COVID-19 Resources for the Procurement Professional

NIGP provides these resources for public procurement professionals.  Inclusion on this list does not connote an endorsement by NIGP.

We will be updating the list as more and more up-to-date resources become available. Please contact Ronni Levine at if there are additional resources you think we should consider including.
Corona Virus


  • Public Purchasing During COVID-19
    April 16, 2:00 - 3:00 PM
    Presented by NCPP, The Professional Association for Cooperative Procurement

    Procurement teams across the country are challenged with an onslaught of competing demands for health and safety equipment while working situations require them to be at the Emergency Operations Center or home office - not the easiest of times! National Cooperative Procurement Partners (NCPP) has pulled together a host of resources for public procurement professionals to better understand the current COVID-19 supply chain situation, changing FEMA requirements, how cooperative contracts may be leveraged, and additional answers and resources to help during this emergency.

    Facilitator/Host: Tammy Rimes, Executive Director of NCPP

    Panelists: Dr. Kim Abrego, President of Disaster Recovery Services; Dan Listug, Government Relations Council for Sourcewell; Debbie Wellnitz, Manager for City of Concord, CA Police Department; Chris Mellis, Senior Vice-President, Strategic Accounts at OMNIA Partners

  • Navigating a Disrupted Workforce: A Discussion on Procurement's Role in the COVID-19 Pandemic

    How are procurement departments navigating the challenges that have arise with the COVID-19 outbreak? 

    Hosted by NIGP's CEO Rick Grimm
    Speakers: Carrie Mathes, Procurement Manager, Orange County, FL; Jack Pellegrino, Director of Purchasing and Contracting, County of San Diego, CA; Lynda Allair, Retired, Ministry of Finance, Ontario, CA; Stacy Lynn Adams, Deputy State Procurement Officer, State of South Carolina and Andrea Philyaw, Procurement Director, Loudoun County Public Schools, VA

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  • Presented by ASCM, the Association for Supply Chain Management and Supply Chain Canada.

    How are organizations currently handling the repercussions of corona virus on their global supply chains and what you can do to help mitigate risk for your organization.

    Hosted by Elizabeth Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of SCM Now Magazine.
    Speakers: Jim Kilpatrick, Deloitte Consulting and Greg Schlegel, founder of the Supply Chain Risk Consortium

Technology Tools

Reporting Procurement Fraud

Procurement Community Support

1. COVID-19 NSite Community Join (Members-Only)

2. NIGP Consulting - services to help relieve the procurement burden Read more

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