Shawn Postera

Sustainable Purchasing Coordinator and Functional Lead for ERP Supplier Support, Multnomah County

Shawn’s work grows from a strategic position placed in the purchasing unit within the Dept. of County Management, Finance and Risk Management division. Purchasing oversees the County’s procurement and contracting activities by providing leadership, expertise, and training to departments and employees performing procurement and contracting functions. Purchasing ensures the County Procurement and contracting adheres to regulatory guidelines, fair, and transparent practices with best value standards. All the while maintaining an uninterrupted flow of materials and services in support of the County’s Mission. This specific position supports the Chair’s Sustainable Purchasing and Social Equity Policy and ensures we integrate sustainability and social equity into purchases.