Mike Adair, CPPB, Procurement Specialist II
Casey Bassett, CPM, CPPB, Procurement Specialist II
Vacant, Purchasing Clerk
Amanda Moore, Procurement Specialist I
Mike Adair, Procurement Specialist II:
Mike joined the City in 1986. Mike has been a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) since 1997. Mike is responsible for large bid projects for all City departments except Electric Services and Public Works infrastructure.
Linda Adams, Mail Clerk:
Linda joined the City in 2004. She had previous experience in mail and messenger services at the IDOT and at Iowa State University. Linda is responsible for all incoming and outgoing US Mail, pickup and delivery of all inter-departmental communications, and incoming and outgoing parcels for most departments. Linda also serves as backup for the Printing Services Technician.
Casey Bassett, Procurement Specialist II:
Casey joined the City in January 2009. Casey has been a Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) since 2009, and became a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) in 2011. Casey has several years of experience as a buyer in private industry. Casey is responsible for large bid projects for Electric Services.
Vacant, Purchasing Clerk:
This position is currently vacant. This position provides administrative support for all Purchasing team members and is responsible for the purchase of office supplies, and the central office supply store. This position also serves as primary backup to the Mail Clerk.
Amanda Moore, Procurement Specialist I:
Amanda joined the City of Ames in 2005, but joined the Purchasing Division in 2017. Amanda previously held the Purchasing Clerk position where she gained valuable knowledge in procurement. Amanda is responsible for small project bids for all departments.
Karen Server, Purchasing Manager:
Karen joined the City in May 2011. Karen received her Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) certification in 2011 and her Certified Professional Public Officer (CPPO) certification in 2017. She has a number of years of experience in purchasing at Iowa State University and in private industry. Karen is responsible for the supervision of activities of a centralized purchasing division including procurement, mail and messenger services, and printing services.
Courtney Hinders, Printing & Graphics Services Specialist:
Courtney joined the City in January 2018. Courtney provides an array of printing, publishing, and graphic design services to all city departments and eligible outside agencies, as well as managing City Hall networked copiers.