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One of the nation’s largest and most active ISM affiliates!

ISM-Philadelphia has served the purchasing and supply management professionals of the Greater Philadelphia area since 1915. The local association is a not-for-profit professional educational association, affiliated with the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) and offers seminars and educational meeting programs designed to meet the needs of today’s supply management professionals. Read more...

ANNOUNCEMENT: 2021-22 Board of Directors Slate of Candidates Election

The 2021 Election will be administered electronically through an email link to Survey Monkey. Voting will open Wednesday, April 21 and close Wednesday, May 12th at 6:30 p.m. prior to the start of May 12th Business Education Meeting.

The Slate of Candidates for the 2021-22 ISM-Philadelphia Board of Directors:

Nominated Board Officers: There are no contested offices.
  • President: Erica S. A. Patterson, DM, Philadelphia Gas Works
  • 1st Vice President:  Christopher Robert, Jr., CPSM, Comcast
  • 2nd Vice President: Sharon Manker, American Water
  • Secretary - Treasurer:  Jim Moran CPSM, C.P.M., CPCM, JRM Supplier Consulting, LLC
  • Past President: Rene Polutan, C.P.M., IKEA

Nominated Board Directors:  
  • Sung Eun Kim, Arkema Inc.
  • Brian Osbourne, Princeton University
  • Erika White, CDE, Pennoni Associates

CLICK HERE - to view the 2021-22 Board Slate in its entirety.
PLEASE NOTE: if you haven’t received the email invitation to vote, please check your spam folder.  If it is not there, send an email to the office stating that fact to [email protected]

NEW! Introducing our Refreshed Member of the Year Campaign!

The official Nomination Form can be found here. The 2020-2021 Member of the Year will be recognized at our June dinner meeting. Questions, please contact us at [email protected]

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Welcome New Members

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  • Peter Maksymiuk, Quotient Sciences
  • Gustavo Nunes, Crown

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