The Texas Public Purchasing Association members represent the state of Texas' cities, counties, schools, colleges, universities, special districts and state agencies.

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  • Conferences

    2015 Summer Momentum Conference June 24-26, 2015 La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa Lake Conroe, Montgomery - Texas

  • Memberships

    Professional Development, Annual Conferences, Legislative Updates, Communications and Networking Opportunities. Join now!

  • Sponsorship

    TxPPA is pleased to offer various levels of sponsorship to the supplier community! Learn more about becoming a TxPPA sponsor here.

  • Member Forum

    One of the many benefits of TxPPA membership is our member forum, where you can connect with other members and ask questions.

Executive Board

To contact any of our team members, please visit our contact page.

TxPPA David Setzer

David K. Setzer, CPSM, C.P.M., CWE
North Central Texas Council of Governments
Director – Workforce Development
600 Six Flags Drive, Suite 300
Arlington, TX 76005-5888
T: 817.695.9187

TxPPA Richard Bennett

Vice President
Richard Bennett, CPPB
San Jacinto River Authority
T: 936.588.7129

TxPPA Mary Q 2

Mary Quinones, CPPB
City of New Braunfels
424 S. Castell Avenue
New Braunfels, TX 78130-7619
T: 830.221.4389

Kim Gould, CPPB
Smith County Purchasing Director
200 E. Ferguson, Suite 414
Tyler, TX 75701
T: 903-590-4721

Donna Riley

Past President
Donna Riley, CPPB
Denton County
Senior Buyer
401 W. Hickory, Ste 324
Denton, TX 76201
T: 940-349-3130

Our Sponsors


Welcome to the Texas Public Purchasing Association!

TxPPA is an independent multi-agency organization for public purchasing professionals in the great state of Texas. It is the first statewide, multi-agency, public purchasing organization proudly serving our state, and our members represent cities, counties, schools, colleges, universities, special districts, and state agencies.

We strive to promote public purchasing best practices, the highest ethical standards, and cooperative relationships between our members. We aim to make TxPPA the only resource you will need to find up to date information, education and fraternity within public purchasing in Texas.

Please take a moment to look around our site to see how best we can serve you.

Three Buckets

Our Last Event Was a Blast!
Check out the photos from our last conference.

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Information on becoming a TxPPA Sponsor.