Leadership Team  2018-2019
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Program planner

  • Program: NuScale Plant Operations
  • June 11, 2019
    (see below for more info.)
  • Applebee's in Kennewick
    5:30 p.m. no- host dinner
  • Non-members are welcome
  • Please RSVP ; rsvp@ismcb.org
Program: NuScale Plant Operations

Presented by: Spain Abney, supervisor of plant operations for NuScale

Join us at 5:30 p.m. on the evening of Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the Kennewick Applebees, located at 606 Columbia Center Blvd.

NuScale is a Northwest located nuclear plant developer based in Portland Oregon and are a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor. They are the currently leaders in development of small modular reactors SMRs that are designed to be factory built and then transported for assembled on the nuclear plant site. The Department of Energy expects to be commercially available around 2025. Come join us is reviewing this innovative technology and learn its advantages over site built large nuclear power plants. See the linked NuScale newsletter for more information about the company. Hope to see you there.

There is no cost to attend, so invite any colleagues who may be interested. RSVP NOW by clicking here: RSVP@ismcb.org 

For more information regarding The Institute For Supply Management – Columbia Basin, please visit our website www.ISMCB.org  

  W. L. “Boyd” Boydstun, C.P.M. Award of Merit

At our May meeting, Scott Williams was recognized for his many years of service to ISM-Columbia Basin with the  W. L. “Boyd” Boydstun, C.P.M. Award of Merit Read more about the award and see past recipients

Those of us selected to serve as ISM-Columbia Basin President recognize and appreciate the many hours donated by volunteer officers, committee chairs and program leaders by awarding the W. L. “Boyd” Boydstun, C.P.M. Award of Merit.

Congratulations Scott - well deserved!

ISM-CB Leadership

Many thanks to the people who have volunteered to serve our organization in leadership and director roles. Elections to confirm the nominations are currently underway.  President Kyle sent a notice to all ISM-CB members. If you have not yet responded or are willing to help keep our organization successful, please contact Kyle at president@ismcb.org 

BOD Meeting minutes May 19

2019 Pacific Northwest Purchasing Conference

Join supply chain professionals from around the northwest for a local educational event featuring world-class programs.

ISM-Spokane is proud to host the 2019 Pacific Northwest Purchasing Conference at the Northern Quest Resort & Casino – October 21-23, 2019!   

We are still in the planning stages but this looks like it is going to be a GREAT educational and networking opportunity for all! We have locked down three amazing keynote speakers as you can see on the attached brochure. Register now!!!  As we finalize speakers we will be sending out more information. Please pass this e-mail onto your co-workers and anyone else you feel may be interested in attending this conference.  More details here

The June 14 of Columbia Basin ASQ (American Society for Quality) section will feature a special site visit and tour at the Tri-City Union Gospel Mission’s new Men’s Facility in Pasco.

The Tri City Union Gospel Mission began serving Benton and Franklin counties in 1954. Their mission today is to serve homeless and impoverished people in southeast Washington and northeast Oregon communities so that they may be transformed to become contributing members of society. The generous donations of goods, time and money from many supporters keeps them going.

Years of dreaming, planning and construction culminated in the opening of the Mission’s new Men’s Facility in late 2018. The new space has 162 beds, including emergency shelter beds and more private bunk areas. There is also a day room, computer lab, chapel and other features, including a commercial kitchen and large dining room.

The need for rescue, recovery and restoration is growing each year. The Mission serves 72,000 meals a year and provides 37,000 nights of shelter.

There is no charge for the June 14 tour, and it is open to all. Children must be with an adult at all times. Closed toe shoes are required.

Meeting Details: The June 14 site visit will be held the Tri-City Union Gospel Mission Men’s Facility, 221 South 4th Avenue in Pasco, Washington. Check-in begins at 9:45 a.m., with the site visit/tour starting at 10 a.m. Space is limited; please RSVP soon to secure a spot. Reservations are required by June 9. Email 0614asq@gmail.com  with contact information and member status.

ISM-CB Education Exchange - building a professional network.
Share educational opportunities and the benefits of an expanded professional network with your colleagues. Many professional organizations offer valuable educational opportunities. Most welcome non-members to participate.

American Society for Quality :  www.asq614.org/

Procurement Technical Assistance Center.
Washington PTAC - February Government Contracting Opportunities, News, & Events
Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce, Kennewick
www.tricityregionalchamber.com

The Institute For Internal Auditors, Mid-Columbia Chapter
https://chapters.theiia.org/mid-columbia/Pages/default.aspx

National Contract Management Association (NCMA)
 NCMA web site: http://ncmacolumbiabasin.com/index.html
NCMA Newsletters: https://ncmacolumbiabasin.com/Documents

Institute For Management Accountants
 IMA web site: http://ima.labworks.org/

ISM-Spokane https://ismspokane.org/

ISM - Western Washington https://www.ismww.org/

ISM- Portland-Vancouver: http://ismpv.com/

ISM-CB professional network exchange is our way of encouraging communication and discussion among our members. Sharing information, expertise and experience are just some of the many benefits of membership. Networking with other members is a great way to build a professional support team.

ISM-CB Education Opportunity Calendar 2018-2019
BOD Planning calendar - send program suggestions to President@ismcb.org

August, 21 2018 ISM-CB Business & BOD Planning Meeting
All members invited & welcome

Location: Round Table Pizza, Richland , contact: Kyle Root
Sept. 11, 2018 Networking Meeting
location: Applebee's, Kennewick. ISM-CB Champion: Kyle Root
Sept. 18, 2018 ISM-CB Business & BOD Planning Meeting
All members invited & welcome

Location: Round Table Pizza, Richland , contact: Kyle Root
Oct. 9, 2018 Management Panel
Location: Applebee's, Kennewick, ISM-CB Champion:   TBD Kyle Root
Oct. 16, 2018 ISM-CB Business & BOD Planning Meeting
All members invited & welcome

Location: Round Table Pizza, Richland , contact: Kyle Root
Nov. 13, 2018 Program: Statements of Work,  Rob Miles
Location: TBD, ISM-CB Champion:  Brian Hersch
Nov. 20, 2018 ISM-CB Business & BOD Planning Meeting
All members invited & welcome

Location: Round Table Pizza, Richland , contact: Kyle Root
Dec. 11, 2018 ISM-CB Business & BOD Planning Meeting
All members invited & welcome

Location: Round Table Pizza, Richland , contact: Kyle Root program skipped to avoid holiday conflicts
January 11,  2019 After Holiday Social
Location: TBD, ISM-CB Champion:  Cory Miller
Jan 23, 2019 ISM-CB Business & BOD Planning Meeting
All members invited & welcome

Location:  TBD,    contact: Kyle Root
Rescheduled due to weather - May 14 Regional Economic Impact
Location: Country Gentleman, ISM-CB Champion:  Scott Williams
Feb. 19, 2019 ISM-CB Business & BOD Planning Meeting
All members invited & welcome

Location:  TBD,    contact: Kyle Root
Rescheduled due to weather - March 26 Risk Management (hedging & derivatives as cost control tools)
location: TBD, ISM-CB Champion:  Brian Hersch
March 19, 2019 ISM-CB Business & BOD Planning Meeting
All members invited & welcome

Location:  TBD,    contact: Kyle Root
April 16, 2019 ISM-CB Business & BOD Planning Meeting
All members invited & welcome

Location:  TBD,    contact: Kyle Root
May 14, 2019 Regional Economic Impact
Location: Country Gentleman, ISM-CB Champion: 
Scott Williams
May 21, 2019 ISM-CB Business & BOD Planning Meeting
All members invited & welcome

Location:  TBD,    contact: Kyle Root
June 11, 2019 Program: Nuscale
Location: Applebee's  ISM-CB Champion:  Don Stewart
Oct. 21-23 Pacific Northwest Purchasing Conference
Northern Quest, Spokane
Host Association: ISM Spokane   - Program Information here
   
Who Are we?

Contact ISM-CB:  ISM-CB President / ISM-CB Membership Director/ISM-CB Information  / Web Site

ISM-Columbia Basin is the regional affiliate of the Institute for Supply Management a not-for-profit educational organization of over 40,000 Purchasing Agents, Buyers and Supply Chain Professionals. www.ism.ws  Local membership represents companies from Moses Lake to Walla Walla including food processing, government contractors, educational institutions, utilities and manufacturing. New members and business professionals are always welcome at ISM-CB events. Visit the ISM-CB web site at: www.ismcb.org

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