Member of the 
Northwest Purchasing
Education Council


Requirements for Membership
Any person interested in the supply management field shall be eligible to be a  Regular Member of an ISM-Spokane provided that such person does not solicit business on behalf of such person or his or her employer during meetings of any Association activity, including without limitation, meetings of ISM-Spokane and Association Committees.

In principle and in practice, ISM values and seeks a diverse membership, volunteer leadership, and staff. There are no barriers to full participation in ISM on the basis of ethnic background, gender, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin or disability.

ISM values the efforts, knowledge and commitment of all volunteers and staff, and structures the volunteer system to maintain continuity by encouraging participation in integrated activities to enhance value-added activities and optimize productivity.

ISM-Spokane Regular Member Benefits:

Monthly meetings with programs covering a variety of topics specifically designed for the needs of today's supply management profession

Monthly ISM publications with local and regional news/events

Access to ISM-Spokane’s member website and ISM members-only website

Access to local, regional and national workshops, seminars and other events

Publication of our monthly newsletter, business survey and other resource materials

Networking with other purchasing professionals to become more informed and more educated and able to share problems and solutions to meet the challenges of today's professional world

THe Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM)  Program is designed to recognize the competency of purchasing and supply management professionals.

Opportunity for professional acknowledgement within your own company - upper management can see your commitment to your career.

Annual dues for Regular Membership are $190.00. For new members there is an additional $20.00 for new member administration fee.

Associate Membership

An Associate Membership is also available and works well for anyone wanting to evaluate the organization or for a company that finds a reduced membership a better fit for some of its employees. Associate members have access to the benefits of the local membership, but not the national ISM resources.

Annual dues for Associate Membership are $85.00.


For additional information regarding membership in ISM-Spokane, you may contact Thea Prince, Treasurer, by phone at (509) 625-6403 or by email to .