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AISD Purchasing Department earns TASBO Award of Merit

AISD Purchasing Department earns TASBO Award of Merit
Posted on 03/22/2019

Aldine ISD’s Purchasing Department was named a recipient of the TASBO (Texas Association of School Business Officials) Award of Merit during TASBO’s Annual Conference, held March 7 in San Antonio.

Aldine ISD’s Purchasing Department was a recipient of the TASBO (Texas Association of School Business Officials) Award of Merit at TASBO’s Annual Conference. Pictured are, (l-r): Steve Fisher of BuyBoard, sponsor for the TASBO Award of Merit, Carlotta Nicholas, Aldine ISD’s Director of Purchasing, Frances Tucker, Aldine ISD’s Purchasing Supervisor, Dr. John McGee, Aldine ISD’s Director of Accounting and Business Services, Phillip Ellison, TASBO Award of Merit Committee Chairperson and Auturo Salinas of BuyBoard, sponsor for the TASBO Award of Merit.

The Purchasing Department earned the Award of Merit after being evaluated and scored in detail in the following categories: purchasing organization and its operation, policies and procedures, contract operations, staff training and certification, procurement card, use of technology, communication tools, and management of its co-operative programs.

“I am extremely proud of the entire purchasing team and their commitment in demonstrating innovative practices while adhering to public purchasing laws and policies,” said Carlotta Nicholas, Aldine ISD’s Director of Purchasing. “The Aldine ISD Finance Department, along with all of Aldine’s schools and departments are commended for their support and compliance to the district’s financial and purchasing procedures while at the same time keeping Aldine students first.”

Joining Nicholas at the conference were Purchasing Supervisor Frances Tucker and Dr. John McGee, AISD’s Director of Accounting and Business Services.

This marked the first time AISD’s Purchasing Department was named an Award of Merit recipient.