Idaho is a member of the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO). NASPO’s mission is to help its members “achieve success as public procurement leaders in their states through promotion of best practices, education, professional development, research, and innovative procurement strategies.” NASPO offers many benefits available to all procurement professionals, including education opportunities, research, and publications. Idaho plays an important leadership role in NASPO: State Purchasing Manager Valerie Bollinger is the 2019 Chair of NASPO Valuepoint. Participation in NASPO helps to ensure that Idaho’s voice is heard within the national organization, and helps to guide the future of public procurement throughout the country.
Our mission is to procure quality goods and services for the benefit of the people in the State of Idaho through collaborative, effective, and innovative procurement solutions. We promote an understanding of public procurement through quality guidance, training, and professional development.
We are recognized leaders in public procurement by serving as trusted advisors and partners, contributing to Idaho’s strategic initiatives, and delivering outstanding customer service.