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2512 George Mason Drive • P.O. Box 6038 Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456-0038   757.263.1000 • 757.263.1240 TDD

Purchasing Staff Areas of Responsibility

Telephone: 757.263.1175
Fax: 757.263.1147

J. Kevin Beardsley, CPPO, CPPB - Director

Area of responsibility:

  • Automated Systems
  • Consulting Contracts
  • Fueling Contracts
  • Instructional Technology Systems

John A. Manzella, CPPB - Purchasing Coordinator

Area of responsibility:

  • 403b Tax Shelter Annuity Administration Services
  • Asbestos Abatement Services
  • Athletic Field Re-Lamping
  • Basketball Backstop Maintenance
  • Benefits Enrollment Services
  • Boiler and Water Heater Maintenance
  • Building Materials and Tools
  • Chiller and Cooling Tower Maintenance
  • Consultant Services Health Care
  • Dental Administration Services
  • Door and Lock Replacement
  • EAP Services
  • Electrical Services
  • Elevator Maintenance
  • Emergency Generator Maintenance
  • Environmental Areas
  • Fire Alarm Maintenance
  • Fire Suppression Maintenance
  • Flexible Benefits Administration Services
  • Flooring (carpet and tile)
  • Forklift and Platform Lift Maintenance
  • General Construction Services
  • Grease Trap and Tank Pumping Services
  • Group Legal Services
  • Gym Bleacher Seating Maintenance
  • Gym Floor Maintenance
  • Health Care Administration Services
  • HVAC Filters, Equipment & Supplies
  • Industrial Hygienist Services
  • Master Clock Maintenance
  • Mechanical Services
  • Metal Shelving, Mezzanines and Lockers
  • Motor Re-Winding Services
  • Painting Services
  • Pipe Lining Services
  • Portable Classrooms and Relocation of Portables
  • Restroom Partitions
  • Roofing Services
  • Sprinkler Systems Maintenance
  • Stage Lighting and Rigging Services
  • Tobacco Cessation Services
  • Water Treatment Chemicals
  • Wellness Platform Services
  • Wheelchair Lift Maintenance
  • Window Replacement Services
  • Workers Compensation Administration Services

Amy Upson, CCPO, CPPB, VCO - Procurement Specialist II

Area of responsibility:

  • Textbooks
  • Automotive Lifts
  • Auto Parts (Brakes, Batteries, Filters, etc.)
  • Bus Fire Extinguishers
  • Engines and Transmissions
  • Motor Oil
  • School Buses
  • School Bus Parts and Equipment
  • Tires
  • Vehicles
  • Appliances
  • Beverages
  • Bread
  • Food (general)
  • Food Services Equipment and Supplies
  • Ice Machines
  • Milk and Ice Cream
  • Produce
  • Small Cafeteria Wares
  • Custodial Supplies
  • Material Handling Equipment & Ladders
  • Audiometers/Audiological Services
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Guidance
  • Medicaid Reimbursement Service
  • OPEC
  • OT/PT Services
  • Psych Services
  • Special Education (material and supplies)
  • Speech and Language Therapy Services
  • Family and Consumer Science (Home Eco)
  • Sewing Machines
  • Upholstery (materials and services)
  • Theater Costumes
  • Diplomas
  • Printing Services
  • Service Awards
  • Uniforms and Shirts

Carla A.B. Smith, Procurement Specialist II

Area of responsibility:

  • Computers/Peripherals/Software
  • Computer Printers and Supplies
  • Computer Maintenance and Cabling Services
  • GPS Tracking Services
  • Kindles and Nook
  • Software/Technology and Tech Ed Modules
  • Technology Related Consulting Services
  • Technology Education Equipment and Modules
  • Copiers and Collators
  • Digital Duplicators
  • Laminating Machines and Material
  • Letter Machines
  • Poster Printers and Supplies
  • Risograph Supplies
  • Scanners (All), ie; handheld
  • Toner (printers, copiers and risograph)
  • New School Construction Coordination with Facilities Planning
  • Aerial/Arc view Photos for Facilities Planning
  • Fencing
  • Audio/Visual Equipment and Parts
  • Audio/Visual Cabling Services
  • Cameras
  • Digital White Boards
  • Language Labs
  • Portable Radios
  • TV Wall Mounts
  • Intercom System
  • Sound Equipment
  • Intrusion Alarms
  • Security Systems (surveillance)
  • Metal Detectors and X Ray Machines
  • Furniture (administrative, cafeteria, classroom, library, science, office, Early Childhood)
  • Furniture (computer and A/V related
  • Auditorium Seating
  • Stage Curtains
  • Window Shades and Blinds

Andrea Caretta - Procurement Specialist I

Area of responsibility:

  • Books (except Textbooks)
  • Calculators
  • Classroom Carpet
  • E-Books
  • Educational DVDís
  • Instructional Materials
  • Instructional Web Based Training
  • Library Materials
  • Magazine Subscriptions (paper and online)
  • Maps, Globes and Map Rails
  • Math and Science Equipment and Supplies
  • Microscopes
  • Software/Instructional
  • Testing Materials, ie; Scantron
  • Musical Instruments (supplies and repairs)
  • Choral Equipment and Supplies
  • Office Supplies
  • Copy Paper
  • Paper Shredding Services
  • Caps and Gowns
  • School Pictures
  • Student Insurance
  • Student Planners
  • Yearbooks
  • Athletic Equipment and Supplies
  • Athletic and Band Uniforms
  • Marquees and Signs
  • Physical Education Equipment and Supplies
  • Playground Equipment and Supplies
  • Scoreboards
  • Art Equipment and Classroom Supplies
  • Kilns
  • Clinic Furniture and Equipment
  • Clinic Supplies (medical, paper & OSHA products)
  • Wheelchairs

Jodi H. Geary - Procurement Systems Specialist

Area of responsibility:

  • Procurement Card Program

Tonya Joyner - Procurement Systems Specialist

Area of responsibility:

  • Automated Systems
  • BuySpeed Online
  • E-commerce

Craig McCullough - Procurement Systems Specialist

Area of responsibility:

  • Automated Systems
  • BuySpeed Online
  • E-commerce
Last Modified on Monday, February 13, 2017