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Celebrating Black History Month
Celebrating Black History Month

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2023

Spotlight on Dr. Jennifer Brinkerhoff's Contributions: I am a co-author of The Young Black Leader's Guide to a Successful Career

Celebrating Black History Month
Celebrating Black History Month

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2023

Dr. Charles Menifield (Fellow since 2018) was born and raised in the Mississippi Delta on a farm. He attended an

Intergovernmental Insights Newsletter

Webpage | Type: Article | Areas: Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations | Year: 2023

Current and Previous Editions of Intergovernmental Insight

Meet the Academy: Joseph Przeczewski
Meet the Academy: Joseph Przeczewski

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2023

What is your role and primary responsibilities at the Academy? As the Academy’s IT and Facilities Director, I am responsible

Meet Our Fellows: Valerie A. Lemmie
Meet Our Fellows: Valerie A. Lemmie

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2023

Valerie A. Lemmie ('98), Charles F. Kettering Foundation - Director of Exploratory Research Q. Who or what inspired you to

Tech Leadership Feb 9 Standing Panel: Is Your Issue on the List?

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2023

Is Your Issue on the List for 2023? Thursday, February 9th, 2023; 10:00 – 11:45 a.m. EST Please join us

EOM Jan 27 Standing Panel: Addressing Government Failures

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2023

Discussing Government Failures and How to Prevent Them Friday, January 27, 2023; 10:00 – 11:45 a.m. EST Please join us

IBM and NAPA: Partnering for Resilience: A Practical Approach to Emergency Preparedness Report

Grand Challenge Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2023

Government leaders increasingly agree that “rare unexpected events” are now neither rare nor unexpected. Indeed, they are shocks—more frequent and

Meet our Fellows: Mary Gade
Meet our Fellows: Mary Gade

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2023

Mary A. Gade ('96): President, Gade Environmental Group LLC Mary Gade is currently the President of Gade Environmental Group LLC

Academy Report: State Regulatory Compliance, Lessons Learned from COVID with Neil Kerwin

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations | Year: 2023

On this episode, we welcome Neil Kerwin, President Emeritus of American University, Chair of this study's panel, and Academy Fellow

Meet Our Fellows: Orice Williams Brown
Meet Our Fellows: Orice Williams Brown

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2023

Orice Williams Brown ('18), Government Accountability Office - Chief Operating Officer Q. Who or what inspired you to work in

The Future of Agile Government with Ed DeSeve, Coordinator of the Agile Government Center

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: The Context, Nature, and Structure of Public Administration | Year: 2023

On this episode, we welcome Ed DeSeve, Coordinator of the Academy's Agile Government Center, to discuss his new report, The

Meet the Academy: Diane Irving
Meet the Academy: Diane Irving

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2023

What is your role and primary responsibilities at the Academy? I am the Human Resources Director, and I get to

Meet our Fellows: Carolyn J. Lukensmeyer
Meet our Fellows: Carolyn J. Lukensmeyer

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2023

Carolyn J. Lukensmeyer ('96): is Founding Executive Director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse Q: Who in your life

Intergovernmental Studies and Other Work

Webpage | Type: Article | Areas: Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations | Year: 2023

A page containing the Academy's intergovernmental studies and other similar work the Center conducts.

National Security and Public Administration with Gen. William Walker Sergeant at Arms for the U.S. House of Representatives

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: None | Year: 2023

On this episode, we welcome General William Walker, Sergeant at Arms for the U.S. House of Representatives and former defense

Meet Our Fellows: Laurence Lynn
Meet Our Fellows: Laurence Lynn

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2023

Having been editor of my high school newspaper, journalism was my earliest notion of a possible career. The first decision

International Trade and Public Administration with Susan Schwab

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: None | Year: 2022

On this episode, we welcome Susan Schwab, Former United States Trade Representative for George Bush (43) and Academy Fellow, to

Meet the Academy: Tony Spearman-Leach
Meet the Academy: Tony Spearman-Leach

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2022

What is your role and primary responsibilities at the Academy? The Academy’s Business Development and Philanthropy team works to secure

The Future of Agile Government

Articles From Our Partners | Type: Article | Areas: The Context, Nature, and Structure of Public Administration, Organizational Theory and Behavior, Leadership | Year: 2022

In this report, Ed DeSeve builds on his prior work as leader for the Agile Government Center (AGC) to expand

IBM, in Partnership with NAPA, Publishes Report on Emergency Preparedness

News | Type: Article | Areas: Environmental Sustainability | Year: 2022

Government leaders increasingly agree that “rare unexpected events” are now neither rare nor unexpected. Indeed, they are shocks—more frequent

Good Governance in National Security with Loren DeJonge Schulman

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: None | Year: 2022

On this episode, we welcome Loren DeJonge Schulman, Vice President of the Partnership for Public Service and Academy Fellow, to

Development and the Academy with Stephen Hamill

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: None | Year: 2022

On this episode, we welcome Stephen Hamill, Chair of the Academy’s Development Committee and Academy Fellow, to discuss the Academy's

Meet the Academy: Kaitlyn Blume
Meet the Academy: Kaitlyn Blume

News | Type: Article | Areas: Highlighting Public Administrators | Year: 2022

What is your role and primary responsibilities at the Academy? My role is to connect with and engage the Academy’s

CYBERSECURITY INNOVATION: Government Leaders Bring Innovation to Fighting Cyber Crime
CYBERSECURITY INNOVATION: Government Leaders Bring Innovation to Fighting Cyber Crime

Grand Challenge Blog | Type: Article | Areas: Information Technology | Year: 2022

What is the secret sauce for this fight? Recently, government leaders from DHS, FBI, IRS, and Secret Service compared notes

CYBERSECURITY INNOVATION: Government Leaders Bring Innovation to Fighting Cyber Crime

Fellows Share Their Perspectives | Type: Article | Areas: The Context, Nature, and Structure of Public Administration, Program Audit and Evaluation | Year: 2022

What is the secret sauce for this fight? Recently, government leaders from DHS, FBI, IRS, and Secret Service compared notes

2022 Academy Webb Lecture: Connecting Individuals to Meaningful Work with Angela Hanks

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: None | Year: 2022

On this episode, we welcome Angela Hanks, Chief of Programs at Demos, to discuss the Academy's Grand Challenge of "Connecting

Cross-Podcast: The Inside Storey with Tim Storey and Terry Gerton

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: None | Year: 2022

This is a NCSL Hosted EpisodeHost Tim Storey, CEO of NCSL and Academy Fellow, sits down with Terry Gerton, president

Academy Study: 2022 DEI Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service with Thelma Harris

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: None | Year: 2022

On this episode, we welcome Thelma Harris, President & CEO of Hite Consulting, Inc., Expert Advisory Group member of the

International Affairs December Standing Panel

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: Honor, Ethics, and Accountability | Year: 2022

Addressing Challenges in International Engagement between Academic Institutions December 2, 1:00 - 3:00 pm (ET) International engagement is an essential

November 2022

Shared Services Seminar | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2022

EOM Nov 4 Standing Panel: Federal Budget Process

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2022

The Federal Budget ProcessFriday, November 4th from 2-4 pm EST The Standing Panel on Executive Organization and Management (EOM) met

Intergovernmental Systems Standing Panel Meeting: Nov 4, 2022

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations | Year: 2022

The Intergovernmental Systems Standing Panel met on Friday, November 4, 2022, during the Academy Fall Meeting. View the agenda of

2022 Fall Meeting Preview with Mohamad Alkadry and Ramayya Krishnan

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: None | Year: 2022

On this episode, we welcome two Academy Fellows, Mohamad Alkadry, Professor and Director of the School of Public Policy at

MEDIA ADVISORY National Academy of Public Administration To Host Fall Meeting November 2-4

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2022

Meeting Focus is Strengthening Social & Economic Development Through Meaningful Work WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration

Securing Elections with Thomas Hicks

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: None | Year: 2022

On this episode, we welcome Thomas Hicks, Chair of the Election Assistance Commission and Academy Fellow to discuss voter engagement

New Academy Fellow, Wendy Ginsberg, Featured on Federal Drive with Tom Temin
New Academy Fellow, Wendy Ginsberg, Featured on Federal Drive with Tom Temin

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2022

Among this year’s fellows added to the National Academy of Public Administration are several still-working, senior federal employees. One of

Intergovernmental Systems Oct 21 Standing Panel: Best Practice Benchmarking

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations | Year: 2022

Friday, October 21, 1:00 – 2:30 PM (ET) Fellow and Professor Emeritus David Ammons (University of North Carolina School of

Taking on the Heat with Tech: How Our Cities Are Responding: October 21, 2022
Taking on the Heat with Tech: How Our Cities Are Responding: October 21, 2022

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2022

= Taking on the Heat with Tech: How Our Cities Are Responding Friday, October 21st, 10:00 - 11:30 am

Intergovernmental Systems Standing Panel: Business Meeting Oct 19, 2022

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations | Year: 2022

The Intergovernmental Systems Standing Panel met on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, for their quarterly virtual business meeting and discussed the