Survey Of Procurement PracticesThe National Association of State Procurement Officials' survey examines the current landscape of procurement practices among the states and offers insight on the various initiatives the states have implemented.
Higher Education ProcurementCooperation and Collaboration in State Higher Education Procurement focuses on the current landscape in state higher education procurement and best practices for achieving positive results for states and public institutions.
E-Procurement WebsitesClick on a state in the above map for information about state procurement offices, including existing and planned state procurements
NASPO State Procurement News
The 2013 George Cronin Awards in Procurement Excellence were announced at the NASPO Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado September 25. Mississippi, Oklahoma, and New York won Gold, Silver, and Bronze respectively. Read the full press release here.
Governors and legislators are searching for revenue and savings to shore up their states’ budgets while also looking for ways to create or sustain private sector jobs to bolster their states’ economies.
State procurement professionals are a resource that can help accomplish these goals. This NASPO paper highlights the value proposition that state procurement professionals bring to the table and that may be overlooked. It also identifies how state executives can provide support to enable procurement professionals to add value to the state.
View the full press release here.
Cooperative Purchasing OrganizationThe National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) has formed a subsidiary entity, the WSCA-NASPO Cooperative Purchasing Organization
(WSCA-NASPO), LLC to manage its national cooperative purchasing program. The LLC was formed in October of 2012 and began operating officially on January 1, 2013.
Chief Officer SpotlightMatt Brown
Chief Procurement Officer
State of Illinois