December 20, 2018
The Board approved the motion to establish the Forum budget for the 2019 NIGP Annual Forum and Products Exposition as approved by the Finance Council.
The Board agreed on the need for clarification from the NIGP Legislative & Position (L&P) committee as to whether or not the committee intends to write their intended next paper on "Efficient Business Practices" as a global best practice or as a position paper." The motion was approved to defer back to the L&P committee for further clarification.
November 17-18, 2018
Modified the 2018-20 NIGP Strategic Plan regarding determining areas of collaboration, the Public Procurement Maturity Framework (PPMF), and developing a plan for placing public procurement articles in appropriate journals.
The Board directed the Talent Council to source Thought Leaders for the Board with high emphasis on the NIGP strategic plan.
Approved the motion to direct NIGP staff to modify the existing criteria for selecting future NIGP Forum venues to include, as one of several criteria, the assessment of discriminatory policies and laws that may impede the ability of some NIGP members to attend the annual Forum and may impose budgetary impacts on the Institute.
The Board agreed to defer the approval of the position paper entitled, "Best Value Procurement Methods for Professional Services - Overcoming the Limitation of Low-bid and QBS", to the December 2018 Board meeting.
The Board approved the re-appointments of the following NIGP representatives to the independent organizations: Diane Seaton (AEP Evaluation Team); Denise Finn (NCPPC); Ginger Line (UPPCC BOE CPPB Team); Karen Main (UPPCC BOE CPPO Team); and Paul Brennan (UPPCC Governing Board).
Approved the allocation of $50,000 of the FY18 net proceeds to the Forum Contingency Fund subject to the Finance Council's approval.
NIGP Staff will work on a campaign for a year-end charitable contribution to help fund the NIGP Scholarship program.
August 19, 2018
Agreed to discuss the need to create capital budgets in support of strategic initiatives during the November meeting.
July 19, 2018
Designated a Reserve Fund for the development of credentialing programs and gave approval to seed the fund with $75,000 from the FY18 anticipated net income.
Approved the FY19 goals for the CEO and staff based on quantitative and strategic measures.
June 22-23, 2018
Approved the FY19 operating and capital budgets of the Institute.
Established a Content Development Fund and seeded the fund with an initial outlay of $150,000 from the anticipated net income from FY18. Postponed a decision on final funding for the UPPCC's CertMS software solution and referred a funding request from the UPPCC for a market analysis initiative to the Finance Council.
Appointed Jon Walton to the Governing Board for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2018.
Agreed to perform a feasibility study on the development of a supplier certificate program and requested that the Talent Council review the eligibility criteria for candidates seeking opportunities to serve on the Governing Board.
Approved its contract with Rick Grimm, as the Institute's CEO, through December 31, 2025.
May 17, 2018
Approved modifications to the Board Policy Manual that provides clarity on the application of NIGP's Code of Ethics and Conduct to any participant attending NIGP-sponsored events.
Ratified the Member Council's decision to archive several NIGP resolutions which are no longer applicable or relevant; based on recommendations for the L&P Committee.
Agreed to form a new task force to research and become educated on establishing parameters for assessing and selecting future Forum venues. Miriam Singer will serve as Chair. Taylor Adams and Stephanie Osborne are members.
April 19, 2018
Approved the revisions to Sections 3 and 4 of the NIGP Board policy manual affecting Talent Council candidates for Governing Board seats and terms for Chapter Ambassadors as recommended by the Board Policy Committee.
Approved the ratification of the Member Council's decision to archive the following NIGP resolutions based on recommendations from the Legislative and Position Committee.
March 15, 2018
Approved the appointment of Kate Rotella, CPPO, MPA, to the position of NIGP Treasurer effective July 1, 2018. Approved the appointment of Jack Adger as one of the three NIGP representatives to the UPPCC Board of Directors effective July 1, 2018. Approved the re-appointment of Nicole Krneta-Rogers to new terms on the NIGP Finance Council effective July 1, 2018. Approved the re-appointments of Arthur Moore and Russell Pankey to new terms on the NIGP Talent Council effective July 1, 2018.
Authorized NIGP staff to develop and implement a specialized, programmatic accreditation for academic curriculums, and pursue expanded funding of academic research to foster publication of more public procurement articles across a range of academic journals.
February 15, 2018
Approved revisions to Section 4 of the NIGP Board Policy Manual to incorporate the Talent Council restructure model as recommended by the Talent Council.
Approved the designation of $25,930 from the FY17 net proceeds to the Technology Reserve Fund to provide funding for the Phase III IT projects.
January 18, 2018
Approved the FY17 Independent audit of the Institute as prepared by Rogers and Company and recommended by the NIGP Audit Committee resulting in net proceeds of $78,190.
Authorized the CEO to allocate $5,000 from the unallocated FY16 net proceeds to fund the 2nd Quarter Scholarship program.
Approved the modification of Section 14.A of the NIGP Board Policy Manual to revise the appointing body for NIGP representatives to independent organizations from the Talent Council to the Governng Board; thereby providing consistency in the appointment process.