NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement

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Our Leadership

2022-2023 Governing Board


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NIGP is grateful for the service and commitment of all our volunteer leaders.  

Glenn T. O'Steen, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, MBA

Chair
Procurement Manager
Columbia County Board of Commissioners
Phone: 706-868-3302
Email: gosteen@columbiacountyga.gov

Kim Albritton, NIGP-CPP, CPPB, FCCM

Director Financial Operations
St. Lucie County School District
Phone: 772-429-3972
Email: kimberly.albritton@stlucieschools.org

Jessica Baraket, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPCP

Purchasing Agent
City of Allentown, PA
Phone: 610-437-7624
Email: jessica.baraket@allentownpa.gov

Clarissa Clark, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB

Director of Purchasing
University of South Carolina
Phone: 803-777-7162
Email: clarkcg2@mailbox.sc.edu

Lisa Marie Cummins, CPPB, MBA

Purchasing Manager
City of Rochester Hills, MI
Phone: 248-841-2537
Email: cumminsl@rochesterhills.org

Jeffrey E. Dansdill, CPPO, CPSM, CPPB, CPCM, CMRP

Senior Contracts Manager
Hawaii Health Systems Corp. - East HI Region
Phone:  808-932-3112
Email: dansdill.j@gmail.com

Andrea Foren, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB

Purchasing Manager
City of Fayetteville - AR
Prairie Grove, AR
Phone: 479-236-8605
Email: aforen@fayetteville-ar.gov

Abdoul Kabaou, NIGP-CPP, CPPO

Director of Procurement
Clinton National Airport
Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-537-7307
Email: akabaou@clintonairport.com

David L. Keen

Thought-Leader
Chief Financial Officer
American Physical Therapy Association
Phone: 703-706-3131
Email: davekeen@apta.org

Steve Siesser

Thought Leader
Consultant & Tax Practitioner
SCS & Associates
Phone: 240-463-1898
Email: steve@taxlawmd.com

Brooke Smith, MIS, MMC

Purchasing Agent & Deputy
Murray City Corporation, UT
Phone: 801-264-2662
Email: bsmith@murray.utah.gov

Rick L. Grimm, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB

CEO - National Institute of Governmental Purchasing
Phone: 703-429-2590
Email: rgrimm@nigp.org

Jody Jacoby, NIGP-CPP, CPPO

Chair
Procurement Director
Metropolitan Council
Phone: 651-602-1144
Email:  jody.jacoby@metc.state.mn.us

Zulay Millan, NIGP-CPP, CPPB, CPPO, FCCM

Chair-Elect
Young Professional Designee

Assistant Manager - Procurement Division
Orange County - FL
Phone: 407-836-5633
Email: zulay.millan@ocfl.net

Sarah Andrews, NIGP-CPP, CPPB

Contract Specialist
Dutchess County

Poughkeepsie, NY
Phone: 845-486-3671
Email: sandrews@dutchessny.gov

Lori J. Bryant, NIGP-CPP, CPPB

Purchasing Director
Clarksville-Montgomery County
Phone: 931-920-7852
Email: lori.bryant@cmcss.net

Zac Christensen, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB

Sr. Director of Procurement and Supply Chain
Utah State Board of Education
Salt Lake City, UT 
Phone: 801-587-3784
Email: zchristensen@purchasing.utah.edu

Amy Flack, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB

Senior Manager, Non-Capital Program
Hillsborough County Aviation Authority
Phone: 813-801-6059
Email: aflack@tampaairport.com

Stacy Gregg, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB

Procurement Manager
South Carolina State University
Phone: 803-536-8743
Email: sgregg7@scsu.edu

Kristen Hutto, NIGP-CPP, CPPB

Procurement Manager
State of South Carolina, Division of Procurement Services
Phone: 803-737-7685
Email: khutto@mmo.sc.gov

Penny Owens, NIGP-CPP, CPPO

Non-Voting Advisor
Purchasing Agent
City of Knoxville
Phone: 865-215-2062
Email: powens@knoxvilletn.gov

Carrie C. Roberts, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CAPM, C.P.M.

Carrie C. Roberts, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CAPM, C.P.M.
Purchasing Director
Pasco County Board of Commissioners
Phone: 404-802-2506
Email: croberts@pascocountyfl.net

Katherine Tople, NIGP-CPP, CPPB

Young Professional Designee
State Purchasing Officer
State of Illinois Procurement
Phone: 217-556-6626
Email: Ktople@ilsos.gov

Kristy D. Varda, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB

Contracting Officer
Loudoun County
Leesburg, VA 
Phone: 571-258-3144
Email: Kristy.varda@loudoun.gov

Rick L. Grimm, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB

CEO - National Institute of Governmental Purchasing
Phone: 703-429-2590
Email: rgrimm@nigp.org

Stacy Lynn Adams, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB

Chair
Director of Statewide Sourcing
State of South Carolina, Division of Procurement Services
Phone: 803-737-4375
Phone: sadams@mmo.sc.gov

Victor Leamer, CPPB

Chair-Elect
Senior Buyer
Spokane County
Phone: 590-477-3693
Email: VLEAMER@spokanecounty.org

Tara L. Acton, CPPB

Director of Procurement and Central Services
Mohave County Department of Procurement, AZ
Phone: 928-753-0752
Email: actont@mohave.gov

Cie Armstead

Thought-Leader
Director of Diversity
American College of Surgeons
Phone: 708-715-7203
Email: Cie.armstead@outlook.com

James Crenshaw, NIGP-CPP, CPPO

Contract Specialist
Office of Contracts, Washington DC Office of the CFO
Phone: 202-442-6802
Email: james.crenshaw@dc.gov

Jeff De Cagna, FRSA FASAE

Thought Leader
Executive Advisor
Foresight First LLC
Phone: 703-348-0705
Email: jeff@foresightfirst.io

Alex Denis, NIGP-CPP, CPPO

Procurement Director
City of Miami Beach
Phone: 305-673-7490
Email: alexdenis@miamibeachfl.gov

Torry R. Huff, CPPO, CPPB, VCCO, VCO

Senior Procurement Specialist
Fairfax Water
Fairfax, VA
Phone: 703-289-6263
Email: thuff@fairfaxwater.org

Jenn Myers, NIGP-CPP, CPPB

Procurement Manager
City of Tucson
Phone: 520-837-4137
Email: jenn.myers@tucsonaz.gov

Bobbie Tolston, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB

Supervisor of Procurement
Harford County Public Schools
Purchasing Department
Bel Air, MD 
Phone: 410-638-4083
Email: Bobbie.Tolston@hcps.org

Christin Webb, NIGP-CPP, CPPB, MBA

Administrator of Purchasing
Shelby County, TN
Phone: 901-222-2250
Email: christin.webb@shelbycountytn.gov

Rick L. Grimm, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB

CEO - National Institute of Governmental Purchasing
Phone: 703-429-2590
Email: rgrimm@nigp.org

Committee & Task Force Members

Members 2022-2023

  • Accreditation

    Kathleen Fisher, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, CPCP - Chair
    Senior Procurement Agent
    Hillsborough County Aviation Authority


     J. Kevin Beardsley, CPPO, CPPB
    Director, Purchasing Services
    Virginia Beach City Public Schools


    Michael E. Bevis, JD, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPSM, C.P.M
    Chief Procurement Officer
    City of Norfolk


    Sonya Collins, CPPB
    Chief Procurement Officer
    Great Lakes Water Authority


    Julie Denton, NIGP-CPP, CPPB
    Senior Procurement Specialist
    City of Vancouver - WA


    Janina Lewis, NIGP-CPP, CPPO
    Procurement Services Director
    City of Tarpon Springs, FL


    Lawrence L. Lee Martin, PH.D.
    Professor of Public Affairs
    University of Central Florida


    Terry L. McKee, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M. MPA, CPCP
    Information Technology & Procurement Director
    Knoxville's Community Development Corp - The Public Housing & Redevelopment Authority


    Nick Perrera, NIGP-CPP, CPPO CPPB
    Procurement Manager
    Arizona Department of Administration


    Richelieu M Sese, CPPB
    Contract & Bids Administrator
    City of Independence, MO


    Theresa Webb, M.A. NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, CPSM, C.P.M., 
    Retired Procurement Official


    Chanda Taylor Carpenter
    Director of Content Research & Design
    NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement 

     

  • Audit

    Audit

    Denise E. Badillo, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Purchasing Director
    City of North Charleston, SC


    Mark Later, CPPO, MBA, CPA
    Director, Fiscal Operations
    State of Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation, OH


    Tony Reed, NIGP-CPP, CPPO
    Director
    City of Baltimore - Bureau of Procurement, MD


    Katherine Torres
    Controller
    NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement 


    Fred Kuhn
    Chief Growth Officer
    NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement 

     

  • Awards

    Awards

    Victoria A. Cortinas, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M.
    Tucson, AZ


    Brooke Green, CPPB
    Procurement Analyst
    Lee County Board of Commissioners
    Fort Myers, FL


    Jennifer Miller, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Director of Procurement 
    City of Salisbury, MD


    Krystyna J. Owen, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Purchasing Agent
    City of Norfolk, VA


    Kellie D. Pendleton, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Purchasing Manager
    City of Plano, TX


    Andrea L. Philyaw, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, PMP, CPPB
    Director, Procurement & Risk Management
    Loudoun County Public Schools
    Ashburn, VA


    Laura J. Rader, NIGP-CPP, CPPB
    Purchasing and Contracts Supervisor
    Truckee Meadows Water Authority
    Sparks, NV


    Sue Skilton, SCMP, MBA
    Manager, Purchasing and Contracts
    Elk Island Public Schools
    Sherwood Park, AB


    Kristy D Varda, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Contracting Officer 
    Loudoun County, VA


    Amy C Flack, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Member Council Liaison
    Senior Manager, Non-Capital Program
    Hillsborough County Aviation Authority


    Cathie Patin
    Staff Liaison
    Marketing Communications Manager
    NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement 

  • Certification Commission

    Certification Commission

    Carl Bonitto, CSCMP
    Commission Chair
    Manager of Purchasing and Risk Management Services
    Northumberland County, Cobourg, ON
    Phone: 905-372-3329 ext: 2261
    Email: bonittoc@northumberland.ca


    Sean Carroll, NIGP-CPP
    Chair Elect
    Member appointed by NIGP
    Chief Procurement Officer
    State of New York Procurement
    Phone: 518-473-5294
    Email: sean.carroll@ogs.ny.gov


    David Billingsley CPSM, C.P.M.
    Member appointed by FAPPO
    Chief Procurement Officer
    City of Orlando, FL
    Phone: 407-246-2897
    Email: DAVID.BILLINGSLEY@orlando.gov


    Stacy Gregg, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Member appointed by NIGP
    Procurement Manager
    South Carolina State University
    Phone: 803-536-8743
    Email: sgregg7@scsu.edu


    Etta A. Henry, CPPO, CPPB, VCCO, CUPO, VCO
    Member appointed by NIGP
    Director of Procurement Services
    Old Dominion University
    Phone: 757-683-5889
    Email: ehenry@odu.edu


    Barbara Johnson, NIGP-CPP, FNIGP
    Member appointed by NIGP
    Retired
    State of Ohio Department of Corrections
    Phone: 614-507-0358
    Email: brjohnson819@gmail.com


    Kelly Loll Mayorga, C.P.M.
    Member appointed by NAEP
    Executive Director of Procurement Services
    Florida International University
    Phone: 850-921-7874
    Email: kelly.loll@fiu.edu


    Zulay Vincenty Millan, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, FCCM
    Member appointed by NIGP
    Assistant Manager - Procurement Division
    Orange County - FL
    Phone: 407-836-5633
    Email: zulay.millan@ocfl.net


    Jack Pellegrino, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPCM
    Member appointed by CAPPO
    Director of Purchasing and Contracting
    County of San Diego
    Phone: 858-505-6565
    Email: jack.pellegrino@sdcounty.ca.gov


    Christina Pryor, CPPO, CPPB
    Member appointed by NPI
    Purchasing and Materials Manager
    City of Chandler, AZ
    Phone: 480-782-2403
    Email: christina.pryor@chandleraz.gov


    Annie Teav, CPPB
    Member appointed by NIGP
    eProcurement Support
    Multnomah County Purchasing, OR
    Phone: 503-988-5111
    Email: Annie.Teav@multco.us


    Dr. Mohamad G. Alkadry, Ph.D.
    Non-Voting Academic Advisor
    Professor and Public Policy Department Head
    University of Connecticut
    Phone: 959-200-3858
    Email: mohamad.alkadry@uconn.edu


    Dr. Adam Williams, Ph.D.
    Voting Academic Advisor
    Associate Professor
    Nova Southeastern University (NSU Florida)
    Phone: 217-206-7394
    Email: awillia3@nova.edu


    Diane Daly
    Staff Liaison
    Director of Certification
    NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement 


    Rick Grimm, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, FCIPS
    Chief Executive Officer
    NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement 

  • Chapter Ambassadors

    Chapter Ambassadors

    Area 1
    Sean Carroll, NIGP-CPP
    Chief Procurement Officer
    New York State Office of General Services


    Area 1
    Phil Goodwin
    Purchasing Agent
    Town of Hamden, CT


    Area 2
    Lorie W. Newton, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Assistant Procurement Director
    Chesterfield County, VA


    Area 3
    Penny M Owens, NIGP-CPP, CPPO - Chair
    Purchasing Agent
    City of Knoxville


    Area 4
    Samuel P. Lemonis, CPPB
    District Director of Purchasing
    Hinds Community College, MS


    Area 4
    William J. Tommie, Jr., CPPO
    Purchasing Director
    Cobb County Government


    Area 5
    Karen M. Main, CPPO, CPPB
    Retired


    Area 5
    Joe Benjamin, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, FCCM
    Director of Purchasing
    Pinellas County School Board


    Area 6
    Kara M. Daniel, NIGP-CPP
    Manager 1 - Purchasing
    City of Springfield - MO


    Area 6
    Ginger R. Line, NIGP-CPP, CPPB, MPA
    Client Development Administrator
    Sourcewell


    Area 6
    Katherine I. Tople, NIGP-CPP, CPPB
    Council Liaison
    State Purchasing Officer
    State of Illinois Procurement


    Area 7
    Leah Price
    Chief Administrator
    Oklahoma Department of Corrections


    Area 8
    Diane L. Seaton, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, CDT, MCA
    Contracts Manager
    City of Portland, OR


    Area 8
    Alyssa Ellington, NIGP-CPP, CPPB
    Procurement Supervisor
    Ada County, ID


    Area 9
    William (Bill) L. Munch, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Procurement Compliance and Training Officer
    Valley Schools Management Group 


    Jennifer Steffan
    Chapter Relations Manager
    NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement

  • Content Management

    Content Management

    Stephanie Dion, NIGP-CPP, CPPB - Chair
    Director, Procurement Center of Excellence
    Government of Manitoba, MB


    Joe Benjamin, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, FCCM - Vice Chair
    Director of Purchasing
    Pinellas County School Board


    Lorraine M. Hein, NIGP-CPP, CPPB
    Director of Business
    Western Suffolk BOCES 


    Patricia M. Innocenti, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Procurement Manager
    City of Fairfax, VA


    Abdoul Kabaou, NIGP-CPP, CPPO
    Director of Procurement
    Clinton National Airport


    Victor A. Leamer, CPPB
    Senior Buyer
    Spokane County


    Shari L. Pine, CPPO, CPPB, CPM
    Interim Purchasing Lead
    City of Olathe, KS


    Pamela Simpkins, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, VCO
    Purchasing Manager
    City of Roanoke, VA


    Oren R Thomas, IV, QPA, CPM
    Purchasing Manager
    Atlantic County Utilities Authority


    Rachael Vejraska, NIGP-CPP, CPPB
    Director Materials Management
    Tulsa Public Schools ISD #1


    Brett M. Wood, CPPO, CPPB
    Purchasing Manager
    Placer County, CA


    Amber Yates, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Procurement Administrator
    Little Rock Water Reclamation Authority, AR


    Todd Slater
    Chief Content Officer
    NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement
     

  • Diversity & Equity

    Diversity & Equity

    Sharon Reed
    Chair
    Procurement Manager
    Unified Government of Wyandotte County, KS


    Hattie M. Crosby, CPPO
    Vice Chair
    Chief of Procurement & Contracts
    Maryland Environmental Services


    Angela Edwards, NIGP-CPP, CPPB
    Chief Administrator
    New York City Department of Education


    Tabatha Freedman, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Senior Procurement Analyst
    County of Volusia, FL


    Latifah Jackson


    Cherilyn G. Wadley, CPPB
    Contract Compliance Specialist Senior
    City of Austin FSD Purchasing


    Stacy Gregg, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Member Council Liaison
    Procurement Director
    South Carolina State University - Office of Procurement Services


    Belinda D. Sites, CMP, CAE, IOM
    Director, Community Engagement
    NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement

  • Leadership Development

    Leadership Development

    Lourdes (Maria de Lourdes) Coss, NIGP-CPP, CPPO - Chair


    Kerrie P Koopman, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB - Vice Chair
    Deputy Director
    Maryland State Highway Administration


    Paul J. Brennan, NIGP-CPP, CPPB, FNIGP
    Director of Purchasing
    County of Rockland, NY


    Christine Coghill, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB


    Allen Hunsberger, NIGP-CPP, C.P.M.
    Assistant Director
    County of San Diego


    Danny Mays, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPSM, CPPB
    Director
    Maryland Judiciary


    Lisa Mehalko, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CIA, CPSM, CGAP, GCPM
    Director of Procurement
    Georgia Technology Authority


    Tanya M. Parker, NIGP-CPP, CPPB
    Procurement Agent
    St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission, MD


    Stephanie B. Suter, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Procurement Manager
    City of Lynchburg, VA


    Jack Adger, NIGP-CPP, CPPO
    Non-Voting Advisor
    Assistant Purchasing Agent
    Harris County, TX


    Alex Denis, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, EDD
    Talent Council Liaison
    Procurement Director
    City of Miami Beach


    Christin Webb, NIGP-CPP, CPPB, MBA
    Talent Council Liaison
    Administrator
    Shelby County Government, Memphis, TN

  • Mentorship

    Mentorship

    Christine M. Baker, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Procurement Advisor
    City of Tigard, OR


    Kirk Buffington, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, C.P.M., CPFIM, MBA


    O’Linda A. Fuller, DCPC, MBA, CASA
    Senior Specialist, Planning Acquisition & Contract Compliance
    Washington Metro Area Transit Authority


    Marcheta E. Gillespie, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., CPM
    President of NIGP Code and Consulting Services
    Periscope Holdings Inc.


    Keith K. Glatz, NIGP-CPP, CPPO
    Purchasing & Contracts Manager
    City of Tamarac, FL


    Brandy Hazel, NIGP-CPP, CPPB
    Manager of Contracts and Procurement
    Denton County Transportation Authority


    Whitney Mugford-Smith, NIGP-CPP, CPPB
    Procurement Manager
    City of Wheat Ridge, CO


    David E. Nash, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Procurement Specialist - Retired


    Philip Saunders, MCFE, DSL, LSSGB


    Shirley J Webb, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB


    Jenn Myers, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Council Liaison
    Procurement Manager
    City of Tucson, AZ


    Bobbie Tolston, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Council Liaison
    Supervisor of Procurement 
    Harford County Public Schools


    Todd Slater, PhD
    Staff Liaison
    Chief Content Officer
    NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement

  • Pipeline & Placement

    Pipeline & Placement

    Alena Croy, CPPB, MBA, CPO
    Chair
    Purchasing Specialist
    City of Oklahoma City


    Tara Camp, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Vice Chair
    Senior Manager - Non Capital & Materials Management
    Hillsborough County Aviation Authority


    Jeri Bentley, CPPB
    Administrator III/Program Support Manager
    Maryland Dept. of Health, Baltimore, MD


    Nathan Dawson
    Procurement Director
    State of South Carolina, Procurement Services


    Emil (Charlie) Rosol, III, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Director of Procurement
    Cleveland Metroparks, Cleveland, OH


    Brooke Smith
    Purchasing Agent & Deputy
    Murray City Corporation, UT


    James Crenshaw, NIGP-CPP, CPPO
    Council Liaision
    Contract Specialist
    Office of Contracts, Washington DC Office of the Chief Financial Officer


    Torry R. Huff, CPPO, CPPB, VCCO, VCO
    Council Liaison
    Senior Procurement Specialist
    Fairfax Water


    Victor Leamer, CPPB
    Talent Council Liaison
    Senior Buyer
    Spokane County, WA


    Helen Leonard
    Staff Liaison
    Governance Manager
    NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement

  • Position Paper Steering Committee

    Position Paper Steering Committee

    Brett M. Adams
    Purchasing Director
    Jefferson County Public Schools


    Zac Christensen, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Sr. Director of Procurement and Supply Chain
    Utah State Board of Education


    Meggan E. LaPorte, CPPO
    Chief Procurement Officer
    Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System


    David Wheeler, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, FCCM
    Director
    Orange County Public Schools


    Carrie C. Roberts, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CAPM, C.P.M.
    Member Council Liaison
    Purchasing Director
    Pasco County Board of Commissioners, FL


    Belinda D. Sites, CMP, CAE, IOM
    Staff Liaison
    Director, Community Engagement
    NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement

  • Scholarship

    Scholarship

    Rennette R. Apodaca, CPPO
    Executive Director Procurement and Accounts Payable
    Albuquerque Public Schools


    Jo Marie Brown, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Procurement Manager II
    State of South Carolina, Procurement Services


    Andrea Foren, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Purchasing Manager
    City of Fayetteville - AR


    Georgia Gillens, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, CPM
    Procurement Director
    South Carolina Public Employee Benefit Authority


    Pamela R. Johnson Moore, NIGP-CPP, CPPB
    RFP Manager and AUM Contractor
    Alabama Department of Medicaid


    Kaliska King, CPPB
    State Procurement Analyst
    State of Oregon Department of Administrative Services


    Maija M. Lampinen, NIGP-CPP, CPPB
    Procurement and Contracts Manager
    Port of Everett, WA


    Lori Noyes
    Contracts and Procurement Manager
    Valley Metro
    Tempe, AZ


    Katrina Ponzini, M.ED.
    Supervisor of Small Business and Veteran Programs
    School District of Osceola County, FL


    Arju Yudasto, MPA
    Contract Officer I
    City of Miami Beach, FL


    Kristen Hutto, NIGP-CPP, CPPB
    Member Council Liaison
    Procurement Manager
    State of South Carolina, Division of Procurement Services


    Zulay Millan, NIGP-CPP, CPPB, CPPO, FCCM
    Member Council Liaison
    Assistant Manager - Procurement Division
    Orange County Florida – Procurement Division


    Chanda Taylor Carpenter
    Staff Liaison
    Director of Content Research & Design
    NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement 

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Past Presidents

PAST LEADERS

  • Past Presidents/Governing Board Chairs
    • 2021-2022 Taylor Adams, CPPO, City of Virginia Beach
    • 2020-2021 Taylor Adams, CPPO, City of Virginia Beach
    • 2019-2020 Michael E. Bevis, JD, CPPO, CPSM, C.P.M, City of Norfolk, VA
    • 2018-2019 Michael E. Bevis, JD, CPPO, CPSM, C.P.M, City of Norfolk, VA
    • 2017-2018 Jack Adger, CPPO, CPPB, Denton County, TX
    • 2016-2017 Jack Adger, CPPO, CPPB, Bossier Parish Schools, LA
    • 2015-2016 Keith K. Glatz, CPPO, FCPM, FCPA, City of Tamarac, FL
    • 2014-2015 Donald G. Buffum, CPPO, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS
    • 2013-2014 Marcheta E. Gillespie, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., CPM, City of Tucson, AR
    • 2012-2013 Bobbi Matthews, CPPO, CPPB, Port of Portland, OR
    • 2011-2012 Stephanie Creed, CPPO, CPPB, Arkansas State University - Beebe
    • 2010-2011 Kenneth Koester, CPPO, C.P.M., A.P.P., Unified Purchasing Coop Of Ohio River Valley, Cincinnati, OH
    • 2009-2010 Paul Brennan, CPPO, Rockland County, NY
    • 2008-2009 Kirk Buffington, CPPO, C.P.M., MBA, City of Fort Lauderdale, FL
    • 2007-2008 Edmund Grant, CPPO, CPPB, RPPO, County of Cape May, NJ
    • 2006-2007 Darin Matthews, CPPO, C.P.M., Metro, Office of Finance & Administration, OR
    • 2005-2006 Norma Hall, CPPO, CPPB, CPM, Office of Materials Management, SC
    • 2004-2005 Ronald Watkins, CPPO, City of Grand Junction, CO
    • 2003-2004 Jean A. Clark, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., CPM, AZ Department of Administration, Phoenix
    • 2002 Stephen B. Gordon, Ph.D., CPPO, Metropolitan Government of Nashville/Davison County, TN
    • 2001 William B. Irish, CPPO, C.P.M., County of Northampton, PA
    • 2000 Rick D. Berry, CPPO, City of Virginia Beach
    • 1999 Corrine A. Culver, Arizona Department of Transportation
    • 1998 Louis Moore, City Of St. Petersburg, FL
    • 1997 Glenn R. Cummings, Broward County Board Of Commissioners, FL
    • 1996 Sharon E. Seekins, City Of Mesa, AZ
    • 1995 James B. O’Neill II, City Of Fort Collins, Co
    • 1994 Larry N. Wellman, Fairfax County, VA
    • 1993 Thomas F. Blaine, Jr., Harris-Stowe State College, MO
    • 1992 Robert J. Sheridan, Warren County, NJ
    • 1991 J. W. (Bill) Adams, City Of Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
    • 1990 Kenneth C. Trufant, District School Board Of Pasco County, FL
    • 1989 Curtis L. Walsh, Henrico County, VA
    • 1988 Robin J. Zee, State Of Maryland
    • 1987 Betty Y. Bingham, City Of Louisville/Jefferson County, KY
    • 1986 William E. Peter, City Of St. Paul/County Of Ramsey, MN
    • 1985 Charles W. Hintze, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, WI
    • 1983-84 Hugh M. Carleton, State Of Louisiana
    • 1982-83 Solon A. Bennett, City Of Austin, TX
    • 1981-82 Joseph J. Warnas, Maricopa County, AZ
    • 1980-81 Stanley D. Zemansky, City Of Baltimore, MD
    • 1979-80 James P. Arnold, City Of Chicago, IL
    • 1978-79 William B. Whitson, Nashville-Davidson County, TN
    • 1977-78 Herbert C. Damron, St. Louis Community College, MO
    • 1976-77 Donald F. Krueger, City Of Tampa, FL
    • 1975-76 T. Gordon Sandridge, Richmond Public Schools, VA
    • 1974-75 Douglas G. Judd, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    • 1973-74 Homer A. Foerster, Texas State Board Of Control
    • 1972-73 Robert G. Edgerton, Luzerne County, PA
    • 1971-72 Edwin W. Hyka, City Of Long Beach, CA
    • 1970-71 T. M. Galloway, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    • 1969-70 Robert K. Lowry, City Of Ft. Lauderdale, FL
    • 1968-69 Thomas C. Iaia, City School District, Rochester, NY
    • 1967-68 William J. Burke, Texas State Board Of Control
    • 1966-67 Charles F. Sullivan, State Of New Jersey
    • 1965-66 George W. Warren, Jr., City Of Baltimore, MD
    • 1964-65 Andrew L. Lehrbaummer, City Of Milwaukee, WI
    • 1963-64 Rexford G. Wessells, District Of Columbia
    • 1962-63 G. Lloyd Nunally, Commonwealth Of Virginia
    • 1961-62 Verne O. Gehringer, County Of San Diego, CA
    • 1960-61 Otto R. Winter, City Of Philadelphia, PA
    • 1959-60 Ernest J. Brewer, City Of Atlanta, GA
    • 1958-59 O. Grant Brush, City Of Austin, TX
    • 1958 Joseph P. Spagna, City Of New York, NY
    • 1957-58 Maurice S. Park, County Of Dane, WI
    • 1956-57 John W. Huffman, City Of Richmond, VA
    • 1955-56 John G. Krieg, City Of Cincinnati, OH
    • 1954-55 Bernard L. Gill, City Of Madison, WI
    • 1953-54 C. L. Magnuson, State Of Connecticut
    • 1952-53 Leo Weil, City Of Cleveland, OH
    • 1952 Carl Riggs, State Of West Virginia
    • 1951-52 Arthur B. Gathright, Commonwealth Of Virginia 
    • 1950-51 Michael M. Donohue, County Of Allegheny, PA
    • 1949-50 John F. Ward, City Of Chicago, IL 
    • 1948-49 Joseph W. Nicholson, City Of Milwaukee, WI
    • 1947-48 W.Z. Betts, State Of North Carolina
    • 1946-47 Albert Pleydell, City Of New York, NY
    • 1945-46 Maurice G. Postley, New York City Board Of Education, NY
    • 1944-45 Alvin J. Holm, City Of Los Angeles, CA