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NCMA and NASPO Develop Contract Management Organizational Capability Program to Maintain Public Trust

NCMA and NASPO Develop Contract Management Organizational Capability Program to Maintain Public Trust Washington, D.C. Pilot Program Yields Positive Results Ashburn, VA – The National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) have created a unique, collaborative program designed to improve the competence and capabilities of state public procurement

All NASPO-Developed Courses Offered Free

All NASPO-Developed Courses Offered Free Lexington, KY – The National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) announced today that it will make all NASPO-developed Procurement U courses available free to users. Procurement U courses are designed for procurement professionals of all levels and offer contact hours that apply to the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council

NASPO Letter to Members

Lexington, KY – On January 3, 2022, the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) Board of Directors submitted a letter to the Executive Committee of the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) to formally request the removal of National Institute of Government Procurement (NIGP) members from participating in UPPCC’s Board of Directors. As detailed

NASPO Supports Kentucky Disaster Relief

Lexington, KY – During their December 2021 meeting, the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) Board of Directors voted to donate $50,000 to the Team Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund. Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear established the fund in response to the severe weather system that severely damaged parts of the Commonwealth on December 11.

NASPO Welcomes New Strategic Partner

NASPO Welcomes NAEP as Strategic Partner Lexington, KY – The National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP). This agreement strengthens the relationship between NASPO and NAEP, allowing members from both organizations to collaborate, share information, and provide valuable insight into their

NASPO Announces 2022 Board of Directors

NASPO Announces 2022 Board of Directors Lexington, KY – The National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO®) announced election results for the 2022 NASPO Board of Directors during the 2021 NASPO Annual Conference taking place September 13 – 15, 2021, in Austin, TX. The elected include: President-Elect – Jaime Schorr, Chief Procurement Officer, Maine Director-at-Large

NASPO Hosts Procurement Tabletop Exercise

NASPO Hosts Procurement Tabletop Exercise Organization Brings Together Over 20 Stakeholders to Participate in Scenario-Based Learning Lexington, KY – Today and tomorrow (May 18-19, 2021), the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) will host a COVID Response Procurement Tabletop Exercise that brings together over 20 different strategic partners, including state and federal officials, multiple

NASPO Researchers Release Study on COVID Procurement Impact and Suggestions for Better State Procurement Operations

Lexington, KY – Procurement staff nationwide can improve future emergency response using the lessons outlined in the new study released today by the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO). Assessing State PPE Procurement During COVID-19: A Research Report, a joint study conducted by NASPO and academics from five universities, shows the impact of COVID-19 on state

NASPO Becomes an IACET Accredited Provider

Lexington, KY – The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) the prestigious Accredited Provider accreditation. IACET Accredited Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The accreditation period extends for five years and includes all programs offered or

Regional Leadership Announced for NASPO

Lexington, KY – The National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) announces the newly elected 2021 Regional Council Leadership: Eastern Region Jamie Tomaszewski (Maryland) – Chair Gregg Olivera (New Jersey) – Vice Chair   Western Region Angela Shell (California) – Chair Mindy Birk (Alaska) – Vice Chair   Midwestern Region Doug Carlson (Nebraska) – Chair

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