Melchior, Vonda

Mrs. Vonda F Melchior, C.P.M.
Director of Purchasing
Hillsborough Community College
P.O. Box 31127
Tampa, FL 33631-3127


Vonda Melchior has worked in purchasing and contracting since graduation from Florida State University. Prior to her current position as purchasing director, she worked in city, county and federal government procurement and in procurement for the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games (ACOG).

She has held Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) and Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) designations.

She has served as President of the National Association of Educational Procurement Florida Region, President, of the Tampa Bay Area Chapter of National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) and chair of the Council of Purchasing Professionals (COPP).

Vonda graduated from FSU with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing with a concentration in Purchasing and Industrial Management and has over 500 hours continuing education in Purchasing, Contracting, Federal Grant Procurement, Legal Aspects of Purchasing and Administration of Government Contracts.

She currently serves on the COPP Grants Subcommittee for the State of Florida College System Colleges.