This is a 'no fee' cooperative to members, provided their Board approves a resolution and Interlocal agreement which allows members to purchase from awarded bids competitively solicited by the ROPC.  Current awards include:
  • Automotive and Bus Parts, Tires, Tubes, Supplies & Equipment
  • Audio/Visual (Photography) Contract Services 
  • Decor Merchandise & Services
  • Duplicating (Copy) Paper & Binder Tabs
  • Efficiency Services
  • Fire, Law Enforcement, Public Safety Security - Equipment, Supplies, Systems and Repairs 
  • Fundraising Services
  • General Merchandise & School Related Products
  • Grant Evaluator and Other Consultants
  • HVAC Equipment, Supplies, Installation and Repair
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Services
  • Maintenance Department Building Material, Hardware, Supplies, Equipment and Repairs
  • Meal Catering Services
  • Music & Theater Equipment, Supplies and Repair
  • Promotional Bottled Water
  • Promotional Merchandise & Services
  • Special Needs-Assistive Technology-Equipment, Supplies, & Literacy Materials
Marc David Garcia, Purchasing Specialist, is available to handle any questions or concerns that arise. or 956-984-6178

Membership requires an Interlocal Agreement and Resolution by your Board.  Click on the link to access this document.  An original copy must be submitted to Region One ESC for the Executive Director's signature.  A copy of the fully executed document will be provided to you for your records.

Important Documents

Contact Information

Purchasing Department
Region One ESC
1900 West Schunior Street
Edinburg, Texas 78541-2233
Lori Atwood Ramos
Purchasing Coordinator
(956) 984-6123
Marc David Garcia
Purchasing Specialist
(956) 984-6178
Kristina Carrizales
Cooperative Purchasing Specialist
(956) 984-6012
America Retana
Purchasing Technician
(956) 984-6217
Susie Tijerina
Purchasing Technician
(956) 984-6293
Last Modified on May 26, 2017