A proven and effective leader, with over 20 years management experience and 8 years elected public official, with extensive knowledge in governmental operations.
Renegotiated Copier Contract Resulting In Over $50,000 Annual Operational Savings
Established A Receiving And Distribution System Of Purchased Goods And Mail Distribution That Created Increased Productivity And Efficiencies
Initiated An On-line Virtual Bookstore Process Resulting In A Estimated 50% Savings In Operational Cost And Increased Access For Customers
Responsible For Directing And Managing All College Purchasing Functions In Accordance With State Of Washington Rules And Regulations. Direct And Manage Receiving And Distribution Of Purchases And Donated Goods, Materials, And Equipment. Manage Asset Inventory Of All College Equipment. Direct And Manage The Maintenance And Disposal Of All Surplus Items And Equipment. Direct And Manage All College Printing And Copying Center Functions. Direct And Manage All College Mail Services. Direct And Manage All College Record Storage. Direct And Manage College Bookstore Operations. Direct And Manage All Operations Of the College Central Stores Functions. Direct And Manage College Fleet Services. Provide Support In Program Space Planning, Facilities Leasing, Facilities Remodeling And Campus Minor Improvement Projects
Served 8 Years As An Elected City Council Member. Elected Deputy Mayor in 2008. Chairperson Economic Development Committee. Vice Chair Neighborhoods And Housing Committee. Chairperson City Manager Performance Review Committee. Member Appointments Committee. Member Tacoma Pierce County Joint Determining Authority Committee. City Representative To The Tacoma Pierce County Convention And Visitor Bureau. City Representative To The Asarco/ Point Ruston Project. Chairperson Zoo Trek Authority Board. Vice Chair Pierce Transit Board Of Commisioners. Executive Board Member Workforce Central. Executive Board Member Safe Streets. Board Member Joint Municipal Action Committee.
Performed Procurement Functions, Including Timely And Cost Effective Purchasing And Contracting Of A Wide Range Of Supplies And Services For All City Departments And Divisions In Compliance With City Policy, Procedures, Code And Law. Prepared Bid Specifications And Documents. Perform Manager Duties In The Absence Of The Purchasing Manager. Perform Lead Work To Buyers Providing Professional Expertise, Guidance, Training And Review Of Work. Recommended Effective Procurement Methods, Participated In Contract Negotiations And Facilitated Resolutions Of Problems. Communicated With Vendors Regarding Bid List, Bid Status And Contract Compliance. Prepared And Issued Request For Proposals, Request For Qualifications And Formal Sealed Bids. Evaluated Bids And Proposals And Recommended Award According To Established Guidelines. Consulted With Requesting Departments As Appropriate. Assured Compliance With Applicable State And Federal Purchasing And Contracting Laws. Chaired The Contact And Awards Board. Prepared And Presented Purchasing Resolution To The City Council.Administered Surplus Sales.
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