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UPPCC Board of Examiners

The UPPCC Board of Examiners are the gatekeepers for the examinations. The members of the BOE collectively provide subject matter expertise in the development of content for the examinations. The members of the BOE are also responsible for providing similar expertise in the evaluation of matters relating to certification, recertification and revocation.

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The BOE is comprised of 20 total members split into two sub-committees, the CPPO Team and the CPPB Team led by a single Chair of the full BOE. The Chair serves a dual role on the BOE as both a member of the BOE - CPPO Team and as Chair of the BOE. The CPPO Team is responsible for test development activities relating only to the CPPO program only while the CPPB Team is responsible for test development activities relating only to the CPPB program. CPPO Team members must at minimum be currently certified as a CPPO and CPPB Team members must at minimum be currently certified as a CPPB.

Each sub-committee is composed of 10 members; 2 members each recommended by NIGP and NASPO and appointed by the UPPCC Governing Board. Additional sub-committee members include one recommended member from each of the following collegial organizations and appointed by the UPPCC Governing Board; California Association of Public Procurement Officials (CAPPO), Florida Association of Public Procurement Officials (FAPPO), National Association for Educational Procurement (NAEP), and National Procurement Institute (NPI). Two additional members are recommended by the Canadian Public Procurement Council (CPPC) and appointed by the Governing Board.

UPPCC Board of Examiner (BOE) members serve three-year terms and can serve a maximum of 3 consecutive terms. If you are currently UPPCC certified and want to review the service qualifications, please review the UPPCC Board of Examiners Position Description and the UPPCC Conflict of Interest & Confidentiality Statement for an in-depth description of this rewarding volunteer role and its various responsibilities. If you meet the qualifications and are sincerely passionate about promoting and enhancing your profession, please contact the current UPPCC Governing Board Chair or the chief executive officer of the organization for which you are interested in representing

Members


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Team Appointment: CPPO


Currently Vacant


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Team Appointment: CPPB


Currently Vacant


E-mail: 
Team Appointment: CPPO


Currently Vacant


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Team Appointment: CPPB


Karen Main, CPPO, CPPB


Retired
Formerly: Pinellas County Sheriff's Office 
E-mail: kmmkaren@yahoo.com
Team Appointment: CPPO 
Serving 2nd Term as a Member: 2019 - 2021


Ginger Line, CPPB


Senior Contract Procurement Analyst
Sourcewell
E-mail: Ginger.line@sourcewell-mn.gov 
Team Appointment: CPPB
Serving 2nd Term as a Member: 2019 - 2021


Currently Vacant



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Team Appointment: CPPO


Rachael Vejraska, CPPB


Procurement Manager
Tulsa Public Schools
E-mail: vejrara@tulsaschools.org
Team Appointment: CPPB
Serving 2nd Term as a Member: 2020 - 2022


Adrian Brown, JD, CPPO, CPPB


Director of Business Services, Purchasing & Procurement
University of California, Hastings School of Law
E-mail: brownadrian@uchastings.edu
Team Appointment: CPPO
Serving 2nd Term as a Member: 2019 - 2021


Currently Vacant


E-mail:
Team Appointment: CPPB


Carrie Mathes, CPPO, CPPB


Procurement Administrator
Orange County BOCC
E-mail: carrie.mathes@ocfl.net
Team Appointment: CPPO
Serving 2nd Term as a Member: 2019 - 2021


Currently Vacant


E-mail:
Team Appointment: CPPB


Jim Tillman, Jr., CPPO


Purchasing Manager
City of Port Orange
E-mail: jtillman@port-orange.org
Team Appointment: CPPO
Serving 1st Term as a Member: 2019 - 2021


Don Greene, CPPO, CPPB


Retired
Formerly: New York State Office of General Services 
E-mail: ndjuggler32@gmail.com
Team Appointment: CPPO
Serving 2nd Term as a Member: 2019 - 2021


Currently Vacant


E-mail: 
Team Appointment: CPPB


Diane Seaton, CPPO, CPPB


Contracts Manager
City of Portland
E-mail: diane.seaton@portlandoregon.gov
Team Appointment: CPPB
Serving 1st Term as a Member: 6/2019 - 2022


Francois Emond, CPPO


Purchasing Coordinator
Ville de Levis
Levis, QC - Canada
E-mail: certification@uppcc.org
Team Appointment: CPPO
Serving as a Member Since: 2018


Currently Vacant


E-mail:
Team Appointment: CPPB


Asad Chughtai, CPPO, CPPB



Purchasing Services Director
Corporation of the City of Vaughan
Vaughan, ON - Canada
E-mail: asad.chughtai@vaughan.ca
Team Assignment: CPPB
Serving as a Member Since: 2012


Jelena Maric, CPPO


Team Lead-Procurement and Insurance and Risk 
City of Airdrie 
Airdrie, AB - Canada

E-mail: jelena.maric@airdrie.ca
Team Assignment: CPPO
Serving as a Member Since: 2017