for the volunteer leadership

October 2007, Vol. 19, No. 10

  • In This Issue Members Only Content

    This notification outlines the ISM volunteer positions available in 2008. Descriptions for each position include term of office, qualifications and duties.

  • Affiliate Support Members Only Content

    The ISM Persons of the Year Awards honor members who go beyond the regular scope of work to make outstanding contributions to ISM and the profession. The ISM Persons of the Year Awards are:

  • Upcoming ISM Seminars Members Only Content

    Below is the list of ISM seminars for the months of November and December 2007, and January 2008. For seminar details, please refer to the seminar section 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 Education — Seminars and Conferences link.

  • Certification Members Only Content

    Endorsed by business and thought-leaders across the globe, the knowledge, skills and abilities represented in the Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) program will enable professionals to excel in 21st-century strategic supply management.

  • Technology Members Only Content

    Most ISM Career Center users think of the Career Center as a place to search for jobs, post their résumé or post a job opening. But the Career Center has much more than that to offer users.

  • Spread the Word — Sharing the Value of Supply Management Members Only Content

    Three of your members have just earned their C.P.M. and you know that a new certification is a great opportunity to get local media coverage — but are unsure how to get your news out there.

  • Liner Notes Members Only Content

    The J. Shipman Gold Medal Award is presented annually to an individual whose persistent efforts have aided the advancement of supply management.

  • Bright Idea Members Only Content

    At Leadership Training Workshops this year, some participants discussed how their affiliate can create member value. Below are some ideas that came out of the roundtable discussions that your affiliate may want to consider.

  • Reminders Members Only Content

    The fall Hospitality Supply Management Conference is October 9-10, 2007 in Atlanta. Look for program information at, Education — Seminars, Conferences.