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UPPCC Board of Directors

The UPPCC Board of Directors is responsible for establishing policy and providing overall governance of the CPPO and CPPB certification programs. The Board of Directors is comprised of 5 voting directors; 3 appointed by NASPO, and 2 that are elected by the UPPCC Board of Directors. 

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Additional non-voting, advisory members comprise the Board of Directors. Non-voting, advisory members include the current chief executive officers of NIGP and NASPO, academicians and other members appointed by the Board Chair.

Directors serve three-year terms and can serve a maximum of 3 consecutive terms. If you are currently certified as a Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and want to review Board of Directors member qualifications, please review the following documents for an in-depth description of this rewarding volunteer role and its responsiblities:

UPPCC Board of Directors Position Description

UPPCC Conflict of Interest Policy

UPPCC Annual Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form

UPPCC Confidentiality Policy Agreement

If you meet the qualifications and are sincerely passionate about promoting and enhancing your profession, please contact the current Chair of the UPPCC Board of Directors or the chief executive officer of either NIGP or NASPO for information on the organization’s appointment process.



Kathleen Muretti, CPPO, CPPB, CPCP

E-mail: [email protected]

Vice Chair

Kelly Sanders, CPPO, CPPB

Chief of Staff
Ohio Department of Rehabiltation and Correction
E-mail: [email protected]



Robert Gleason, CPPO

Director, Division of Purchasing
Department of Finance and Administrative Services, Broward County, Fl
E-mail: [email protected]


Elizabeth B. Dooley, CPPO, CPPB

Procurement Manager
Fairfax Water Authority
E-mail: [email protected]

Mark Lutte, CPPO

Chief Operating Officer
Office of Aging & Disability Services (OADS)
State of Maine Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS)

E-mail: [email protected]

Non-Voting Advisory Members


Independent Contractor-Public Procurement
E-mail: [email protected]
Serving as an Advisory Member Since 7/2019

Hugh Amiel

Director, Procurement
University Health Network - Ontario, Canada
E-mail: [email protected] 
Serving as an Advisory
Member Since: 5/2021

Lindle Hatton, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer
National Association of State Procurement Officials
E-mail: [email protected]
Representing: NASPO