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Purcell named to NAEP Board

Purcell-E.jpgMorehead State University’s LaDonna Purcell, director of procurement services, has been elected to the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) Board of Directors.

NAEP is the nationwide organization focused exclusively on procurement in higher education.

The installation of officers takes place at a ceremony held during the Association’s 96th Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada. Purcell will serve as District III Board Member, representing NAEP members in eight southeastern states.

A native of Mason County, she received her associate’s and bachelor’s degrees from MSU and is a graduate of the President’s Leadership Academy. Purcell has completed 18 years in public procurement, all in higher education.  She earned both the CPPB and CPPO certifications in 2013. 

She currently serves on NAEP’s Professional Development and Program Committees, is a frequent presenter at the Association’s national and regional meetings, and serves as Secretary-Treasurer of NAEP’s Kentucky Region.

In January 2016 she was appointed to the UPPCC Board of Examiners for the CPPO Exam, representing NAEP. 

In addition to serving NAEP, she currently sits on the Kentucky Public Procurement Association (KPPA) Board of Directors and is secretary for the Kentucky Educational Purchasing Cooperative (KEPC).

Additional information is available by contacting Purcell at 606-783-2323.