Washington State Legislature Update
Mr. Mike Purdy will discuss the status of Washington State Legislature bills that affect public works contracting. Mike has more than 32 years of public contracting and procurement experience and is a respected contracting manager for large public agencies including the University of Washington, Seattle Housing Authority and the City of Seattle. He is on the Government Affairs Committee for APWA's Washington State Chapter, the Task Force on Bidder Responsibility for Capital Projects Advisory Review Board and received the Presidential Award from the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP), Washington State Chapter.
Mike is the principal of Michael E. Purdy Associates, LLC, a consultant firm that develops and implements contracting strategies, solutions, and training. He has a bachelor’s degree in business and public administration and an MBA, both from the University of Puget Sound, and a master of divinity degree from Fuller Theological Seminary.
5:30 Social Hour (No-Host Bar)
6:30 Dinner and Chapter Announcements