NASPO Announces 2021 NASPO ValuePoint Management Board

James - 10/15/2020

Lexington, KY – The National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) announces the results of the NASPO ValuePoint Management Board election for the term beginning January 1, 2021.

The 2021 NASPO ValuePoint Management Board members are:

  • Jared Ambrosier, Director, Enterprise Sourcing, Michigan
  • Valerie Bollinger, Chief Procurement Officer, Idaho
  • Mark Hayden, State Purchasing Agent, New Mexico
  • Betsy Hayes, Chief Procurement Officer, Minnesota
  • Gerard MacCrossan, Data Management, Analytics, & Technology Manager, Texas
  • Devin Marquez, Assistant Director and Staff Attorney, Procurement Division, Connecticut
  • Lisa McKim, Compliance & Contract Performance Manager, Oklahoma
  • Linda Polk, Deputy Chief Procurement Officer, Alaska
  • Paula Tregre, Director of State Procurement, Louisiana
  • Karl Wendt, , Procurement Manager, Iowa

Sarah Hilderbrand, NASPO ValuePoint Chief Operations Officer (COO), spoke to the election results. “I am delighted to welcome these members to the NASPO ValuePoint Management Board. I look forward to the experience and strategic direction they bring to the board as we continue to provide a high-quality cooperative contracting experience for state and local entities.”

In 2021, the NASPO ValuePoint Management Board moves to a fixed 12-person board with three representatives from each of the four NASPO regions: Eastern, Western, Midwestern, and Southern. The board provides leadership and organizational sustainability by authorizing and offering ongoing direction related to NASPO ValuePoint’s cooperative portfolios.

Media Contact: Kelly McKown King, [email protected], (859) 618-6884

About NASPO ValuePoint: NASPO ValuePoint is the cooperative purchasing division of NASPO, facilitating cooperative public procurement solicitations using a Lead State model. NASPO ValuePoint delivers high value, reliable, and competitively sourced cooperative contracts – offering public entities outstanding prices, favorable terms and conditions, and value-added services.

About NASPO: The National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) is a non-profit association dedicated to advancing public procurement through leadership, excellence, and integrity. It is made up of the directors of the central purchasing offices in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the territories of the United States. NASPO is an organization that helps its members as public procurement leaders by promoting best practices, education, professional development, research, and innovative procurement strategies.

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