for the volunteer leadership
October 2003, Vol. 15, No. 10
In This Issue
This notification outlines the ISM national volunteer positions available in May 2004. Descriptions for each position include terms of office, qualifications, and duties for each upcoming vacancy.
Roundtable sessions were held at each of the 2003 Summer Leadership Training Workshops to provide affiliate leaders with the opportunity to network with the leadership of other affiliates. The workshops were held in Philadelphia, Las Vegas, and New Orleans.
What are the elements that enable you to forge a winning relationship with your suppliers? For a look at ways to manage your supplier relationships, attend the October 23, 2003, Satellite Seminar, "The Dynamics of Supplier Relationships."
Board of Directors Update
The 2003-04 ISM Board of Directors met on August 22, 2003, in Chicago. At the meeting, the Board:
C.P.M. and A.P.P. News
Lifetime certification or Lifetime accreditation means recertifying or reaccrediting for the last time. Lifetime applicants must have at least 18 years of full-time professional supply management experience (for the A.P.P., professional supply management experience can be a secondary component of the applicant's full-time job).
ISM presents Extending Your Influence for Even Better Performance in Your Supply Network, A Supply Management Conference, November 17-19, 2003, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Using the four cornerstones of business as a backdrop and relying on real-world success stories, this program presents new trends, fresh ideas, and practical solutions to directly impact your organization's success. Speakers representing small, medium, and large organizations lend their expertise and vision. Added features include roundtable discussions, the Select Supplier Showcase, six general sessions, and eight concurrent sessions to choose from. Register by October 17, 2003, and save.