Linda Dangerfield is the Director of the Office of Procurement and Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) for the Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA). MAA owns and operates BWI Thurgood Marshall (BWI) and Martin State (MTN) Airports. As CPO, Ms. Dangerfield represents MAA at the Board of Public Works.
Ms. Dangerfield has successfully directed complex and multi-year contracts for capital construction, architectural/engineering, maintenance, and all types of services necessary to support, the day-to-day operations of BWI and MTN Airports. With over 20 years of public sector experience, Ms. Dangerfield is one of the State’s senior procurement officials. Ms. Dangerfield currently serves on a committee to develop a Maryland Procurement Manual.
As the Director and CPO, Ms. Dangerfield continues to lead the way in ensuring confidence and integrity in MAA procurement practices. Her approach to ensuring that high technical standards are met by her staff and others within the administration, while introducing innovative approaches to meeting growing demands, makes her an exceptional professional and Director.
Ms. Dangerfield is an active member of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing’s (NIGP) local chapter, Maryland Public Purchasing Association (MPPA). Ms., Dangerfield served as 2016 President and Vice President 2014-2015. Additionally, Ms. Dangerfield served on the Board of Directors from 2008-2010.
As an active member of NIGP, Ms. Dangerfield as the 2016 President for MPPA co-hosted the 2016 NIGP National Forum; served as the 2011 Co-Chairperson for the NIGP National Forum; and is a certified instructor for the NIGP. Ms. Dangerfield, obtained her CPPB in 2006.