The 2013 Cascadia Chapter Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 23rd at 5 p.m. If you are interested in a position on the Board or a committee, or would like more information about the responsibilities of each Officer, please contact the Chair of the Nominations Committee, Bob Mainwaring at email@example.com.
Following the AGM, please stay with us for a light dinner buffet 5:30 and a presentation. This year we are pleased to welcome Jennifer Walker, a change consultant certified in Prosci and Being First to talk about this emerging discipline. The fee is $25 for Chapter Members and $40 for Non-Chapter Members and you can register with PayPal, below. Please note: there is no fee to attend the AGM.
Location: The University Club of Victoria, University of Victoria, W Campus Way, Victoria, BC Map
We look forward to seeing you there!
The University of Victoria, one of Canada’s leading comprehensive Universities, is currently searching for a Manager/Contract Specialist within the Purchasing Services Department.
Reporting to the Director, Purchasing Services the Manager/Contract Specialist, Purchasing Services supports the Director and when required acts for the Director of Purchasing. The Manager/Contract Specialist is responsible for leading and overseeing the operation of the unit including management of staff under the direction of the Director. The responsibilities of the staff under the oversight of this position include general procurement, enterprise wide purchasing card, non-employee travel, supplier payments, logistics, customs, and surplus asset disposal activities and functions as an integrated and highly functioning service for all University units and Affiliates.
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The NIGP Governance Committee, responsible for developing the slate of candidates offered to the membership for election, reviewed all applications submitted by eligible candidates who were interested in joining the NIGP Board as the Region 13 Representative, which encompasses all of Canada’s provinces and territories.
Look for your electronic ballot on Wednesday, February 20 to cast your vote for one of these candidates!
After significant deliberation, the Governance Committee offers the following slate of candidates for the Region 13 Board of Directors seat effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2016:
|Lisa Buitenhuis, CSCMP
||Jamie Dobbin, CPPO, CPPB
||Manager, Supply Management
|Regional Municipality of Waterloo
||Calgary Catholic Schools
|Kitchener, ON, Canada
||Calgary, AB, Canada
|James Macintyre, CSCMP (CPP)
|Director, Purchasing & Project Management
|Region of Peel
|Brampton, ON, Canada
The following is background information on the candidates:
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The Chapter invites you to a special networking event with Bobbi L. Matthews, CPPO, CPPB, and President of NIGP, the Institute for Public Procurement.
Bobbi has over thirty years of experience in public procurement and public administration, and currently holds the position of Sr. Manager of Administrative Services for the Port of Portland.
She holds the designations of Certified Public Purchasing Officer as well as Certified Professional Public Buyer. Bobbi was a recipient of the NIGP Distinguished Service Award in 2004. She currently serves on the NIGP Board of Directors as NIGP President.
Bobbi is making a special visit to Victoria to present an NIGP update, including current initiatives; the benefits of attending Forum, and to answer our questions and concerns. We look forward to seeing you there.
Networking will start at 4:30PM on January 30th at the University Club, University of Victoria followed by the presentation at 5:15PM and dinner.