Purchasing Office

Mission

To serve as the centralized purchasing agency for Prince William County Public Schools, and direct the procurement of essential goods, services, and construction requirements that enhance and support effectiveness in providing high quality, comprehensive and World-Class Education for all students in accordance with applicable laws, policies and regulations, while adhering to the highest ethical standards.

Vision

The Purchasing Office will develop and orchestrate a unique cooperative partnership with budget holders, bookkeepers, vendors, schools, departments, and senior leadership team. This partnership will provide innovative and automated programs and processes for the purchasing of goods and services with the ultimate goals of a seamless, paperless procurement process that complies with all procurement laws and policies of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Prince William County School Board.

Critical Functions and Activities

  • Maximize competition
  • Invitation for Bid (IFB)
  • Request for Proposal (RFP)
  • Contract Awards
  • Vendor Database Maintenance
  • Training / Communications
  • Administration of Contract Files

Visitor Policy

The Purchasing Office encourages and welcomes vendors to supply information and price lists of goods/services they provide or manufacture. Vendors are also welcome to visit the Purchasing Office; however, in order for the staff and vendors to schedule their time efficiently, an appointment is recommended. Appointments may be scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Staff

Colleen Keener, CPPB, CPCP, VCO, VCA
Supervisor
[email protected]
703-791-8738

Daemien Jones, CPPB
Administrative Coordinator
[email protected]
703-791-8744

Sheila Farmer, CPPB
Senior Buyer
[email protected]
703-791-8737

Brian Burtner, CPPB
Senior Buyer
[email protected]
703-791-8736

Karen Sobers, CPPB
Buyer
[email protected]
703-791-8888

Brian Hall
Buyer
[email protected]
703-791-8741

Lesley Dean
Buyer
[email protected]
703-791-8740

Roger Wimmer
Buyer
wimmerrl@pwcs.edu
703-791-8096

Angie Baker
Administrative Assistant III
[email protected]
703-791-8743

Christine Knoll
Administrative Assistant II
[email protected]
703-791-7414