for the volunteer leadership
December 2003, Vol. 15, No. 12
In This Issue
In early December, you received in the mail the 2004 Proxy for the Annual Meeting of Members of the Institute for Supply Management, Inc.™ (ISM). You are being asked to vote on the election of ISM Board members and proposed changes to the Institute's Bylaws. The report of the vote and other business of the organization will be made at the Annual ISM Membership Meeting that will be held on Wednesday, January 14, 2004, at 11:30 a.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST) at the national headquarters of ISM at 2055 E. Centennial Circle, Tempe, Arizona.
Below is the list of ISM seminars for the months of January and February 2004. For seminar details, please refer to inserts published in Inside Supply Management®; call the ISM Customer Service Department at 800/888-6276 or 480/752-6276, extension 401; or log on to the ISM Web site (www.ism.ws) and select the Seminars and Online Learning link.
Board of Directors Update
Your attendance is requested at the ISM Annual Membership Meeting. Please plan to join us for a report on association business including the election of the ISM Board of Directors and other matters as stated in the Proxy dated December 3, 2003.
C.P.M. and A.P.P. News
Review course instructors play an important part in the professional development of supply management professionals. Although ISM does not provide instructor certification, we do want to clearly set forth expectations of review programs and the responsibilities of C.P.M. and/or A.P.P. review instructors.
It slices, it dices, it purées … well, not really, but it is a great source of information. ISM's affiliate/Group/Forum leadership can find all sorts of helpful information, tools and educational opportunities on the ISM Web site.
Supply management professionals have been an integral part of the entire business process for a long time. It's time you receive the recognition you deserve!
Be sure your affiliate receives the recognition it deserves by completing the Affiliate Excellence Award Survey and submitting it for consideration. Submission deadline is January 31, 2004. For more information, log into the Members Only area of the ISM Web site at www.ism.ws and select the Affiliate Support link, or contact Linda Thomas, Affiliate Support, at 800/888-6276 or 480/752-6276, extension 3041.