Purchasing Office

Mission Statement

To serve as the centralized purchasing agency for Prince William County Public Schools, and direct the procurement of essential goods, services, and construction requirements that enhance and support effectiveness in providing high quality, comprehensive and World-Class Education for all students in accordance with applicable laws, policies and regulations, while adhering to the highest ethical standards.

Vision Statement

The Purchasing Office will develop and orchestrate a unique cooperative partnership with budget holders, bookkeepers, vendors, schools, departments, and senior leadership team. This partnership will provide innovative and automated programs and processes for the purchasing of goods and services with the ultimate goals of a seamless, paperless procurement process that complies with all procurement laws and policies of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Prince William County School Board.


Critical Functions and Activities

  • Maximize competition
  • Invitation for Bid (IFB)
  • Request for Proposal (RFP)
  • Contract Awards
  • Vendor Database Maintenance
  • Training / Communications
  • Administration of Contract Files 

Visitor Policy

The Purchasing Office encourages and welcomes vendors to supply information and price lists of goods/services they provide or manufacture. Vendors are also welcome to visit the Purchasing Office;however, in order for the staff and vendors to schedule their time efficiently, an appointment is recommended. Appointments may be scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Staff


Anthony E. Crosby, CPPO
Supervisor
crosbyae@pwcs.edu
703.791.8738

Jerry Stokes, CPPB, VCO, C.P.M.
Administrative Coordinator
stokesje@pwcs.edu
703.791.8744

Sheila Farmer, CPPB
Senior Buyer
farmersd@pwcs.edu
703.791.8737

Daemien Jones, CPPB
Senior Buyer
jonesdj@pwcs.edu
703.791.8740

Idella Brown
Buyer
brownih@pwcs.edu
703.791.8741

Brian Burtner, CPPB
Buyer
burtneba@pwcs.edu
703.791.8736

Angela Fredrickson
Buyer
fredriam@pwcs.edu
703.791.8096

Karen Sobers, CPPB
Buyer
sobersk@pwcs.edu
703.791.8888

Angie Baker
Secretary
bakerax@pwcs.edu
703.791.8743

Christine Knoll
Secretary
knollcf@pwcs.edu
703.791.7414