations
Lansing Community College Seleana Samuel CPPO Director of Purchasing
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Penny Marchell C.P.M. Senior Manager of Purchasing
Manatee County Government Melissa Wendel CPPO Purchasing Official
Maricopa County Wes Baysinger MBA, CPPO Chief Procurement Officer
Maryland Environmental Service Sally Long CPPO, CPPB Chief of Procurement and Contracts
McAllen Independent School District Lorena Garcia CPPB Director of Purchasing
Mohave County Annie Newton-Fruhwirth CPPB Procurement Director
Mohave Educational Services Cooperative, Inc. Deborah Sandoval Director of Outreach and Education
Montgomery County Maryland Pam Jones CPPO Division Chief
Montgomery County Public Schools Barbara Regalia CPPB Team Leader
New Mexico State University Rennette Apodaca CPPO Director
Newton County School System Greg Goins CPPO, CPPB Procurement Coordinator
Norfolk Public Schools Carol Robinson CPPB, VCO, C.P.M. Senior Director
Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District Jacqueline Williams Chief Procurement Official Manager of Procurement Services
Northside ISD Eric Walls CTPM Director of Purchasing
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System Jay Yoho Support Services and Procurement Manager
Old Dominion University Etta Henry Director of Procurement Services
Omnitrans Jennifer Sims C.P.M. Director of Procurement
Orange County Board of County Commissioners Johnny Richardson CFCM, CPPO Manager
Orange County Fire Authority Debbie Casper C.P.M., CPPB Purchasing & Materials Manager
Orange County Sanitation District Marc Dubois C.P.M. Contracts, Purchasing and Materials Management Manager
Orange County Transportation Authority Virginia Abadessa Director, Contracts Administration
Pima County L G Widugiris C.P.M. Director
Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Candy Mancuso CPPO Interim Director of Purchasing
Potter County David Harder CPSM, CPPB Purchasing Agent
Poudre School District Jerel Nielsen CPPO, CPPB Purchasing and Materials Manager
Prince William County Public Schools Jim Totty CPPO, C.P.M. Supervisor of Purchasing
Province of Nova Scotia – Procurement Services Dyane Horton Governance Coordinator
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Ron Moraski Director, Procurement Services
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Jana Vargas Director, Procurement & Contract Services
San Diego County Water Authority Mr. Baldemar Troche CPSM Purchasing Manager
San Diego Unified Port District Matthew Earle Chief Procurement Officer
San Diego Unified School District Authur Hanby, Jr CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB, A.P.P. Strategic Sourcing and Contracts Officer
San Jacinto Community College District (SJCCD) Ann Kokx-Templet CPPO, CPPB Director
San Jacinto River Authority Joan Finkes C.P.M., CBBB, CPPO Purchasing Manger
San Joaquin County Jon Drake C.P.M. Director
Sarasota County Government Edward Coyman, Jr CPPO, CPPB Procurement Official
School Board of Orange County, Florida Roberto Pacheco Sr. Director, Procurement Services
School Board of Palm Beach County Sharon Swan C.P.M Director of Purchasing
Seminole County Board of County Commissioners Ray Hooper CPCM Purchasing and Contracts Manager
Smith County Kim Gould CPPB Purchasing Director
Snohomish County Bramby Tollen C.P.M., CPPO, CPSM, CPSD Purchasing Manager
South Florida Regional Transportation Authority Christopher Bross CPPO, FCPM, FCCN Procurement Manager
Spring ISD Phillip Ellison CPSM, C.P.M., RTSBA Executive Director
State of Alaska Jason Soza Chief Procurement Officer
State of Nevada Greg Smith Chief Procurement Official
State of Utah Division of Purchasing & General Services Nancy Orton C.P.M. Deputy Director
State of Virginia Robert Gleason CPPO Director
Tacoma School District Rosalind Medina CPA Chief Financial Officer
Tarrant County Jack Beacham C.P.M., A.P.P. Purchasing Agent
Texas Department of Transportation TxDOT Glenn Hagler CPPO, CTCM, Statewide Procurement Director
The California State University, Office of the Chancellor Melody Kojima Interim Director of CS&P
The City of Red Deer Jelena Maric CPPO Corporate Lead, Procurement and Risk Management
The Port Authority of NY & NJ Lillian Valenti Chief Procurement Officer
The School Board of Charlotte County, Florida Greg Herlean CPPO, CPCM Director
The University of Iowa Deborah Zumbach Director of Purchasing
Town of Little Elm Dawn Berry CPPB Purchasing Agent
Town of Oro Valley Brian Garrity C.P.M., CPPB Procurement Administrator
Town of Prosper January Cook CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Agent
Travis County Cyd Grimes C.P.M., CPPO Purchasing Agent
Union Sanitary District Roslyn Fuller Purchasing Agent
University of California, Merced Karen Meade C.P.M. Director of Procurement Services
University of Colorado Sandy Hicks CPPB Assistant Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer
University of Florida Lisa Deal Purchasing Director
University of Maine System Kevin Carr C.P.M. Director of Procurement Services
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Sharrie Mayden C.P.M. Director of Purchasing & Contracts
Utah Department of Transportation Paul Kikuchi CPPB Purchasing Agent
Washoe County Michael Sullens C.P.M. Purchasing and Contracts Manager
Washoe County School District Andrea Sullivan C.P.M. Director of Procurement & Contracts
West Virginia Purchasing Division David Tincher CPPO Purchasing Director
Williamson County Max Bricka Purchasing Agent/ Director
Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas in partnership with North Central Texas Council of Governments David Setzer CPSM, C.P.M.,CWE Director of Workforce Development