Webinar Recording - Cooperative Procurement: Global Best Practices and Industry Insights

  • Contact Hours: 1
  • Format: Online
Webinar Recording 013124: Cooperative Procurement: Global Best Practices and Industry Insights (Member)$0.00 01/31/2054
Webinar Recording 013124: Cooperative Procurement: Global Best Practices and Industry Insights (Non-Member)$195.00 01/31/2054
Webinar Recording 013124: Cooperative Procurement: Global Best Practices and Industry Insights (Member) $0.00
Webinar Recording 013124: Cooperative Procurement: Global Best Practices and Industry Insights (Non-Member) $195.00


Cooperative procurement has become an established contracting tool across the nation. A global best practices resource was just released by NIGP in collaboration with NIGP thought leaders. Learn more about the 6 Guidance Principles found in this document. Industry experts will provide current trends, outside of the box ideas when using a cooperative, and address aspects that you may have never considered.  Taking highlighted lessons from the recent NIGP FORUM Cooperative Track, this fast-paced informative session will help your team embrace a cooperative strategy.  

What You'll Learn

After completing this online training session, learners will be able to:
1.  Review the 6 Guidance Principles offered as Global Best Practices.
2.  Gain insights into the nature and structure of cooperative procurement organizations.
3.  Discover the latest trends in government procurement and use of cooperative contracts.
4.  Hear real examples where cooperative procurement provides unique solutions.

Presenter Bio(s) 

Tammy Rimes is the Executive Director of the National Cooperative Procurement Partners (NCPP), the premier Association for educational content, legislative advocacy and support for cooperative procurement.  She also formally served as Purchasing Agent for the City of San Diego, the 9th largest city in the nation and Emergency Logistics Chief during the 2007 Witch Creek Fires that raged for 17 days and destroyed over 2000 homes. Under her leadership, the City consolidated its warehouse operations, centralized all purchasing and contracting operations, and moved to a more customer focused approach.

Crosby is the President of Cooperative Services, LLC and is on the Board of Directors for the Fire and Emergency Manufacturers and Services Association (FEMSA). He has held several leadership positions in association management including Director of Professional Development for the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and Regional Director for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Formerly, he served as the President of a NPPGov and served on the Board of Directors for NCPP.
Duff Erholtz is completing his 15th year in Membership Services for Sourcewell – formerly the National Joint Powers Alliance / NJPA. His primary responsibility is communicating with and supporting the procurement needs of the over 100,000 Sourcewell Members throughout the country. Duff volunteers as the Educational Working Group Chair for the National Cooperative Procurement Partners Association and helps create educational tools to assist procurement on understanding and utilizing Cooperative agreements.

Attendance for Individuals

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