The Academy’s most distinctive feature is its membership of nearly 1,000 Fellows. These Fellows are public managers and scholars, business executives and labor leaders, current and former cabinet officers, members of Congress, governors, mayors, state legislators, and diplomats. Individually, Fellows provide unparalleled insight and experience. Collectively, they are the Academy’s primary vehicle for addressing current and emerging issues and contributing to the intellectual and popular discourse on government.
Learn more about who our Fellows are, the rights and privileges of being Fellow and guidelines for participation.
Search our nearly 1,000 Fellows who possess an unmatched wealth of expertise and serve as the cornerstone of the organization.
The annual nomination and election of new Fellows to the Academy is one of our most vital membership activities, strengthening the Academy for future generations of governance.
The National Academy of Public Administration would like to recognize Fellows we have recently lost.
The Academy's Standing Panels convene thought leaders around six specific areas critical to the success of public administration.