Current Officers - 2020-2021

The below officer assignments are effective July 1st, 2020 - June 30th, 2021. Click here to see information about Past Florida Association of Public Procurement Officials, Inc. Presidents.

 

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 went on to serve as the Purchasing and Contracts Division Manager for Seminole County, in March of 2020, but returned to St. Johns County to become the Assistant Director of Purchasing and Contracts in July. Jaime has been a member of FAPPO since 2012, has served on the FAPPO Bucks Committee as well as the Procedural Oversight Committee, and was named FAPPO’s 2016 Volunteer of the Year.

 

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


Vice President David Santiago, CPPB, FCCN, FCCM

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), Florida Certified Contracts Negotiator (FCCN) and Florida Certified Contracts Manager (FCCM). In 2017, David was the recipient of the FAPPO “Above and Beyond” award.

 

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


 

Treasurer Mark Shuman, CPPO, CPPB 

Mark has been in the procurement profession for the past 29 years with the last 12.5 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 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 10 years and also served on many committees in the past including: Trade Show, Audio visual, Sergeant at Arms and the CER Tuition Reimbursement Committee as a member of The Tampa Bay Chapter. Mark has served on the Trade Show and Reverse Trade Show Committees. Mark gained 2 years experience working on the Tampa Bay NIGP Chapter board as the Professional Development Chair.

Mark’s dedication to the continued growth and development of FAPPO and its members is exemplified through his volunteerism. His commitment to the School District and as a member of FAPPO and NIGP demonstrates his growth and professionalism as a member of the Public Procurement Community.

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


 

SecretaryDenise K. Finn, CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB 

Denise has over twenty-five 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 the majority 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 two 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 be joining the FAPPO Board and having the ability to serve the FAPPO members.

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