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Association for Operations Management APICS

  • Association for Operations Management provides students with networking and knowledge exchange opportunities in the field of operations management, as well as assisting them in obtaining widely sought certification through active cooperation with APICS. Membership in this organization is open to all members of the IUP community.

    Requirements of Members (Membership Fees, Attendance, etc.)

    Membership is $10 per semester; members must attend monthly meetings or notify officers of absence in advance. All majors are welcomed.

    List of 2016–17 Meeting Dates/Times/Locations

    All meetings will be held on the first and third Thursdays of each month, at 8:00-9:00 p.m. in Eberly 311.        

    List of Events/Activities

    • First Meeting (September 17th) Meet and Greet and APICS overview 
    • Team Building Exercise in October 
    • Prospective Tours: Norma Group (Saltsburg), Walmart Distribution, PepsiCo Bottling facility (Johnstown), Harley Davidson (York), Sheetz, Fastenal (Homer City)

    Member Testimonials

    “We cannot be expected to do a job until we understand all of the processes of business. Real experience within organizations such as this is what will separate us from our peers. This is an opportunity to learn and observe real world functions of business that cannot be found in a textbook.” 

    Role Name
    Advisor Richard Sandbothe


    Ramesh Soni
    President Stacie Eberly
    Vice President Katie Staats  
    Fundraising/Service Chair  Cole McSwaney
    Secretary Kelly McWilliams
    Program/Social Chair Tanner Shergi