Welcome to the GPANJ website

The GPANJ is an active organization of more than 500 purchasing agents across the many government entities of New Jersey. Our organization has spent over 59 years in service to the citizens of the State of New Jersey. GPANJ's membership consists of purchasing agents from municipalities, school boards, counties, authorities and other government entities. Our diversity is our strength. We hold 5 educational business meetings a year...as well as an annual public purchasing educational forum. We also present educational programs at the New Jersey League of Municipalities Convention in November.

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Recent News


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2021 Budget Report

Message from the President

Dear Members,

Hello and welcome to the new Governmental Purchasing Association of New Jersey (GPANJ) website.  The goal in creating this new website was to not only update the look and feel of the website, but to make it user friendly and more informative.  It is our intention to constantly update the website with news of changes to laws, professional development opportunities, events, meetings and much more.  Please take a moment to navigate the sight and visit often.  Should you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, please email me at President@gpanj.com

It is my sincerest wish that you enjoy the new website, that 2022 brings you, your families and the entities you serve great health, peace of mind, prosperity and rejuvenation.  May you all start this New Year with hope in your hearts and peace in your mind!
I truly look forward to serving you this year!

Thank you,

Lori Siemon

President, GPANJ


If you intend to retire, or know of anyone in our association who is retiring this year, please let Linda Carpenter know at: Linda.Carpenter@rocketmail.com