NPI 2021-22 Call for Nominations

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.

Honorary Members

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:

Christina Pryor 

Phone (480) 782-2403

Nominations will be accepted through Wednesday, July 7, 2021.

2021 Annual Conference: Call for Speakers!

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.

Call for Speakers (

CoProcure joins NPI as a Supporter of the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® Program!

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

2021 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® Application

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.

Questions regarding the AEP Program can be directed to