The Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is currently taking nominations for the J. Shipman Gold Medal Award and will continue taking nominations until January 31, 2009. The J. Shipman Gold Medal Award is presented annually to an individual whose persistent efforts have aided the advancement of supply management. Johnson Shipman, a pioneer member of the New York affiliate of the National Association of Purchasing Agents, was well-known for giving liberally of his time and counsel. The award was established in 1931 to commemorate the contributions of Shipman, a man known for his vision, intellect and influence on important issues. The award is presented annually to an individual whose modest, unselfish, sincere and persistent efforts have aided the advancement of the supply management field. Those chosen for the award have also assisted and guided members of the supply management profession in their endeavors. Nominations are due by January 31, 2009; nominees do not have to be ISM members. If you wish to nominate someone who has performed distinguished service for the cause and advancement of supply management as an innovator, community leader, mentor and teacher, please contact Judy Waters at ISM via:
- (800) 888-6276.
- (480) 752-6276, ext. 3034.