Awards & Recognitions

Idaho Public Purchasing Association has established the Awards and Recognition Program for the purpose of recognizing those IPPA members who have demonstrated significant contributions and individual outstanding achievement to the field of public procurement. Members are recognized through the Buyer and Manager of the Year annual awards. Also, in 2013 the IPPA Board voted to establish the Founders Award in memory of Frank Pierce to recognize members who have rendered distinguished service to the public procurement profession and/or IPPA.


 

Professional Buyer of the Year

This award shall be presented to an IPPA member from the rank and file of buyer or purchaser, as selected by the designated committee. It shall be awarded to the individual who demonstrates outstanding professionalism and has contributed significantly to the field of public procurement during the calendar year.

Professional Procurement Manager of the Year

This award shall be presented to an IPPA member from the rank and file of procurement manager or supervisor, as selected by the designated committee. It shall be awarded to the individual who demonstrates outstanding professionalism and has contributed significantly to the field of public procurement during the calendar year.

Frank Pierce “Founders Award”

In 2013, the IPPA Board voted to establish the Founders Award in memory of Frank Pierce, one of our founding members, to recognize members who have rendered distinguished service to the public procurement profession and/or IPPA. The award will be granted up to one time per year.

This award shall be presented to an IPPA member who demonstrated outstanding leadership and accomplishment in the field of professional public procurement. The Awards Committee shall accept nominations and the awardee shall be selected by the current IPPA Board. The awardee shall be honored with a plaque and his/her nameplate on the association wall plaque at the Annual Spring Meeting, or other meeting as identified by the Board, with the name of the awardee being undisclosed until that time. This award may or may not be presented annually as it is intended only for those IPPA procurement professionals that have truly been a contributor, leader, innovator, and ongoing member committed to the profession.

General Criteria:

  • Two years as a member of IPPA and board member experience preferred.
  • Provides vision, inspiration, structure, and direction to IPPA and its initiatives that result in the increase of membership and/or association visibility.
  • Introduced innovative ideas for public procurement and/or the association for the betterment of the members.

 


Nominations

Nominations are now closed.  The next round of award nominations will open again in January 2018.  

Guidelines for Award Nominations

Nomination Form

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