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.

David H. Lord Cooperative Services Award

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David 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 Services 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 Services as exemplified by David Lord.

 E&I Member Awards Aaron Carter
Assistant Vice President
Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative (IPHEC)
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Is someone you know a great candidate for the David H. Lord Cooperative Services Award? Check out the Nomination Criteria and fill out the online
Entry Form.


E&I Cloud Leadership Awards

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The E&I Cloud Leadership Awards recognize higher education technology leadership teams that are implementing innovative solutions at their institutions using cloud applications. Winners are recognized at a dedicated ceremony during the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference. Learn More

E&I Cooperative Contract Utilization Award

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This award recognizes an E&I member in higher education with the highest number of E&I contracts utilized year-over-year.
2020 Award Winner: The University of Illinois at Chicago

E&I Cooperative Contract Volume Award

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This award recognizes an E&I member in higher education with the highest year-over-year increased purchase volume.
2020 Award Winner: Pensacola State College

The Nancy Tregoe Scholarship

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Nancy 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. She 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.

 E&I Member Awards Tonia Lawson
General Manager of Purchasing, Contracting & Materials Management,
Bay District Schools, Florida
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To apply for the Nancy Tregoe Scholarship, please complete the application
and submit via email or fax to NAEP.
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