Special Programs Manager for Procurement Services, University of California, Office of the President
Stephanie Lopez is the Special Programs Manager for Procurement Services at University of California, Office of the President. Stephanie oversees UC’s systemwide Commercial Card and Sustainable Procurement programs, with a focus on engaging stakeholders across the University system to ensure that resources, tools and policy align to best serve UC’s core missions of teaching, research and public service.
With over 6 years of procurement and project management experience, Stephanie is committed to driving value and efficiency for an organization as diverse and complex as the University of California. Stephanie is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in Political Science and Rhetoric. Stephanie is a Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®).
Policies are an important tool for institutionalizing sustainable purchasing programs, but they come with challenges. For example, they can require significant time and energy to develop, end up under-implemented, and be difficult to keep up to date. In this session, SPLC will present its guidance for sustainable purchasing policy development. Then the audience will hear … read more >>