Staff Assignments

Procurement Staff and Their Responsibilities

The following is a contact list for all Procurement Team Members, located throughout the University community: 


 Boca Raton Campus Procurement Staff:

Melody Thelwell, MPA, Director of Procurement 
mthelwell@fau.edu 

Aaron Tramp, Assistant Director of Procurement 
atramp@fau.edu 

Hirut Darge, Purchasing Coordinator
hdarge@fau.edu

  • Architectural Services
  • Architectural Supplies
  • Athletic Related
  • Building Related Items
  • Construction Related Items
  • Custodial/Janitorial Services
  • Electrical & Electricity Related
  • Equipment Related Items
  • Facilities Related Items
  • Fuel Related Items
  • Grounds Related Items (including Athletics)
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal
  • Improvements
  • Janitorial/Household Related Items
  • Land & Landscaping Related Items
  • Pest Control
  • Licenses/Permits/Inspections
  • Machine Related Items
  • Parts / Fittings
  • Pools - (see Facilities)
  • Professional Architect/Engineering Services
  • Recycling Services
  • Road Maintenance Supplies
  • Safety Equipment
  • Sales Tax
  • Security
  • Structures
  • Surveys & Tests
  • Textiles
  • Tools
  • Utilities

Sean Cunningham, Senior Purchasing Agent
scunning@fau.edu

  • Agriculture Supplies Animal Related Items
  • AV Equipment
  • Cameras
  • Communications
  • Conferencing Services
  • Dental Supplies
  • Examination & Testing Services
  • IT Related Items
  • Lab Related Items
  • Lab Supplies
  • Lamps & Bulbs
  • Medical Related Items
  • Mobil Apps
  • Office Equipment Related Items
  • Phone Related Items
  • Postage Related Items
  • Scientific Related Items
  • Software
  • Telecommunication Equipment
  • Televisions & Displays

Jerry Feierstone, Senior Purchasing Agent
jfeierst@fau.edu

  • Accounting Services
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Art Supplies
  • Artistic Services
  • Books & Library Related
  • Classroom Supplies
  • Drones
  • Entertainment Services
  • Human Resources Services
  • Independent Contractor - Individuals
  • Instructional Services -  IOG Only
  • Law Enforcement Related
  • Legal Related Items
  • Moving Expenses - Campus  (not individual)
  • Printing & Reproduction
  • Promotional Items
  • Public Service Notices/Announcements
  • Publish Journal Articles
  • Royalties
  • Space Rental
  • Temporary Employment Services
  • Theater Supplies
  • Transportation
  • Uniforms - perquisite required

Negretta Terry, Purchasing Agent
ngrannel@fau.edu

  • Classroom Fixtures
  • Copy Services
  • Fax Machines
  • Food & Water Related Items
  • Furniture
  • Musical Instruments
  • Shredding Services
  • Signage

Broward Campus Procurement Staff:

Shanna Longa, Coordinator, Broward Campuses
Davie Campus, LA - RM 210
(954) 236-1093, Fax: 954-236-1283
slonga@fau.edu

  • Honorariums & Guest Speakers
  • Memberships
  • Moving Expenses
  • Registration Fees
  • Subscriptions - Non-Software

Harbor Branch Procurement Staff:

Kathie Andraza, Senior Fiscal Assistant, Harbor Branch
Harbor Branch Campus, HB38 - RM 102
(772) 242-2209, Fax: (772) 242-2431
kandraza@fau.edu

Randy Gross, Senior Buyer, Harbor Branch
Harbor Branch Campus, HB38 - RM  104
(772) 242-2213, Fax: (772) 242-2431
rgross9@fau.edu

  • Air Flight
  • Vehicle Related Items (not insurance)
  • Boat Related Items
  • Boat Charter & Research

For additional question/comments related to specific buying areas, please contact purchasing@fau.edu