Fellows in the News

OMB's Kathy Stack's Impact on Government Shouldn't Be Overlooked

Academy Fellow Kathy Stack retired after 34 years in government on Feb. 20. Most  people  probably never heard of her, saw her speak or even understand the impact she  had on  the management of government. But Stack, who spent the last 28 years at the Office of Management and Budget,  was  the quiet leader behind the move toward evidence-based decision making over  the  last few years.

Roz Kleeman's Passing

Academy Fellow, Rosslyn S. Kleeman, passed away on July 18, 2014. During her nearly three decades as an Academy Fellow, Roz demonstrated a strong and steadfast commitment to the Academy.

GSA's Bev Godwin to Retire

After a 32-year career as a public servant – the past 14 spent primarily at the General Services Administration – Academy Fellow Beverly H. Godwin, director of GSA’s Federal Citizen Information Center, formally announced her retirement on Thursday.

From Air Travel to Food Safety - More Data Can be Misleading

Government agencies regularly report “incident” data, such as the number of burglaries, house fires, food poisoning cases, bankruptcies and workplace injuries. While these data can be used externally for accountability, they can also be used internally to predict and prevent these kinds of incidents.

Bryson awarded 2011 Dwight Waldo Award

John M. Bryson, McKnight Presidential Professor of Planning and Public Affairs in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, was awarded the 2011 Dwight Waldo Award from the American Society for Public Administration.