for the volunteer leadership

August 2006, Vol. 18, No. 8

  • In This Issue Members Only Content

    Karen Ansell received the 2005 Marketing/Communicating Person of the Year Award at ISM’s 91st Annual International Supply Management Conference in Minneapolis. As the Membership Activities Committee Co-Chair for ISM—7 Counties, Inc., Ansell was honored for effectively using marketing and communication tools for the advancement of ISM and the profession. ISM Public Relations asked Ansell what she does to help promote the value of supply management.

  • Upcoming ISM Seminars Members Only Content

    Below is the list of ISM seminars for the months of September and October 2006. For seminar details, please refer to inserts published in the ISM Educational Resource Catalog; call the ISM Customer Service Department at 800/888-6276 or 480/752-6276, extension 401; or log on to the ISM Web site ( and select the Seminars and Online Learning link.

  • Certification News Members Only Content

    ISM's online education level survey of current C.P.M.s indicates that interest in the upcoming Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) qualification is substantial.

  • Technology Members Only Content

    Need to contact the ISM staff member responsible for coordinating the ISM satellite seminars? Wondering who holds the position of Membership Chair in the Georgia affiliate? Looking for a directory of the ISM national officers? Did you know that this information is on the ISM Web site? ISM has online officer listings of all the ISM national committees, groups and forums, the ISM Board of Directors and affiliate leadership.

  • Liner Notes Members Only Content

    Could your affiliate, group or forum use assistance with membership recruitment mailings? If so, now is the time to take advantage of free customized membership recruitment assistance from ISM.

  • Reminders Members Only Content

    The fall Hospitality Supply Management Conference is October 17-19, 2006 in Dallas, Texas. Look for program information at or visit, Education - Seminars, Conferences.