Vision, Mission & Values

The NASPO Board of Directors undertook a strategic planning initiative to guide the organization and help inform the leadership's decision making. The adopted strategic plan includes five-year objectives and measurements. Since then, leaders, committees and NASPO staff have implemented the objectives and advanced the strategic priorities. An annual report to the members is produced each year to ensure member engagement in the fulfillment of the strategic plan.

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 Vision

Your strategic partner for public procurement solutions.

Mission

Promote government excellence by delivering superior procurement solutions for the benefit of the public.

Values

NASPO demonstrates Leadership, Excellence and Integrity through:

  • Service: Everything we do is for the benefit of the members, states,and the public they serve.
  • Sovereignty: We honor states’ sovereignty by recognizing their uniqueness, authority, and autonomy.
  • Ethics: We adhere to the highest standards of integrity and professionalism.
  • Transparency: We operate in an environment that promotes accountability to the members and encourages fair and open competition in public procurement.
  • Knowledge: We leverage expertise to provide learning and innovative best practices in public procurement.
  • Collaboration: We foster cooperative networking and build strategic partnerships that elevate public procurement.

Goals

Customer Engagement
Customer Engagement
Provide timely and relevant communications, programs and solutions to members, stakeholders, and strategic partners.
Business Processes
Business Processes
Develop and implement effective tools and practices that ensure a thriving organization.
Professional Development
Professional Development
Create and deliver innovative research, education and learning opportunities.
Resources
Resources
Effectively manage and maximize resources.
NASPO News

Michigan’s contract management program receives Gold Cronin Award for Procurement Excellence

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Michigan’s contract management program receives Gold Cronin Award for Procurement Excellence

LEXINGTON, Ky. (October 9, 2019)—A proactive contract management program developed by the State of Michigan’s Central Procurement Services achieved the Gold Award, the highest honor in the George Cronin Awards for Procurement Excellence, presented annually by the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO).

George Schutter selected as NASPO President-Elect

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George Schutter selected as NASPO President-Elect

LEXINGTON, Ky. (September 20, 2019) – The National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) Board of Directors has elected George Schutter of the District of Columbia as the 2019 NASPO President-Elect.

MENTORSHIP TOOLKIT

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MENTORSHIP TOOLKIT

The National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) has released the "Membership Toolkit", this toolkit is designed to help you design a formal mentorship program.

Membership Toolkit

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