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Jack P. Branum, MPA

Learning Management System Administrator

  • Manages the Procurement U online learning management system
  • Coordinates online training needs, reporting, and issues resolutions
  • Coordinates the course catalogue, class schedules, and resources
  • Engages with state training personnel to provide information and training

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Susan Gonzalez, MBA

Director of Business Operations

  • Develops and implements annual budget in coordination with CEO
  • Maintains governance documents, records, policies and operating guidelines
  • Oversees conference execution and contracted deliverables

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Lindle Hatton, PhD

Chief Executive Officer

  • Executive leadership of strategies and initiatives
  • Oversight of the CLO's professional development program management
  • Oversight of the CAO and DO's administration and operational management
  • Primary spokesperson to advance awareness of and support for NASPO and the public procurement profession

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Jordan Henson, MS

Education Coordinator

  • Develops Procurement U training & professional development
  • Supports state and national certification initiatives
  • Works with SMEs in developing training programs and e-learning courses
  • Manages the Cronin Awards and Cronin webinar series

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Olivia Hook, MS

Academic Coordinator

  • Coordinates outreach to prospective educational partners
  • Coordinates interaction with academic partners and students
  • Arranges participation in university career fairs
  • Works with subject matter experts on higher education initiatives

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Dianne Lancaster, CPPO

Chief Learning Officer

  • Collaborate with the NASPO Board to develop and actualize the professional development vision approved by the Board
  • Relationship development with higher education and industry thought leaders
  • Management of industry content for educational programming
  • Provides procurement and contract management subject matter expertise

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Jill Midkiff

Director Communications and External Relations

  • Manages public relations, brand management and marketing
  • Advances stakeholder relationships and coordinates the work of external liaisons
  • Manages partnerships and the development of joint initiatives

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Kevin Minor, MPA

Research Coordinator

  • Best Practices and Cronin Awards Committees support
  • Green Technical Assistance Funds
  • Legislative tracker and resources
  • Research and policy support

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Elena Moreland, MPA

Senior Project Manager

  • Develops and manages best practice sharing, work products and deliverables
  • Coordinates research inquiries and resulting resources and guidance
  • Manages the Survey of State Procurement Practices
  • Manages the Green Purchasing Technical Assistance Funds Program

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Matt Oyer, MPA

Learning Manager

  • Develops and manages Procurement U training and professional development initiatives
  • Coordinates education inquiries and resulting resources and guidance
  • Manages efforts to promote state and national certification

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Jennifer Salts, CPPO, CPPB

Chief Administrative Officer

  • Provides administrative support to NASPO Board and Executive Committee
  • Oversees contracted workplan deliverables
  • Consults with states and stakeholders to promote best practice sharing
  • Supports member engagement activities
  • Provides procurement and contract management subject matter expertise

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Megan Smyth, JD

Senior Project Manager

  • Develops and manages the discussion of emerging issues in procurement, work products, and deliverables
  • Manages IT Procurement Negotiations initiatives
  • Coordinates research inquiries and resulting resources and guidance
  • Supports conferences, Procurement U and Procurement Law Institute

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Alex Wilcox, M.S. Ed.

Instructional Designer

  • Designs, develops and implements e-learning courses and modules
  • Determine sequences and creates outlines, storyboards, and treatment approaches
  • Produce graphics elements to enhance course delivery
  • Evaluates new and emerging technologies

Rhonda Clark

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Rhonda Clark

Association Manager

  • Oversee Communications with NASPO for AMR Services
  • Manage Financial Coordination & Processing
  • Member Engagement
  • Strategic Plan Reporting
  • Conference & Meeting Support

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Kristy Howard

Communications Coordinator

  • NASPO Network
  • Regional Councils
  • Member Communications
  • Website
  • Bulletin e-Newsletter

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Molly Marsh

Programs Manager

  • Annual Conference
  • Regional Conferences
  • Leadership Academy
  • Exchange Conference

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Lily Pennington

Programs Coordinator

  • Academic Forum
  • State Procurement Law Institute
  • Regional Conferences
  • Stakeholder Programs
  • State Training Coordinators Conference

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Kaitlyn Wilde

Project Associate

  • Verify, code and enter invoices, check requests and reimbursements in to payment system
  • Provide administrative support and communicate effectively with members
  • Provide conference support
  • Coordinate special projects

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