Awards Winners

2014 Award Winners

Albert H. Hall Memorial Award, NIGP’s Top Honor
Edmund J. Grant, Jr. FNIGP, CPPO, CPPB, RPPO, Cape May, NJ

Distinguished Service Award Winners
Stephanie Creed, CPPO, CPPB, Procurement Manager, City of Olathe, KS
Bill Davis, CPPO, Purchasing Agent City of Virginia Beach, VA
Barbara Johnson, MPA, CPPO, CPPB, Contract Administrator, State of Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections

Anne Deatherage Meritorious Service Award
Carrie Woodell, MPA, CPPO, CPPB, CFCM, C.P.M., A.P.P., Administrator, Orange County, FL

Spirit Award Winners
Debbie Kaminski, CPPB, Assistant Purchasing Agent, Fort Bend County, TX – Champion of Chapters
LaWann Terry, NIGP Events Manager – Champion of Faith

Professional Buyer of the Year
Stacy Gregg, CPPO, CPPB, Procurement Specialist & P-Card Administrator, Richland County School District One, Columbia, SC

Professional Manager of the Year
Denise Schneider, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., Assistant Director for Purchasing and Material Control, Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, FL

Small Chapter Award
Columbia Chapter of NIGP

Medium Chapter Award
Central Florida Chapter of NIGP

Large Chapter Award
Arizona State Capitol Chapter of NIGP

Extra Large Chapter Award
Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing, Inc.

Washington Department of Transportation

NIGP Diversity Essay Award
Joe Benjamin, CPPO, CPPB, FCCM, City of Plant City, FL

NIGP Ethics Essay Award
Joe Benjamin, CPPO, CPPB,  FCCM, City of Plant City, FL

Outstanding Agency Accreditation Achievement Award Recipients
Baltimore County Public Schools
City of Coral Gables, Florida
Mohave Educational Services Coop
Montgomery County, Virginia
Community Transit Procurement
Polk County Sheriff’s Office
Broward County Sheriff’s Office Purchasing Bureau
City of Petersburg, VA – Purchasing Office
Texas Department of Transportation / Procurement Division
City of Clovis New Mexico Purchasing Office
Knox County, Tennessee, Purchasing Division
Hillsborough County Business & Support Services – Procurement
Seminole County Government Purchasing and Contracts Division
County of Henrico, Virginia
Miami-Dade County, Internal Services Department, Procurement Management Division
Edmonton Public Schools Purchasing and Contract Services
Arizona Department of Transportation Procurement Group

NIGP Award Finalists Videos


Professional Buyer of the Year Finalists

Manager of the Year Finalists

Small Chapter of the Year Finalists

Medium Chapter of the Year Finalists

Large Chapter of the Year Finalists

Extra Large Chapter of the Year