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Sharing information and resources

Contracts & Procurement personnel, due to their diverse range of responsibilities, belong to a number of professional organizations as a means to share information and resources with their peers; benchmark best practices at peer and leading institutions, and enhance the professional development and training of staff members.

National Association of Educational Procurement

The mission of the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) is to facilitate the development, exchange and practice of effective and ethical procurement principles and techniques within higher education and associated communities, through continuing education, networking, public information and advocacy.

Responses to queries posted on the listserv will be posted here for the convenience of listserv members.

For more information regarding membership in NAEP, visit

Institute for Supply Management

Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Pittsburgh is the award-winning affiliate of the national ISM organization. Members represent a variety of industries, including manufacturing, service, technology, and education.

ISM's mission is to serve the education, certification, communication and networking needs of supply management professionals in the Greater Pittsburgh area. We will do this to enhance the supply management profession, its image and ethical standards to maximize membership value.

ISM Pittsburgh offers a variety of professional development sessions for its membership via live seminars, lunch and learn programs, and webinars. 

For additional information concerning the Pittsburgh Chapter of ISM, please visit: