Responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of programs that further the knowledge and expertise of public procurement personnel, including, but not limited to, educational seminars and courses, certification testing for public procurement personnel, and pre-test review sessions. Prepares Professional Development Registration forms which shall be distributed to the Chapter members via the newsletter and the website. The committee shall be responsible for accepting reservations for the seminars, collecting seminar fees, and turning over funds collected to the Treasurer. This committee shall also be responsible for notifying the Secretary of awards, honors, certifications, and promotions received by members of the Chapter. Additionally, responsible for appointing an on-site Chapter liaison to each seminar. This liaison shall bring items required for the continental breakfast, provide administrative and logistical support, and correct any problems that may occur and help the instructor as needed.
To encourage agencies to host educational programs, effective January 1, 2018, the SEFLNIGP Board will pay the registration fee for one person to attend the program being conducted. To claim the courtesy attendance, the hosting agency must request approval for the employee to attend and submit to the Professional Development Chair prior to the date of the program. The class must be confirmed with sufficient attendees.
To provide for payment of the courtesy registration fee for the agency hosting the program, with the approval of the Professional Development Chair, the Treasurer shall reimburse the agency for the class or pay for the class registration with the Chapter P-Card if the agency prefers.