Governor Albert Bryan Jr. named Assistant Commissioner of Property and Procurement Lisa Alejandro as the acting commissioner of the department after accepting a letter of resignation from Commissioner Anthony Thomas on Tuesday, February 14.
Acting Commissioner Alejandro has more than 27 years of experience in inventory management and procurement, 17 of which she has spent in government procurement, while serving in various capacities such as Contract Administrator, Manager of Procurement and Contracts, and Chief Deputy Commissioner of Procurement.
As Assistant Commissioner, Acting Commissioner Alejandro functioned as the Chief Procurement Officer, responsible for managing and overseeing the territory’s Procurement, Central Stores and Warehousing, and Vendor Maintenance Divisions through the Office of Procurement, Contract Management and Reporting.
She also was responsible for the training and development of all procurement professionals and was involved in the strategic management and business initiatives planning at the Department of Property and Procurement.
Acting Commissioner Alejandro is a certified Contracting Officer Representative, holds a Master's Degree in Operations Management and remains an active member of the National Contract Management Association.