Uncategorized Press Release Lexington, KY — The National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) announced today thatit will be donating funds to support the relief efforts in Guam after the devastating impact of SuperTyphoon Mawar. As a US territory, Guam is one of NASPO’s primary members, and NASPO aims to assistin the recovery and rebuilding process in the affected region.
Super Typhoon Mawar made landfall in Guam as a powerful Category 4 storm on May 24 and causedwidespread destruction, significantly affecting the lives of countless individuals.
“The aftermath of Super Typhoon Mawar has left the people of Guam facing immense challenges.NASPO stands in solidarity with our primary member, Guam, and is committed to supporting theirrecovery efforts,” said NASPO Chief Executive Officer Lindle Hatton. “Through this donation, we hope tocontribute to the relief initiatives on the ground and aid in restoring normalcy to the lives of thoseaffected by this catastrophic event.”
NASPO’s donation was made through the Red Cross, whose relief efforts onsite in Guam will helpprovide immediate assistance, including food, water, medical supplies, and shelter, to those in urgentneed.
NASPO expresses gratitude to the first responders, emergency personnel and volunteers who areworking tirelessly to aid in the recovery process and in helping the families and communities affected bySuper Typhoon Mawar.
“NASPO is deeply committed to supporting our members in times of crisis, and our hearts go out to thepeople of Guam who have been affected by Super Typhoon Mawar,” said NASPO Board President,Delbert Singleton. “NASPO remains steadfast in our mission to promote excellence in publicprocurement and serve as a beacon of hope and resilience during these challenging times.”
About NASPO: NASPO is a non–profit association dedicated to advancing public procurement throughleadership, excellence, and integrity. It is made up of the directors of the central purchasing offices ineach of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the territories of the United States. NASPO is anorganization that helps its members achieve success as public procurement leaders through thepromotion of best practices, education, professional development, research, and innovativeprocurement strategies. www.naspo.org
Media Contact:Kate DavilaDirector of Marketing and Communications, NASPOkdavila@naspo.org