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NASPO® Pulse

National Association of State Procurement Officials

Join the NASPO Pulse Podcast as we examine emerging public procurement issues and hear diverse opinions on a broad range of topics from procurement professionals, strategic partners, and industry leaders. Host Kevin Minor brings you the conversations state procurement officials need to hear.

Recent Episodes

Threats Facing Digital Government: Russell Porter, NCSC & Dugan PettyNovember 29, 2021 Episode artwork You Can Handle the Truth: McCall Ginsberg, Deputy General Counsel for the Georgia Department of Administrative ServicesNovember 01, 2021 Episode artwork Centralization Station: Thor Vue, Chief Procurement Officer, AK.October 18, 2021 Episode artwork LIVE Bonus Episode! Vendor Rating Game, Q&A, and Take Away Game. NASPO Annual in Austin TX. October 06, 2021 Episode artwork LIVE! 2021 NASPO Annual in Austin Texas: Vendor Performance Tracking with Dan May, Deputy Director of Operations, FLSeptember 29, 2021 Episode artwork Back to School: Brandi Ann Willard, NASPO Academic Affairs Manager.August 20, 2021 Episode artwork NASPO 2022 Board of Directors President-Elect Special: Jaime Schorr & Mark HaydenAugust 10, 2021 Episode artwork Goin' Through Changes. Victoria Steeger, CLO, Maryland & David Gragan, CLO, DC.June 28, 2021 Episode artwork Don't Stop Believin! Kelly Sanders, CPO & Andrew Cochran, eProcurement Manager, OHJune 14, 2021 Episode artwork BUYER BE AWARE! Meredith Ward, Director of Policy & Research, NASCIO.June 01, 2021 Episode artwork The CAV Challenge: Rachel Dougherty, Enterprise Contracts Counsel, MN.May 17, 2021 Episode artwork Brand New COVID Research Report: Dr. Robert Handfield, NC. & Dr. Zhaohui Wu, OR.May 03, 2021 Episode artwork RAMPing Up Your Cybersecurity: Leah Mcgrath, Executive Director, StateRAMP.April 20, 2021 Episode artwork Where the Professional Meets the Development: Matt Oyer, NASPO Chief Learning Officer.April 05, 2021 Episode artwork 2021 NASPO Board President: Roz Ingram, Director of State Purchasing & Chief Procurement Officer, FL.March 22, 2021 Episode artwork Bart Lemmon, NASPO ValuePoint’s Director of Supplier Development and Global Initiatives: ValuePoint Emerging Markets Initiative. Special 2021 NASPO Exchange EpisodeFebruary 22, 2021 Episode artwork George Schutter, Chief Procurement Officer for D.C. and 2020 NASPO President: Season FinaleNovember 16, 2020 Episode artwork (Part III) Dianne Lancaster, Chief Learning Officer, NASPO: Not Goodbye...See You SoonNovember 03, 2020 Episode artwork (Part II) Dianne Lancaster, Chief Learning Officer, NASPO: Continue to LearnNovember 03, 2020 Episode artwork (Part I) Dianne Lancaster, Chief Learning Officer, NASPO: A History LessonOctober 20, 2020 Episode artwork Erica Mackellar, Program Principle, NCSL & Shelby Kerns, Executive Director, NASBO: Budgets and BeyondOctober 06, 2020 Episode artwork Meghan Holmlund, Chief Procurement Officer, State of Montana: Regional Top Priorities September 22, 2020 Episode artwork Dr. Kevin Snyder: NASPO's 2020 Annual Conference and Shifting Our ThinkingSeptember 01, 2020 Episode artwork Dr. Mathew Howell, Eastern Kentucky University: Effecting Change in Government AgenciesAugust 18, 2020 Episode artwork Jesse Marks, Procurement Bureau Chief of Goods and Services for the State of Florida: Market Analysis and Procurement Strategy (MAPS)August 04, 2020 Episode artwork