UPPCC Board of Examiners (BOE) Members

The responsibility of the UPPCC Board of Examiners is to collectively provide expertise for the consistent development of the UPPCC certification examinations and provide expertise in the evaluation of and decisions on matters relating to certification, recertification and revocation.

The BOE is composed of 20 total members split into two sub-committees, the CPPO Team and the CPPB Team led by the Chairman of the full BOE. The Chairman serves a dual role on the BOE as both a member of the BOE - CPPO Team and as Chairman of the BOE. The CPPO Team is responsible for test development activities relating only to the CPPO program only while the CPPB Team is responsible for test development activities relating only to the CPPB program. CPPO Team members must at minimum be currently certified as a CPPO and CPPB Team members must at minimum be currently certified as a CPPB.

Each sub-committee is composed of 10 members; 2 members each recommended by NIGP and NASPO and appointed by the UPPCC Governing Board. Additional sub-committee members include one recommended member from each of the following collegial organizations and appointed by the UPPCC Governing Board; California Association of Public Procurement Officials (CAPPO), Florida Association of Public Procurement Officials (FAPPO), National Association for Educational Procurement (NAEP), and National Procurement Institute (NPI). Two additional members are recommended by Canadian Public Procurement Council (CPPC) and appointed by the Governing Board.

UPPCC Board of Examiner (BOE) members serve three-year terms and can serve a maximum of 3 consecutive terms. If you are currently UPPCC certified and want to review the service qualifications, please review the UPPCC Board of Examiners Position Description and the UPPCC Conflict of Interest & Confidentiality Statement for an in-depth description of this rewarding volunteer role and its various responsibilities. If you meet the qualifications and are sincerely passionate about promoting and enhancing your profession, please contact the current UPPCC Governing Board Chair or the chief executive officer of the organization for which you are interested in representing.

2017 UPPCC Board of Examiners (BOE) Members

Members

LaDonna Purcell, CPPO, CPPB
Director of Procurement Services
Morehead State University
E-mail: l.purcell@moreheadstate.edu
Representing: NAEP
Team Appointment: CPPO
Serving 1st Term as a Member: 2016 - 2018 

Jennifer Salts, CPPO, CPPB
Assistant Director
Department of Administrative Services-Utah
E-mail: jennifersalts@utah.gov
Representing: NASPO
Team Appointment: CPPB
Serving 1st Term as a Member: 4/2016 - 2019

Cheral Manke, CPPO, CPPB
Contracts, Procurement & Risk Management
E-mail: cheral.manke@des.wa.gov
Representing: NASPO
Team Appointment: CPPO
Serving 1st Term as a Member: 6/2017 - 2019

Gail Carter, CPPB 
State Procurement Analyst 
Oregon Deptartment of Administrative Services, State Svs Div 
E-mail: gail.l.carter@state.or.us 
Representing: NASPO
Team Appointment: CPPB
Serving 3rd Term as a Member: 2016 - 2018

Karen Main, CPPO, CPPB
Purchasing Agent
Pinellas County Sheriff's Office 
E-mail: kmain@pcsonet.com
Representing: NIGP
Team Appointment: CPPO 
Serving 1st Term as a Member: 2016 - 2018

Ginger Line, CPPB
Senior Contract Procurement Analyst
E-mail: Ginger.line@njpacoop.org 
Representing: NIGP
Team Appointment: CPPB
Serving 1st Term as a Member: 2016 - 2018

Jackie Watkins, CPPO, CPPB
Administrative Branch Manager
Department of Military Affairs, Division of Facilities 
E-mail: jacqueline.q.watkins.nfg@mail.mil
Representing: NIGP
Team Appointment: CPPO
Serving 2nd Term as a Member: 2017 - 2019

Rachael Vejraska, CPPB
Procurement Manager
Tulsa Public Schools
E-mail: vejrara@tulsaschools.org
Representing: NIGP
Team Appointment: CPPB
Serving 1st Term as a Member: 6/2017 - 2019

Adrian Brown, JD, CPPO, CPPB
Principal Buyer
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
E-mail: abrown@mwdh2o.com
Representing: CAPPO
Team Appointment: CPPO
Serving 1st Term as a Member: 2016 - 2018

Mark B. Logan, CPPO, CPPB 
Director of Purchasing 
Cerritos College 
E-mail: mlogan@cerritos.edu
Representing: CAPPO
Team Appointment: CPPB
Serving 3rd Term as a Member: 2017 - 2019

Carrie Woodell, CPPO, CPPB
Procurement Administrator
Orange County BOCC
E-mail: carrie.woodell@ocfl.net
Representing: FAPPO
Team Appointment: CPPO
Serving 1st Term as a Member: 2016 - 2018

Alan Weaver, CPPO, CPPB 
Senior Procurement Specialist
St. Johns River Water Management District 
E-mail: aweaver@sjrwmd.com
Representing: FAPPO
Team Appointment: CPPB
Serving 1st Term as a Member: 2016 - 2018

Jim Tillman, Jr., CPPO
Purchasing Manager
City of Port Orange
E-mail: jtillman@port-orange.org
Representing: NPI 
Team Appointment: CPPO
Serving 1st Term as a Member: 6/2017 - 2018

Don Greene, CPPO, CPPB
Retired
Formerly with New York State Office of General Services 
E-mail: ndjuggler32@gmail.com
Representing: NASPO
Team Appointment: CPPO
Serving 1st Term as a Member: 3/2015 - 2018

Christine Romer, CPPB
Director of Purchasing 
St. Charles Community College 
E-mail: cromer@stchas.edu
Representing: NAEP
Team Appointment: CPPB
Serving 2nd Term as a Member: 2017 - 2019

Annet Warzwick, CPPB
Sourcing Manager 
Denton County Purchasing 
E-mail: annet.warzwick@dentoncounty.com
Representing: NPI
Team Appointment: CPPB
Serving 2nd Term as a Member: 2017 - 2019

Asad Chughtai, CPPO, CPPB
Purchasing Services Director
Corporation of the City of Vaughan
E-mail: asad.chughtai@vaughan.ca
Representing: CPPC
Team Assignment: CPPB
Serving as a Member Since: 2012

Jelena Maric, CPPO
Team Lead-Procurement and Insurance and Risk 
City of Airdrie 
E-mail: jelena.maric@airdrie.ca
Representing: CPPC
Team Assignment: CPPO
Serving as a Member Since: 2017