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SCMI Advisory Council : David A. Davis

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David A. Davis, CPPO

Purchasing and Materials Manager 
Washington State Department of Transportation

Dave Davis is the Purchasing and Materials Manager for the Washington State Department of Transportation. Dave's background is in supply management, international logistics and transportation developed during 30 years of public service.

A strong believer in life-long learning and professional development, Dave is a member of the Institute for Supply Management, NAPM-Western Washington, and the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP). Currently serving on the NIGP Board of Directors representing region 12, he is a charter member and Immediate Past President of the Washington State Chapter of NIGP. Dave is a Certified Public Purchasing Officer and is participating in WSDOT's Senior Leader Succession and Development Program.

Dave is a graduate of the University of Montana (BA), Boston University (MBA), and the U.S. Army's Command and General Staff Course. He resides in Olympia with his wife, Beth, and has 3 grown children.