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Kansas State University
2021 Throckmorton Hall
Manhattan, Kansas 66506
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1863, K-State was one of America's first land-grant colleges. K-State ranks first nationally among state universities in its total of Rhodes, Marshall,...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Masters Degree , Public Administration
8 Total References
Web References
September 2001 NIGP New Members
www.nigp.org, 1 Sept 2001 [cached]
Representative: Carla K. Bishop
KAPPP.ORG
www.kappp.org, 6 Nov 2008 [cached]
Carla Bishop
Kansas State University
On behalf of the Kansas State University Purchasing Office we would like to nominate Carla Bishop for the KAPPP 2007 Manager of the Year. Carla has been in Public Procurement for approximately 20 years and has demonstrated the skills and talents required to be an effective leader in Public Procurement.
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Carla came up through the ranks and has an in-depth understanding of what is required on the front lines. While working full time, she went on to earn a Masters Degree in Public Administration, and currently serves as the Director of Purchasing at Kansas State University. Carla has earned the respect of her staff as well as her superiors. She has the professional ability to insure that the job and goals are met, while also having the compassion to understand and lend insight when needed.
Carla has developed training programs for University Procurement Staff and Business Managers, as well as training for Deans, Directors, and Department Heads to provide a better understanding of the procurement process and procedures, with the belief that through education comes success. She has the personality type that recognizes we have a job to do, but we can also have fun while we do it. Carla is always looking for new areas in the University where our department can add value to the procurement process. In the office she encourages an atmosphere of friendship, mutual respect, and help for each other.
Carla has strong ties to Public Procurement. She has served on the KAPPP Board. She encourages the achievement of Professional Procurement Certification, and is an active supporter of KAPPP . She also encourages participation to serve on the KAPPP Board along with the support of hosting various KAPPP meetings at KSU. She is very supportive and active in NAEP (National Association of Educational Procurement) and has served on their board, and as President hosted the 2005 MINK (Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas) Regional Meeting in Manhattan.
The Kansas State University Purchasing Office sincerely requests your consideration of Carla Bishop as the KAPPP 2007 Manager of the Year.
Host Committee
www.naeb.org, 6 Nov 2005 [cached]
Carla Bishop, CPPBKansas State University
Union to sign bank, ATM contracts
www.kstatecollegian.com, 29 April 2004 [cached]
Carla Bishop, assistant director of purchasing for K-State, said the new contracts will go into effect July 1.
Committees
perl.mhec.org, 21 Aug 2006 [cached]
Carla Bishop, Kansas State University, KS
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