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Multiple Award Winning Purchasing Department – Sept 2018

{Lynn Farnham – Roane County Purchasing Agent}

Roane County Has A Multiple Award Winning Purchasing Department: Rick Grimm, CEO of the National Institute for Public Procurement (NIGP) sends his congratulations to Lynn Farnham, who has been selected to receive NIGP’s Volunteer Award! Farnham has served Tennessee Association of Public Purchasing and East Tennessee Purchasing Association on both executive boards, and many committees, and most recently was chosen to serve NIGP on the NIGP Forum and Exposition Committee. Grimm said “Volunteerism is public service at its best. The NIGP Talent Council is the center of volunteerism; and their Chair, Mathes Carrie, has selected Farnham to receive the Volunteer Award for her many contributions to her TN Chapter and the Institute. Congratulations Lynn!” The award was presented at the 2018 NIGP Forum and Products Exposition in Nashville.

In addition, the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) recognized Roane County’s Purchasing Department for maintaining a high percentage of staff that are UPPCC Certified. Join us in congratulating Farnham’s team, Jeanie Brown – Senior Buyer Roane County Gov, Carol Maines – Buyer Roane County Gov, and Sandy Williams – Purchasing Clerk for their continued excellence in service to the county.