Tamra Hurst, Chairperson Elect
Stephanie Zinger, Secretary/Treasurer
Elmo Kallner, AEPA Consultant
To enhance the role and effectiveness of the individual educational purchasing consortium through the collaboration for state-wide or regional purchasing, sharing of information, and education of its members.
Each educational purchasing consortium may become a member of the Ohio Council of Educational Purchasing Consortia by paying an annual membership fee of $200. Each voting member must represent a public school district or a council of government that represents public school districts.
- School Savings
Savings on products and services, reduced administrative and clerical time, and contract prices for extended periods of time.
- Quality Products
Approved vendors provide quality products in over 45 commodity groups.
- Quality Services
Approved vendors provide excellent services through ordering, delivery and follow-up processes.
- Savings on marketing costs.
- Dealing with one large customer base.
- Obtaining a large volume of business with one quotation.
- Obtaining a reliable customer base.
- Getting assistance of the cooperative in expansion of customer base.