Finance & Purchasing

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The Finance Department oversees the purchase of goods and services for the Stamford Public Schools. The department currently consists of Vivens Joachim (Acting Buyer) and Jeannie Valentine (Office Support Specialist).

The chief function of the department is to ensure that standard procedures are followed in procuring goods and services for all of the schools and departments of the Stamford Public Schools. The activities of the department are guided by the Purchasing Ordinance which spells out regulations governing purchasing and was passed as legislation by the City's legislative body, the Board of Representatives.

The department is usually the first point of contact that vendors and potential vendors have with the District before doing business with any particular department or school.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Hugh Murphy Executive Director (203) 977-5011
Vivens Joachim Management Analyst/Buyer (203) 977-4240
John Castellana Grants Account Analyst (203) 977-4239
David Hollywood Accounting Supervisor (203) 977-4064
Jeanie Valentine Office Support Specialist, Purchasing (203) 977-4243
Barbara Farrell Position Control & HRIS Data Coordinator (203) 977-4538
Walin Pena Copy Room Attendant (203) 977-4220
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