Johnson, Barbara

Ms. Barbara R. Johnson, CPPO, CPPB, MPA
State of Ohio Department of Corrections
4002 Deer Run Ct
Maumee, OH 43537


Barb is the former Agency Procurement Officer for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. She also served as the Procurement Manager for the Columbus Regional Airport Authority and the City of Columbus.

Barb has served on the NIGP Board of Directors and many Public Procurement Institute committees and task forces. In 2014, NIGP honored Barb with a Distinguished Service Award for her contributions to the Institute, the Procurement Profession and the entity she served. In 2008, NIGP recognized Barb as the Manager of the Year Awardee. In 2010, she co-authored the update to the text entitled “Strategic Procurement Planning in the Public Sector” which is published for use in the class with the same title for NIGP. She also serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Public Procurement (JOPP.)

Barb has instructed courses and workshops for The Ohio State University, NIGP-The Institute for Public Procurement, ISM – Institute for Supply Management, and many others upon request.

Barb serves on the faculty of the following NIGP courses:
Capital Acquisitions
Contracting for Public Sector Services
Developing and Managing Requests for Proposals in the Public Sector
Fundamentals of Leadership and Management in Public Procurement
Introduction to Public Procurement
Learning Leader Bootcamp
Legal Aspects of Public Purchasing
Logistics and Transportation
Practical Specification Writing
Strategic Procurement Planning
Risk Management in Public Purchasing
Warehousing and Inventory Control