Purchasing Manager at Las Vegas Valley Water District
Jim Haining, MBA, CPSM, CPSD, C.P.M., A.P.P. is the Purchasing Manager for the Las Vegas Valley Water District | Southern Nevada Water Authority. Jim has over 30 years experience in Supply Management in both public and private sector organizations. Former employers include Clark County Nevada, Sprint and Sierra Pacific Power Company. Jim has been involved in local government purchasing in Nevada for the past 15 years and served as co-chair of the Nevada Public Purchasing Study Commission, a coalition of the public sector purchasing departments in the State of Nevada. In 2019, he was instrumental in modernizing the local government purchasing statute in the State of Nevada. Jim received his MBA from the University of Phoenix and BS from Brigham Young University. Jim was one of the first supply management professionals to receive ISM’s Certified Professional in Supply Management and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity designations. He holds a Lifetime C.P.M. and A.P.P. designation. Jim is involved in the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) and served on the Board of Directors.