Member Awards

Each year we celebrate our remarkable members who have made valuable contributions through best practices, volunteerism, and/or distinguished service to the higher ed purchasing profession.

DavidDavid Lord’s 12 years of dedicated service on the E&I Board of Directors left an indelible mark upon the Cooperative’s history. Throughout his time as Board of Directors President, David consistently demonstrated outstanding leadership in meeting the diverse needs of our membership. The David H. Lord Cooperative Purchasing Award was created to acknowledge and recognize a member who has made exceptional contributions to E&I over a comprehensive period of time through volunteerism in the area of Cooperative Purchasing as exemplified by David Lord.

David H. Lord
Bill Harris
Chief Procurement Officer, University of Kentucky

David H. Lord
Steve Mack
Associate VP, Procurement Services (retired), Drexel University


Is someone you know a great candidate for the David H. Lord Cooperative Purchasing Award? Check out the Nomination Criteria and fill out the online Entry Form.



nancyNancy Tregoe served as the Director of Purchasing and Administrative Services for Lafayette College for more than 25 years. Nancy was past president of the National Association of Educational Buyers and a long-time member of the E&I Board of Directors. Nancy was a very special friend, a devoted colleague and a tireless advocate for small school issues. The Nancy Tregoe Scholarship was created to honor Nancy’s legacy and to encourage others to become active in E&I and NAEP.

Tonia Lawson
General Manager of Purchasing, Contracting & Materials Management, Bay District Schools, Florida

To apply for the Nancy Tregoe Scholarship, please complete the application and submit via email or fax to NAEP.