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AEP Award Recipients

2016 AEP Award Recipients

Organization Recipient   Credentials Title
Alamo Colleges Karen Gottfried Assistant Director
Alexandria City Public Schools Sharon Lewis   M.P.S., CPPB, VCO, CPM Director of Procurement
Anne Arundel County Public Schools Mary Jo Childs   Esq., CPPO, CPCM Supervisor of Purchasing
Arapahoe County Government Keith Ashby   CPPO Purchasing Manager
Arizona State University Jonathan Barber Data Analytics Manager
Auburn University Melissa Morris Executive Director
Baltimore County Public Schools Melanie Webster     Purchasing Manager
BC Housing Wende Kinch   SCMP, CPM, CPP Senior Manager
Bernalillo County Dinah Esquivel Chief Procurement Official
Bi-State Development Agency d/b/a Metro Larry Jackson   C.P.M., CPSM  Executive VP Administration
Broward County Brenda Billingsly     Director of Purchasing
Cal Poly State University Dru Zachmeyer   BA, JD Assistant Vice President
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Dr. Kathleen Prunty   C.P.M. Director
California State University San Marcos David Taylor   CPPO, C.P.M. Director
Central Arizona Project Doug Nicholson   CPPB, CPM Contract and Procurement Services Supervisor
Central Contra Costa Sanitary District Stephanie  King Purchasing Manager
Central Florida Expressway Authority Robert Johnson Manager 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 Arlington, Texas Debra Carrejo   CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Manager
City of Austin James Scarboro   CPPB, CPPO, C.P.M., 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 College Station  Lisa Davis   C.P.M. Purchasing Manager
City of Concord Debbie Wellnitz   MBA Purchasing Manager
City of Denton Elton  Brock   MBA, CTPM, CTCM, C.P.M., CPSM Materials Management and Purchasing Manager
City of Edmonton Dan Lajeunesse   MBA, SCMP Branch Manager
City of El Paso Bruce  Collins   CPPO Purchasing Director
City of Flagstaff Rick Compau   CPM, CPPO, CPPB Director of Purchasing
City of Fort Lauderdale Jennifer Alvarez Manager, Procurement & Contracts
City of Fort Worth Jack Dale   J.D., CPPO, 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 Huntsville Billie Smith   CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Manager
City of Hurst Jerry Lewandowski   CPPO Director of Purchasing and Risk Mgmt
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 McKinney Lisa Littrell CPPO, CPPB Purchasing 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 Naples Gerald "Jed" Secory   CPPO / CPM / MBA / CPCP Purchasing & Contracts Mgr
City of North Richland Hills Scott Kendall C.P.M. Purchasing Manager
City of Olathe, KS Stephanie Creed   CPPO, CPPB Procurement Manager
City of Palm Beach Gardens Mr. Km! Ra   C.P.M., CAP-OM, CPCP, FCCM Purchasing and Contracts Director
City of Plano Diane Palmer-Boeck   CPPO, CPPB Director of Procurement and Project Management
City of Portland, OR 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 Todd Gastorf     Purchasing Manager
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 Kristina Peralta 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 David Boswell   CPPO, CPPB, SPSM Purchasing General 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
City of Virginia Beach Taylor Adams   CPPO Purchasing Agent
City of Wichita Melinda Taylor   CPM Purchasing Manager
Clark County School District Steve Staggs   C.P.M. Director of Procurement
Cleveland Metroparks Ronald Ciancutti   MBA Director of Procurement
Cobb County School District Barbara Bates   CPPB Assistant Director
College of Charleston Wendy Williams   CPPO, C.P.M., CPCM Director of Procurement
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   CPPO Purchasing Manager
Commonwealth of Virginia Robert Gleason CPPO Director
Cornell University Thomas  Romantic Senior Director
County of Alameda John  Glann   B.S.-Business Administration Purchasing Manager
County of Kern Carol Cox   C.P.M. Purchasing Manager
County of Los Angeles Gerald Plummer     Division Chief, Purchasing
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 CPPO, CPM Director of Purchasing
County of San Diego John Pellegrino   CPCM Director, Purchasing and Contracting
County of San Luis Obispo Will Clemens Director
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 Director of Purchasing and Contracts
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) John Adler   CPPO Vice President, Procurement
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Gregory Spoon   CPSM Vice President, Procurement & Materials Management
Davis School District Lori Peterson   CPPO, C.P.M. Chief Procurement Officer
Defence Construction Canada Mélinda Nycholat   P. Eng. Vice-President, Operations-Procurement
Denton County Beth Fleming   CPPO, CPSM, C.P.M. Director of Purchasing
Denton County Transportation Authority Athena Forrester   CPPO, CPPB Senior Procurement Manager
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 SPSM Chief Procurement Officer
Frederick County Public Schools Stephen Starmer   C.P.M. Purchasing Manager
Frederick County, Maryland Diane Fouche   CPPB Director of Procurement & Contracting
Fulton County Government Felicia Strong-Whitaker   CPPO Director
Fulton County Schools Angela  Young   CPPB Executive Director
Georgia Building Authority Rey Palma   CPPO, CPPB, MPA Procurement Services Manager
Georgia Technology Authority Charles Brooks Director Procurement
Granite School District Jared Gardner   CPPO, C.P.M. Director of Purchasing/Warehouse
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
Houston Community College System Rogelio Anasagasti CPPO Executive Direcotr, Procurement
Houston ISD Richard Gay CPPO Procurement Officer
Howard County Public School System Douglas Pindell CPPO Purchasing Director
Howard County, Maryland Darla Herbold   CPPB, CPPO Purchasing Administrator
Inter-American Development Bank Marilyn Sussan   C.P.M Division Chief
Iowa State University Cory Harms Director of Purchasing
Irvine Ranch Water District Alex  Aguilar Purchasing Manager
Johnson County, KS Robin Lynes   CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Manager
Johnson County, TX Ralph McBroom   C.P.N. Purchasing Agent
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
McAllen Independent School District Lorena Garcia   CPPB Director of Purchasing
Miami-Dade County Miriam Singer   CPPO, FCPM, PCPA Chief Procurement Officer/Assistant Director
Mohave County Allen "Tony" Burgett   CPPB Procurement Officer
Mohave Educational Services Cooperative, Inc. Deborah Sandoval  Director of Outreach and Education
Montgomery County Maryland Cherri Branson     Director
Montgomery County Public Schools Barbara Regalia   CPPB Team Leader
National Joint Powers Alliance Jeremy Schwartz     Director of Contracts and Procurement/CPO
Newton County School System Greg Goins   CPPO, CPPB Procurement Coordinator 
Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District Jacqueline Williams     Manager of Procurement Services
Northside ISD George Ayala   MBA, CTPM, CTCM Director of Purchasing
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System Jay Yoho Support Services and Procurement Manager
Old Dominion University Etta Henry Director of Procurement Services
Orange County Board of County Commissioners Carrie Woodell   MPA, CFCM, CPPO, C.P.M. 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
Palm Beach County Sheriif's Office Terence Feeney   CPPO Chief Procurement Officer
Pima County Mary Jo Furphy     Director
Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Joe Lauro   CPPO Director of Purchasing
Potter County Vickie Shelton     Purchasing Agent
Province of Nova Scotia – Procurement Services Chris Mitchell Executive Director Procurement
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Ron Moraski Director, Procurement Services
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Jana Vargas Director, Procurement & Small Business Development
San Diego County Water Authority Baldemar  Troche     Administrative Services 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
Santa Rosa Junior College, CA Laura Rivera   CPSM, C.P.M. Director of Purchasing
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  Darci Garbacz   C.P.M Director of Purchasing 
Seattle City Light Nelson Park   CPPO, CPPB Procurement & Contracting Manager
Seminole County Board of County Commissioners Ray Hooper   CPCM Purchasing and Contracts Manager
Smith County Kim Gould   CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Director
Snohomish County Bramby Tollen   C.P.M., CPPO, CPSM, CPSD, CPCM 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 CPPO Chief Procurement Officer
State of Delaware Dean Stotler CPPO Director
State of Iowa Karl Wendt CPPB, CPPO, CPSM Purchasing Manager
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 City of Red Deer Shelly Flahr   SCMP, CPPO, CPPB Procurement Lead
The George Washington University Donna Ginter Ph.D., C.P.M., CPPO, CPPB, CPCP  
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Cuauhtemoc (Mory) Torres Unit Manager
The Port Authority of NY & NJ Lillian Valenti Chief Procurement Officer
The University of Iowa Deborah Zumbach Assistant VP and Director, Business Services
Town of Little Elm Dawn Berry   CPPB Purchasing Agent
Town of Oro Valley Mark Neihart   C.P.M., CPPB Procurement Administrator
Town of Prosper January Cook   CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Agent
Union Sanitary District Roslyn Fuller Purchasing Agent
University of California, Merced Karen Meade   CPSM, C.P.M. Director of Procurement Services
University of California, San Diego Todd Adams     Deputy Director
University of Colorado Sandy Hicks   CPPB Assistant Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer
University of Florida Lisa Deal Procurement 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
Virginia Beach City Public Schools Kevin Beardsley   CPPO, CPPB Director of Purchasing
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


Past AEP Recipients

2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996