UC Procurement
June 2016
Power of our collective spend
In This Issue
Congratulations Starlight Award Winners!
Thanks to everyone who submitted nominations for the FY15-16 Starlight Awards. These Procurement Professionals have demonstrated their strong commitment to advancing the University's core mission of teaching, research and public service. And the winners are... Read more
Bill Cooper - AVP CFO
Sponsor's Corner
Four years ago, the ten campus procurement offices and the OP procurement office came together and embarked on a most ambitious initiative. Find out how we will end FY15-16 in relation to our goal and where we are headed next.
Bill Cooper 
Associate Vice President  & Chief Procurement Officer
Camp IPPS guides UCSD staff to new adventures
"Be prepared!" as the Scouts always say. On March 23rd, UCSD held Camp IPPS to provide campus staff with a better understanding of the role and services of Integrated Procure-to-Pay Solutions using a creative theme. Read more 
Kacy Marume
Marketing and Customer Solutions, IPPS, UCSD
Newly formed Benefit Audit Committee

A 5-member Benefit Audit Committee has been established to ensure that all benefits entered into Benefit Bank are consistent with our approved definitions. Read more

Todd Wirsching
Analytics and Reporting Manager, UC Oakland

The Grapes of Kath
Learning interesting stories about our colleagues can help build camaraderie. On occasion, we will feature a human interest story about a procurement team member. Kathy Hennig shares how UCD viticulture classes inspired a new and unexpected hobby. Read more
Carol Tady
Communications Coordinator, SCM, UCB/ UCSF
Training Updates 
Learn about the CPSM Boot Camp held in Riverside, what's in store for future prevailing wage training and an upcoming webinar that will address changes with Fair Wage/Fair Work and Terms and Conditions of Purchase. Read more
Andrea Tung
Program Management Office
UC Procurement Services in the News
There have been many noteworthy UC procurement accomplishments in various news publications throughout the state.  Read more
More UC procurement professionals obtain certifications
Congratulations to Shauna Niswonger, UCI, who obtained her SPSM® certification in May.
The Senior Professional in Supply Management ® Certification Program is one of the trainings offered by the Next Level Purchasing Association for world-class supply management success.

And congratulations to Katja Grigorova, UCI for obtaining her CPSM certification.

Retirement Announcements
Some trails are happy ones,
Others are blue.
It's the way you ride the trail that counts,
Here's a happy one for you.

Best of luck to our retiring team members! Read more

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The next edition of the P200 newsletter will be sent in August 2016