Smith, Myra

Ms. Myra D. Smith, CPPB
3540 Cherry Hill Ct.
Beltsville, MD 20705-3657


Myra Smith is a Master Instructor for the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing. Her procurement career spans over 31 years, all of which were spent at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). She was hired as an Expediter, promoted to a Buyer, Supervisor and ended her tenure at WMATA as a Contract Administrator.

Ms. Smith has purchased a wide variety of goods and services and has global purchasing experience. She was the co-chair for the Washington Metropolitan Area Council of Governments, a member of the Baltimore Chamber of Commerce, member of the Executive Board of her local NIGP chapter, participated in numerous Minority Vendor Fares, conducted workshops for NIGP and teaches courses for both LEAP, and GCC classes.

On the Faculty of:
Ethics: A Survival Kit for Public Procurement
Introduction to Public Procurement
Legal Aspects of Public Purchasing
Risk Management in Public Contracting
Sourcing in the Public Sector