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Public Service Spotlight: Arleas Kea

Fellow: Arleas Kea

Season: 1 Episode:107 | May 06, 2022

On this special edition Public Service Recognition Week series, we welcome Arleas Kea, Fmr. Deputy to the Chairman for External Affairs at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Academy Fellow, to discuss her career in...

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Public Service Spotlight: Amma Felix

Fellow: Amma Felix

Season: 1 Episode:106 | May 05, 2022

On this special edition Public Service Recognition Week series, we welcome Amma Felix, President & CEO Collegiate Directions, Inc. (CDI) and Academy Fellow, to discuss her career in public service and her advice for future...

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Public Service Spotlight: Mohamad Alkadry

Fellow: Mohamad Alkadry

Season: 1 Episode:105 | May 04, 2022

On this special edition Public Service Recognition Week series, we welcome Mohamad Alkadry, Professor of Public Policy and the inaugural Director of the University of Connecticut's (UConn) School of Public Policy and Academy Fellow, to...

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Public Service Spotlight: Opal Mauldin-Jones

Fellow: Opal Mauldin-Jones

Season: 1 Episode:104 | May 03, 2022

On this special edition Public Service Recognition Week series, we welcome Opal Mauldin-Jones, City Manager of the City of Lancaster, Texas and Academy Fellow, to discuss her career in public service and her advice for...

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Public Service Spotlight: John Hicks

Fellow: John Hicks

Season: 1 Episode:103 | May 02, 2022

On this special Public Service Recognition Week series, we welcome John Hicks, recurring guest, State Budget Director for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and Academy Fellow, to discuss his career in public service and his advice...

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100th Episode! The Future of the Academy with Dave Wennergren

Fellow: David Wennergren

Season: 1 Episode:100 | April 11, 2022

On this episode, we welcome Dave Wennergren, CEO of ACT-IAC, Chair of the Academy's Board of Directors, and Academy Fellow, to discuss the current state of public administration in today's world and the future plans...

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Public Service Spotlight: Women's History Month with Willene Johnson

Fellow: Willene Johnson

Season: 1 Episode:96 | March 14, 2022

On this episode, we welcome Willene Johnson, an expert in international finance,a former economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and an Academy Fellow, to discuss her career path in the field of...

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Public Service Spotlight: Social Equity in Higher Education and Beyond with Freeman Hrabowski

Fellow: Freeman Hrabowski

Season: 1 Episode:95 | February 28, 2022

On this episode, we welcome Freeman Hrabowski, President University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Academy Fellow, to discuss his career in public administration, UMBC's innovative practices in higher education, and the role of universities and...

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Academy Event: The Elliot Richardson Prize with Chuck Todd, Dr. Francis Collins, and Dr. Anthony Fauci

Season: 1 Episode:94 | February 21, 2022

On this episode, we welcome the recipients of this year's Elliot Richardson Prize, Dr. Francis Collins, Former Director of the National Institutes of Health and Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy...

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Elliot Richardson Prize Preview with Michael Rogers and Joseph Kasputys

Fellow: Michael Rogers, Joseph Kasputys

Season: 1 Episode:93 | February 14, 2022

On this episode, we welcome Academy Fellows, Michael Rogers and Joseph Kasputys, to discuss Elliot Richardson's public service career, the prize named in his honor, and the recipients of this year's prize, Dr. Francis Collins...

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Public Service Spotlight: Sherry Suttles

Fellow: Sherry Suttles

Season: 1 Episode:91 | January 31, 2022

On this episode, we welcome Sherry Suttles, the first African American female city manager in the nation (Oberlin, Ohio in 1979) and Academy Fellow, to discuss her distinguished career in public administration and her efforts...

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Public Service Spotlight: Ambassador Joseph Westphal

Fellow: Joseph Westphal

Season: 1 Episode:56 | May 31, 2021

On this episode, we welcome Academy Fellow, Ambassador Joseph Westphal, to discuss his career in public administration including his roles at the Department of Defense, the U.S. Congress, and at the State Department as Ambassador...

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Public Service Spotlight: Dr. Robert Lightfoot

Fellow: Robert Lightfoot

Season: 1 Episode:55 | May 24, 2021

On this episode, we welcome Academy Fellow, Dr. Robert Lightfoot, to discuss his career in public administration from Engineer to Acting Administrator at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)....

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Public Service Spotlight: Betsy Fretwell

Fellow: Elizabeth Fretwell

Season: 1 Episode:54 | May 17, 2021

On this episode, we welcome Academy Fellow, Betsy Fretwell, to discuss her career in public administration including her time as the City Manager of Las Vegas and her broader experience in local government....

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Public Service Spotlight: Basil Gooden

Fellow: Basil Gooden

Season: 1 Episode:53 | May 10, 2021

On this episode, we welcome Academy Fellow, Basil Gooden, to discuss his career in public administration including his time at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and as the Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry for Virginia...

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Public Service Spotlight: Donna Shalala

Fellow: Donna Shalala

Season: 1 Episode:52 | May 03, 2021

On this episode, we welcome Academy Fellow, Donna Shalala, to discuss her career in public administration including her time at HUD, HHS, Congress, and her stints in both the academic and nonprofit sectors....

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