How to Join the CTPA

The CTPA is made up exclusively of school district purchasing representatives, with a collective desire to share experiences, tools and knowledge. CTPA is an administrative agency created in accordance with Section 791.001 of the Texas Government Code.

CTPA meetings are held bi-monthly. Please join us as a guest or better yet, become an active member in our association. We believe you will find it a valuable resource tool and excellent means of enhancing your Purchasing informational network.

The steps to apply for membership are in order as follows:

  1. Download an application from the CTPA website
  2. Board passes resolution approving participation in CTPA
  3. Authorized representative signs agreement
  4. Resolution is mailed to CTPA for signature
  5. District is invoiced for membership dues
  6. After approval, email is sent to new member with login information
  7. District can now log in to access member’s area

Please select one of the links below to view or print the following documents:

Master Interlocal Agreement and By-laws
Interlocal Agreement and By-laws

Interlocal Participant Agreement
Interlocal Participant Agreement

Sample Board Resolution
Sample Board Resolution

As stated above, if you wish to join, please have your board pass a resolution approving your district’s participation in CTPA and then have your district’s authorized representative sign on the signature page of the agreement. After execution, please forward it to:

Attn: Danny Poolman, Purchasing Director

Central Texas Purchasing Alliance
c/o Round Rock Independent School District
Purchasing Department
16255 Great Oaks Drive
Round Rock, Texas 78681

Latest NewsQuick Resources

CTPA Web Site - 01/20/09
Jan. 20, 2009 - The Central Texas Purchasing Alliance (CTPA) web site for members and guests is a source of good information. The site will allow guests to view what school districts are members and the benefits of membership, plus allowing for the member districts to share and network existing contracts, solicitations, and other important documentation. It is a tool created by members to help each other in their workplaces.

Elections in April - 01/20/09
At our April Meeting meeting new officers and directors will be chosen. Stay tuned for details!

CTPA Executive Director - 01/20/09
Jamie Spiegel is the Executive Director of the CTPA. This position comes along with being chosen as the new Purchasing Director for Round Rock ISD.