NAPM-Oregon Mid-Valley, Inc.
PO Box 12892
Salem, OR 97309
Published by NAPM– Oregon Mid-Valley, Inc.
NAPM Oregon Mid-Valley’s mission is to provide continuing education in the best purchasing and supply management techniques available,
enabling members to utilize this knowledge while practicing the highest ethical standards to maximize the profitability of their employers.
Volume 5 Issue 2 February 2004
NAPM-Oregon Mid-Valley, Inc I look forward to a great turn out with Lee Budress. A
big thank you in advance to those of you who are
Next Meeting attending.
____________ Lori Aljets, President
March 9th 2004 NAPM - Oregon Mid-Valley, Inc.
Lori Aljets, President
Speaker: Lee Buddress NAPM-Oregon Mid-Valley, Inc.
Topic: Lean Supply Systems Management
Where: Unitrin - 2450 14th Ave SE, Albany
When: Tuesday, March 9, 2004 NAPM-OMV JOINS SUPPLY
Time: 6:00 PM MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATIONS
Cost: $20.00 WORLDWIDE TO RECOGNIZE MARCH
President’s Column – February 2004 SUPPLY MANAGEMENT MONTH
As the second month of this year rolls by I assume
we wonder where did it go! March is looking to be just
as busy. As some members are finishing the first
module for their CPM certification this month, we are
working on setting up the second, as well as offering
another opportunity to further educate our members
with a seminar.
Those who partook in the tour at Oregon State last
week found it to be very educational. A worthwhile
tour and good opportunity to visually see what is It's that time of year again to celebrate you! — the
happening at the college level. We appreciate that we supply professional. As most of you are aware,
have ties at such a prestigious college. Again we March is Supply Management Month. The Institute
thank Mark Pagell for his time and support in having for Supply Management™ will be participating in the
us. 2004 Supply Management Month campaign and
It is our goal to offer our membership educational encourages you to do the same. Supply Management
opportunities. Month provides an excellent opportunity to increase
Having dinner meetings with speakers discussing awareness and recognition for the supply
topics we can relate to. Currently offering CPM / management profession and its evolving role in
APP Certification to members, who are looking for today's strategic business structure. This year's
that added asset to their resume. Adding to the list, theme is The Power of Supply Management, and
this month we have an educational event that should will be highlighted in a pullout poster included in the
apply to all of us who negotiate. February 2004 issue of Inside Supply
Management™. Please share the contents of the
It is imperative that our membership support our enclosed packet with the appropriate persons in your
efforts and attend the educational opportunities. To organization.
further our objective, continue to keep a strong
affiliate here in the Mid-Valley, and have the funds to As part of the monthly celebration, your NAPM-OMV
continue offering alternatives for educational is presenting an all day seminar.
enrichment, we need you. Without your support the Negotiating Across the Supply Chain
above cannot be achieved . . .
By Lee Buddress, Ph.D., C.P.M.
Sponsored by NAPM-Oregon Mid-Valley, Inc.
(NAPM-OMV), affiliated with Institute for Supply 2003-2004
March 9, 2004 Board of Directors
Program Description President: Lori Aljets
As organizations become more heavily involved in NORPAC Foods
supply chain management, it becomes apparent that Phone: 503.769.2101
negotiation strategies and tactics must change to Aljets@norpac.com
accommodate a much broader perspective.
Integrating concepts such as lean manufacturing, just Secretary: Frank Brittain
in time, ISO 9000 and others dictate that supply Evanite Glass Fiber
system members collaborate as never before. Phone: 541.758.0337
Supply managers must now develop negotiation email@example.com
strategies that include customers, suppliers’ suppliers
and logistics providers, as well. If a supply system is Treasurer: Stan Marshall, C.P.M., A.P.P.
to minimize total asset investment, then, for example, Georgia Pacific, Inc.
negotiations will center not only on how much Phone: 541.369.1288
inventory is necessary, but where and in what form it Stan.Marshall@gapac.com
is to be maintained in the supply system.
Director of National Affairs:
This program will employ tools such as criticality grids Sid Brown, C.P.M., A.P.P.
and postponement to assist supply professionals to Stimson Lumber Co.
develop the broad scope of supply chain negotiation Phone: 503.359.3410
and to aid in devising negotiating strategies. A case firstname.lastname@example.org
will be used to allow participants to practice
negotiation planning and strategy development. Membership Officer:
Who Should Attend Unitrin
Those who are responsible for purchasing, supply email@example.com
management, inventory management and logistics
will find this program useful to identify supply system Education Officer:
costs, devise strategies beneficial to supply chain Mark Pagell, Ph.D.
members and develop negotiation plans and College of Business, OSU
strategies to achieve overall supply system goals. Phone: 541.737.4102
Where: Unitrin, 2450 14th Avenue, Albany, OR
Cost: $125.00 NAPM/APICS member, Ron Brown
$150.00 Non-member. Retired (30 years in profession)
Non-members may apply the extra Phone: 503.632.6056
$25.00 towards NAPM-OMV firstname.lastname@example.org
membership for 2004.
This is an all day event, with lunch included. The Communications Officer: Alice Hardy
itinerary will be as follows: OSU Federal Credit Union
10:00 Introductions Phone: 541.714.4126
Definition of Supply Chain Negotiation Issues email@example.com
Intro to Collaborative Planning and Forecasting
12:00 Lunch (provided) Director at Large: Harry Myers
1:00 Tools for Supply Chain Negotiations Pope & Talbot, Inc.
2:45 Break Phone: 541.369.1193
3:00 Supply Chain Negotiation Strategies firstname.lastname@example.org
5:00 Adjourn Director at Large: Vanessa Warner
Participants who successfully complete this Phone: 503-838-0888
program will receive 5-1/2 hours of continuing email@example.com
education. They may be applied toward ISM
C.P.M. recertification and/or A.P.P. re-
accreditation program requirements. ISM's
consent to provide a program number for this
educational event is not an endorsement of this
program or its content by ISM.
C.P.M./A.P.P. CERTIFICATION CLASS NAPM Oregon Mid-Valley, Inc
Module 2 “Supply Environment” to be
4 Thursday evenings, 7-9 P.M. beginning April 1st, April 2004
2004 through April 22nd 2004. Dinner Meeting
Unitrin Property & Casualty Insurance, 2450 14th Ave Business Meeting & Election of Officers
SE, Albany, Oregon 97322
Instructor: Ed Taylor, C.P.M. Speaker: Don Thompson
Overview and discussion of the Text “The Supply Topic: Preventing identity Theft
Management Environment”, A.P.P./C.P.M. Study Where: Salem, restaurant TBD
Guide, and typical Module 2 Exam Questions in the When: Tuesday, April 13, 2004
following areas; Cost: $20.00
Negotiation: Prepare for and develop strategies and
tactics for negotiations. Conduct negotiations with
potential and/or current suppliers to obtain maximum Don Thompson is a Senior Risk Management
value. Specialist for CUMIS Insurance Society, the property
Information Technology: Develop/utilize a and casualty company of the CUNA Mutual Group.
computerized purchasing system.
Develop/implement/maintain a database of In this capacity, Mr. Thompson is responsible for
specifications, suppliers, products, and/or services. assisting credit unions in identifying areas of risk in
Develop/utilize a computerized inventory and/or their operations and recommending appropriate
capital equipment tracking system. controls to reduce exposures to loss. One facet of the
Quality Issues: Resolve quality problems with Risk Management Department is the Fidelity Analysis
suppliers and user departments. Develop Program which is designed to detect on-going
measurements for quality improvement and target embezzlements in credit unions. In addition, Mr.
setting. Thompson provides training to federal and state
Internal Relationships: Develop/manage/evaluate regulatory agencies, internal auditors, and Certified
relationships with other internal departments. Public Accountants on the subject of fraud auditing.
Participate in cross-functional and/or multi-functional
teams. Recommend/implement changes in the Prior to joining CUMIS, he served as Vice President of
organization’s purchasing, supply management, and Lending at Evergreen Federal Savings. He has also
material usage policies as needed. Disseminate earned the Certified Fraud Examiner designation.
information and provide training related to purchasing
and supply management policies and procedures. The CUNA Mutual Group is headquartered at the
External Relationships: Develop/manage effective Credit Union Center in Madison, Wisconsin, and
relationships with suppliers, utilizing such techniques provides insurance services to credit unions and their
as supplier partnerships, strategic alliances, supply members throughout the world.
chain management, and supplier training programs.
Review product availability and/or pricing information
with suppliers. Conduct interviews with current and
prospective supplier sales personnel.
Coordinate/review/respond to supplier inquiries,
protests, and appeals. Develop/implement a small- May 2004
business/disadvantaged supplier development Annual Awards Banquet
program. Represent the buying organization in and
meetings with corporations, government agencies, Volunteer Recognition Night
professional associations, media, and other Where: TBD
organizations. When: Tuesday, May 11, 2004
Time: 6:00 PM
Absolute deadline for receipt of registration and Future Opportunities
fees is March 11th, 2004. Need Information? - Mark Your Calendar Now
Contact Mel Whittier firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-
929-6255 89th ISM International Conference
April 25-28, 2004