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AEP Award Recipients

Click here for the 20 year history of AEP recipients, including 2014.

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


Past AEP Recipients

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