AEP Award Recipients

2021 AEP Award Recipients

OrganizationRecipientCredentialsTitle
Ada County Alyssa Ellington NIGP-CPP, CPPB Procurement Supervisor
Alameda County Water District Robert Ferro    Purchasing Officer
Alamo Colleges District Andrea Manez   Assistant Director, Purchasing & Contract Administration
Anne Arundel County Public Schools Mary Jo Childs  Esq., CPPB, CPPO Supervisor Of Purchasing
Arapahoe County Government Keith Ashby  CPPO Purchasing Manager 
Arizona State University Jamon Hill   Executive Director Supply Chain
Atlanta Housing Albert Murillo J.D. Senior Vice President, Contracts & Procurement
Baltimore County Public Schools Melanie Webster  CPPB Purchasing Manager
Brazos Valley Council of Governments Susan Lightfoot CTCD, CTCM Purchasing Director
Brevard Public Schools Kristine Rodriguez MBA, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB Director of Procurement & Distribution Services
Broward College Zaida Riollano CPPB District Director, Strategic Sourcing
Central Arizona Project Doug Nicholson CPPB Supply Chain and Facilities Manager
Charlotte County Board of Commissioners Kimberly Corbett C.P.M., CPPB Senior Division Manager - Purchasing
City of Allen Debra Morris CPPO Purchasing Manager
City of Allentown Jessica Baraket  CPPO, CPCP Purchasing Agent 
City of Alpharetta Shawn Mitchell MBA, CMA, CFM Budget & Procurement Manager
City of Arvada Nancy Allen C.P.M. Purchasing Manager
City of Austin James Scarboro CPPO, CPSM, CPCM Purchasing Officer
City of Banning Shiloh Rogers   Purchasing Manager
City of Burbank Juliana Demers   Deputy Financial Services Director
City of Celina Dawn Berry CPPB Purchasing Manager
City of Chandler Christina Pryor CPPO, CPPB Purchasing and Materials Manager
City of Clermont Freddy Suarez MPA, CPPB Purchasing Services Director
City of College Station  Lisa Davis CPM, APP Purchasing Manager
City of Corinth Cindy Troyer  C.P.M., A.P.P Purchasing Agent
City of Delray Beach Ilyse Triestman CPPO, CPPB Acting Purchasing Director
City of Denton Christine Taylor  MPA Director of Procurement and Compliance
City of El Paso Bruce D. Collins CPPO Purchasing Director
City of Flagstaff Patrick Brown C.P.M., CPPB Purchasing Director
City of Fort Lauderdale Jodi Hart CPPO, CPPB, MBA Chief Procurement Officer
City of Frisco Daniel Ford CPPO, CPPB, M.B.A., NIGP-CPP Director of Administrative Services
City of Garland Gary Holcomb CPPO, C.P.M Director Of Procurement and Contracts
City of Hollywood, FL Steve Stewart

MBA, CPCM, CPPO, FCCM, NIGP-CPP

Assistant Director, Financial Services for Procurement (CPO)

City of Hurst Jerry Lewandowski   Director of Risk/ Purchasing/UB
City of Irvine Portia Mina CPSM, CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Agent
City of La Porte Cherell Daeumer CPPB Purchasing Manager
City of Lewisville Tracey Ogurek   Purchasing Manager
City of Long Beach Michelle Wilson   Purchasing Agent
City of Longmont, CO Valerie Scott NIGP-CPP, CPPB Purchasing & Contracts Manager
City of McAllen Gerardo Noriega NIGP-CPP, CPPB Purchasing & Contracts Manager
City of McKinney Lisa Littrell CPPO, CPPB Procurement Services Manager
City of Mesa Matthew Bauer MBA, CPPO, CPPB, CPSM Procurement Administrator
City of Miami Annie Perez CPPO Director Of Procurement
City of Miramar Alicia Ayum CPPB Procurement Director
City of Moreno Valley Angelic Davis MPA, CPPO Purchasing & Sustainability Division Manager
City of Mountain View Ann Mehta CPPO, C.P.M. Purchasing & Support Services Manager
City of Naples Gerald "Jed" Secory CPPO, CPPB Purchasing & Contracts Manager
City of Norfolk Michael Bevis JD, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPSM, C.P.M., CJP Chief Procurement Officer
City of Orlando David Billingsley CPSM, C.P.M. Chief Procurement Officer
City of Palm Beach Gardens Km! Ra - CPSM, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., CAP, OM, CPCP, FCCM, PMP Purchasing And Contracts Director
City of Plano Diane Palmer-Boeck CPPO, CPPB Director of Procurement and Project Management
City of Pompano Beach Carla Byrd CPPO, CPPB, JD, MBA Procurement Director
City of Portland Luu  Huynh   Administrative Specialist II
City of Rancho Cucamonga Ruth Cain CPPB Procurement Manager
City of Redlands Dana Abramovitz-Daniel M.B.A., CPPO Procurement Manager
City of Richardson Todd Gastorf CPPB Purchasing and Franchise Manager
City of Riverside Jennifer McCoy  CPPO Purchasing Manager
City of Rochester Hills Lisa Cummins CPPB Purchasing Manager
City of Rosenberg Blake Skiles CPPB, CPPM, CPP, CPC Purchasing Agent
City of San Antonio Troy Elliott CPA Deputy Chief Financial Officer
City of San Jose Jennifer Cheng   Deputy Director, Purchasing
City of Santa Clara Mark Giovannetti   Purchasing Division Manager
City of Santa Clarita Joseph Oerum   Clerk & Contract Services Manager
City of Sarasota David Boswell CPPO, CPPB, SPSM Purchasing General Manager
City of Southlake Tim Slifka  CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Manager
City of Sunnyvale Gregory Card  CPPO Purchasing Officer
City of Tampa Gregory Spearman  CPPO, NIGP-CPP Director
City of Tempe Lisa Goodman NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB Procurement Officer
City of Tucson Nathan Daou  NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., A.P.P. Procurement Administrator
City of Vaughan Asad Chughtai CSCMP, CPPO, CPPB, CPSM, CMMIII Director Procurement Services
City of Wentzville Alice Winkelman CPPB, NIGP-CPP Procurement Manager
City of Wichita Melinda Walker CPM Purchasing Manager
Clark County School District Steve Staggs CPM Purchasing Director
Clayton County Board of Commissioners Carol Rogers CCA, GCPA Director
Cleveland Metroparks Emil C. Rosol CPPO, CPPB, NIGP-CPP Procurement Manager
Cobb County School District Barbara Bates CPPB, NIGP-CPP Director of Procurement Services
Collier County Sandra Herrera CPPO, CPPB, CPM, ACP Procurement Director
Collin County  Michelle Charnoski CPPB Purchasing Agent
County of Loudoun Cheryl Middleton CPPB Purchasing Agent/Procurement Division Manager
County of Orange Maria Pirona MBA, CPPO County Procurement Officer
County of Placer Brett Wood   Purchasing Manager
County of Riverside Tina Grande   Director of Purchasing and Fleet Services
County of Sacramento Craig Rader CPPB, CPPO Purchasing Agent
County of San Bernardino Valerie Clay   Director of Purchasing
County of San Diego John Pellegrino NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPCM Director, Purchasing and Contracting
County of San Luis Obispo Michael Taylor   Administrative Service Manager
County of Santa Clara Gene Clark CPPO, C.P.M. Chief Procurement Officer
County of Ventura Cliff Chroust CPPO Purchasing Agent
County of Volusia, FL Pamela Wilsky CPPO, CPPB Director of Purchasing and Contracts
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Brad Cummings   Vice President, Procurement
Davis School District Lori Peterson NIGP-CPP, CPPO, C.P.M. Director of Purchasing
Defence Construction Canada Melanie Pouliot   National Director, Contract Services
Denton County Scott Arledge CPPO Director Of Purchasing
Denton County Transportation Authority Mrs. Athena Forrester CPPO, CPPB AVP of Regulatory Compliance
DFW International Airport Gregory Spoon CPSM Vice President, Procurement & Materials Management
Dorchester County John Tigert MPA Purchasing Services Manager
Eastern Municipal Water District Daniel Howell C.P.M. Senior Director of Administrative Services
El Paso County Courthouse Debra Carrejo-Trull CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Agent
Florida State University Rosey Murton CPPO, CPPB Chief Procurement Officer
Foothill Transit Christopher Pieper   Director of Procurement
Fulton County Government Felicia Strong-Whitaker CPPO Chief Purchasing Agent
Fulton County Schools Angela Young CPPB  Executive Director of Contracting
Georgia Department of Transportation Mary Zirock CPPB, GCPA Assistant Chief Procurement Officer
Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District Brian Garrity CPSM, C.P.M., CPPB Director of Procurement
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Heather Tizzard   Chief Procurement Officer
Government of Yukon Shanna Epp   Director, SSB
Government Support Services Dean Stotler CPPO Chief Procurement Officer
Granite School District Jared Gardner CPPO, C.P.M. Director Of Purchasing/Warehouse
Gregg County, Texas Kelli Davis CPPB Purchasing Agent
Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Holly Cafferata CPPB, CPPO Purchasing Director 
Gwinnett County Public Schools Kevin Kriews  NIGP-CPP Director of Purchasing and Property Management
Harris County Department of Education Dr. Jesus Amezcua R.T.S.B.A, Ph.D. Assistant Superintendent of Business Services
Houston Community College Joseph Gavin  CTCD Executive Director, Procurement Operations
Howard County Government Dean Hof  CPPO Procurement Administrator
Iowa State University  Cory Harms   Chief Procurement Officer
Johnson County, TX Ralph McBroom C.P.M. Purchasing Agent
Johnson County, KS Robin Lynes CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Manager
La Joya Independent School District Sylvia G Zapata CPPO, RTSBA Executive Director Of Purchasing & Warehouse Operations
Lansing Community College Samantha Gallimore CPPO Interim Purchasing Director
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Jennifer Curry-Eke   Sr. Director of Purchasing and Risk Management
Louisville / Jefferson County Metro Government Joel  Neaveill NIGP-CPP Director of Procurement
Manatee County Government Jacob Erickson MBA, CPPO, NIGP-CPP Procurement Official
McAllen Independent School District Alejandra Gonzalez M Ed Director of Purchasing Services
Miami-Dade County Lydia Osborne PhD, CPPO, CPPB Division Director, Strategic Procurement
Mohave County Tara Acton CPPB Director of Procurement and Central Services
Mohave Educational Services Cooperative, Inc. Anita McLemore . Executive Director
Montgomery County Avinash Shetty   Director, Office of Procurement
New York State Office of General Services Sean Carroll CPPO CPO
Newton County School System Greg Goins CPPO, CPPB Procurement Coordinator
North Texas Tollway Authority David Evans Certified Texas Procurement Manager Senior Director Procurement Services and Business Diversity
Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District Jacqueline L Williams CPPO Manager of Procurement Services
NYC Citywide Administrative Services Mersida Ibric   Deputy Commissioner, Office of Citywide Procurement
NYS Office Of General Services Sean Carroll  CPPO CPO
OCTA Pia Veesapen   Director, CAMM
Old Dominion University Etta Henry CPPO, CPPB, CUPO, VCCO, VCO Director of Procurement Services 
Omnitrans Teresa M. Villa C.P.M., CPPB Director of Procurement
Orange County Fire Authority Sara Kennedy  CPPB Purchasing Manager
Orange County Government Carrie Mathes MPA, CFCM, CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB, A.P.P. Procurement Manager
Orange County Public Schools David Wheeler NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, FCCM Director
Orange County Sanitation District Anthony Segura  

Purchasing Supervisor

Pima County Terri Spencer  C.P.M. Procurement Director
Pinellas County  Merry Celeste   Division Director
Province of Nova Scotia Chris  Mitchell   Chief Procurement Officer
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Jana Vargas   Director, Procurement & Contract Services
San Diego County Water Authority Lina  Lopez   Purchasing Technician
San Diego Housing Commission Debra Fischle-Faulk   Sr. Vice President, Compliance and Equity Assurance
San Jacinto Community College District Ann Kokx-Templet CPPO Chief Procurement Officer
San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors Johnnie Terry CPPO, CPPB Director of Purchasing
San Mateo County Transit District Kevin  Yin   Director
Santa Clarita Community College District April Graham   Director, Contract, Procurement, and Risk Management Services
Sarasota County Government Jennifer Slusarz CPPO, CPPB Procurement Official
School District of Palm Beach County Darci Garbacz C.P.M., A.P.P. Director of Purchasing
Seminole County Board of County Commissioners Kindra  Black   Procurement Technician
Snohomish County Bramby Tollen C.P.M., CPSD, CPSM, CPPO, CPCM, CPP Purchasing Manager
Sourcewell Jeremy Schwartz CPPO Director of Operations and Procurement/CPO
South Florida Regional Transportation Authority Bryan  Kohlberg   Chief Contracting Officer
Spring Branch Independent School District Richard L Gay CPPO, RSBO, RTSBA Director of Procurement Services
Spring Independent School District Phillip Ellison MBA, C.P.M., CPSM, RTSBA Executive Director, Procurement Services
State of Delaware Dean Stotler Chief Procurement Officer CPPO
Tacoma School District #10 Rosalind Medina  CPA CFO
Tampa International Airport Edward R. Haines CPPO, CPPB Vice President of Procurement
Tarrant County Melissa Lee C.P.M., A.P.P. Purchasing Agent
Tarrant Regional Water District David Owen   Purchasing Manager
The City of Red Deer Shelly Flahr SCMP, CPPO, CPPB Procurement Lead - Procurement & Risk Management 
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Ben Calmes   Unit Manager
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Terence Feeney CPPO Chief Procurement Officer
The Port Authority of NY & NJ Lillian Valenti   Chief Procurement and Contracting Officer
The Public Procurement Agency Heather Tizzard CPM Chief Procurement Officer
Town of Davie Brian O'Connor   Procurement Manager
Town of Little Elm Rebecca Hunter CPPB Purchasing Manager
Town of Prosper January Cook CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Manager
Travis County Bonnie Floyd MBA, CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Agent
University of Health Hugh Amiel   Director
University of Florida Lisa Deal   Assistant Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Sharrie Mayden C.P.M. Executive Director 
Upper Trinity Regional Water District Jan Morris   Assistant Director for Administration
Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority Melissa Watts MBA, MPA, VCA Director of Procurement
Virginia Beach City Public Schools Kevin Beardsley CPPO Director of Purchasing
VTA  John Wesley White CPCM, CFCM Chief Procurement Officer
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit T. Suzette Moore CPPO, CPPB Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer
Washoe County School District Andrea Sullivan CPSM, CPIM Director Of Procurement & Contracts
WaterOne Michael Tripp C.P.M., CPPB Manager - Procurement & Inventory Control
West Basin Municipal Water District Margaret  Moggia CPPO, ARM Executive Manager of Finance
Williamson County Joy Simonton MPA, CPPB Purchasing Agent
WSNCT David Setzer CPSM, C.P.M. Executive Director-Workforce