Welcome to the Idaho public purchasing association!
IPPA is a Chapter of the National Institute of Governmental Procurement (NIGP). It is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the advancement of the procurement profession through education and cooperative relationships among its members. Our membership includes procurement professionals from federal, state, city, county, school districts, and other political subdivisions.
Our Mission Statement is to promote professionalism in public procurement by providing a forum for shared resources, education, and networking for all members and stakeholders.
The Idaho Public Purchasing Association has adopted the NIGP Values and Guiding Principles of Public Procurement.
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Become a Member
Membership is open to all public procurement professionals in the State of Idaho, including federal, state, city, county, and any other political subdivision of the State (such as school districts, highway districts, port authorities, fire districts, etc.) Also included are any full-time employees of any NIGP member agencies that are involved in contracting, purchasing, or the materials management function.
Award from 2020 NIGP Virtual Forum
2020 High Percentage Increase in Membership Award
IPPA achieved a 21% increase in our Chapter Membership in 2019