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Claire Neveu, C.P.M., CPSM

Affiliate President/CEO

Claire Neveu is Demand Planning Manager for CDK Global, LLC. Claire joined CDK Global (formerly ADP Dealer Services) in October 2003 and is responsible for procurement support, supplier selection, inventory management and financial reporting for the Portland OR repair facility. Prior to joining CDK Global, Claire worked for InFocus in Wilsonville for 6 years.

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Rick D. Cline

1st Vice President

Rick serves as the professional services contract manager for the Port of Vancouver, USA with primary areas of expertise in architectural, engineering, environmental, IT, financial and business development services for the port’s facilities, new construction, and capital development. In his decade at the port, his responsibilities have also ranged from the management of public works and small works contracts and projects.

Prior to joining the port, Rick spent 10 years with Precision Castparts Corporation as part of the team responsible for planning and development of several aerospace components for GE, Pratt & Whitney and Rolls Royce engine programs.

He is also a co-owner of Supply Chain Support Consultants, LLC dedicated to providing continuity of operations and safety programs to various industries.

Raised in Southeastern Washington, Rick has a metals technology degree from Columbia Basin College (Pasco, Wash.) and a BS in business administration from Warner Pacific College (Portland, Or).

Rick is currently involved and has served on numerous executive and committee boards for public and non-profit organizations. He resides in Vancouver WA with his wife Christy, two sons and daughter all in the local area.

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Michelle Ingebretson

Secretary/Treasurer

Michelle Ingebretson is the Corporate Purchasing Specialist for Sharp Laboratories or America (SLA), the U.S. research and development (R&D) subsidiary of Sharp Corporation of Japan.  Michelle is responsible for purchasing materials, supplies, and equipment based on project needs.

Prior to joining SLA, Michelle worked for Columbia Machine, Inc. for 14 years of which 10 years were divided between Purchasing and Production Control.  She was the MRO Buyer for the last 3 years at Columbia Machine.

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Brandon Gilyeat

Education

Brandon Gilyeat is a Professional Services Procurement Associate for the Medical Products Division at W.L. Gore & Associates, a global materials science company specializing in products derived from fluoropolymers. (Maybe most commonly known for their GORE-TEX® Fabrics.) Outside of his primary commitment he has a passion for and continuous to help drive and support continuous improvement projects around supplier management, data/spend analytics, and taxonomy. His current role includes supporting marketing, market intelligence/research, and consulting sourcing needs. His former commitments at Gore were as a Capital Equipment and MRO Buyer.

Prior to joining Gore in 2014, he worked in the Banking Industry, having spent time at Wells Fargo, Countrywide Home Loans, and Bank of America. His most recent role in banking was as a Help Desk Team Manager for the Home Loans Line of Business at Bank of America.

Outside of his professional career he enjoys traveling, reading, and anything active and outdoors and is an active member of the Rotary Club of Portland. Brandon earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Supply Chain Management and Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Arizona State University and is proud holder of the ISM CPSM certification.

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Kevin Cote

Membership Chair & Certification Chair

Kevin Coté (pronounced like the coffee drink latté) is a buyer at Tidewater Barge Lines. Purchasing MRO supplies for a push-tug transportation company covers a wide range of materials: diesel engines and parts, marine equipment, raw materials like iron plus welding supplies, not to mention consumables for the 10+ crew members living on each of the tug boats while transporting barges from Astoria to Lewiston Idaho.

Kevin’s prior experience covers years in both the pleasure boat industry and separately in the industrial plumbing supply chain – working for a manufactures rep; both of which provided the background needed to start at Tidewater three years ago. Kevin joined ISM in 2009 and recently joined the board late last year.

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Sandra Kednay, C.P.M.

Communications Chair

Sandra M. Kednay. C.P.M., Principal.  Key client engagements include:  product, market, and business development of consumer product lines manufactured in Asia, as well as IT Strategic Sourcing for a large-scale supply chain project at an Energy/Utility company.

Prior to 2014, Sandra Kednay was with Blount International, Inc., a diversified global manufacturing corporation, most recently as Sourcing Manager - Global Procurement, responsible for the sourcing and procurement of a variety of materials, products, equipment and services for multi-location manufacturing facilities (Brazil, Canada, China, France, Mexico, USA).  Sandra also held the role of Global Capital Equipment Procurement Project Manager, leading an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural team for a strategic multi-year facility expansion.

Sandra earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration – Marketing from Portland State University. She is currently a candidate for a Master of Science degree in Global Supply Chain Management at Portland State University. 

 

 

 

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Rick Cline

Immediate Past President

Rick serves as the professional services contract manager for the Port of Vancouver, USA with primary areas of expertise in architectural, engineering, environmental, IT, financial and business development services for the port’s facilities, new construction, and capital development. In his decade at the port, his responsibilities have also ranged from the management of public works and small works contracts and projects.

Prior to joining the port, Rick spent 10 years with Precision Castparts Corporation as part of the team responsible for planning and development of several aerospace components for GE, Pratt & Whitney and Rolls Royce engine programs.

He is also a co-owner of Supply Chain Support Consultants, LLC dedicated to providing continuity of operations and safety programs to various industries.

Raised in Southeastern Washington, Rick has a metals technology degree from Columbia Basin College (Pasco, Wash.) and a BS in business administration from Warner Pacific College (Portland, Or).

Rick is currently involved and has served on numerous executive and committee boards for public and non-profit organizations. He resides in Vancouver WA with his wife Christy, two sons and daughter all in the local area.

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Catherine D Wannamaker, C.P.M.

Newsletter

Cathy Wannamaker is Materials Manager for Clark Public Utilities. Cathy joined the Utility in December 2011 and is responsible for overseeing bidding, contracting, inventory management, and other functions of the Purchasing department.

Prior to joining Clark, Cathy worked in Purchasing for Columbia Machine, Inc. for 18-1/2 years.
Volunteering within NSMA has allowed me to meet a number of members, building my networking ability, and has kept me actively involved and contributing to our great organization.  From facilitating C.P.M. courses (which in turn helped me complete my C.P.M. certification in 2010), to going outside my comfort zone and working on the Internet/Services committee have all added to the experience of being a member.  I have served a two-year term on the Board of Directors, as Vice President, and as 2012-2013 President. 

I enjoy helping set the direction of the organization and finding ways to benefit all of our members.  I would encourage any member that has a desire to be involved further in the organization to start out volunteering on a committee, or with any short term tasks that a committee may need help with.  You will find that it is fun and rewarding both personally and professionally!

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David M. Stark

Technology/Website Director

Bio to come