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Roland Jerald Baker, American Trade association administrator. Certified purchasing manager; certified professional contract manager. Recipient Distinguished Achievement award Arizona State University College Business, 1997;United States Navy postgraduate fellow, 1967.


Baker, Roland Jerald was born on February 27, 1938 in Pendleton, Oregon, United States. Son of Roland E. and Theresa Helen (Forest) Baker.


Bachelor, Western Washington University, 1961. Master of Business Administration, University Michigan, 1968.


Assistant director purchasing and stores University Washington, Seattle, 1970-1975. Manager purchasing and material control Foss Launch & Tug Company, 1975-1979. Faculty Shoreline Community College, 1972-1979, 98—, Pacific Lutheran University, 1977-1979, Edmonds Community College, 1974-1979.

Chairman educators group National Association Purchasing Management, Tempe, Arizona, 1976-1979, executive vice president, 1979-1998. President National Association Purchasing Management Services, 1989-1995. Founder, owner Global Supply Chain Institute, LLC, Seattle, since 2007.

Faculty Arizona State University, Tempe, 1988-1991. World business advisory Council American Graduate School of International Management, Glendale, Arizona, 1994-1998. Advisory board blockbuy.com, Inc., 1999-1901, Perfect.com., Inc., 2000-2006.

Executive vice president MyGroupbuy Inc., 2000-2003, also board directors. Member faculty Shoreline Community College, Seattle, since 1998.


  • Certified purchasing manager. Certified professional contract manager.



With United States Navy, 1961-1970, Commander Reserve, 1969-1991. Member Purchasing Management Association Washington (president 1978-1979), National Minority Supplier Development Council (board directors), American Production and Inventory Control Society, National Association Purchasing Management (executive vice president 1979-1997), National Contract Management Association, International Federation Purchasing and Materials Management (executive committee 1984-1987, executive advisory committee 1991-1998), Global Speaker Supply Chain Institute, since 2008.


Married Judy Lynn Murphy, November 24, 1973. Children: Kristen L., Kurt F., Brian H.

Roland E. Baker

Theresa Helen (Forest) Baker

Judy Lynn Murphy

Kristen L. Baker

Kurt F. Baker

Brian H. Baker