• Our Purpose:
    The Purchasing Department provides quality support and assistance in the area of purchasing to all Region One ESC programs, and its cooperative members in Region One and other school districts, charter schools, and governmental entities throughout the State to operate more efficiently and economically (Texas Education Code §8.002).
    Our Services:
    The Purchasing Department provides quality and effective training and assistance to both our internal and external customers.  The primary focus of our cooperatives is to assist participating members in the administration of fiscally sound programs through the procurement of cost effective goods and services, and compliance with all bid law requirements.  Authority for such services is granted by Texas Education Code §8.053.
    Purchasing Team:
    • Lori Atwood Ramos - Director
    • Marc David Garcia - Internal Specialist
    • Erica Cruz - Internal Specialist
    • Kristina Carrizales Escobar - Cooperative Specialist  
    • Vacant - Cooperative Specialist
    • Robert Meave - Cooperative Specialist  
    • Idania Gonzalez - Technician
    • Erika Evon Rebeles - Technician
    Our Process:
    The Purchasing Department is committed to ensuring a transparent bid process to our internal and external customers that drives community perceptions.  To offer clarity, our standard procedures and timelines are outlined in this Bid Process Flowchart.
  • Contacts:
    Lori Atwood Ramos
    Purchasing Director
    (956) 984-6123
    Marc David Garcia
    Internal Procurement Specialist
    (956) 984-6178
    Erica Cruz
    Internal Procurement Specialist
    (956) 984-6098
    Kristina Carrizales Escobar
    Cooperastive Procurement Specialist
    (956) 984-6012
    Cooperative Procurement Specialist
    (956) 984-6217
    Robert Meave
    Cooperative Procurement Specialist
    (956) 984-6249
    Idania Gonzalez
    Purchasing Technician
    (956) 984-6204
    Erika Evon Rebeles
    Purchasing Technician
    (956) 984-6099
    Purchasing Department
    Region One ESC
    1900 West Schunior Street
    Edinburg, Texas 78541-2233
Last Modified on January 26, 2024