The National Procurement Institute (NPI) Nominating Committee is now accepting nominations for 2021-2022 Officers and Directors and 2021 Honorary Members.
Officers and Directors
This is your chance to be part of the leadership of the National Procurement Institute! The NPI Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for 2021 – 2022 NPI Officers and Directors. In accordance with the NPI Constitution and Bylaws, the governing body of NPI consists of six Officers and six Directors. The six Officers are the Immediate Past President, President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and AEP Officer. Each Officer serves for a one-year term. Each Director serves a two-year term.
The Nominating Team is hereby accepting nominations for the following positions:
Secretary (1) Directors (4)
Eligibility requirements per Article I of the NPI Bylaws: Candidates for any Officer or Director Position must have been a member in good standing for at least one year immediately preceding the election. Candidates for the office of Secretary must have served at least one year on the Board of NPI. Members whose employers are not public agencies may serve on the Board provided that such person does not solicit business on behalf of such person or his or her employer during any NPI activity.
Each year, extraordinary contributors to the public procurement profession retire from service. Honorary Membership in NPI is just one way we can pay tribute to our retiring peers. This is your chance to have exceptional contributions recognized through a nomination for Honorary Membership in NPI!
Members of NPI:
Pursue the next level of excellence
Promote organizational achievement and leadership
Effect change in the public procurement profession
Network on a personal level with successful leaders from across North America
Enhance their knowledge and skills at the Annual Conference
Prove to their leadership, governing body and the public that they exceed the highest standards by pursuing the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® Award
Honorary Members of NPI:
Support NPI by holding office or contributing to teams
Contribute to the ongoing advancement of their peers through education or mentoring
Make other significant contributions to NPI and the public procurement profession
Have been a member of NPI for ten years
Has retired or will be retired before December 31, 2021
Please submit a nomination for any individual who meets these requirements by e-mail to:
The National Procurement Institute is issuing a Call for Speakers to provide educational sessions during the 53rd Annual Conference to be held at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 18-20, 2021. This years conference theme is – “Mask-erade – A New Day in Public Procurement”.
NPI invites those interested to visit our website for more information and instructions on submitting your proposal.
Please visit the NPI YouTube Channel to view a recording of the 4th of five AEP Educational Session webinars. This webinar was held April 28th, 2021 via Zoom. Criterion 15, Sustainable Procurement & 16 Cooperative Procurement.
Please visit the NPI YouTube Channel to view a recording of the 3rd of five AEP Educational Session webinars. This webinar was held April 7th, 2021 via Zoom. Criterion 7, Utilization of Electronic Commerce and Automated Technology.
Please visit the NPI YouTube Channel to view a recording of the 2nd of five AEP Educational Session webinars. This webinar was held March 24th, 2021 via Zoom. Criterion 3, Professional Development Program and 14, Adoption of Best Value Procurement Method.
Our apologies, due to technical issues only the last 1/2 of the meeting was recorded.
NPI is excited to share that CoProcure recently joined NPI as a supporter of the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® program. CoProcure is a technology startup that aims to make finding and comparing cooperative contracts fast and easy (and free!).
The CoProcure team is putting together a webinar on cooperative purchasing strategies and would like to include thought leaders in the public procurement profession. If you are interested in joining in the conversation, please contact Becca Blazek at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please visit the NPI YouTube Channel to view a recording of the 1st of five AEP Educational Session webinars. This webinar was held March 3rd, 2021 via Zoom. Summary of Changes for 2021 / Quick Review of AEP Website.
The National Procurement Institute, Inc. is pleased to announce the 2021 AEP Application and the 2021 Summary of Changes are now available. In addition, the 2020 Model Submittals are now available for NPI members.
The application portal is open for submissions and applications are due May 15, 2021.