2023 Virtual Fall Workshop

November 17, 2023

Virtual - Same great Program Content!


Members Early rate thru 10-20 $129 

Members rate after 10-20 $155 

Non-Members rate $175 

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Fall Workshop Program 



                                    Track A                                                                    Track B


Presentation Title

Presenter (s)

Presentation Title


8:00 – 8:10

Opening Remarks

Denise Finn, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB               FAPPO President




8:15- 9:05

Federal Procurement SOS: Socioeconomic Contracting, Oversight, Suspension and Debarment

Presenters: Dr. Kim Abrego & Shelley Vineyard, Disaster Recovery Services, LLC


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Creating Opportunities for Agencies and Subcontractors to be Victorious!

Katrina House

Certified Procurement Analyst, Purchasing Department

City of Tampa / 2555 E. Hanna Ave / Tampa, Florida 33610

p: 813-274-7711 / e: [email protected]


9:15 – 10

Contract Oversight - Lessons Learned from the Viewpoint of the Office of the Inspector General

Presenter: Anthony Montero, CIGE, CIGI   Director of Contract Oversight & Evaluations Division, Palm Beach County OIG

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Regional Models for Collaboration

 Keith Glatz, NIGP-CPP, CPPO

Purchasing and Contract Manager

City of Tamarac

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10:10 – 10:55

Effective Scope Writing

Dr. Cliff McCue, FAU Professor

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11:05 –


Southeast Florida Governmental Purchasing Co-Operative: Driving efficiencies & supporting local businesses with cooperative purchasing.

Charles Spencer, Director

City of Plantation


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Your RFP Is a Road Map




Victor Leamer and Stéphanie Dion Certifications: NIGP CPP, CPPB


Spokane County and Canoe Procurement Group of Canada


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12 – 12:45

Why should you apply for the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award? A brief history of the award program and benefits to your organization.

Presenter: Brian Garrity, Director of Procurement

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

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FAPPO Branding
Task Force

Chris Coghill


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12:45 –







1:55 – 2:55

Join Sourcewell for an interactive panel discussion on fleet procurement. Discover what caused the disruptions of the past and what new obstacles and opportunities are already appearing on the horizon. Industry experts will provide insight on fleet procurement, EV’s, infrastructure and new finance options that will put your purchasing process on cruise control.

Jon Henke and Mike Domin of Sourcewell

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3:05 – 3:50

Playing in the Sandbox – Achieving Success as a Professional

Monica Powery, Director Procurement Department

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4 – 4:45

And the Crowd Goes Wild


Tara L. Acton, NIGP-CPP, CPPB

Director of Procurement and Central Services

Mohave County   www.mohave.gov

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The Importance of a Vendor Registration Platform & Payment Consolidation System

Brian O’Connor, Procurement Manager

Town of Davie


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4:50 - 5


Closing Remarks

Denise Finn, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB         FAPPO President





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