ORAU to host 2017 Small Business Outreach Event

ORAU will host a Small Business Outreach Event on August 17, 2017 at the Pollard Technology Conference Center in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The focus of the event will be learning about ORAU, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), which is managed by ORAU for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and how […]

April Workshop – Applying LEAN and Theory of Constraints to Improve Government Contracting Processes

Please join us in April for “Applying LEAN and Theory of Constraints to ImproveGovernment Contracting Processes” by Mr. William Peterson. This one-day workshop will provide the tools to help you reduce wasteful contracting tasks, such as excess time spent on handoffs, approvals, tracking & reporting, prioritizing & reprioritizing, facilitating & expediting, batching, multitasking, playing email […]

2017 East Tennessee Business Growth Conference

2017 Business Growth Conference You are invited to the 2017 East Tennessee Business Growth Conference on January 19, 2017 in Clinton, TN. Register at: www.tnptac.org by Friday December 16. For more information please see attached flyer.

Now Accepting Paypal Advanced Payment

Payment for Monthly Membership meetings now being accepted via PayPal using the below link. paypal.me/NCMAEastTennessee   Dear Members: I have received numerous comments (both positive and negative) regarding the new payment policy forour monthly meetings and I wanted to communicate the rationale used by the Board to arrive at the decision to implement changes. Our […]

2016 Scholarship Recipient Recognition

Two scholarship winners for Program Year 2015-2016 were recognized Wednesday September 7th at the Monthly Membership meeting in Oak Ridge. [Left to Right] Michael Vermeulen (2016-2017 NCMA Chapter President), Margaret Thornton (wife of the late Bill Thornton), Jordan Gustus (recipient of the William “Bill” Thornton Scholarship), Spencer Story (recipient of the Mark Williams Scholarship), Vicki […]

Professional Development Training from ORAU and ESI International

Contract Administration Training at ORAU Feb 2015 Location: Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Oak Ridge TN Date: February 10-12, 2015 Class Time: 8:30 – 4:00 Check-in Time: 8:00 – 8:30 Length: 3 days Cost: $1,050 – $1,275 (depending on the number of participants and the materials) Registration Deadline: January 19, 2015 Contact: 865-576-3049

2016 NES Information and Registration Link

CONTRACT CHANGES, DISPUTES AND TERMINATIONS  Please join us on Wednesday, April 6th as the East Tennessee Chapter of NCMA presents ‘Contract Changes, Disputes and Terminations’ at our 2016 NES conference. We are so pleased to have Jim Dee and Joel Pearman lead the training this year and look forward to their presentation of the course […]

Congratulations to Heidi Timmerman!

Our ’14-’15 President, Heidi Timmerman, was recognized by NCMA as one of the 2014 Top Professionals Under 40 in Contract Management – Congrats to Heidi Timmerman for making the list!: http://www.ncmahq.org/NewsPublications/PrDetail.cfm?itemnumber=19885

Congratulations are in Order for NCMA-East TN Members:

To Landon Hill for having 2 articles published in NCMA’s Contract Management magazine!  These articles are: Continuous Process Improvements: Three Tools to Enhance Your Contracts Organization (published in the December 2013 edition); Doing More With Less: The Sharing Economy and Creating Affordable NCMA Chapter Websites (Co-Author; published in the July 2014 edition).Click here to read the July […]

NCMA East TN Chapter Calendar

NCMA East TN Chapter Calendar