Calendar of Events

2017 was a good year to be a MAPP member. We had a lot of educational opportunities for members and are planning to offer even more opportunities to our members in 2018. If you have suggestions for speakers/topics, feel free to email me at RHall@lakecountyil.gov.

General meetings are held several times a year at various member agencies. Meetings may include presentations, guest speakers, and general membership news.

MAPP welcomes all public entities to attend meetings and seminars.

September 21, 2018 1:00-3:00 pm

MAPP Roundtable: Exploring NIGP

EXPLORE THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR GOVERNMENTAL PROCUREMENT’S (NIGP) NEW OFFERINGS, BENEFITS, ONLINE RESOURCES, AND ALL NEW UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

To show their commitment to chapters, NIGP has appointed Ambassadors who will visit chapters throughout the year. This face-to-face meeting provides chapter members with an opportunity to hear the latest NIGP member benefits, educational opportunities, resources and tools as well as to ask questions of these individuals. Two-way communication between the Institute and its chapters at its best. You don’t have to be a member of NIGP to attend.

Kara Daniel from the NIGP will be joining us. She is very active in her profession as she is the Vice President for the Missouri Association of Public Purchasing and an Area 6 Chapter Ambassador for NIGP. Kara is a Buyer II with the Division of Purchases for the City of Springfield, MO. She began her career at the Division in November 2004 and has received four meritorious promotions. Kara is responsible for a wide range of services such as: consulting services, marketing services, the sale of real property, and small construction. Kara is a recent graduate of Ozarks Technical Community College. Kara and her husband Matt have been married for 13 years, they have two children Natalee age 9 and Carder age 3. Kara is involved with her community, she is a Shrine Lady, an active member at the Elks Lodge 409, and an official steward Little Free Library #16449.

Cost: None – Water and Cookies to be provided.

Reply to: Rania Serences at rserences@oak-brook.org by September 14, 2018

Location: Village of Oak Brook Butler Government Center, 1200 Oak Brook Road, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523

 

November 16, 2018

MAPP Holiday Luncheon

Location: The Westwood Tavern and Tap in Schaumburg

Please save the date. Details will follow.