Current Officers - 2021-2022

The below officer assignments are effective July 1st, 2021 - June 30th, 2022. Click here to see information about Past Florida Association of Public Procurement Officials, Inc. Presidents.

President David Santiago, CPPB, NIGP-CPP

David started his procurement career in August 1998 as division secretary for Seminole County Purchasing. Within six months, he was promoted to contract analysis. During his tenure with Seminole County he held positions as buyer, contract analysis and senior contract analysis. In 2008, David served as the Construction Contract Manager for Volusia County and in 2012 became the Purchasing Manager for Flagler County. In 2014, David was recruited by the City of Orange City to become the City’s first Purchasing Manager. He holds certifications as a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) and has recently earned his NIGP Certified Procurement Professional (NIGP-CPP) certification.

David has been a FAPPO member since 1998 and has given back to our profession by volunteering on various FAPPO committees including Fall Workshop Chair and presenting at the Annual Conference and Tradeshow.

 

David Santiago, CPPB, NIGP-CPP
Purchasing Manager
City of Orange City
205 E. Graves Avenue
Orange City, Florida 32763
(386) 775-5440
dsantiago@ourorangecity.com


 

Vice President Mark Shuman, CPPO, CPPB

Mark has been in the procurement profession for the past 32 years with the last 15.5 years in public procurement. Currently he is the Purchasing Manager for Pinellas County Schools. Amongst his many duties as Manager, he is the P-Card Administrator for a purchasing program that currently has over 1000 purchasing cards. He obtained his Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) certifications. Mark has a Bachelor Degree in Business Management from Eckerd College.

Mark is a member of FAPPO, NIGP and the Tampa Bay NIGP Chapter. He has been a member of FAPPO for the past 15 years and also served on many committees in the past including: FAPPO/MPC Chair, Trade Show, Audio Visual, Sergeant at Arms and the CER Tuition Reimbursement Committee. As a member of The Tampa Bay Chapter, Mark served on the Trade Show and Reverse Trade Show Committees. Mark gained two years’ experience working on the Tampa Bay NIGP Chapter board as the Professional Development Chair.

Mark is from Boston and currently lives in Palm Harbor, Florida with his wife and cat. Mark has numerous hobbies including an avid Boston sports fan. Mark and his wife enjoy participating in Charity Classic car shows with their 69 Camaro and he is a member of the 300 club and currently bowls in two leagues.

 

Mark Shuman, CPPO, CPPB
Manager, Purchasing
Pinellas County Schools
PH:727-588-6179


 

Treasurer Denise K. Finn, NIGP-CPP CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB

Denise has over twenty-six years of professional procurement experience in both the public and private sector, beginning her career as a raw materials buyer at ICI Superior Explosives in Northern Ontario Canada.

Although Denise spent much of her public procurement life in higher education at Yavapai College in Prescott Arizona and then the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY the gulf shore of Florida kept calling. Denise and her family relocated to Florida in June of 2016 after she accepted the Purchasing Manager position with the Lee County Port Authority. Denise has spent the last three years of her career with the City of Fort Myers.

Denise has been an active participant in public procurement associations for over twenty years, having served on the board of both the National Purchasing Institute (NPI) and the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP), as well as serving on the UPPCC Board of Examiners for nine years. Denise is the current NIGP representative on the NCPPC and has been active with FAPPO since arriving in Florida. Denise served on and then chaired the Trade Show Committee and the Chair of the Networking Event. Denise is excited to continuing to serve the FAPPO members as the Treasurer.

Denise K. Finn, NIGP-CPP CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB
Procurement Manager
Procurement Services
City of Fort Myers
PH: 239-321-7242
dfinn@cityftmyers.com


 

Secretary Tammy G. Winton-Spearman

Tammy has worked with several public agencies as a procurement professional. She has proven myself to be a highly motivated contracts manager and negotiator with a comprehensive knowledge of and extensive experience with complex contract drafting and negotiations in public procurement; quickly mastering new roles, responsibilities, technologies and environments; reputation for high integrity, excellent problem-solving ability, strong work ethic and excellent analytical skills. Tammy obtained her CPPB in December 1999 and CPPO in May 2014 and strongly believes it is as important as ever to ensure the continuation of this professional organization to meet the needs of its members in the areas of training, leadership and support.

Tammy enjoys the procurement profession and volunteering her time in furthering the knowledge platform for her peers. Her service record demonstrates her desire to lead and positively impact the procurement profession. She is passionate about service and embrace mentoring through her advocacy and commitment to being a compassionate, thoughtful, active, and productive member of the procurement profession.

One of Tammy's favorite quotes: "Try not to become a person of success but a person of value". It does not matter your position in society, how many rights or privileges you have, most important is to be someone who brings quality to society, who contributes their efforts, skills and knowledge to improve one's life and the lives of other people. This association brings so much value to our work. Tammy will strive to enhance the membership, education opportunities and promote what we do as a profession.

Tammy has been a FAPPO Member for many years and has been active with committees for the past as 10 years and is excited to serve FAPPO as Secretary.

Tammy G. Winton-Spearman
PH: (813) 775-5733
tgspearman@gmail.com


 

Immediate Past President Jaime Locklear, MPA, CPPO, CPPB

Jaime has worked in Procurement since August 2008, where she started her journey as an Office Specialist for St. Johns County, Florida. She rose through the ranks to the Purchasing Manager for St. Johns County in March 2018. In that time, Jaime earned her Bachelor's and Masters Degrees in Public Administration, as well as her CPPB and CPPO certifications from UPPCC. Jaime now serves as the Assistant Director of Purchasing and Contracts for St. Johns County BOCC. Jaime has been a member of FAPPO since 2012, was named FAPPO’s 2016 Volunteer of the Year, and served on the FAPPO Bucks Committee and Procedural Oversight Committee.

 

Jaime T. Locklear, MPA, CPPO, CPPB
Assistant Director of Purchasing & Contracts
St. Johns County, FL BOCC
500 San Sebastion View
St. Augustine, FL 32084
Phone: (904) 209-0158
jlocklear@sjcfl.us