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AEP Award Recipients

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

2015 AEP Award Recipients

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