for the volunteer leadership

September 2007, Vol. 19, No. 9

  • In This Issue Members Only Content

    The 2007 Board of Directors met on August 16, 2007, in Chicago. At its meeting, the Board:

  • 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.

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

    Throughout the year — those in supply management offer valuable insights to their business community and peers. On occasion, these valuable insights spread even further as supply management professionals are featured in the media.

  • Technology Members Only Content

    Is your affiliate trying to update its bylaws or policies? Are you trying to pull together an employment center for your members? ISM has compiled a list of links to ISM affiliate Web sites that could help you and your affiliate in your efforts.

  • Upcoming ISM Seminars Members Only Content

    Below is the list of ISM seminars for the months of October and November 2007. 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.

  • 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:

  • Liner Notes Members Only Content

    The Global Supply Management Conference, "Positioning Your Supply Organization in the Global Marketplace," is September 20-21, 2007 in Mesa (Phoenix), Arizona.

  • Bright Idea Members Only Content

    At Leadership Training Workshops each year, participants are provided with an opportunity to discuss issues that affect their affiliate through roundtable discussions. More specifically, affiliate leaders are asked to sit with other attendees who are responsible for the same functional area — president, past president, vice president, board of directors, secretary, treasurer, education, membership, marketing and communications — so they can address issues that relate to their position.

  • Reminders Members Only Content

    September 20-21, 2007, Hilton Phoenix East/Mesa, Mesa, Arizona. Register now at Click on Education — Seminars, Conferences and then Global Supply Management Conference.