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NewsLine

for the volunteer leadership

April 2006, Vol. 18, No. 4


  • Affiliate Support Members Only Content

    ISM's Leadership Training Workshops are tailored specifically for affiliate leadership. The workshops offer invaluable networking opportunities as well as sessions addressing both the tactical and strategic training necessary to run a successful affiliate.

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

    The 2006 Supply Management Month theme, Supply Management: Maximizing Opportunities, Managing Risk, continued to reinforce the key theme of ISM's supply management image campaign with national radio spots on National Public Radio and print advertising in BusinessWeek and USA Today.

  • Certification News Members Only Content

    Individuals who have earned their C.P.M. designation are required to recertify every five years. To recertify, applicants must earn 84 Continuing Education Hours (CEHs) during their current certification period. At least 56 CEHs must be educational in nature. Up to 28 CEHs may be earned in the "Contributions to the Profession" category.

  • Liner Notes Members Only Content

    ISM's latest membership recruitment campaign is underway — and your affiliate can win one of two educational seminars or $1,500 of educational resource materials as a result.

  • Reminders Members Only Content

    Each month, NewsLine shares a brief calendar of cultural holidays and special events. Use this calendar to plan special events, or to start a dialogue about significant days and special times that are important to your affiliate volunteers and members.