U.S. Communities

Customer Appreciation

 
 

On behalf of its National Sponsors, U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance proudly honors organizations that are leaders in saving dollars through the use of cooperative purchasing. The use of government purchasing cooperatives is recognized as a procurement best practice by NIGP -- The Institute for Public Procurement.

U.S. Communities acknowledges the following agencies and education institutions for their great work in saving taxpayer dollars as well as the nonprofit organizations for fulfilling their fiduciary obligations with donations or other sources of funding.

2017 Awards

County of Ventura

June 15
Ventura, CA

Rob Fiorilli, Program Manager for U.S. Communities, presents a customer appreciation award to the County of Ventura. Pictured from left for right, sitting: Jody Howard, Bettina Vicencio, and Glenna Streed. Pictured from left to right, standing: Boyd Donavon, Maria Moreno, Cynthia Rose Lopez, Rosa Ceniceros, Jeralee Seymour, Rob Fiorilli, Rick Tolentino, and Curtis Heath.

Dane County

May 23
Madison, WI

Chris Oltmanns, Program Manager for U.S. Communities, presents a customer appreciation award to Dane County. Pictured is Carolyn Clow, CPPB, Purchasing Agent for Dane County, WI.

School District of Lee County

School District of Lee County

May 10
Fort Myers, FL

Jennifer Nolan, Program Manager for U.S. Communities, presents a customer appreciation award to the School District of Lee County. Pictured from left to right: Joni Al-Shabibi, Lorie Nein, Doug Gupton, Lori Spiczka, Tracey Adams, Susan Malay, Jennifer Nolan, Jim Carrasco, Susan Bard, Rich Cowie and Dr. Ami Desamours. 

State of Louisiana

State of Louisiana

April 13
Baton Rouge, LA

Dave Manz, Program Manager for U.S. Communities, presents a customer appreciation award to the State of Louisiana. Pictured from left to right: Gina Purpera, Karen Loftin, Dave Manz, Paula Trege, Jonathan Walker and Felicia Sonnier.

City of Atlanta

City of Atlanta 

March 28
Atlanta, GA

William Burnett, Program Manager for U.S. Communities, presents a customer appreciation award to the City of Atlanta. Pictured from left to right: William Burnett; Mayor Kasim Reed, City of Atlanta; and Louie Watson, Managing Director of The United States Conference of Mayors. 

 

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Past Recipients

2016 Awards

Tippecanoe School Corporation, IN
School Board of Miami Dade County, FL
Dakota County, MN
Albany County, NY
University of Cincinnati, OH
Houston Community College, TX
City of Raleigh, NC
Waukee Community Schools, IA
Olathe Public Schools USD 233, KS
Ohio State University, OH
University of West Georgia, GA
County of Sacramento, CA
Henry County, GA
Palm Beach County, FL
DeKalb County, GA
County of Marin, CA
City of Concord, CA
Anne Arundel County Public Schools, MD
Loudoun County Public Schools, VA
City of Phoenix, AZ
Baltimore City Public Schools, MD

2015 Awards

School District of Philadelphia, PA
Buffalo Board of Education, NY
San Jose Unified School District, CA

School District of Philadelphia, PA
 Buffalo Board of Education, NY
 San Jose Unified School District, CA
 City of Des Moines, IA
 City of Saint Paul, MN 
 City of San Diego, CA
Cook County, IL
State of Mississippi, MS
City of San Jose, CA
Akron Metro Housing Authority, OH
City of El Paso, TX
City of Columbia, SC
Greene County, MO
County of San Bernardino, CA
County of Orange, CA
Fort Bend County, TX
Toledo Public Schools, OH
City of Tampa, FL
The Maryland National Parks and Planning Commission, MD
City of Richmond, CA
City of Stockton, CA
Gwinnett County Public Schools, GA
Fulton County Government, GA 

 
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2014 Awards

School District of Manatee County, FL 
University of Arizona, AZ
Arlington County, VA

School District of Manatee County, FL 
University of Arizona, AZ
Arlington County, VA
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, VA

Richland School District One, SC
University of Alabama, AL
State of Maryland, MD
Housing Authority of the City of Madera, CA
O.C.E.A.N., Inc., NJ
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC
Port of Oakland, CA
San Diego Housing Commission, CA
San Diego Regional Airport Authority, CA
East Side Union High School, CA
City of Orlando, FL
The School District of Osceola County, FL

 
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2013 Awards

Tarrant County College, TX
Orange County, FL
Charlotte County, FL

Tarrant County College, TX
Orange County, FL
Charlotte County, FL
Hillsborough County, FL
County of Riverside, CA
City of Chicago, IL
Marin County, CA
City of Raleigh, NC
City of Phoenix, AZ
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Washington, D.C.
Cook County Housing Authority, IL
Richmond Redevelopment & Housing Authority, VA
Union County Public Schools, NC

 
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2012 Awards

City of Tucson, AZ
City of Irvine, CA
County of San Bernardino, CA

City of Tucson, AZ
City of Irvine, CA
County of San Bernardino, CA
Los Angeles Unified School District, CA
Pomona Unified School District, CA
Port of San Diego, CA
Riverside Community College District, CA
Sonoma County, CA
Adams County School District 50, CO
Boulder Valley School District, CO
City of Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs School District #11, CO
City of Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Nova Southeastern University, FL
Pasco County Schools, FL
Pinellas County Schools, FL
School District of Leon County, FL
Volusia County School Board, FL
Des Moines Public Schools, IA
Louisville Metro Government, KY
MIT, MA
City of Rockville, MD
Housing Authority of Baltimore City, MD
Howard County Public Schools, MD
Anoka County, MN
City of Minneapolis, MN
St Louis Public Schools, MO
Newark Housing Authority, NJ
Ocean Inc., NJ
Princeton University, NJ
Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, OH
City of Portland, OR
Allegheny County, PA
Drexel University, PA
Metro Nashville Public Schools, TN
City of Allen, TX
City of Austin, TX
City of Corpus Christi, TX
City of Dallas, TX
Harris County, TX
Northeast Independent School District, TX
Richardson Independent School District, TX
Round Rock Independent School District, TX
San Antonio Independent School District, TX
University of Texas San Antonio, TX
Pierce County, WA

 
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2011 Awards

Scottsdale Unified School District, AZ

City of Richmond, CA
Adams 12 Five Star Schools, CO

Scottsdale Unified School District, AZ

City of Richmond, CA
Adams 12 Five Star Schools, CO
Douglas County School District, CO
City of Miami, FL
City of Naples, FL
Collier County School Board, FL
Lee County Board of County Commissioners, FL
Clayton County, GA
DeKalb County Schools, GA
Wichita Public Schools, KS
Anne Arundel County Government, MD
Anne Arundel County Public Schools, MD
Howard County Government, MD
Guilford County Schools, NC
Bernalillo County, NM
Clark County, NV
Portland Public Schools, OR
Austin Independent School District, TX
Bexar County, TX
City of Fort Worth, TX
Dallas Independent School District, TX
Plano Independent School District, TX
Round Rock Independent School District, TX
Seattle Public Schools, WA

 
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