Columbia Basin

The ISM affiliate
in southeast Washington
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June 2013 Planning Meeting Notes

Pacific Northwest Purchasing Conference
October 6 -8, 2014
 Anchorage Alaska

More info here

and on the NAPM Alaska web site

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Michelle Ochweri
Michelle was recognized with the W.L. Boyd Boydstun, C.P.M. Award of Merit
(read more about the award)

Program Location
Applebee's, Columbia Center Blvd., Kennewick
5:30 P.M.

Programs -
September 10, 2013 ,
Experience Exchange Event
Educational Resources on the ISM Web Site, Mike Taylor, C.P.M.
October 8, 2013
Buyers/Sellers How to Communicate Better   a panel discussion with Ashley Coronado, Government Contracting Assistance Specialist, Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) moderating
November 19, 2013
International Procurement and Sourcing

Chris Bowes, REC Silicon Director of Global Supply Chain / Public Affairs
Program host: REC Silicon
December 2013
 (Holiday Social)
January 14, 2014
Status of the local EconomyAjsa Suljic,
Regional Labor Economist,   Employment Security Department, Washington State
February 11, 2014
Cost & Price Analysis, Bill Craven,
Program Host: CH2M PRC
March 6, 2014
Seminar: Basic Contract Law , Ken Norris
Richland Library
registration form here
April 8, 2014
Understanding Financial Statements and Key Risks
Jon Meyer,  Manager of Risk Management & Treasury
Program Host: Benton County PUD
May 13, 2014
Cadwell Lab Plant Tour,
Program Host: Cadwell Labs

Photo Gallery

Contract Law Seminar with Ken Norris


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P.O. Box 1326
Richland, WA 99352


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NAPM-Columbia Basin is the regional affiliate of the Institute of Supply Management a not-for-profit educational organization of over 40,000 Purchasing Agents, Buyers and Supply Chain Professionals.

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