The Universal Public Purchasing Certification Council (UPPCC) is an independent entity formed to govern and administer the Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) and Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO) certification programs. The CPPB and CPPO programs are highly regarded and respected among procurement professionals and employers involved in the public sector. To date, the UPPCC has certified more than 10,000 professionals primarily within the United States and Canada as well as in other nations around the globe.

OCTOBER, NOVEMBER 2008

CPPB:

* Christal Joy Adkins, CPPB
Lexington School District 1
(S.C.)

* Linda W. Arrington, VCO, CPPB
Virginia Department of General Services

* Michael D. Bailey, CPPB
Florida Department of Management Services

* Karen T. Barnett, CPPB
Oconee County Board of Commissioners (Ga.)

Steven J. Beamsderfer, C.P.M., CPPB
City of Tamarac, Fla.

* Dennis G. Blackwell, CPPB
Virginia Department of General Services

* David H. Bohn, CPPB
San Diego Unified Port District

* Julie B. Boland, CPPB
South Carolina Judicial Department

* William A. Bollinger, CPPB
Oregon Department of Administrative Services

* Karen N. Bollinger, CPPB
Waukesha County, Wis.

* Mark W. Brace, CPPB
City of Dearborn, Mich.

* Christine F. Brady, CPPB
New York State Office of General Services

* Stephanie D. Brice, CPPB
Cobb County, Ga.

* Jeremy R. Burks, CPPB
Pulaski County, Ark.

* Barbara Burns, CPPB
Fort Valley, Ga.

* Earl R. Campos, CPPB
Citizens Property Insurance (Fla.)

* Terri M. Castor, CPPB
West Virginia University

* Merry E. Celeste, CPPB
Pinellas County Department of Public Works (Fla.)

* Robert C. Chauncey Jr., CPPB
Florida Department of Veterans Affairs

* Laurie S. Checco, CPPB
Montgomery County Public Schools (Md.)

* Symrah O. Christopher, CPPB,
Atlanta Housing Authority

* William E. Cleis, CPPB
Prince William County, Va.

* Venia W. Cobb, CPPB
Georgia Technology Authority

* Trey D. Collins III, CPPB
Florida Department of Management Services

* Mary Ellen Cooke, CPPB
State of Illinois Procurement

* Wanda R. Cornwell, CPPB
Town of Ashland, Va.

* Cherell D. Daeumer, CPPB
City of League City, Texas

* Jose M. DeAndres, CPPB
New York State Office of General Services

* Angelica Deaner, CPPB
City of Hesperia, Calif.

Burris Debenning, C.P.M., CPPB
City of San Buenaventura, Calif.

* Paul DiRoma, CPPB
Westchester Community College (N.Y.)

* Andrew J. Doran, CPPB
State of Minnesota

* Susan R. Eckert, CPPB
Gwinnett County, Ga.

* Linda A. Ellis, CPPB
Catalina Foothills School District No. 16 (Ariz.)

* Phyllis A. Esnes, CPPB
Port Authority of N.Y. & N.J.

* Holly H. Fitts, CPPB
Biloxi Public Schools (Miss.)

* Patricia R. Fletcher, CPPB
Loudoun County General Services Department (Va.)

* Kelly J. Flexon, CPPB
Riverside Regional Jail Authority (Va.)

* Jackie H. Floyd, CPPB
Gwinnett County, Ga.

* Patrick Forster, CPPB
North Dakota Information Technology Department (Va.)

* Anjelica M. Frazier, CPPB, VCO
Town of Blacksburg, Va.

* Shellie L. Gaines, CPPB
Metro North Commuter Railroad (N.Y.)

* Leslie Galiani, CPPB
County of Marin, Calif.

Mike R. Gerrior, C.P.P., CIM, C.P.M., CPPB
Regional Municipality of York, Ontario

* John W. Giddings, C.P.M., CPPB
Riverside, Calif.

* Angel D. Glenn, CPPB
Georgia Department of Labor

* Kim A. Gould, CPPB
Smith County, Texas

* Rebecca D. Hale, CPPB
Florida Department of Environmental Protection

* Joy R. Hamlet, CPPB
St. Mary's County Metropolitan Commission (Md.)

* Etta Henry, CPPB
Old Dominion University (Va.)

* Laurie A. Hoing, CPPB
Iowa Department of Administrative Services

* Kwanza Hood, CPPB
Old Dominion University (Va.)

* Nezette C. Howard, CPPB, VCO
Virginia Department of General Services

* Kimberly V. Johnson, CPPB
County of Marin, Calif.

* Mark W. Joly, CPPB
New York State Office of General Services

* Mary-Ellen Kane, CPPB
Arizona Office of Tourism

* Nadine Kelly, CPPB
City of Hamilton, Ontario

* Sandra Kennedy, CPPB
Lee County Port Authority, Fla.

* Margaret N. Kibaya, CPPB
State of Illinois Procurement

* David M. Knoerr, CPPB
Kenosha County, Wis.

* Randy R. Knoll, CPPB
Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (Fla.)

* Sylvie A.M. Leblanc, CPPB
Province of Brunswick, New Brunswick

* Merlita Lee, CPPB
City of Toronto

* Steven LeRoy Smith, CPPB
Montgomery County Public Schools (Va.)

* Pauline E. Mallgrave, CPPB
Town of Morrisville, N.C.

* Michelle Maurice, CPPB
Simcoe County District School Board (Ontario)

* Maureen McFadden, CPPB
Leonardtown, Md.

Michael J. McKinley, CPPB, C.P.M.
King County, Wash.

* Ayana B. Mendoza, CPPB
New York State Office of General Services

Jerilyn Midthun, C.P.M., CPPB
Salt Lake City Corp., Utah

* Tina M. Mizelle, CPPB, VCO
Virginia Department of General Services

* Cynthia L. Moore, CPPO, CPPB
City of Suffolk, Va.

* Trudy Ann Moore, CPPB
Little Rock Wastewater (Ark.)

* Harvey B. Morgan, CPPB
Mississippi Department of Transportation

* June Marie Nasby, CPPB
City of Iowa City

* T. Min Nemoy, CPPB
City of Tampa, Fla.

* Theresa NingBin Kuo, CPPB
New York State Office of General Services

* Mary O'Halloran, CPPB
City of Lakewood, Colo.

* Andres David Olaciregui, CPPB
Montgomery County Government, Md.

* Sandra J. Pelkey, CPPB
County of Marin, Calif.

* Frances M. Penner, CPPB
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

* Dale Ponder, CPPB
Crane Elementary School District No. 13 (Ariz.)

* Raquel Pagan Porrata, CPPB
State of Illinois Procurement

* Suchetha Premchan, CPPB
Port Authority of N.Y. & N.J.

* Karen D. Reddersen, CPPB
City of Salisbury, Md.

* Charles Patrick Rivera, CPPB
Orange County Fiscal/Admin. (Fla.)

* Christine Robertson, CPPB
Corporation of the City of Brantford, Ontario

* Ruth K. Rohloff, CPPB
New York State Office of General Services

Teresa M. Romero, C.P.M., CPPB
County of Orange, Calif.

* Camber J. Schlag, CPPB
Oregon Housing And Community Services

* Arlene L. Shorter, CPPB
State of Illinois Procurement

* Ethan Sinnema, CPPB
Chicago Public Schools

* Roxanne Sookdeo-Macias, CPPB
City of Coral Springs, Fla.

* Cindy M. Spence, CPPB
County of Allegheny, Pa.

* Shannon E. Sprague, CPPB
City of Brighton, Colo.

* Barbara D. Stander, C.P.M., CPPB
Douglas County School District (Colo.)

* Randall G. Stapp, CPPB
Iowa Department of Administrative Services

* James E. Summerville, CPPB
Port Authority of N.Y. & N.J.

* Julie Taylor, CPPB
San Mateo County Transit (Calif.)

* Tracy L. Tiernan, CPPB
Port Authority of N.Y. & N.J.

Richard E. Towers, C.P.M., CPPB
City of Des Moines, Iowa

* Adrian R. Trimiew, CPPB
Virginia Department of General Services

* Denise Tschirhart, CPPB
City of Lee's Summit, Mo.

* Angela Turner, CPPB
District of Columbia Office of Contracting and Procurement

* Paul M. Turner, CPPB
Trident Technical College, S.C.

* Ryan J. Turner, CPPB
City Utilities of Springfield, Mo.

* Gwendolyn Walters, CPPB
District of Columbia Public Schools

* Nicholas Walters, CPPB
Mississippi Department of Transportation

* Dave Dennis Wells, CPPB
Toronto District School Board

* Catherine B. Williams, CPPB
City of Mandeville, La.

* Stacey E. Willner, CPPB
Port Authority of N.Y. & N.J.

* Laura R. Wilson, CPPB
City of Sierra Vista, Ariz.

* Mark L. Winebrenner, CPPB
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

* James R. Wise, CPPB
Fairfax County Public Schools (Va.)

* Amy A. Wong, J.D., CPPB
Portland State University (Ore.)

Chen-Yi Yeh, C.P.M., CPPB
San Diego Association of Government

* Jill L. Yellico, CPPB
Colorado Springs School District No. 11

CPPO:

Rogelio E. Anasagasti Jr., CPPO
Jackson Health System (Fla.)

* Charles R. Barker, CPPO, CPPB
City of Round Rock, Texas

* Jane T. Benton, CPPO
Arkansas Office of State Procurement

Carroll D.C. Bernard II, CPPO
City of Vancouver , Wash.

* Linda Diane Bennett, CPPO, CPPB
Lake County School Board (Fla.)

* Jeffrey S. Bond, CPPO
Detroit Housing Commission

* Debra B. Brewer, CPPO
DeKalb County, Ga.

* Richard L. Brownlee, CPPO, CPPB
City of Roswell, Ga.

* Katrina E. Brunette, CPPO, CPPB
Oakland Schools (Mich.)

* Lizbeth A. Bryan, CPPO, CPPB
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (D.C.)

Bruce E. Burbank, CPPO, CPPB
Georgia Department of Labor

Paula A. Carpinelli, CPPO, C.P.M., A.P.P
University of Pittsburgh

* Robert L. Carrier, CPPO, CPPB
City of Goodyear, Ariz.

* Vivek Chanmugam, CPPO, C.P.M.
Texas Health and Human Services Commission

* Nadine Chasteen, CPPO, CPPB
County of Greenville, S.C.

* CeCe V. Clement, CPPO, CPPB
Howard County Public School System (Md.)

* Ruby Crenshaw-Johnson, CPPO
South Florida Water Management District

* Maureen D. Daniels, CPPO, CPPB
Virginia Department of General Services

* Jeffrey E. Dansdill, CPPO, CPPB
Hawaii Health Systems Corp.

* Maria de Lourdes Coss, CPPO
State of Illinois Procurement

* Maritza Fajardo, CPPO
County of Orange Housing and Community Services (Calif.)

* Jan E. Giffin, CPPO, CPPB, VCO
Virginia Department of General Services

* Sandra L. Gill, CPPO, CPPB
Virginia Department of General Services

* Marcheta E. Gillespie, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., CPM
City of Tucson, Ariz.

* Robert E. Gleason, CPPO, VCO
Virginia Department of General Services

* Donald Greene, CPPO, CPPB
New York State Office of General Services

* Ben Guida, CPPO
South Florida Regional Transportation Authority

* Michael B. Gustafson, CPPO, CPPB
Commonwealth of Kentucky

Benjamin S. Hall Jr., CPPO, C.P.M.
Anne Arundel County Public Schools (Md.)

* Bruce Hallenbeck, CPPO, CPPB
New York State Office of General Services

* Marianne Heslin, CPPO
Dutchess County, N.Y.

* Don A. Hicks, CPPO, CPPB
Multnomah Education Service District (Ore.)

Danielle L. Hinz, CPPO, C.P.M.
City of Longmont, Colo.

* Robert L. Hunter, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M.
Seminole County, Fla.

* Jane E. Hurley, CPPO, C.P.M, CPPB
City of Ocala, Fla.

* Abe Jacob, CPPO
New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services

* James J. Jasiewicz, CPPO, CPPB
New York State Office of General Services

* Linda Jeethan, CPPO, CPPB
City of Coconut Creek, Fla.

* Rebecca L. Jones, CPPO, CPPB
Osceola County, Fla.

* Brandie V. Knazze, CPPO
State of Illinois Procurement

* Pamela Jean Leja-Katsaris, CPPO, CPPB
City of Miami Beach

* Diane J. LeRay, CPPO, CPPB
City of Lauderdale Lakes, Fla.

* Mark D. Lovell, CPPO, CPPB, PMP, FCPM, FCPA,
Florida Department of Management Services

* William Macey, CPPO, CPPB
New York State Office of General Services

* Kathy McAuley, CPPO, CPPB
New York State Office of General Services

* Beth D. Minnix, CPPO, CPPB
Lake County School Board (Fla.)

* Cynthia L. Moore, CPPO, CPPB
City of Suffolk, Va.

* Karen E. Moore, CPPO, CPPB
Texas Department of Transportation

* Kathleen L. Muretti, CPPO, CPPB
City of Airdrie, Alberta

Jerel R. Nielsen, CPPO, CPPB
Poudre School Dist. R-1 (Colo.)

Victoria A. Nugent, CPPO, CPPB
New York City Department of Correction

Kristine R. Odom, CPPO
Colorado Springs School District No. 11

* April Pay, CPPO, CPPB
Placer County, Calif.

* Ellen R. Potts, CPPO, CPPB
Florida Department of Management Services

* Nancy K. Przymus, CPPO, CPPB, MBA
Brechknoll Enterprises (Minn.)

* Michael W. Rangos, CPPO
Oakland Schools (Mich.)

* Audry Aroney Reeves, CPPO, CPPB
Polk County Board of County Commission (Fla.)

* Leigh M. Rion, CPPO, CPPB
St. Johns River Water Management District (Fla.)

* Donald E. Robinson Jr., CPPO, CPPB
Commonwealth of Kentucky

* John Lee Robinson, CPPO, CPPB
North Carolina State Ports Authority

* Kathy D. Robinson, CPPO, CPPB
Commonwealth of Kentucky

* Mike Ryan, CPPO
City of Plano, Texas

Denise K. Schneider, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M.
Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (Fla.)

* Howard R. Siggelko, CPPO
Cobb County School District (Ga.)

Miriam Singer, CPPO
Miami Dade County Department of Procurement Management (Fla.)

* Brian R. Smith, CPPO
Multnomah County, Ore.

* Harry R. Smithson Jr., CPPO
Old Dominion University, Va.

* David L. Snyder, CPPO, CPCM
Hillsborough County Public Works (Fla.)

* Edward E. Snyder, CPPO
New York State Department of Labor

* Chris J. Sotiro, CPPO
New Jersey Water Supply Authority

* Marilyn Starke, CPPO, CPPB
City of Columbia, Mo.

G. Matthew Stephens, CPPO, CPPB
Colorado Springs School District No. 11

* Vickie W. Stephens, CPPO, CPPB
South Carolina Department of Transportation

* Aziz A. Tashbulatov, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M.
State of Georgia Department of Administrative Services

Matthew Charles Taylor, CPPO, CPPB
State of Georgia Department of Administrative Services

James F. Tillman Jr., CPPO, C.P.M.
City of Springfield, Mo.

F. Eke Urum-Eke, CPPO, CPPB
New York City Human Resources Administration

* William R. Vansickle, CPPO, CPPB
York Region District School Board (Ontario)

* Barbara E. Voelkel, CPPO, C.P.M.
County of Orange Department Human Resources and Employee Benefits (Calif.)

* Candace Wafford, CPPO
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, Ky.

* Arthur J. Walker, CPPO
Detroit Housing Commission

Debra A. White, CPPO, CPPB
State of Georgia Department of Administrative Services

* Byron J. Whittaker, CPPO, CPPB
City of Chicago

* Kenneth L. Wiggins Jr., CPPO
City of Columbia, S.C.

* Daniel Wilborn, CPPO
Norfolk State University (Va.)

* Monica Wilkes, CPPO, CPPB
New York State Office of General Services

* October 2008 computer-based exams

The next examinations for both CPPB and CPPO are scheduled for May 4-9, 2009. The application deadline for this specific exam opportunity is Feb. 2, 2009. For more information on UPPCC certification programs, visit http://www.uppcc.org.