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Mission

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  • To be the most effective group of Supply Chain and Operations Management professionals in the southwestern United States and the preferred source for Supply Chain Management education.

 

 

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  • The mission of the APICS Orange County Chapter is to increase the number of professionals capable of applying the Operations Management Body of Knowledge in industry.

 

 

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We strive to

  • Foster and maintain high standards in the Supply Chain & Operations Management Professions

  • Promote the recognition and acceptance of the profession in industry and the community

  • Provide opportunity for members to increase their knowledge of the methods and techniques used in the profession through educational programs, networking events, seminars, workshops, and publications, and the mutual exchange of ideas

 

 

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APICS Orange County Chapter is a California non-profit corporation, formed in 1971 as the American Production and Inventory Control Society, Chapter #70 Orange County, entity number C0625525.

 

 

Chapter Governance

  • APICS Orange County Chapter is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of Officers and Directors duly elected by vote of chapter members and additional Directors appointed by the chapter President and approved by the Board. Individuals must be chapter members to be on the Board of Directors.

  • Elected positions include President, President Elect, Vice President Education, Vice President Programs, Vice President Membership, Vice President Publicity, Vice President Finance, Vice President Administration and up to six Directors.

  • Each BoD serves for a chapter fiscal year beginning July 1 and ending June 30 of the following year.

 

 

  • BoD meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at the DoubleTree Club Hotel in Santa Ana. Meetings are open to all chapter members. Members planning to attend who are not on the BoD are requested to advise the President in advance at president@apics-oc.org.

 

 

  • The activities of the BoD are governed by written Bylaws which are part of the corporate record and a set of Policies and Procedures. Both are updated by vote of the BoD.

  • Bylaws require the VP Finance to present monthly financial reports for BoD approval at each BoD meeting. .

 

 

Board of Director members are elected annually through a process specified in chapter Bylaws.

  • By the February BoD meeting the President appoints a Nominating Committee of at least three members

  • Nominations are presented to the presiding BoD for approval at the April BoD meeting

  • Nominations are reported to the chapter during April and announced at the April PDM

  • Additional nominations by chapter members may be submitted at the April PDM

  • The election occurs during the first half of May

  • Election results are announced at the May PDM

  • The newly elected BoD begins itís one-year term on July 1

 

 

Affiliations

  • APICS International, APICS Southwest District and the chapters within the district are all important and close affiliates of Orange County APICS. See more information in the APICS Family section on this page.

 

 

  • DoubleTree Club Hotel Santa Ana acts as the headquarters for APICS Orange County chapter, providing facilities and hospitality services for most chapter events including PDM Dinner Meetings, Board of Director Meetings and most course and workshop offerings.

 

 

  • Brandman University has partnered with APICS Orange County Chapter for Certified Supply Chain (CSCP) Exam Preparation classes since 2014. Brandman is, of course, a highly respected source for adult education and we have high expectations for this relationship in the future.

 

 

APICS Family

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  • APICS International is the parent organization for affiliated organizations around the globe, including Partners like APICS Orange County Chapter. It provides certain services to the chapter such as registration for members, conducts annual conferences, publishes a monthly magazine and other knowledge articles. APICS International owns and maintains the Operations Management Body of Knowledge (OMBoK) and supplies educational content used by the chapter.

 

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  • APICS Southwest District is a group of chapters located in the southwestern United States and Mexico. APICS Orange County, as one of the largest chapters in the district, actively participates in district activities such as quarterly Chapter Presidentís meetings, Semi-annual District Meetings and Student Case Competitions among others.

 

 

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APICS OC receives APICS Internationalís highest chapter award for 2014 - now Platinum for 5+ years!

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