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August 2023

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

Making Government AI-Ready Begins with an AI-Ready Workforce

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

This is the third in a series of articles stemming from the National Academy of Public Administration’s Standing Panel on

The National Academy of Public Administration Releases Assessment of National Finance Center Operations

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

Panel Report Makes 16 Actionable Recommendations to Help NFC Stabilize and Modernize Operations WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Panel of the

Strategic Planning in Baltimore County with Stacy Rodgers

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

In this episode, we welcome Stacy Rodgers, County Administrative Officer of Baltimore County and Academy Fellow, to discuss the connections

Fellow Spotlight: Daniel Carpenter
Fellow Spotlight: Daniel Carpenter

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

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in academia? I began my academic career as a student of

Meet the Academy: Kyle Romano
Meet the Academy: Kyle Romano

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

What is your role and primary responsibilities at the Academy? I am a Research Analyst, so much of my time

Tools for Modern Intergovernmental Governance with Dr. Naim Kapucu and Dr. Nancy Augustine

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

In this episode, we welcome Dr. Naim Kapucu, Pegasus Professor of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Central

Fellow Spotlight: Robert A. Burton
Fellow Spotlight: Robert A. Burton

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

What has been the most rewarding experience in your career so far? Without question, working at the Office of Federal

Tech Leadership Standing Panel: Solving the Data Problem for the Climate Crisis Part 1

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

Data for Global Climate Knowledge Thursday, August 10th, 1:00 – 2:30 pm (ET) The world urgently needs more and better

The Impacts of Public Engagement in Atlanta with Lisa Benjamin (COO City of Atlanta)

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

In this episode, we welcome Lisa Benjamin, Chief Operating Officer for the City of Atlanta and Academy Fellow, to discuss

Fellow Spotlight: Michael A. Pagano
Fellow Spotlight: Michael A. Pagano

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

What encouraged you to pursue a career in the field of public service? I have enormous respect for federal, state

Fellows

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

Everything you need to find about the fellows that make up the National Academy of Public Administration.

Adapting City Charters with Jim Svara (UNC Chapel Hill)

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

In this episode, we welcome Jim Svara, Visting Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Academy

Fellow Spotlight: William B. Shear
Fellow Spotlight: William B. Shear

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

What role did your childhood play in your public policy interest? I grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota, in the

Meet the Academy: Miles Murphy
Meet the Academy: Miles Murphy

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

What is your role and primary responsibilities at the Academy? I am a Senior Research Analyst for the Academy’s Center

July 2023

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

About Us

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

Established in 1967, the Academy responds to requests for assistance from Congress; federal agencies; and state, local, and international government

Resources

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

National Academy of Public Administration Resources

Artificial Intelligence and Public Service: Key New Challenges

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: Opportunities for the Future: Globalization, Democracy and the New Public Service | Year: 2023

We are excited to share a blog post written by Jerry Mechling, the former Founder of the Program on Strategic

Innovative Ways to Fund Government with Shayne Kavanagh (GFOA)

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

In this episode, we welcome Shayne Kavanagh, the Senior Manager of Research for the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and

Fellow Spotlight: James P. Pfiffner
Fellow Spotlight: James P. Pfiffner

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

What encouraged you to pursue a career in the field of public service? My commitment to public service stemmed from

Innovation’s Three Allies: Road-tested Tactics that Bolster Mission Results

Fellows Share Their Perspectives | Type: Article | Areas: The Context, Nature, and Structure of Public Administration | Year: 2023

Academy Fellow, Judy Douglas, and Alexis Bonnell, reflect on their government and industry insights from the front-lines of transformation. We

Fellow Spotlight: Carol S. Weissert (Ph.D.)
Fellow Spotlight: Carol S. Weissert (Ph.D.)

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

How have you been an advocate in your specific field? I am a federalism scholar and have worked over the

Agile Learning Program
Agile Learning Program

Articles From Our Partners | Type: Article | Areas: The Context, Nature, and Structure of Public Administration | Year: 2023

Purpose The development of the Agile Government Principles and the Integrated Framework for Action represent two important milestones in the

The H. George Frederickson Memorial Lecture Panel Discussion from the 2023 Social Equity Leadership Conference

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

In this episode, we air the panel response to the inaugural H. George Frederickson Memorial Lecture from the 2023 Social

Fellow Spotlight: Anthony Scardino
Fellow Spotlight: Anthony Scardino

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

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in public administration? I pursued a career in government because I

EOM Panel: Learn about the Agile Government Center

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

Learn about the Agile Government Center Friday, June 30th, 10:00 am – 11:45 am (ET) Join us for a conversation

The National Academy of Public Administration Releases Assessment of U.S. Missile Defense Integration

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

Report Makes Recommendations on How U.S. Missile Defense Can Move More Quickly and Effectively to Meet Rapidly Evolving Threats WASHINGTON

MEDIA ADVISORY National Academy of Public Administration to Host Forum On Schedule F and the Future of the Public Service

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration will host a June 29th forum, “Schedule F and the Future

Improving DEIA at the City Level with Michael Rogers (Interim City Manager, Charlottesville, VA)

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

In this episode, we welcome Michael Rogers, Interim City Manager for the City of Charlottesville and Academy Fellow, to discuss

Fellow Spotlight: Alan Abramson
Fellow Spotlight: Alan Abramson

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

Alan Abramson ('16): Director and Professor, Center on Nonprofits, Philanthropy, and Social Enterprise, Schar School of Public Policy and Government

Center for Intergovernmental Partnerships and Center for Accountability, Modernization, and Innovation Offer Recommendations on Modernizing Delivery of Public Benefits

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration’s Center for Intergovernmental Partnerships (CIP) and the Center for Accountability, Modernization

A Different Approach to the Design of Government Social Services Projects with Stan Soloway and Dr. Nancy Augustine

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

In this episode, we welcome Stan Soloway, President & CEO of Celero Strategies LLC and Academy Fellow, and Dr. Nancy

Meet Our Fellows: Barton Wechsler
Meet Our Fellows: Barton Wechsler

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

Barton Wechsler (' 15): Dean Emeritus, Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs, University of Missouri-Columbia Who or what inspired

Meet the Academy: Jillian McGuffey
Meet the Academy: Jillian McGuffey

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

What is your role and primary responsibilities at the Academy? I currently serve as a Senior Research Associate for the

MEDIA ADVISORY Center for Intergovernmental Partnerships to Release and Discuss White Paper on Modernizing the Delivery of Public Benefits

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Academy of Public Administration’s Center for Intergovernmental Partnerships (CIP) will release a white paper on

Improving DEIA at the County Level with Nancy Navarro (Fmr. Montgomery County Councilmember)

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

In this episode, we welcome Nancy Navarro, former Montgomery County Councilmember and Academy Fellow, to discuss her involvement in passing

Fellow Spotlight: Ellen Glover
Fellow Spotlight: Ellen Glover

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

During your time in ICF, what kind of projects did you oversee and/or what projects were you were particularly passionate

Intergovernmental Systems Standing Panel Meeting: June 1st, 2023

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

The Intergovernmental Systems Standing Panel met on Thursday, June 1st, 2023, to discuss key priorities and provide updates. CLICK HERE