Uncategorized Press Release The National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) are pleased to announce they have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two organizations to form a new strategic partnership. The partnership will allow NASPO and NASWA to combine their expertise and resources to better serve their member state agencies through education and networking opportunities.

“We are excited to partner with NASWA and tap into their deep knowledge of the workforce development landscape,” said Brandi Ann Willard, Director of Partnerships for NASPO. “This collaboration will strengthen our ability to equip the next generation of procurement leaders and ensure state workforce agencies have access to necessary services.”

“We are excited about this partnership opportunity with NASPO,” NASWA President and CEO Scott B. Sanders said. “Both associations have a shared commitment to support our respective members through the promotion of promising state practices, leadership and innovation. NASPO’s procurement expertise will be a valuable resource for our members.”

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 through promotion of best practices, education, professional development, research, and innovative procurement strategies. For more information, visit www.naspo.org

About NASWA: The National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) is the national organization representing all 50 state workforce agencies, District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. These agencies deliver training, employment, career, business, and wage and hour services, in addition to administering unemployment insurance, veteran reemployment, and labor market information programs. NASWA provides policy expertise, shares promising state practices, and promotes state innovation and leadership in workforce development. For more information, visit  www.naswa.org

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