Pasco district buyer takes top national award
Congratulations to Laurie Roberts, a buyer for the Pasco County school district, who has been named 2012 national Professional Buyer of the Year by the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing.
Roberts, of Land O'Lakes, has worked for the school district since 1988. She was recognized for "significant contributions" to her profession and her employer. Her listed accomplishments included:
- Developed a process to establish quantities for a cooperative bid to be used throughout the State of Florida School Districts.
- Selected to serve as the procurement subject matter expert on an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) team to participate in the evaluation, recommendation and implementation for the District School Board of Pasco County, FL.
- Served as President and Past President of the Tampa Bay Area Chapter of NIGP.