Metropolitan Washington Chapter of NIGP

First Vice President

Performs such duties as are assigned by the President. In the event the President is unable to perform his or her duties, the First Vice President shall assume said duties. The First Vice President automatically ascends to President after his/her term.

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Monica Hariri

What organization do you work for and what is your position?

OCP/Supervisory Contracts Specialist/Contracting Officer

How long have you worked in the procurement field?

Almost 17 years in procurement.

What do you plan to bring to the Chapter? 

I plan to bring an open mind, so that I can learn from the senior members and a dedicated work ethic to achieve the goals of the chapter.

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Sasha Bradford

What organization do you work for and what is your position?

I work for the Office of Contracts and Procurement as a Contract Specialist under The Department of Health Care Finance.

How long have you worked in the procurement field?

I have worked in the procurement field for almost 10 years.

What do you plan to bring to the Chapter? 

What I plan to bring to the chapter is continued innovation and progression on how to move the chapter forward and become a more dynamic and integral part of District wide procurement.

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Tia M. Mercer

What organization do you work for and what is your position?

I am currently employed with the District of Columbia Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP) serving the Department of Employment Services, the Workforce Investment Council and the Deputy Mayor of Greater Economic Opportunities. My position with OCP is a Supervisory Contract Specialist/Contracting Officer.  I have 10 years of experience in the procurement field. My experience started in 2008 working for the Office of Public Education Facilities Modernization as a Contract Administrator (CA). I served in the CA position for less than a year before I was asked to become part of the contracting and procurement team. This allowed me the opportunity to grow and expand my knowledge.

What do you plan to bring to the Chapter?

I plan to bring my knowledge and passion for procurement to this Chapter. Being a person with determination, I plan on using this as tool for helping the Chapter continue to be successful and educating other procurement professional on the continued growth of Government purchasing.

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