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2012 AEP Award Recipients

Academy School District Twenty, CO

Gregory Stephens, District Contracting Officer

Alachua County Board of County Commissioners, FL

Larry M. Sapp, CPM, CPPB, Purchasing Manager

Alameda County Water District, CA

Gerald Bretag, CPSM, C.P.M., Purchasing Officer

Alamo Colleges, TX

Jeremy Taub, Contracting Coordinator

Anne Arundel County Public Schools, MD

Deborah Groat, C.P.M., CPPB, ACC, Supervisor of Purchasing

Arapahoe County, CO

Keith Ashby, CPPO, Purchasing Manager

Arizona Department of Administration, AZ

Jean Clark, FNIGP, CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB CPM, State Procurement Administrator

Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, AZ

Corry Slama, C.P.M., CPPO, CPPB, Chief Procurement Officer

Arizona State University, AZ

Bettye Williams, Associate Director of Purchasing

Baltimore County Public Schools, MD

Richard Gay, CPPO, RSBO, Manager

Bernalillo County, NM

Lisa Sedillo-White, Purchasing Director

Bexar County, TX

Daniel Garza, Purchasing Agent

Boston University, MA

Richard M. Stack, CPSM, Director

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona,  CA

Kathleen Prunty, C.P.M., Director

California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo,  CA

Matthew Roberts, Director

California State University, Fullerton, CA

Sally Yassine, C.P.M., Associate Director

California State University, Office of the Chancellor, CA

Tom Roberts, Director

Central Arizona Project, AZ

Doug Nicholson, CPM, CPPB, Purchasing Supervisor

Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, CA

Stephanie King, Purchasing and Materials Manager

Charlotte County Board of Commissioners, FL

Kimberly Corbett, C.P.M., CPPB, Senior Division Manager - Purchasing

Charlotte County Public Schools, FL

Gregory Herlean, CPPO, CPCM, Director

City of Allen, TX

Debra Morris, CPPO, Purchasing Manager

City of Arlington, TX

Debra Twinam, CPPO, CPPB, Purchasing Manager

City of Chandler, AZ

Mike Mandt, CPPB, Purchasing and Materials Manager

City of College Station, TX

Cheryl Turney, C.P.M., Assistant Financial Director

City of Denton, TX

Elton D. Brock, MBA, CTPM, CTCM, C.P.M., Manager, Materials Management and Purchasing

City of Dunwoody, GA

Rich Hampton, CPPB, Purchasing Manager

City of Edmonton, AB, CANADA

Dan Lajeunesse, SCMP, MBA, Manager, Materials Management

City of Farmington, NM

Edward Smylie, Purchasing Officer

City of Flagstaff,  AZ

Rick Compau, C.P.M, CPPO, CPPB, Director of Purchasing

City of Fort Lauderdale, FL

Kirk Buffington , Deputy Director of Finance, CPPO, C.P.M., MBA

City of Fort Worth, TX

Jack Dale, C.P.M., CPPB, Purchasing Manager

City of Frisco, TX

Tom Johnston, CPPO, C.P.M., Director of Administrative Services

City of Garland, TX

Gary Holcomb, Director Materials Management

City of Huntsville, TX

Billie Smith, CPPB, Purchasing Manager

City of Irvine, CA

Tracy Hamilton, C.P.M., CPIM, Purchasing Agent

City of Kalamazoo, MI

Nicholas Lam, CPPO, Purchasing Director

City of Kansas City, MO

Cedric Rowan, C.P.M., Manager, Procurement Division

City of League City, TX

Cherell Daeumer, CPPB, Purchasing Manager

City of Lewisville, TX

Todd White, CPM, Purchasing Manager

City of Livermore, CA

Doug Alessio, Administrative Services Director

City of Merced, CA

Pamela Whala, C.P.M., A.P.P., Purchasing Supervisor

City of Mesa, AZ

Alyce Benge, CPPO, C.P.M., Purchasing Administrator

City of Mesquite, TX

Michele Brand, Manager of Purchasing

City of Mountain View, CA

Tina Yoke, C.P.M., Purchasing and Support Services Manager

City of Naperville, IL

Michael Bevis, CPPO, , CPSM, C.P.M., PMP, Chief Procurement Officer

City of New York, NY

Sergio Paneque, Chief Purchasing and Re-Engineering Officer

City of North Richland Hills, TX

Jamie Brockway, MBA, CPPO, A.P.P., Purchasing Manager

City of Olathe, KS

Judy Meisel, CPPO, CPPB, Procurement Manager

City of Plano, TX

Diane Palmer-Boeck, CPPO, CPPB, Chief Purchasing Officer

City of Port Arthur, TX

Shawna Tubbs, CPPO, CPPB, Purchasing Manager

City of Port St. Lucie, FL

Cheryl Shanaberger, CPPO, Deputy Director

City of Portland, OR

Christine Moody, CPPO, Chief Procurement Officer

City of Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Keri Hinojos, CPPB, Senior Buyer

City of Richardson, TX

Pam Kirkland, CPPO, CPPB, Purchasing Manager

City of Richmond, CA

Ofelia Alvarez, CPPB, Buyer II

City of Riverside, CA

Art Torres, C.P.M., Purchasing/Risk Manager

City of Rochester Hills, MI

Jean Farris, CPPB, Supervisor of Procurement

City of Roswell, GA

Richard Brownlee, CPPO, CPPB, Buyer III

City of San Antonio, TX

Troy Elliott , CPA, Finance Director

City of San Diego, CA

Jeff Baer, CPPO, Director - Purchasing & Contracting

City of Savannah, GA

Carla Byrd, CPPO, CPPB, Director of Purchasing

City of Scottsdale, AZ

Bill Yazel, Purchasing Director

City of Southlake, TX

Sharen Jackson, Director of Finance

City of St. Petersburg, FL

Louis Moore, CPPO, CPPB, Director, Procurement & Supply Management

City of Sunnyvale, CA

Peter Gonda, CPPO, Purchasing Officer

City of Tampa, FL

Gregory Spearman, CPPO, FCCM, Director of Purchasing

City of Tempe, AZ

Michael Greene, C.P.M., Procurement Administrator

City of Tucson, AZ

Mark Neihart, C.P.M., A.P.P., CPPB, Director of Procurement

City of University Park, TX

Christine Green, C.P.M., Purchasing Agent

City of Victoria, TX

Gilbert Reyna, CPA, Director of Finance

City of Wichita, KS

Melinda Walker, C.P.M., Purchasing Manager

City of Winter Park, FL

Carrie Woodell, CFCM, CPPO, C.P.M., FCPM, Purchasing Manager

City of Yuba City, CA

Robin Bertagna , Finance Director

Clark County School District, NV

Bramby Tollen, CPSM, CPPO, Director of Purchasing

Clayton County Public Schools, GA

Lonita Collier, CPPO, C.P.M., Director of Business Services-Purchasing

Cleveland Metroparks, OH

Ron Ciancutti, MBA, Purchasing Manager

Cobb County School District, GA

Alisa Morningstar, CPPO, Director of Procurement Services

Cochise County, AZ

David Seward, C.P.M., CPPO, Procurement Director

College of Charleston, SC

Wendy Williams, C.P.M., CPPO, CPPB, Director of Procurement & Supply

Collin County, TX

Franklin Ybarbo, Purchasing Agent

Collin County Community College District, TX

Cindy White, CPPO, CPPB, Director of Purchasing

County of Alameda, CA

John Glann, Purchasing Manager

County of Kern, CA

Jeff Frapwell, Asst County Administrative Officer for General Services

County of Los Angeles – ISD, CA

Gerald Plummer, CPM, Division Manager

County of Loudoun, Division of Procurement, VA

Donald R. Legg, CPPO, Purchasing Agent/Manager of the Division of Procurement

County of Placer, CA

Brett Wood, CPPO, CPPB, Purchasing Manager

County of Riverside, CA

Robert Howdyshell, Director of Purchasing

County of Roanoke, VA

Rebecca Owens, MA, BBA, Director of Finance

County of Sacramento, Board of Supervisors, CA

Craig Rader, CPPO, CPPB, Purchasing Agent

County of San Bernardino, CA

Laurie Rozko, C.P.M., Director of Purchasing

County of San Diego, CA

Winston McColl, CPCM, Director, Purchasing & Contracting

County of Sonoma, CA

Gene Clark, CPPO, CPM, CQA, Purchasing Agent

County of Ventura, CA

Rosa Ceniceros, CPPO/CPM, Procurement Services Manager

County of Volusia, FL

Jeaniene Jennings, CPPB, Director of Purchasing and Contracts

Dallas Area Rapid Transit, TX

John Adler, CPPO, Vice President, Procurement

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, TX

Greg Spoon, CPSM, Vice President

DeKalb County, GA

Kelvin Walton, CPPB, Director and Chief Procurement Officer

Delta Diablo Sanitation District, CA

Denni Baumer, CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB, Purchasing Manager

Denton County, TX

Beth Fleming, C.P.M., CPPO, Director of Purchasing

District School Board of Pasco County, FL

Kendra Goodman, CPPO, CPPB, Purchasing Agent

Eastern Municipal Water District, CA

Daniel Howell, C.P.M., Director of Purchasing and Contracts

Frederick County Government, MD

Harold (Hal) E. Good, CPPO, Director of Purchasing

Fulton County Government, GA

Felicia Whitaker, CPPO, Interim Director

Fulton County Schools, GA

Angela Young, CPPB, Director of Contracting

Georgia Building Authority, GA

Reynaldo Palma, CPPB, MPA, Procurement Services Manager

Georgia Technology Authority, GA

Charles Brooks, III, Director, Procurement Management Office

Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners, GA

Roslyn Forstot, Purchasing Director

Highlands County Board of County Commissioners, FL

Gerald Secory, Administrative Services Director

Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners, FL

Janice Jardieu, CPPB, Procurement Manager

Howard County, MD

Darla Herbold, CPPO, CPPB, Purchasing Administrator

Inland Empire Utilities Agency, CA

Cameron B. Langner, Manager of Contracts and Procurement

Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, D.C.

Marilyn Sussan, CPA, Section Chief, Corporate Procurement and Contracts Section

Iowa State University, IA

Nancy Brooks, Director of Purchasing

Irvine Ranch Water District, CA

Alex Aguilar, Purchasing Manager

Lansing Community College, MI

Dr. Rebecca G. Beard, Ph.D., C.P.M., Director of Purchasing

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, NV

Penny Marchell, C.P.M., Senior Manager of Purchasing

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, CA

Michael Kolodisner, CPPO, Unit Manager

Los Angeles World Airports, CA

Karen Tozer, Procurement Services Manager

Miami-Dade County, FL

Miriam Singer, CPPO, FCPM, FCPA, Assistant Director

Mohave County, AZ

Annie Newton-Fruhwirth, CPPB, Procurement Manager

Mohave Educational Services Cooperative, Inc., AZ

Deborah Sandoval, Director of Outreach and Education

Montgomery County Public Schools, MD

Philip McGaughey CPPO, CPPB, CIA, CGAP, Director, Division of Procurement

New Mexico State University, NM

Renette Apodaca, CPPB, Interim Director, Procurement Svcs/Risk Mgt

Newton County School System, GA

Michael Barr, CPPB, Director of Support Services

Norfolk Public Schools, VA

Christopher Steele, CPPO, C.P.M., CMA, CPCP, Senior Director

North Texas Tollway Authority, TX

Felix Alvarez, MPA, CPPO, CPP, Procurement Director

Old Dominion University, VA

Rick Berry, FNIGP, CPPO, VCO, Executive Director

Orange County Fire Authority, CA

Debbie Casper, C.P.M., CPPB, Purchasing & Materials Manager

Orange County, FL

Joe Benjamin, CPPO, CPPB, FCCM, Administrator

Orange County Sanitation District, CA

Marc Dubois, C.P.M., Contracts, Purchasing and Materials Management Manager

Orange County Transportation Authority, CA

Virginia Abadessa, Director

Oregon Secretary of State, OR

Sarah Roth, Chief Procurement Officer

Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority, FL

Claude Miller, CCS, Director of Procurement

Parker County, TX

Deena Nichols, CPPO, Purchasing Agent

Pima County, AZ

L. George Widugiris, C.P.M., Director

Polk State College, FL

Wendy Geltch, C.P.M., CPPO, FCCM, FCPM, Director of Purchasing

Potter County, TX

Sharon Page, C.P.M., A.P.P., CTPM, Purchasing Agent

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, NY

Lillian Valenti, Director, Procurement Department

Princeton University, NJ

Brian Rounsavill, CPSM, C.P.M., A.P.P., Director

Salt Lake County, UT

Jason Yocom, Division Director

San Antonio Water System, TX

Doug Evanson, Sr. VP Chief Financial Officer

San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, CA

Jana Vargas, Director, Procurement

San Diego Unified Port District, CA

Garnet D. Thompson, Director, General Services & Procurement

San Diego Unified School District, CA

Arthur Hanby, CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB, A.P.P., Strategic Sourcing and Contracts Officer

San Jacinto River Authority, TX

Joan Finkes, C.P.M., CPPO, CPPB, Purchasing Manager

Sarasota Manatee Airport Authority, FL

Cheri Alexander, C.P.M., CPPB, Purchasing Manager

School Board of Palm Beach County, FL

Sharon Swan, C.P.M., Director

Seminole County, FL

Ray Hooper, CPCM, Purchasing and Contracts Manager

Smith County, TX

Kelli Davis, CPPB, Purchasing Director

South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, FL

Christopher Bross, CPPO, Director, Procurement

Spring Independent School District, TX

Phillip Ellison, MBA, C.P.M., CPSM, RTSBA, Executive Director

State of Michigan, Department of Management and Budget, MI

Jeff Brownlee, Chief Procurement Officer

State of Utah, Department of Administrative Services, UT

Nancy Orton, C.P.M., Deputy Director

State of Virginia, Department of General Services, VA

Richard F. Sliwoski, P.E., Director

Tacoma School District, WA

Steven Demel, CPPO, Purchasing Manager

Tarrant County, TX

Jack Beacham, C.P.M., A.P.P., Purchasing Agent

Town of Flower Mound, TX

January Cook, CPPO, CPPB, Purchasing Manager

Town of Oro Valley, AZ

Brian Garrity, C.P.M., CPPB, Procurement Administrator

Travis County, TX

Cyd V. Grimes, C.P.M., CPPO, Purchasing Agent

Union Sanitary District, CA

John Stiggins, C.P.M., Purchasing Agent

University of California, Merced, CA

Cynthia Deegan, C.P.M., Director of Purchasing

University of Missouri, MO

Tony Hall, Chief Procurement Officer

University of Nevada Las Vegas, NV

Sharrie Mayden, C.P.M., Director of Purchasing

Utah Department of Transportation, UT

Tracie Montano, CPPB, Procurement Manager

Washoe County, NV

Michael Sullens, C.P.M., Purchasing & Contracts Manager

Washoe County School District, NV

Andrea Sullivan, CPSM, C.P.M., Purchasing Supervisor

Williamson County, TX

Robert Space, CPA, CPPO, Purchasing Agent

Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas, TX

David K. Setzer, C.P.M, CWE, Director of Workforce Development