Brenda Gachuz, Director of Purchasing, (858) 748-0010 x2788
TBD, Purchasing Supervisor, (858) 668-2784
13626 Twin Peaks Road (Bldg 700), Hours: 7:00-5:00 M-F
(858) 748-0010 x2544

The Purchasing Department is responsible for the centralized procurement of all equipment, materials, and supplies to be furnished, sold, or leased to the school district, and for the competitive contracting of services, including for public works or construction projects. The Department vision is to create customer satisfaction by providing value and proficiency to each purchase request, while ensuring procurement is performed according to applicable laws and District policies.  In conjunction with processing orders, the Department generates bids and requests for quotes and coordinates cooperative purchasing through county, state, city, and consortium bids to affect cost savings.

Current Bid Activity/Opportunities

Past Bid Activity/ Archives
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Associate Superintendent
Business Support Services
Ronald Little 858-521-2778 rlittle@powayusd.com


Director of Purchasing Brenda Gachuz 858-748-0010 x2788 bgachuz@powayusd.com
Purchasing Supervisor TBD 858-668-2784 TBD
Administrative Assistant II Michelle Wheeler 858-748-0010 x2128 mwheeler@powayusd.com
Senior Buyer Gayle McCormick 858-748-0010 x2133 gmccormick@powayusd.com
Senior Buyer TBD    
Buyer Vickie Leckie    858-748-0010 x2129 vleckie@powayusd.com
Buyer Jose Chavez 858-748-0010 x2134 jchavez@powayusd.com
Interim Buyer Maria Marquez 858-748-0010 x2135 mmarquez@powayusd.com 
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Our Vision

Our Vision is to create customer satisfaction by providing value and proficiency to each purchase request while adhering to District policy and applicable State Purchasing laws.

The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, immigration status, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact: Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, James Jimenez, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128, 1-858-521-2800, extension 2121, jjimenez@powayusd.com. For students, you may contact Title IX Coordinator Jamie Dayhoff, Director of Attendance and Discipline, Poway Unified School District, 1-858-521-2840, jdayhoff@powayusd.com

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