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BuyBoard was developed to assist members in complying with state laws that require governmental entities to purchase products and services of vendors awarded through a competitive procurement process.

The BuyBoard National Purchasing Cooperative is governed by a nine-member board of directors composed of officials and employees of Cooperative members and employees and appointees of sponsoring and administering school boards associations.

The National Purchasing Cooperative Board of Directors

Latanya Figueroa, Chair 
Purchasing Manager, Clover Park School District (WA)

David Billingsley, CPSM, CPM, Vice-Chair
Chief Procurement Officer, City of Orlando (FL)

Kevin Edwards, CPPO, Secretary
Director of Procurement, Metro Nashville Public Schools (TN)

Chris Clark
Board Member, Folsom Cordova Unified School District (CA)

Kimberely Helton
Associate Director of Procurement, University of Oklahoma (OK)

Lance Jay
Chief Procurement Officer, City and County of Denver (CO)

Heather Krebs
Board Member, DeKalb County Central Unified School District (IN)

Andrea Messina
Executive Director, Florida School Boards Association (FL)

Bob Perkins, CPPO, NIGP-CPP
Purchasing Director, Ada County (ID)