Mrs. Beatriz Ferro-Santos serves as Administrative Officer
for the Department of Sustainable Development (DSD) of the Organization of
American States where she is responsible for overseeing the financial
management of the Departmentís Programs and Project, as well as the
strategic planning and performance of the DSD Portfolio.
She is a native Washingtonian with over 20 years experience in project
management and financial oversight.She graduated summa cum laude for the University
of the District of Columbia
with a Bachelorís in the Arts Degree in Sociology and Cultural Anthropology.In 2008, she achieved certification as a
Government Financial Manager from the Association of Government Accountants.In 2010, Beatriz was awarded the Outstanding
Performance Award for the Department of Sustainable Development.
In addition to carrying out a financial and administrative role within the
Department, Beatriz has served as Chair of the Committee for the
Adjudication of Contracts since August of 2010. In this capacity, she is
responsible for recommending to the Chief of Staff, the Secretary for
Administration and Finance and/or the Director of Procurement Services the
approval of procurement contracts above $50,000.00.Beatriz has also served a member of the Staff
Committee since 2008, elected Vice President for the 2011-12 and 2012- 13
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Friday August 23, 2013.