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NASPO State Procurement News
The National Association of State Chief Administrators (NASCA) and National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) partnered to educate and promote a deeper understanding of procurement and administrative functions in state government with the release of ”Working Together: Procurement as a Partner."
The UPPCC Governing Board made an adjustment to the newly revised requirements for certification that went into effect in January this year.
The new certification requirements establish minimum requirements that apply to all applicants across the board. The elimination of the 10-year limit on coursework and training is geared to further reach the goal of raising the level of professionalism in the purchasing field.
Read the full article from UPPCC here.
2014-2015 NASPO Board of Directors elections were held at the annual business meeting in Burlington, Vermont in early September. Deborah Damore (VT) was sworn in as President and Paul Mash (UT) was elected President-Elect. Congratulations to the following newly elected members of the Board: Lance Fulcher (MS) and Dianne Lancaster (OR). Jim Butler (CA), Larry Maxwell (NM), and James Staton (DC) were re-elected for another term.
Cooperative Purchasing OrganizationThe National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) has formed a subsidiary entity, the WSCA-NASPO Cooperative Purchasing Organization
(WSCA-NASPO), to manage its national cooperative purchasing program. The Cooperative Purchasing Organization was formed in October of 2012 and began operating officially on January 1, 2013.
Chief Officer SpotlightRon Pigott
State of Texas