October 26, 2017
The Board approved the motion to elect Taylor Adams, CPPO, as the Chair-Elect of the NIGP Governing Board for the period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020.
The Board approved the revisions to sections 3, 5, 12 and Exhibit E of the Board Policy Manual as recommended by the Board Policy Committee and the Finance Council.
The Board approved the motion to extend the current terms of Cheral Manke, as Chair of the Member Council, and Carrie Woodell, as Chair of the Talent Council, to June 30, 2020; consistent with the Governing Board's policy to have Council Chair terms coincide with the Chair-Elect's term.
August 27, 2017
The Board identified priorities for NIGP to focus on that include strategies for academic outreach, chapter support, and program modification and research.
July 20, 2017
GB Task Forces
Updates were given by each of the four task force Chairs for (1) Chapter Support, (2) Program Modification & Research, (3) Academic Outreach, (4) Relationships. The Board will discuss these reports during the Board meeting on August 27 at Forum in Salt Lake City.
June 29, 2017
Appointed Amy Flack to the Member Council effective September 1, 2017 to fill the vacancy of Nelson Park; appointment is based on the next highest number of votes received during the May 2017 election and as recommended by the Talent Council.
UPPCC Articles of Incorporation
The Board approved revisions to the Articles of Incorporation of the UPPCC as presented to the NASPO and NIGP Boards.
Allocation of Funds
The Board agreed that the $100,000 allocation will not be accessed until post-Forum to determine the best course of action and intended results on the use of the funds.
May 6, 2017
The Board selected the following strategies, from the MPS Study, as priorities to include in the NIGP 2016-19 Strategic Plan: (1) Chapter support; (2) Program Modification and Research; (3) Academic Outreach; (4) New Role; and (5) Outreach to the retired military. The Board members and staff were assigned to task forces for each priority area.
The Board agreed to not make a payment to the current publisher of the Journal of Public Procurement after June 2017. NIGP will make a decision about the sale of the Journal when the new publisher contacts NIGP.
The Board approved the UPPCC funding request for technology in the form of a loan in an amount not to exceed $105,000, with an initial advanced installment of $52,500 due July 1, 2017 and the remainder to be paid on October 1, 2017 upon submission of a written request. The loan will be forgiven upon successful implementation and availability of the technology solution to UPPCC applicants and certificants. There was one "No" vote and one abstention.
The Board denied the UPPCC request for funding for travel support for NIGP's three UPPCC board members to attend a special UPPCC Governing Board meeting in Chicago in June 2017. There was one abstention.
April 20, 2017
Appointed Molly McLoughlin to the Governing Board for a term beginning April 20, 2017 through June 30, 2020.
Approved the final draft of the Position Paper: Maintaining Procurement Principles as Technology Advances" as recommended by the Member Council.
Approved the motion to amend the Board Policy Manual and to revise any other affected policy and procedure documents to allow members of the Governing Board and all Councils to serve as instructors for NIGP and to receive any compensation associated with provision of that service; subject to review by the Board Policy Committee.
The Board discussed whether there should be a policy change to modify the criteria that requires CPPO certification for Board members. The Board may also consider certifications from other agencies in lieu of the CPPO certification. Further discussion will continue on the Quad NSite community.
March 16, 2017
Approved the NIGP Mission Vision Values Statement revision as recommended by the Member Council.
Approved to remand the draft Position Paper: "Maintaining Procurement Principles as Technology Advances" to the Member Council for further consideration based on direction provided by the Governing Board.
The draft UPPCC strategic plan and funding request will be posted to Nsite for the Governing Board's review and comments. Questions will be forwarded to the UPPCC Board.
NSite - New Group
NIGP staff will set up an NSite group for communications involving Paul Brennan, Don Buffum, and Marcheta Gillespie as NIGP’s representatives to the UPPCC and involving Taylor Adams, Jack Adger, Michael Bevis, and Rick Grimm as NIGP’s Executive Committee.
NIGP staff will schedule an interview between the Governing Board and Molly McLoughlin. Jack Adger, Keith Glatz and Don Buffum will develop an interview process.
February 16, 2017
Approved the revisions to Articles 1.6, 2.2A, 2.8, and 3.F of the NIGP Bylaws.