Harold (Hal) Good, CPPO is the President of the National Procurement Institute, (NPI). Hal administers NPI’s social networking sites on Twitter, Linkedin, GovLoop and Facebook in addition to maintaining personal sites. NPI’s Linkedin group has over 1000 members and Hal’s Twitter site has over 9000 followers. He has done workshops related to public procurement’s involvement in social media and social business at numerous events including the past two NPI national forums.
Previous positions held include: Director of Procurement and Contracting for the county of Frederick, MD (7years); and for the city of Palm Springs, California (21 years).
Hal lists among his accomplishments having served as national president of the Airport Purchasing Group, (APG), and president of the California Chapter of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing, (NIGP).
Hal also served on NIGP’s national board of directors and presented at numerous forums. He was awarded NIGP’s second highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award in 2002.