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Welcome your PY2014-15 Board and Chairpersons!

Some of the new members gathered on July 10. From left to right: Mark Ignash, Carol Wiles, Alana Asbury, Donna Cappabianca, Sandra Betanzos and Alexander Masters. Not pictured:  David Denomme, Natalie Baird, Pam Hill, Jim Phillips, Michelle Bourassa, Cynthia Orchard, Colleen Johnston, and Linda Shoaf.

Upcoming Events

Are you going to be near Muskegon this Summer? Don't get burned. Join the Great Lakes State Chapter and the Muskegon Area First PTAC on August 21 to learn about Solicitations and Proposals. Jim Phillips, Jr., NCMA Fellow, will be presenting this exciting one day free training workshop. Registration is required.

                    August 21 - Muskegon, MI
            Understanding Solicitations & Preparing Proposals
             Please click here for registration details.

                        September 23, 2014 - Troy, MI
            Exploring Contracting...Defining Your Route to Success

    • Understanding Solicitations
    • Government Regulatory Update
    • Panel Discussion
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Our Mission

NCMA's mission is to improve organizational performance through effective contract management.

What's in a Name?

The Great Lakes State Chapter

Since 1979, we have been rooted in SE Michigan as the Detroit Chapter. Today, we continue to serve metropolitan Detroit, but have expanded our reach and influence throughout Michigan. Our new name conveys our broad outreach and committment to the members, companies, and communities we collaborate with in the Great Lakes State.

Help spread the word! Our name has changed, but the Great Lakes State Chapter is still dedicated to its mission of providing relevant professional education, certification opportunities and professional networking to its members.

We extend an invitation to you to join our team today!

Contract Management Code of Ethics

Each member of the contract management profession accepts the obligation to continuously improve one's professional knowledge and job performance in the field of contract management, and to abide by the letter and spirit of the ethical standards set forth below.
Each member of NCMA shall:

  1. Strive to attain the highest professional standard of job performance, to exercise diligence in carrying out one's professional duties, and to serve the profession to the best of one's ability.
  2. Conduct oneself in such a manner as to bring credit upon the profession, as well as to maintain trust and confidence in the integrity of the contract management process.
  3. Avoid engagement in any transaction that might conflict or appear to conflict with the proper discharge of one's professional duties by reason of a financial interest, family relationship, or any other circumstances.
  4. Comply with all laws and regulations that govern the contract management process in the jurisdictions in which one conducts business, including protection of competition-sensitive and proprietary information from inappropriate disclosure.
  5. Keep informed of developments in the contract management field, utilizing both formal training and ad hoc means, to continuously increase knowledge, skill, and professional competence.
  6. Share one's knowledge and experience openly to contribute to the development of other professionals, improve performance quality, and enhance public perception of the profession.
  7. Not knowingly influence others to commit any act that would constitute a violation of this code.

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