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AEP Award Recipients

2018 AEP Award Recipients

Organization Recipient Credentials Title
Alameda County Water District Roslyn Fuller   Purchasing Officer
Alamo Colleges District Karen Gottfried   Assistant Director
Alexandria City Public Schools Sharon Lewis M.P.S., CPPB, VCO Director Of Procurement
Anne Arundel County Public Schools Mary Jo Childs Esq., CPPO, CPCM Supervisor Of Purchasing
Arapahoe County Government Keith Ashby CPPO Purchasing Manager
Arizona State University Jackie Blessington   Assistant Dir., Supply Chain Admin
Atlanta Public Schools Alisa Morningstar CPPO Executive Director
Auburn University Missty Kennedy MBA Director, Procurement & Business Services
Baltimore County Public Schools Melanie L. Webster   Purchasing Manager
Bi-State Development Larry Jackson C.P.M. Executive VP Administration
Brazoria County Lesa Girouard A.P.P., C.P.M., CPPB Purchasing Director
Cal Poly State University Dru Zachmeyer BA, JD Assistant Vice President
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Joseph Simoneschi   Associate Vice President, Finance and Administrative Services
California State University, Fresno Brian Cotham CPM Director
California State University, Sacramento John Guion   Director, Procurement and Contract Services
Central Arizona Project Doug Nicholson CPPB, CPM Supply Chain & Facilities Manager
Central Contra Costa Sanitary District Stephanie King   Purchasing Manager
Charlotte County Board of Commissioners Kimberly Corbett C.P.M., CPPB Senior Division Manager - Purchasing
City of Airdrie Lucy Wiwcharuk   Director Of Corporate Services
City of Allen Debra Morris CPPO Purchasing Manager
City of Alpharetta Shawn Mitchell MBA, CMA, CFM Budget & Procurement Manager
City of Arlington Will Velasco CPPB Purchasing Manager
City of Austin James Scarboro CPPB, CPPO, C.P.M., CPCM, CPSM Purchasing Officer
City of Banning Jennifer McCoy   Purchasing Manager
City of Burbank Paul Herman CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Manager
City of Chandler Christina Pryor CPPO, CPPB Purchasing And Materials Manager
City of Clermont Freddy Suarez MPA, CPPB Purchasing Director
City of College Station  Lisa Davis C.P.M Purchasing Manager
City of Concord Debbie Wellnitz MBA Purchasing Manager
City of Denton Karen Smith A.P.P. Purchasing Manager
City of El Paso Bruce D Collins CPPO Purchasing Director
City of Flagstaff Rick Compau CPM, CPPO, CPPB Director Of Purchasing
City of Fort Lauderdale Jodi S Hart CPPO, CPPB, MBA Manager, Procurement & Contracts
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 Hurst Jerry Lewandowski CPPO Director Of Purchasing And Risk Mgmt
City Of Irvine Portia Mina CPSM, CPPB Purchasing Agent
City of Kansas City, Missouri Cedric Rowan C.P.M. Manager of Procurement Services
City of La Porte Cherell Daeumer CPPB Purchasing Manager
City of Las Vegas Edward O'Neal   Manager, Purchasing and Contracts
City of Lewisville Todd White   Purchasing Manager
City of Livermore Douglas Alessio   Administrative Services Director
City of McAllen Gerardo Noriega CTPM Purchasing & Contracting Director
City of McKinney Lisa Littrell CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Manager
City of Memphis Eric Mayse   Purchasing Agent
City of Mesa Matthew Bauer CPPO, CPPB, CPSM Procurement Administrator
City of Mesquite Ryan Williams CPPB Manager Of Purchasing
City of Miami Annie Perez CPPO Director Of Procurement
City of Moreno Valley Angelic Davis MPA, CPPO Interim Purchasing & Facilties Division Manager
City of Naples Gerald "Jed" Secory CPPO / CPM / MBA Purchasong & Contracts Manager
City of New York Mersida Ibric   Deputy Commissioner
City of North Richland Hills Scott Kendall C.P.M. Purchasing Manager
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 Portland,  Revenue & Finance Lester Spitler   Chief Procurement Officer
City of Rancho Cucamonga Ruth Cain CPPB Procurement Manager
City of Redlands Dana Abramovitz-Daniel M.B.A., CPPO Purchasing Services Manager
City of Richardson Todd Gastorf   Purchasing Manager
City of Riverside Adam Raymond   Assistant C.F.O./Acting Purchasing Services Manager
City of Rochester Hills Lisa Cummins CPPB Puchasing Manager
City of Roswell Gregory Anderson CPPO Purchasing Manager
City of San Antonio Troy Elliott CPA Deputy Chief Financial Officer
City of San Jose, California Jennifer Cheng   Deputy Director, Purchasing
City of Santa Clarita Joseph Oerum   Clerk & Contract Services Manager
City of Santa Monica Araceli Esparza CPPO Purchasing Services Manager
City of Sarasota David Boswell CPPO, CPPB, SPSM Purchasing General Manager
City of Scottsdale Robert Schoepe CPPO Purchasing Director
City of Southlake Sharen Jackson   Chief Financial Officer
City of St Petersburg Louis S Moore FNIGP, CPPO Director
City of Sunnyvale Gregory Card   Purchasing Officer
City of Tampa Gregory K Spearman CPPO, FCCM Director Of Purchasing
City of Tempe Michael Greene C.P.M., CPPO Procurement Administrator
City of Tucson Laura Jestings C.P.M., CPPB Deputy Director
City of University Park Elizabeth Anderson CPSM Purchasing Manager
City of Vaughan Asad Chughtai CSCMP, CPPB, CPPO, CPSM, CMMIII Director of Procurement Services
City of Victoria, Texas Gilbert Reyna, Jr C.P.A. Director Of Finance
City of Virginia Beach Taylor Adams CPPO Purchasing Agent
City of Wichita Melinda Walker CPM Purchasing Manager
Clark County School District Steve Staggs C.P.M. Director Of Procurement
Clayton County Public Schools Debra Brewer CPPO Director Of Purchasing
Cleveland Metroparks Ronald Ciancutti MBA Director Of Procurement
Cobb County School District Barbara Bates CPPB Assistant Director
Collin County  Michalyn Rains CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Agent
Collin County Community College District Cindy White CPPO, CPPB Director Of Purchasing
Comal County Ramona Womack CPPB, CPPO Purchasing Director
Cornell University Thomas Romantic   Senior Director
County of Alameda John Glann B.S.-Business Administration Purchasing Manager
County of Fresno Gary Cornuelle   Purchasing Manager
County of Kern Carol J Cox C.P.M. Purchasing Manager
County of Los Angeles Gerald Plummer BA Division Chief, Purchasing
County of Loudoun Cheryl Middleton CPPB Purchasing Agent/Procurement Division Manager
County of Monterey Michael Derr   Contracts/Purchasing Officer 
County of Orange Robert Richardson   County Procurement Officer
County of Placer Brett Wood CPPO, CPPB, PMP Purchasing Manager
County of Riverside Teresa Summers CPPO Director
County of Sacramento Craig Rader CPPB, CPPO Purchasing Agent
County of San Bernardino Laurie Rozko CPPO, CPM Director Of Purchasing
County of San Diego John Pellegrino CPCM Director, Purchasing And Contracting
County of San Luis Obispo Justin Hansen CPSM Buyer II
County of Ventura Cliff Chroust   Purchasing Agent
County of Volusia, FL Jeaniene Jennings CPPO, CPPB Director Of Purchasing And Contracts
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) John Adler CPPO Vice President, Procurement
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Gregory Spoon CPSM Vice President, Procurement & Materials Management
Davis School District Lori Peterson CPPO, C.P.M. Chief Procurement Officer
Defence Construction Canada Mélinda Nycholat P. Eng. Vice-President, Operations-Procurement
DeKalb County, Georgia Talisa Clark MBA, CPPO Director And Chief Procurement Officer
Denton County Beth Fleming CPPO, CPSM, C.P.M. Director Of Purchasing
Denton County Transportation Authority Athena Forrester CPPO, CPPB AVP of Procurement
Duval County Public Schools Terrence T Wright   Director
Eastern Municipal Water District Daniel Howell C.P.M. Senior Director Of Administrative Services
Fairfax County Public Schools Michelle Pratt CPPB Coordinator
Florida Polytechnic University David OBrien   Director of Procurement
Florida State University Rosey Murton CPPO Chief Procurement Officer
Foothill Transit Christopher Pieper   Procurement Manager
Frederick County Public Schools Stephen Starmer C.P.M. Purchasing Manager
Fulton County Government Felicia Strong-Whitaker CPPO Director
Fulton County Schools Angela R Russell Young CPPB Executive Director
Georgia Building Authority Rey Palma CPPO, CPPB, MPA Procurement Services Director
Georgia Department of Transportation Mary Zirock CPPB Assistant State Procurement Administrator
Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District Brian Garrity CPSM, C.P.M., CPPB Director of Procurement
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 Bryant Davis   Purchasing Director 
Gwinnett County Public Schools Matthew Mills   Director
Harris County Department of Education Bill Monroe CPA, CPPO, CTSBO Director Of Purchasing
Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Edward R Haines CPPO, CPPB Vice President of Procurement
Houston Community College Rogelio Anasagasti CPPO,  M.Ed. Executive Director
Howard County, Maryland Dean Hof   Purchasing Administrator
Inter-American Development Bank Mary Tankersley C.P.M Section Chief
Iowa State University  Cory Harms   Director Of Procurement Services
Irvine Ranch Water District Alex Aguilar   Purchasing Manager
Johnson County 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 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. Sr. Manager of Purchasing
Manatee County Government Theresa Webb CPPO, CPPB, CPSM, C.P.M Procurement Official
Maricopa County Kevin Tyne B.A. Chief Procurement Officer
McAllen ISD Alejandra Gonzalez M. Ed. Director Of Purchasing Services
Montgomery County Public Schools Angela McIntosh-Davis CPPB Team Leader
Montgomery County, Maryland Cherri Branson   Director
New York State Office of General Services, Procurement Services Sean Carroll   Chief Procurement Officer
Newton County School System Greg Goins CPPO, CPPB Procurement Coordinator 
Norfolk Public Schools Carol Robinson CPPO, VCO, C.P.M.,MBA, PMP Senior Director
Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District Jacqueline Williams   Manager of Procurement Services
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System Kathy Shepherd   Manager of Financial Services and Procurement
Oklahoma State University Scott Schlotthauer C.P.M., CPO Chief Procurement Officer
Old Dominion University Etta Henry   Director Of Procurement Services
Orange County Board of County Commissioners Carrie Mathes MPA, CFCM, CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB, APP Procurement 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
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Terence Feeney CPPO Chief Procurement Officer
Pima County Mary Jo Furphy   Director
Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Joe Lauro CPPO Director Of Purchasing
Port of San Diego Matthew Earle   Chief Procurement Officer
Prince William County Public Schools Jim Totty CPPO, C.P.M. Supervisor Of Purchasing
Province of Nova Scotia Chris Mitchell   Executive Director of Procurement, Chief Procurement Officer
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 Baldemar Troche   Administrative Services Manager
San Diego Housing Commission Debra Fischle-Faulk   Vice President, Procurement And Compliance
San Jacinto Community College District (SJCCD) Ann Kokx-Templet CPPO, CPPB Director
San Joaquin County Jon Drake C.P.M. Director
Sarasota County Government Melissa Wendel   Procurement Official
School Board of Orange County, Florida Robert Waremburg   Sr. Director, Procurement Services
School Board of Palm Beach County  Darci Garbacz C.P.M. Director Of Purchasing 
Seminole County Board of County Commissioners Ray Hooper CPCM Purchasing And Contracts Manager
Smith County Kimberly Gould CPPB, CPPO Purchasing Director
Snohomish County Bramby Tollen C.P.M., CPPO, CPSM, CPSD, CPCM Purchasing Manager
Sourcewell Jeremy Schwartz   Director of Contracts and Procurement/CPO
Spring ISD Phillip Ellison CPSM, C.P.M., RTSBA Executive Director
State of Delaware Dean Stotler CPPO Director
Tacoma School District Rosalind Medina CPA Chief Financial Officer
Tarrant County Jack Beacham C.P.M., A.P.P. Purchasing Agent
Tarrant County College District Michael Herndon MBA Executive Director of Procurement
Tarrant Regional Water District David Owen   Purchasing Manager
The City of Red Deer Shelly Flahr SCMP, CPPO, CPPB Procurement Lead
The George Washington University Donna Ginter Ph.D., C.P.M., CPPO, CPPB, CPCP Executive Director, Procurement & Travel
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California John Poli CPPO Unit Manager Contracting Services
The Port Authority of NY & NJ Lillian Valenti   Chief Procurement and Contracting Officer
The University of Iowa Debby Zumbach   Associate Vice President of Finance and Operations, Director of Purchasing and Business Services/University Shared Services
Town of Little Elm Dawn Berry CPPB Purchasing Agent
Town of Oro Valley Mark Neihart C.P.M., CPPB Procurement Administrator
Town of Prosper January Cook CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Agent
Travis County Bonnie Floyd MBA, CPPO, CPPB Purchasing Agent
Union Sanitary District Jose "Skip" Calvo C.P.M. Purchasing Agent
University Health Network Hugh Amiel   Director
University of Colorado Sandy Hicks CPPB Assistant Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer
University of Florida Lisa Deal   Asst VP and Chief Procurement Officer
University of Massachusetts Lowell Thomas Hoole CPSM, C.P.M. Chief Procurement Officer
University of Missouri Tony Hall   Assistant Vice President/Chief Procurement Officer
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Sharrie Mayden C.P.M. Director Of Purchasing & Contracts
University of Northern Iowa James Tanzosch   Manager of Procurement Services
Washoe County Pamela Mann CTPM Purchasing And Contracts Manager
Washoe County School District Andrea Sullivan CPSM, CPIM Director Of Procurement & Contracts
West Basin Municipal Water District David Shull   Procurement Officer
West Virginia Purchasing Division Mike Sheets CPPO Purchasing Director
Williamson County Randy Barker CPPO, CPPB 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

2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996