Purchasing Manager at Sierra-Joint CCD
Teri Turner currently serves as the Purchasing Manager for Sierra Joint Community College District (SJCCD), overseeing contracts, purchasing, warehouse, courier services, mail room, and auxiliary services. Teri has over 16 years of combined procurement experience in the public and private sectors. Currently, Teri is finishing up a two-year term as a Co-Chair for Northern California Community College Purchasing Group and a one-year term as a Co-Chair for the Advisory Committee for CollegeBuys. Teri also serves on the Professional Development workgroup. During her purchasing tenure, Teri has served on many solicitation committees with outside agencies, including janitorial supplies and equipment with CollegeBuys, elevator maintenance with UC, CSU, and CCCs, and copiers with the City of Sacramento. Teri believes it is vital as a procurement professional to continue training and be involved and connected with other purchasing professionals. Additionally, Teri has been a member of CAPPO and NIGP since 2016. In 2017, Teri obtained a Certificate of Recognition in Purchasing from Los Rios Community College.
Tina Nguyen Schwarz
Tina Nguyen Schwarz is a veteran in the world of SaaS based solutions across the supplier management, eSourcing, and Procue-to-Pay landscape. Tina brings a wealth of best practices from 20+ years of projects in both the private and public sectors with a focus on Higher Ed for the last 10 years as she helps colleges, universities and community colleges solve business problems and achieve measurable results with their eProcurement initiatives and transformation.