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Published On 5/15/2023
Since 1949, Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in May in the United States and is highlighted in the media and local events. It is also highlighted this May by Radio NIGP. Procurement is fun but not easy at times. As such, awareness of your well-being is important. This month's show addresses topics that include improving your own work situation, moving/sharing responsibilities strategically, change or transformation, training and letting go, and vacation planning. Listen to this month's commentary for some insight and encouragement that will make you go HHMMMM.

Listen now!
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Published On 5/1/2023
Did you know the WA-NIGP website has a Jobs Board?! Active members can post their agency's open procurement positions at anytime! Here's how...
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President's Message

Published On 4/6/2023
It’s Spring! The days are getting longer, and I hope you are enjoying the longer evenings and the opportunity to get out and walk, bike, garden, or whatever activity that interests you!

We just wrapped up Procurement Month – the NIGP motto this year was “Celebrate what you do today and every day because no matter the circumstance, public procurement professionals… Procure On!” I was excited to see that the National Lieutenant Governor’s Association passed a resolution recognizing public procurement as an “essential function of government” stating “state and local governments everywhere are supported by a highly qualified and dedicated procurement staff who demonstrate professionalism on all levels and understand the importance of the work they perform”. It is so validating to have another organization recognize the value of your profession!
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