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Federal Civil Service Reform with Kimberly Walton and Jeff Neal

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: None | Year: 2024

In this episode, we welcome Academy Fellows, Kimberly Walton and Jeff Neal, to discuss their recent work on Federal Civil

A New Model for Accountability in the Civil Service

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: Honor, Ethics, and Accountability, Human Resources and Personnel Management | Year: 2024

A New Model for Accountability in the Civil Service Authored by Jeffrey Neal Few subjects have produced more studies, books

Academy Study: Evaluation of the NSF Technology Innovation Partnership Directorate

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: None | Year: 2024

In this episode, we welcome Academy Fellow and Panel Chair, Randy Lyon, and Deputy Project Director Mark Hertko to discuss

Fellow Spotlight: Morgan Kinghorn
Fellow Spotlight: Morgan Kinghorn

News | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2024

Who or what inspired you to enter public service? While attending the University of Redlands, I enjoyed a semester in

IGS and EOM Standing Panels Event - University of North Carolina Local Benchmarking: Jan 18th, 2024

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2024

This event highlights how UNC School of Government Professor Obed Pasha is working with North Carolina local governments to help

From Pandemic to An Emerging Regional Local Agency Contract Exchange

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations, State and Local Government Structures, Economy | Year: 2024

Academy Fellow Stephen Hamill and his co-authors, Jack Pellegrino, Sean Behan, and Gerald Plummer, believe that the nation needs modern

Adm. Thad Allen and Gov. David Beasley to Receive The National Academy of Public Administration’s “Elliot L. Richardson Prize for Excellence in Public Service”

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2024

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration today announced Adm. Thad Allen, former Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, and

National Academy of Public Administration makes key recommendations to the National Science Foundation for the establishment of new Directorate for Technology, Innovation and Partnerships

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2024

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A panel convened by the National Academy of Public Administration has released a comprehensive report: Assessing the

The Intersection of Data Security and Privacy at the State Level with Dr. DeAngela Burns-Wallace

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: None | Year: 2024

In this episode, we welcome Academy Fellow, Dr. DeAngela Burns-Wallace, President and CEO of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to

January 2024

Shared Services Seminar | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2024

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in International Aid Organizations with Shiro Gnanaselvam

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: None | Year: 2024

In this episode, we welcome Academy Fellow, Shiro Gnanaselvam, CEO of Social Impact to discuss bringing DEI principles and effective

AI Technologies and Public Education with Jerry Mechling, Theresa Pardo, Alan Shark, and Brenda Bannan

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: None | Year: 2024

In this episode of Management Matters we host part 8 of the Academy-GovExec TV series on Artificial Intelligence featuring Academy

AI-Enabled Cybersecurity with Dan Chenok, Karen Evans and Bobbie Stempfley

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

Amidst much talk about AI and its potential, its benefits, and how it will drive major change, there is also

AI, Chatbots, Comments, and Public Rule-Making with Dan Chenok, Amy-Edwards Holmes, and Virginia Huth

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

In this episode of Management Matters we host part 6 of the Academy-GovExec TV series on Artificial Intelligence featuring Academy

December 2023

Shared Services Seminar | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2023

Fellow Spotlight: Jim Williams
Fellow Spotlight: Jim Williams

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

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in public administration? My father was a career Naval officer and

Generative AI in Government Communications with Martha Dorris, Greg Giddens, and Jerry Mechling

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

In this episode of Management Matters we host part 5 of the Academy-GovExec TV series on Artificial Intelligence featuring Academy

CENTERING EQUITY: TEACHING & LEARNING - DECEMBER 8, 2023

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: Social Equity | Year: 2023

DECEMBER 8, 2023, 10:00 a.m. (EST)Pushing recent DEIA discourse forward, this interactive panel centers equity in higher education. With their

IGS and EOM Standing Panels Event - Performance Management Lessons from Mesa, AZ: Dec 7th, 2023

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

This event highlights performance management and how the city of Mesa, Arizona, manages and communicates wisely to improve performance. VIEW

Decision-Making and AI in Public Service

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: The Context, Nature, and Structure of Public Administration | Year: 2023

Decision-Making and AI in Public Service By: Theresa A. Pardo, Ph.D. and David A. Bray, Ph.D. The value of public

Fellow Spotlight: Alan Balutis
Fellow Spotlight: Alan Balutis

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

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in public administration? Oddly, I started out in college as a

Ethical Considerations and AI Governance with Alan Balutis, James-Christian Blockwood, and Alexis Bonnell

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

In this episode of Management Matters we host part 4 of the Academy-GovExec TV series on Artificial Intelligence featuring Academy

Fellow Spotlight: David Bray
Fellow Spotlight: David Bray

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

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in public administration? My parents. My mother was a public school

Building an AI Ready Workforce with Alan Shark, Kimberly Walton, and Reginald Wells

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

In this episode of Management Matters we host part 3 of the Academy-GovExec TV series on Artificial Intelligence featuring Academy

Meet the Academy: Chloe Yang
Meet the Academy: Chloe Yang

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

What is your role and primary responsibilities at the Academy I am a Senior Analyst on the Academy Studies team

Artificial Intelligence and the Internal Operations of Government with Dave Wennergren, Stan Soloway, and David Bray

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

In this episode of Management Matters we host part 2 of the Academy-GovExec TV series on Artificial Intelligence featuring Academy

Intergovernmental Systems Standing Panel: 21st Century Governance Event - Enhanced Infrastructure Financing Districts: Nov 15th, 2023

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

The Intergovernmental Systems Standing Panel held an event on November 15th, 2023, to highlight how Enhanced Infrastructure Financing Districts (EIFDs)

Artificial Intelligence Services to Citizens with Jim Williams, David Bray, and Alan Shark

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

In this episode of Management Matters we host part 1 of the Academy-GovExec TV series on Artificial Intelligence featuring Academy

November 2023

Shared Services Seminar | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2023

2023 Fall Meeting Session Audio

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

A Conversation with the Brownlow Book Award Winner, Claire Dunning (Univ. of Maryland)

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

In this episode, we welcome Academy Brownlow Book Award Winner, Claire Dunning, Assistant Professor in the School of Public Policy

Intergovernmental Systems Standing Panel Fall Meeting Session: November 3rd, 2023

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations | Year: 2023

The Intergovernmental Systems Standing Panel met on Friday, November 3, 2023, during the Academy Fall Meeting. VIEW THE MEETING

RELEASE: Flemming Awards Recognize 13 Exceptional Federal Employees

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2023

WASHINGTON (November 1, 2023) – Thirteen exceptional federal public servants will be honored at the 74th annual Arthur S. Flemming

The Executive Branch and Public Administration with Dr. Joel Aberbach and Dr. Bert Rockman

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

In this episode, we welcome Academy Fellows, Joel Aberbach, Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Public Policy at UCLA and

EOM Standing Panel: Improving Government Using Agile Practices and Data

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: The Context, Nature, and Structure of Public Administration, Organizational Theory and Behavior | Year: 2023

Friday, October 27th, 10:00 am – 11:45 am (ET) Friday, October 27th, the Academy hosted a Joint Meeting of the

How The Academy Can Help You

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

The National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA), where we are committed to advancing the art, science, and practice of public

MEDIA ADVISORY National Academy of Public Administration To Host Fall Meeting November 1-3

Press Release | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration will host its annual Fall Meeting November 1-3 at the Grand

AI and Government Communications

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

AI and Government Communications: Huge Together If We Can Manage The Risks By Jerry Mechling, Former Fellow of the Institute

Meet the Academy: Kate Kellen
Meet the Academy: Kate Kellen

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

What are your role and primary responsibilities at the Academy? As a research associate for the studies side of the

Increasing Voter Turnout with Edie Goldenberg

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

In this episode, we welcome Edie Goldenberg, Professor Emerita of Public Policy and Political Science at the University of Michigan

How Can AI Improve The Regulatory Process?

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

By Dan Chenok and Virginia Huth Virginia Huth currently serves as the SES Assistant Commissioner of the Office of Regulatory