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Membership Fee


Regular membership

$25 per person

Retired members

$10 per person



Dues Period

January - December


Remit Dues by March 1



Membership in PPANO is available to individuals primarily employed in public sector procurement, including federal, state, county, municipal and township activities, public school systems, colleges, universities hospitals, commissions, authorities, and any other political subdivisions of the state.

Benefits of Chapter Membership


Membership in PPANO offers individuals employed in the field of public procurement with substantial benefits which can help increase your skills and knowledge in the profession and enhance your value to your employer:

  • Membership meetings which include presentations on a variety of topics
  • Reduced registration fees for NIGP accredited seminars
  • Discounted registration for NIGP's Annual Forum and Products Exposition, the largest annual gathering of public procurement professionals in America
  • Admission to PPANO's Annual Lunch and Educational Event
  • Quarterly newsletters
  • Frequent networking opportunities with other public purchasing professionals - a great way to learn from the experiences of your colleagues.
We invite you to become a part of our association serving northern Ohio. Learn more about membership and join today.

For more information on membership, please contact us. We'll be happy to answer any questions.

We look forward to welcoming you to PPANO at an upcoming meeting.



  • Regular membership is open to all public institution procurement and materials management personnel. Regular members enjoy all the privileges of chapter membership.

  • Honorary membership privileges are limited to chapter meeting attendance, receipt of chapter mailings and committee participation (honorary members may not chair a PPANO committee).   Honorary members may not vote or hold office and shall be exempt from payment of dues. Honorary membership must be approved by the chapter's board of trustees.

  • Retired membership is available to any Regular member of 5 or more years who has retired from public service, and upon written request for such membership. Retired members may vote and hold office.

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