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Mariam Alabdali, MA

Learning and Development Coordinator

  • Works with SMEs in developing training programs and e-learning courses
  • Supports the NASPO Professional Development Committee and workgroups
  • Develops research work products and assists with survey implementation and analysis
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Lauren Bonkowski, BA

Financial Coordinator

  • Maintains general finance organization
  • Processes, records, codes incoming receipts and invoices
  • Coordinates with the accounting firm on expense reporting
  • Files and retrieves documents and reference materials
  • Conducts research, assembles and analyses data to prepare reports and documents


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Lori Denhart

Research Project Manager

  • Develops and manages projects related to best practices and emerging issues in public procurement
  • Administers the Procurement Pulse blog
  • Manages the Member Survey
  • Assists with research inquiries, development of research work products, and provides support to Procurement U and conferences


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Priscilla Gandy

Conferences and Events Manager

  • Provides conference services for NASPO sponsored programs and events
  • Oversees and facilitates all aspects of event management from site selection, vendor negotiation, event registration, marketing, onsite staffing and post-event reporting
  • Negotiates hotel contracts to ensure rate, space, and language is equitable
  • Oversees Corporate Travel Management and Event Travel Management programs
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Ronda Glover

Conferences and Events Coordinator

  • Works on a variety of large and small scale strategic events and special projects to support the organization’s mission
  • Supports Conferences and Events Managers in coordinating logistics and planning efforts for all NASPO conferences and events
  • Negotiates hotel contracts for NASPO ValuePoint meetings
  • Assists in the build and management of Cvent registration websites
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Susan Gonzalez, MBA

Chief Conferences and Events Officer

  • Oversees conferences and events (C&E) execution and contracted deliverables
  • Maintains C&E governance documents, records, policies and operating guidelines
  • Administers travel and onsite logistics for NASPO-sponsored programs and events
  • Develops and implements NASPO's annual C&E budgets

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Lindle Hatton, PhD

Chief Executive Officer

  • Executive leadership of strategies and initiatives
  • Oversight of the CLO's professional development program management
  • Oversight of the CAO and DO's administration and operational management
  • Primary spokesperson to advance awareness of and support for NASPO and the public procurement profession
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Christina Heilig, M.S.Ed, APTD

Instructional Designer

  • Designs, develops and implements e-learning courses and modules
  • Determine sequences and creates outlines, storyboards, and treatment approaches
  • Produce graphics elements to enhance course delivery
  • Evaluates new and emerging technologies
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Jordan Henson, MS

Instructional Design Project Manager

  • Develops content for Procurement U online courses
  • Designs and programs Procurement U courses for online delivery
  • Leads development of Procurement U trainings at the NASPO Annual Conference
  • Works with SMEs to develop training programs and e-learning courses
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Olivia Hook Frey, MS

Academic Affairs Manager

  • Coordinates Outreach to prospective educational partners
  • Coordinates interaction with academic partners and students
  • Arranges participation in university career fairs
  • Works with subject matter experts on higher education initiatives
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Kristine Howes

Conferences and Events Manager

  • Provides conference services for NASPO sponsored programs and events
  • Oversees and facilitates all aspects of event management from site selection, vendor negotiation, event registration, marketing, onsite staffing and post-event reporting
  • Manage planning committees and work closely with NASPO team on content development for multiple conferences
  • Oversees conference website development and contract management
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Kelly Kamp

Graphic Design and Communications Specialist

  • Designs collateral to spread NASPO's mission
  • Maintains brand awareness for organization
  • Assists with marketing strategies and outreach


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Dianne Lancaster, CPPO

Chief Learning Officer

  • Collaborate with the NASPO Board to develop and actualize the professional development vision approved by the Board
  • Relationship development with higher education and industry thought leaders
  • Management of industry content for educational programming
  • Provides procurement and contract management subject matter expertise
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Megan Lee, MBA

Financial Coordinator

  • Maintains general finance for the organization
  • Coordinates with the accounting firm on expense reporting
  • Serves as staff support to Investment and Audit Committees
  • Reviews member travel reimbursement and professional development fund submissions


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Jill Midkiff

Director of Communications

  • Oversees public relations, marketing and brand management
  • Distributes press releases and serves as primary media contact
  • Serves as editor for internal and external communications
  • Oversees promotion of NASPO reports, publications and educational offerings
  • Manages social media outreach


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Kevin Minor, MPA

Research Coordinator

  • Creates, writes and develops research work products, webinars, and blog posts
  • Supports Green Purchasing Technical Assistance Funds and NASPO's Green Purchasing efforts
  • Provides support for ProcurementIQ and GovWinIQ market research tools
  • Research and policy support
  • Manages and develops NASPO videos
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Elena Moreland, MPA

Senior Research Project Manager

  • Develops and manages best practice sharing, work products and deliverables
  • Coordinates research inquiries and resulting resources and guidance
  • Manages the Survey of State Procurement Practices
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Dominique Neel

Conferences and Events Coordinator

  • Works on a variety of large and small scale strategic events and special projects to support the organization’s mission
  • Supports Conferences and Events Managers in coordinating logistics and planning efforts for all NASPO conferences and events
  • Negotiates hotel contracts for NASPO ValuePoint meetings
  • Assists in the build and management of Cvent registration websites
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Matt Oyer, MPA

Director of Learning Solutions

  • Develops and manages Procurement U training and professional development initiatives
  • Coordinates education inquiries and resulting resources and guidance
  • Manages efforts to promote state and national certification
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Wendy Payne

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

  • Performs general clerical duties and supports finance and member services programs
  • Provides committee support and assists with notes/minutes
  • Provides customer service to members and suppliers
  • Supports meetings, events, outreach, and communication activities as needed
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Marisa Raso

Director of Membership and Strategic Engagement

  • Manages the overall engagement of NASPO and our members
  • Supports the Joint Council, Regional Councils, and the Nominations Committee
  • Collaborates with NASPO Boards, Committees, and Staff to develop, implement, and measure the success of the NASPO Strategic Plan
  • Works with our strategic partners to ensure a unified vision for the future of state procurement
  • Provides support to the NASPO Board and Committees through volunteer management
  • Coordinates with other NASPO teams to develop metrics that measure membership engagement, participation, and satisfaction
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Jennifer Salts, CPPO, CPPB

Chief Administrative Officer

  • Provides administrative support to NASPO Board and Executive Committee
  • Oversees contracted workplan deliverables
  • Consults with states and stakeholders to promote best practice sharing
  • Supports member engagement activities
  • Provides procurement and contract management subject matter expertise






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Stephanie Schlueter, MPA

Research Coordinator

  • Manages and oversees the Cronin Awards for Procurement Excellence
  • Develops and implements the Member Survey
  • Edits and maintains the How to Do Business with State Governments Guide
  • Creates, writes, and develops research work products, webinars, and blog posts
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Katie Scott, MA

Research Coordinator

  • Works to support both the Research and Innovation teams and the Procurement U training side of NASPO
  • Assists in the administration of the Procurement Pulse Blog
  • Assists with academic partner outreach
  • Supports Green Purchasing Technical Assistance Funds and NASPO’s Green Purchasing efforts
  • Develops research work products and supports the creation of any ongoing projects
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Bob Sievert

Chief Information Officer

  • Manages and oversees NASPO technology infrastructure initiatives
  • Provides leadership to implement new and appropriate technology innovations into all NASPO programs
  • Provides procurement automation and eProcurement subject matter expertise
  • Collaborates with industry thought leaders related to technology in procurement to drive innovation and evolution to better support member needs
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Megan Smyth, JD

Director of Research and Innovation

  • Develops and manages the discussion of emerging issues in procurement, work products, and deliverables
  • Manages IT Procurement Negotiations initiatives
  • Coordinates research inquiries and resulting resources and guidance
  • Supports conferences, Procurement U and Procurement Law Institute

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VACANT

Member Engagement Coordinator

  • Oversees all member inquiries as they relate to account status, dues, and general NASPO questions
  • Supports the NASPO Regions
  • Assists with member communications
  • Works with our members to provide support during event registration
  • Maintains the accuracy of the NASPO database
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VACANT

LMS Coordinator

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