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State Procurement Director

NASPO is made up of the directors of the central purchasing offices in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the territories of the United States. As a State Director, you have access to the Directors Community in our online networking tool NASPO Network. If you have not received your welcome packet from NASPO or would like to contact someone regarding how to get involved and access the resources available to you, please contact Rhonda Clark.

State Procurement Staff

Each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the territories of the US constitute NASPO's membership base. Each state director serves as the primary NASPO contact, however NASPO can also provide a multitude of resources to you as a member of a state procurement department.

In addition to the materials on naspo.org, we have a repository of members only documents available on the NASPO Network in the All Members Group. The Network also serves as a robust member-to-member communication tool to ask questions of your peers and receive feedback on best practices. To be added to NASPO's database, please reach out to your state director or contact Rhonda Clark.

Other Procurement Professional

Associate Membership is available for procurement personnel from other countries outside of the United States as well as procurement personnel of state agencies independent of the central procurement office. More information on Associate Membership eligibility along with the online application are available here.

Supplier

NASPO does not offer corporate membership. However, as a private sector supplier, you have the opportunity to attend NASPO's Exchange Conference each spring. This conference brings state procurement officials together with companies large and small to discuss how to do business with the states and form successful partnerships. Details on the Exchange Conference can be found on NASPO's events page.

NASPO Career Listing

Policy & Protest Manager (WMS1)

State of Washington

Friday, May 5, 2017/

Department of Enterprise Services
Olympia, WA
Posted: 5/4/17
Closing: Until Filled
Job Description

Our Contracts, Procurement, & Risk Management (CPRM) Division provides statewide procurement policy, procurement risk assessment, sole source contract oversight, and procurement training. As the Policy & Protest Manager, you will have the exciting opportunity to contribute to the statewide advancement of procurement and contracting policies and best practices.  Your excellent written and analytical skills will be critical in assisting government procurement professionals with interpreting and implementing Washington State procurement law, rules, policies and trade agreements.  You will also be relied upon to review and recommend the appropriate course of action in responding to DES bid protests as well as those of other agencies when necessary.

If you want to make a positive impact on the effectiveness and quality of procurement and contracting across state government, then we encourage you to apply!

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