The Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) announces that 248 individuals successfully completed the fall 2012 UPPCC certification examinations administered October 15-27, 2012. The Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) credentials are recognized throughout the public procurement profession as demonstration of an individual's comprehensive knowledge of public procurement. Of the 248 newly certified individuals, 164 earned the CPPB certification and 84 earned the CPPO certification. This newest class of professionals brings the total number certified for CPPB and CPPO to 9,085 and 2,209 respectively.


Rennette R. Apodaca, CPPO
New Mexico State University

Mark Averell, CPPO
Modesto, Calif.

Carol Barnhill, CPPO, C.P.M.
Arkansas State University

Karen M. Bell, CPPO
Collin County Community College District, Texas

Lorraine S. Bells, CPPO, CPPB
Columbus, Ohio

Gayle S. Blankenship, CPPO
State of Ohio

William M. Blount, CPPO, CPPB
State of Illinois Procurement

Adrian Brown, CPPO, CPPB, JD
Palo Alto, Calif.

Mirta L. Cardoso, CPPO
Miami Dade County Enterprise Technology Services, Fla.

Anthony J. Cariveau, CPPO, CPPB
Broward County Housing Authority, Fla.

Sheri L. Chapman, CPPO, CPPB
Newport News, Va.

Mary W. Combee, CPPO, CPPB
Polk County Board of Commissioners, Fla.

Roger Cooper, CPPO, C.P.M.
Orlando, Fla.

Cheryl A. Corbeille, CPPO, CPM, MBA
Brown County, Wis..

Bernard G. Decker, CPPO
Louisville Regional Airport Authority, Ky.

Rita M. Duprat-Waldo, CPPO
Schertz, Texas

Therese A. Dyer, CPPO
Ohio Department of Transportation

Krista S. Ferrell, CPPO, CPPB
West Virginia Department of Administration

Brian Ferrier, CPPO
Florida Department of Corrections

James E. Foley, CPPO, CPPB
Maricopa County, Ariz.

Jasmine R. Gacusan, CPPO
Hayward, Calif.

Donald L. Gaskins, CPPO, CPPB
Osceola County, Fla.

Elvis G. Gibbs, CPPO
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), Ga.

Angela M. Gonzales, CPPO
Fort Worth, Texas

Shannon M. Graham, CPPO, CPPB
Broward County Board of Commissioners, Fla.

Renna B. Green, CPPO
Memphis City Schools, Tenn.

Trudy L. Haffer, CPPO
State of Illinois Procurement

Edward R. Haines, CPPO, CPPB
Hillsborough County Aviation Authority, Fla.

Melissa L. Halaufia, CPPO, CPPB
Pima County Government - Procurement, Ariz.

Meggan E. Harley, CPPO
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, Ariz.

Naomi C. Hedden, CPPO, BS, BA
Pueblo Purchasing Department, Colo.

James H. Hoagland, CPPO, CPPB
Delaware Department of Transportation

Charles D. Honeycutt, CPPO
Collierville, Tenn.

Kimberly E. Hopkins-Will, CPPO, CPPB
Missouri State University

Kathleen H. Jaglin, CPPO, CPPB
Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene

Tammy O. John, CPPO, CPPB
Columbia County Board of Commissioners, Ga.

Kelley Kelley, CPPO, CPPB
Arkansas Office of State Procurement

Celeste E. King, CPPO, CPPB
Portland, Ore.

Timothy M. Krus, CPPO
Baltimore Purchase Bureau, Md.

Lola F. Langley, CPPO, C.P.M.
Arkansas State University

Stephanie K. Lehman, CPPO, CPPB
Oregon Department of Revenue

Elisa R. Littrell, CPPO, CPPB
McKinney, Texas

Clayton D. Long, CPPO, CPPB
University of Texas Medical Branch

Tamika Malone, CPPO, CPPB
Clarendon County, S.C.

Brian D. Maness, CPPO
Maricopa Integrated Health System, Ariz.

Constance S. Mangan, CPPO, CPPB
Broward County Board of Commissioners, Fla.

Daniel J. Mays, CPPO, CPPB
Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission

Mary K. McSharar, CPPO, CPPB
Rockland County, N.Y.

Gregg A. Meierhofer, CPPO
National Joint Powers Alliance, Minn.

Lindell Y. Miller, CPPO, M.B.A.
Broward Office of the Inspector General, Fla.

Kevin Morris, CPPO
Peace River Water Authority, Fla.

Connie Mundzak, CPPO, CPPB
Hillsborough County Aviation Authority, Fla.

Merrilie A. Munsey, CPPO, CPPB
Ohio Department of Mental Health

Rosey Murton, CPPO, CPPB
State of Illinois Procurement

Lydia S. Osborne, CPPO, CPPB, Ph.D.
Miami Dade County Internal Services Department, Fla.

Glenn T. O’Steen, CPPO, MBA
Columbia County Board of Commissioners, Ga.

Carol W. Page, CPPO
University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Del.

Ravi Chandan Palaniandy, CPPO
Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing, Va.

Melinda S. Pallotta, CPPO
Stanislaus County GSA Purchasing, Calif.

Russell M. Pankey, CPPO, CPPB
Olathe, Mo.

Marion (Rene’) Patterson-Thomas, CPPO, CPPB, PSCM-C
Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District, Ky.

Brad W. Quann, CPPO, CPPB, VCO
County of Spotsylvania, Va.

John D. Riggins, CPPO
Idaho State Police

Cathy F. Robinson, CPPO, CPPB
Snohomish County, Wash.

Emil C. Rosol, CPPO, CPPB
Cleveland Metroparks, Ohio

Ralph J. Rossi, CPPO, CPPB
Upper Occoquan Service Authority, Va.

Michael J. Saavedra, CPPO
Highlands University New Mexico

Sandra S. Sanchez, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., A.P.P.
Albuquerque Public Schools, N.M.

Kelly M. Sanders, CPPO, CPPB
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections

Gord J. Sears, CPPO, CPPB
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Gary W. Sightler, CPPO
Howard County Purchasing, Md.

Michele A. Sims, CPPO, CPPB
Polk County Board of Commissioners, Fla.

Angel M. Slisz, CPPO, CPPB
Heritage Centers, N.Y.

James H. Smith, CPPO, CPPB
Peoria County, Ill.

Anthony A. Stover, CPPO
District of Columbia OCFO - OMA - Office of Contracts

Cindy S. Talamantez, CPPO, CPPB, FCPM, FCPO, FCCM
DeSoto County Board of Commissioners, Fla.

Kimberlee A. Tarter, CPPO, CPPB
State of Nevada

Bambi L. Tefft, CPPO, CPM, CPIM
State of Maine

David J. Teske, CPPO
State of Wisconsin

James Tonn, CPPO, CPPB
Waterfront Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Jason R. Urquhart, CPPO, CPPB
State of Idaho

Julie A. Van Oss, CPPO, C.P.M.
Green Bay, Wis..

Brian D. Walsh, CPPO, CPPB
Maricopa County, Ariz.

Dorothy B. Whisler Fortune, CPPO, J.D.
District of Columbia OCFO - OMA - Office of Contracts