Since its establishment, the Southern New Jersey Chapter of NIGP has been dedicated to promoting professionalism and creditable purchasing methods. Its members represent cities, boroughs, townships, boards of education, utilities, authorities, colleges and parks, as well as county and state agencies.

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 The 2017 nominating committee for the election of the 2018 officers of SJNIGP are as follows:  Frank Hartman as chairman (representing authorities), Christine Conley (representing schools), Carmella Desiderio (representing municipalities and counties).  Truly a well-rounded committee representing all the interests of the membership.  The committee reviewed the past experiences of the officers who served in 2017 with their attendance and commitment to the association.  The following recommendations represent the best candidates for the offices as follows.

President Patricia Garvey

First Vic-President Nicola Reid

Second Vic-President Oren (Rick) Thomas

Treasurer Jud Moore

Secretary Michelle Nuggent

Our present secretary, Tammy Bacon, declined to run again as she is now retired.

 The Board Member at Large is chosen by the incoming President.  Positions of Executive Director, Assistant Director and Membership Director are appointed with the Board of Directors approval at the first Board Meeting of the year.

The Nominating Committee report is hereby announced and will be sent to all voting members twenty (20) days prior to the election.  The election shall be held on December 12, 2017 the next meeting of the Chapter where nominations from the floor, if any, will be accepted.

The new Officers will be sworn in on December 12, 2017 following the election.


                                                                                  Frank Hartman

Chris Conley

Carmella Desiderio   

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Tour of Joint Meeting of Essex Union & Counties

QPA Renewal Issues


The attached memo regarding issues that the Division of Local Government Services has experienced with renewal of certifications was previously sent out in July 2014, and again in October 2014.  In addition, the memo notes that licensees were to start using the revised Record of Continuing Education/Renewal Forms as of January 1, 2015.  A link to the Professional Certification page of the Division's website is contained herein, and the revised forms can be downloaded from there.  As per this notice, at this point, any old renewal forms that are submitted will be returned for completion of the revised form.  If you have any questions in regard to the memo, please contact the Division's Certification Unit at (609) 292-9757

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