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Latest Activity: Jun 10, 2013

Events and Resources

Rick Grimm, CPPO, CPPB, Executive Vice President/ CEO of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing; Marcheta E. Gillespie, CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB, CPM, Deputy Director for the City of Tuson's Department of Procurement; and Tom Sadowski, former Director of Accounting for the State of Missiouri and the University of Missouri, Association of Government Accountants (AGA), discuss the importance of the Principles and Practices Project.  Find out what the Values & Guiding Principles and Standards of Practice mean to the Procurement Profession.

CPPC Endorses Values and Guiding Principles
CPPC officially endorsed the Values and Guiding Principles. For more information visit the Blog

OPBA Joins as Supporting Organization and Donates $5000.00
The Ontario Public Buyers Association (chapter of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing) has joined as a Supporting Organization to support the collaborative efforts to develop public procurement values, principles, and standards of practice.

However, OPBA is a unique supporting organization. Why? In addition to being a supporting organization, OPBA provided a $5,000 financial donation to further the efforts of the project. OPBA’s donation is the first monetary contribution to be received.

For more information and project updates, visit the blog: click here

Resource Links

3% Tax Withholding

- Government Withholding Relief Coalition - Letter to Senate Leadership (March 2)

- Government Withholding Relief Coalition - Letter to House Leadership (March 2)

- Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies (January 20)

- Government Withholding Relief Coalition - Senate Letter (December 16)

- Government Withholding Relief Coalition - House Letter (December 16)

- Section 511 Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act (TIPRA) Repeal Letter to Congress

- Sample Section 511 (TIPRA) Repeal Letter



Advocacy Letter Templates

- Workforce Capacity

- ARRA Distribution

- Procurement Reform</ P>



- State Procurement Websites

- Chapter Links

- Collegial Associations

- Purchasing Cooperatives


Discussion Forum

Demonstrating the Bottom Line Value of Procurement through Metrics

Started by Tina M Borger, CPPO. Last reply by Candace Riddle Apr 30, 2010. 6 Replies

In tight budget times, every public function must show value or face possible reduction, outsourcing, or elimination.  Anecdotal evidence is rarely effective.  How can/should procurement/acquisition…Continue

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Comment by Kathy Hughes on June 10, 2013 at 11:09am

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Comment by Candace Riddle on June 3, 2011 at 2:42pm
Comment by Candace Riddle on April 5, 2011 at 11:24am


Did you work full-time in Public Procurement during calendar 2009 and 2010?  Help us benchmark salaries for the profession by taking the NIGP 2009-2010 Salary Survey.

Comment by Candace Riddle on March 21, 2011 at 1:46pm
SOS: Can Consolodation for Fiscal Efficiency Result in Greater Risk?  We need your input.  By the way...this is not a survey.
Comment by Candace Riddle on March 8, 2011 at 4:19pm
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Comment by Stephen Peteritas on January 12, 2011 at 9:35am
Check out Ask the Gov. Expert. This one is about about procurement folks with an interview with Tucson's Director of Procurement
Comment by Candace Riddle on November 18, 2010 at 10:31am
Values and Guiding Principles hit the Global Scene. Find out what is going on with the project up to 12 time zones away!
Comment by Candace Riddle on August 4, 2010 at 12:02pm
Find out what is new with the Values and Guiding Principles for Public Procurement project. Click here and follow the blog.

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