|Purchasing and Contract Services
Chuck Cooper, Director, Financial Support Services
Edward Cook, Purchasing Supervisor
Bernard Sena, Buyer
Vanessa White, Buyer
Peter Hester, Buyer
Kelly Rosas, Assistant Buyer
Judith Griffin, AA Tech. (vendors J – R)
Arsenia Tantoco, AA Tech. (vendors S – Z & #'s)
Karen Woods, AA Tech. (vendors A – I)
Central Receiving, Inventory, & Distribution
Gary Waldrop, Acquisition Supervisor
Ernie Ueckert, Senior Material Control Specialist
Richard Hagerty, Material Control Specialist
Jesse Chavez, Material Control Specialist
Assistants From Gafcon
Lillian Bartlett, Project Coordinator / Gafcon
Marcy Norrman, Project Coordinator / Gafcon
Buyer Commodity Responsibilities
Each Buyer specializes in the procurement of particular commodities and services over a
period of time. The areas of responsibilities are rotated annually for cross-training and effectiveness.
The District purchases a variety of products and services, which we categorize in
our system by commodity codes.
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Our Mission Statement
As a Department:
- Be recognized and identified as a full and complete service provider.
- Be consistently able to conduct a full scope of Business Transactions.
- Always providing clear and convincing and irrefutable evidence.
- Accomplish optimization and efficient application of all available funding sources.
Purchasing Code of Ethics
As a member of the National Association of Educational Buyers (NAEB), Purchasing and Contract
Services subscribes to the following NAEB code of ethics:
- Give first consideration to the objectives and policies of the institution.
- Strive to obtain the maximum value for each dollar of expenditure.
- Decline personal gifts or gratuities.
- Grant all competitive suppliers equal consideration insofar as state or federal statute
and institutional policy permit.
- Conduct business with potential and current suppliers in an atmosphere of good faith,
devoid of intentional misrepresentation.
- Demand honesty in sales representation whether offered through the medium of a verbal or
written statement, an advertisement, or a sample of the product.
- Receive consent of originator of proprietary ideas and designs before using them for
competitive purchasing purposes.
- Make every reasonable effort to negotiate an equitable and mutually agreeable settlement
of any controversy with a supplier; and/or be willing to submit any major controversies to
arbitration or other third party.
- Accord a prompt and courteous reception insofar as conditions permit to all that call on
legitimate business missions.