Ms. Kara Daniel, CPPB

Springfield R-12 School District

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Springfield R-12 School District


I began my career in public procurement with the City of Springfield’s Division of Purchases as 2004. During my time with the City I received four promotions. In 2018 I accepted a position at The School District of Springfield R-12 (Missouri).

I am very active in our profession.  I serve the Missouri Association of Public Purchasing as President and NIGP as an Area 6 Chapter Ambassador.  I was awarded the Buyer of the Year, Large Entity 2017 by Missouri Association of Public Procurement, a Chapter of The Institute for Public Procurement.  I was award the Missouri Association of Public Purchasing's most prestigious award the Linda D. Windsor service award in 2019.

I am a 2018 graduate of Ozarks Technical Community College.

I am very involved in my community, I am a Shrine Lady, an spouse member of the Elks Lodge 409, and an official steward for Little Free Library #16449.

Professional Associations:
NIGP, Chapter Ambassador 2017 - 2020
MAPP, President 2019 & 2020