Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is now accepting nominations for the J. Shipman Gold Medal Award. The award is presented annually to an individual whose persistent efforts have aided the advancement of supply management. Those chosen for the award have also assisted and guided members of the supply management profession in their endeavors.
Johnson Shipman was a pioneer member of the New York affiliate of the National Association of Purchasing Agents, well-known for giving liberally of his time and counsel. The award was established in 1931 to commemorate the contributions of Shipman, a man known for his vision, intellect and influence on important issues. The award is presented to those individuals whose modest, unselfish, sincere and persistent efforts have aided the advancement of the supply management field. Those chosen for the award have also assisted and guided members of the supply management profession in their endeavors.
The 2011 J. Shipman Gold Medal Award Winner will be honored at an awards luncheon on Tuesday, May, 17, 2011 at ISM's 96th Annual International Supply Management Conference and Educational Exhibit in Orlando, Florida.
If you wish to nominate someone who has performed distinguished service for the cause and advancement of supply management as an innovator, community leader, mentor and teacher, please contact Janis Kellerman at 800/888-6276, extension 3023 (or, for callers outside the United States, +1 480/752-6276, extension 3023), or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, for a nomination form and instructions.
Nomination deadline is January 31, 2011. Nominees do not have to be ISM members.