Karen Server, CPPO, CPPB, Purchasing Manager
June Nasby, CPPB, Procurement Specialist II
Amanda Moore, Procurement Specialist I
Desiree Fuller, Purchasing Clerk
First floor City Hall, 515 Clark Avenue
Linda Adams, Mail Clerk
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.
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.
June Nasby, Procurement Specialist II: June joined the City in 2019. She earned 23 years of purchasing experience while working for the City of Iowa City. June received her Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) certification in 2008. June is responsible for all Electric Service bid projects.
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.
Desiree Fuller, Purchasing Clerk: Desiree joined the City in May 2018. Desiree provides administrative support for all Purchasing team members, is responsible for the purchase of office supplies, and maintains the Central Office Supply store. Desiree also serves as primary backup to the Mail Clerk.
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.
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.