Diocesan purchasing director named chairman of Catholic Purchasing Services
6/26/2012 3:51:38 PM by Office of Communications
Charles “Chip” Mussen, a 26-year employee of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, has been elected chairman of the board for Catholic Purchasing Services, a national not-for-profit purchasing organization to dioceses throughout the country. The group elected new officers and directors at their annual membership meeting in Longboat Key, Fla., in April.
A resident of Pendleton, Mussen is director of purchasing for the diocese and director of marketing for Catholic Cemeteries. His term as chairman of the board is for 12 months.
As a support organization, Catholic Purchasing Services’ mission is to assist the 40,000 parishes and institutions of the Catholic Church with their basic purchasing needs. Its executive office is headquartered in Newton, Mass. The organization negotiates purchasing contracts for use by Catholic institutions nationwide.