Reopening Public Schools, Managing Inventory, and Implementing eBidding

Together, Dave Pelletier and Kara Daniel share their stories from the last year, including details on topics like implementing an e-bidding system, handling the initial pandemic response for their district and surrounding areas, and reopening public classrooms from K-12.

Dave Pelletier, CPPB is responsible for surplus property and overseeing the operations and activities of the Distribution Center and Purchasing for the School District of Springfield K-12, the largest district in the State of Missouri. 

Kara M. Daniel, NIGP-CPP, CPPB has been in public procurement since 2004 and is the Purchasing Manager for the School District of Springfield R-12. Kara serves the Missouri Association of Public Purchasing (MAPP) as the chapter President (2019-2021) and The Institute for Public Procurement (NIGP) as an Area 6 Chapter Ambassador. In 2017 Kara received MAPP’s Buyer of the Year (large entity) award. In 2019 Kara received MAPP’s most prestigious award the Linda D. Windsor Distinguished Service Award.

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