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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

October Program Lunch-Cyd Grimes,Travis County Purchasing Agent

12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time



October Program Lunch: Making the County Your Business with Cyd Grimes, C.P.M., CPPO, Travis County Purchasing Agent at Maggiano's Littly Italy in The Domain

 

The WTS – Heart of Texas Chapter is honored to present Ms. Cyd Grimes, Travis County Purchasing Agent, as our featured speaker for our October 17, 2012 luncheon program.  Ms. Grimes will discuss Travis County Purchasing Office’s commitment to promoting effective, professional, and consistent procurement in Travis County and fostering public confidence in the integrity of the County procurement process. 

Cyd has been the Purchasing Agent for Travis County since 1992.  As Travis County Purchasing Agent, Ms. Grimes oversees the County’s centralized procurement processes for commodities, professional services, and construction.  Also, her office must account for and dispose of all County property.  As authorized by the Commissioners Court, her office is also responsible for managing the County’s Award winning Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program. 

As past President of the Texas County Purchasing Association, Cyd served as Legislative Chair and now serves as Legislative Co-Chair for the newly formed Texas Public Purchasing Association (TxPPA).  Ms. Grimes currently serves on the Committee for the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award® established by the National Purchasing Institute (NPI).  She is a board member of the Texas Association of School Boards, Local Government Purchasing Cooperative. 

Ms. Grimes is a frequent speaker at the University of Texas, LBJ School of Public Affairs, and other professional purchasing conferences.  She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Stephen F. Austin State University and is a certified Purchasing Manager and Certified Public Procurement Officer

October Program Lunch with Cyd Grimes, Travis County
at Maggiano's Littly Italy in The Domain
 
11:30 Registration
12:00-1:00 
 
RSVP deadline October 15 @ 9am

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