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IPPA is a Chapter of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP). It is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the advancement of the purchasing profession through education and cooperative relationships among its members. Our membership includes purchasing professionals from federal, state, city, county, school districts, and other political subdivisions.

The Idaho Public Purchasing Association has adopted the NIGP Values and Guiding Principles of Public Procurement.

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Chapter News

A special congratulations to our member, Karl Augustine on receiving his CPPB certification recently!  That's a big accomplishment!

Also, if you haven't checked out our latest newsletter, "Procurement Prose," go read it here:   Procurement Prose: Vol. 6, Issue 2

There's lots of fun updates from the last quarter of 2016!







Awarded at the 2016 NIGP Forum in Washington D.C.! 

Highest Percentage Increase in Membership Award

Highest Percentage of NIGP Members Award

Whereby 86% of our chapter members also hold an NIGP membership