Purchasing Department Staff



     Tim Schmandt
    Tim Schmandt
    Director of Procurement and Supply
    (585) 262-8538, tim.schmandt@rcsdk12.org
    Manages the Purchasing Department; oversees the Distribution Center; coordinates and develops Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Request for Information (RFIs); coordinates continuous improvement initiatives; initiates cost-saving plans, Purchasing Website and is designated Purchasing Agent by Board of Education.

    John Burke
    John Burke
    Senior Buyer
    (585) 262-8537, john.burke@rcsdk12.org
    Develops Request for Bids (RFBs); assists with Request for Proposals (RFPs); PeopleSoft E-Pro Trainer and Liaison; P-Card Administrator/Trainer; Buyer for Appliances, Athletic Equipment, Arts & Crafts Supplies, Autos, Buses & Trucks including Parts & Related Services, Early Childhood Learning Materials, Furniture, Health Equipment and Supplies, Postage Meters and Science Equipment & Supplies.
    Julie Sullivan
    Julie A. Froehlich
    Purchasing Assistant
    Contract Administrator of RFBs, RFIs and RFPs including tabulation of bids, notification to vendors/end users of award and extension of contracts, and preparation of Board Resolutions; PeopleSoft E-Pro Trainer and Liaison; sets up location and ship-to locations in PeopleSoft; Maintains SharePoint site; Maintains RCSD Contracts List and Buyer’s Commodity List.  Buyer for Copiers, Professional Services under $2,000, Maintenance and Service Agreements, Meals, Professional Development events, Wegmans Shopper’s Club for Business, and Copiers; Revises Policies and Procedures Manuals; Coordinates Financials year-end close.
    Linda Cain

    Linda F. Game

    Purchasing Assistant
    (585) 262-8546, linda.game@rcsdk12.org
    Department Secretary; assists with contract administration-advertising of bids, and notification to vendors of award and extension of contracts; PeopleSoft Liaison.  Buyer for Advertising Services, Awards & Trophies, Bus Rental, Field Trips, Library Books & Materials, Magazine & Newspaper Subscriptions, Musical Instruments & Accessories, Paperback Books, Printing, Professional Books & Publications, Testing Materials and Fees, Textbooks (including adoptions), and Transportation Services.


     Ella Harbison
    Clerk III
    Vendor file data entry and maintenance; P-Card Program support including P-Card training registration; ePro training registration.  Buyer for Audio Visual Equipment, Computer Software and Hardware, Custodial Supplies (Grainger) and Equipment, Grounds Supplies & Equipment, Instructional Supplies, Maps & Globes, Office Supplies (Staples), Office Equipment, Paper, Photographic Equipment and Supplies, Plumbing Equipment & Supplies, Print Cartridges, Pagers and Cellular Phones, Signs, Telephone Equipment and Parts, and Two-Way Radios.