Uncategorized Press Release The National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) and the Texas Public Purchasing Association (TxPPA) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two organizations to form a new strategic partnership. This partnership is aimed at advancing procurement practices and delivering added value to members through knowledge-sharing, education and networking opportunities.
Brandi Ann Willard, Director of Partnerships for NASPO stated: “We are thrilled to announce our strategic partnership with the Texas Public Purchasing Association (TxPPA). By joining forces with TxPPA, we can leverage our collective expertise and resources to drive innovation, collaboration and continue to elevate the standards of the profession.”
“Moving forward with a partnership with NASPO is very exciting for us,” stated Victor Castillo, TxPPA’s Incoming President. “We look forward to our members having additional resources for training and networking. We eagerly anticipate the opportunity to provide our knowledge and insight to a distinguished organization such as NASPO.”
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.
About TxPPA: Since 2008, The Texas Public Purchasing Association (TxPPA) has provided meaningful and relevant professional development opportunities for its members through educational and networking opportunities designed to deliver current information on a variety of public procurement topics and strengthening professional relationships with others in the industry. The association strives to make public purchasing in Texas the most efficient and effective in the nation. An independent multi-agency organization, TxPPA members represent state agencies, colleges and universities, county governments, municipalities, authorities, and school districts in Texas.