About Us
Purchasing Management Association of Cleveland
About Us

Governing Structure

ISM-Cleveland, Inc. is owned and operated by and wholly for its members. ISM-Cleveland, Inc. is affiliated with the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) however local Associations retain their independence in the selection and management of local activities.

ISM-Cleveland, Inc. has a minimum of a President, Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer and at least two directors who are responsible for the management of ISM-Cleveland, Inc.. To qualify as a nominee for the Board of Directors, a Regular Member must:
  • be a member of ISM-Cleveland, Inc. or ISM for a period of two (2) consecutive years
  • have served as a member of at least one ISM-Cleveland, Inc. committee
  • understands the responsibilities of a Director/Officer
  • have the endorsement/backing of his or her employer

Board of Directors

Members on the Board of Directors will serve for the two-year period for which they were elected.

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Standing Committees

The heart of the ISM-Cleveland, Inc. programs are the Standing Committees. These committees include:

  • Communication
  • Professional Development
  • Marketing
  • Membership


Special Committees

In addition to the Standing Committees, Special Committees can be appointed by the President with the approval of the Board of Directors. The Special Committees are:

  • Nominating Committee
  • Budget and Audit Committee
  • Special Events Committee
  • Bylaws Committee
  • S. Holmes Mansfield Committee

Questions? Contact Us

There is opportunity for many to participate in different capacities within our organization. The needs of the committees range from a very short-term commitment of time such as a once-a-year meeting to very involved events.

If you would like to know more about the committees and the teams, please email info@ism-cleveland.org We look forward to hearing from you!

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Upcoming Events

Members - Share Your Successes!

We all work hard and need to remember to buoy ourselves & support each other! ISM-Cleveland, Inc. wants to celebrate your successes - those from work and elsewhere. Please consider sharing news of promotions, position changes, employer changes, process improvements implemented, significant cost savings accomplished and other recognition you may earn. Remember, your success today may help a ISM-Cleveland colleague be successful tomorrow.
If you are interested in sharing your good news, or even some corny purchasing jokes, please email communications@ism-cleveland.org

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Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in getting more involved with ISM-Cleveland, Inc.? Consider joining a commttee or becoming a board member. It's a great way to work with your peers outside of your industry and make some fun friends in the process! Take a minute to Read More!

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