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Fiscal Year 2022

Annual Report | Type: Article | Areas: None | Year: 2023

The Academy's 2022 Annual Report
The Academy's 2022 Annual Report

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

Our 2022 Annual Report is out! It highlights the Academy’s accomplishments in advancing DEIA, increasing intergovernmental collaboration, expanding agile government

Solving Public Service Challenges in Local Government with Joe Adler (University of Baltimore)

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

In this episode, we welcome Joseph Adler, Former Maryland State Secretary of Personnel, Director of the MPA Program at the

A Call to Action: The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Public Service

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: Honor, Ethics, and Accountability | Year: 2023

We are excited to announce a call to action – based in part on a recent National Academy of Public

Meet the Academy: Brad Riley
Meet the Academy: Brad Riley

News | Type: Article | Areas: Highlighting Public Administrators | Year: 2023

What are your role and primary responsibilities at the Academy? I am a research associate at the Center for Intergovernmental

The National Academy of Public Administration Releases Assessment of U.S. Coast Guard Academy Admissions Processes

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

Recommendations Will Help Increase Diversity Among Future Classes of Cadets WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Panel of the National Academy of

Meet Our Fellows: Karen Evans
Meet Our Fellows: Karen Evans

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

Karen Evans ('12) KE&T Partners, Managing Director of the National Cyber Readiness Institute Can you reflect upon your journey through

Academy Studies: U.S. Coast Guard Academy's Cultural Competence and Admissions Process Assessment

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

In this episode, we welcome David Chu, Panel Chair of this study and Academy Fellow, and Roger Kodat, Senior Project

Funkhouser & Associates and the National Academy of Public Administration Announce Joint Initiative Focused on Local Government Planning and Engagement

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

KANSAS CITY, MO/WASHINGTON, D.C. – Funkhouser & Associates (F&A) and the National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) are pleased

MEDIA ADVISORY Funkhouser & Associates and the National Academy of Public Administration To Host May 17th Panel Discussion on Local Government Planning & Engagement

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

KANSAS CITY, MO/WASHINGTON, DC – Funkhouser & Associates (F&A) and the National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) will host

Public Service Challenges in the Federal Government with Max Stier (Partnership for Public Service)

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

In this episode, we welcome Max Stier, Founding President and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service and Academy Fellow

Elections Working Group

Webpage | Type: Article | Areas: Democracy and Citizen Engagement | Year: 2023

The Elections Working Group focuses on issues related to the elections workforce. The EWG's goal is to inspire the Academy's

Human Capital Challenges Facing City and County Governments with Peggy Merriss (GCCMA)

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

In this episode, we welcome Peggy Merriss, Executive Director of Georgia City/County Management Association (GCCMA), former City Manager of Decatur

AAPI Heritage Month Spotlight
AAPI Heritage Month Spotlight

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

Reflections from Academy Fellow, Jeremy Wu, Co-organizer, APA Justice, www.apajustice.org. Equity means the consistent and systematic fair, just, and impartial

Standing Panel on Technology Leadership: Generative AI and Time for a Time Out?

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

Generative AI and Time for a Time Out? Thursday, May 4, 2023; 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. EDT The May meeting

EOM April 28 Standing Panel: Cross Boundary Collaboration and Governance

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

Cross boundary Collaboration and Governance Friday, April 28, 2023; 10:00 – 11:45 a.m. EDT The April meeting of the Standing

Meet Our Fellows: Terry L. Cooper
Meet Our Fellows: Terry L. Cooper

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

Terry L. Cooper ('10), University of Southern California, Professor Emeritus of Public Policy Q. Who or what inspired you to

Guidance on Steps to Measure and Improve Organizational Health and Performance with John Kamensky

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

In this episode, we welcome John Kamensky, former chair of the Academy's Executive Organizational Management Standing Panel and Academy Fellow

Meet the Academy: Jonathan Garcia
Meet the Academy: Jonathan Garcia

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

What are your role and primary responsibilities at the Academy? I am a Senior Research Associate and currently serve on

The Role of the Army Corps of Engineers in Environmental Management and Stewardship with Gen. Gerry Galloway (Army Corps of Engineers)

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

In this episode, we welcome Gen. Gerry Galloway, Retired Brigadier General of the US Army, Emeritus Professor of Engineering at

April 2023

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

Protecting the Nation's Fish and Wildlife with Dr. Mamie Parker (Fmr. US Fish and Wildlife Service)

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

In this episode, we welcome Dr. Mamie Parker, former Head of Fisheries and Assistant Director at the US Fish and

Meet Our Fellows: Lesley Field
Meet Our Fellows: Lesley Field

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

Lesley Field ('12) - Deputy Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 1. Who

The Coast Guard's Role in Protecting Maritime Resources with Adm. Thad Allen (US Coast Guard)

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

On this episode, we welcome Adm. Thad Allen, Former 23rd Commandant of the US Coast Guard, Senior Advisor at Hudson

Meet Our Fellows: Robert Taub
Meet Our Fellows: Robert Taub

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

Robert Taub ('15) - Commissioner, Postal Regulatory Commission 1.You have a long and extensive career in public service; can you

Public Service April Standing Panel

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: Leadership | Year: 2023

Discussion of Not Accountable by Philip Howard Friday, April 14, 2023; 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. EDT The Public Service Standing

MM Rewind: Recruiting and Retaining Talent in Public Service with Ventris Gibson

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

Originally Aired: May 30, 2022On this episode, we welcome Ventris Gibson , Director of the US Mint and Academy Fellow

EOM March 31 Standing Panel

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

Discussion with OMB's New Associate Director for Performance and Personnel Management Friday, March 31, 2023; 10:00 – 11:45 a.m. EDT

Managing Competing Demands for Increasingly Scarce Water Resources with Ginger Lew (Cube Hydro Partners)

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

On this episode, we welcome Ginger Lew, Co-Founder of Cube Hydro Partners, Senior Advisor at I Squared Capital, and Academy

Meet the Academy: Kate Connor
Meet the Academy: Kate Connor

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

What is your role and primary responsibilities at the Academy? I am a Senior Analyst, and I currently serve on

Women's History Month Spotlight: Barbara Jordan
Women's History Month Spotlight: Barbara Jordan

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

I start this tribute by first suggesting that I am a great supporter of Barbara Jordan who has inspired me

How City Managers can Solve Water System Challenges with Tom Carroll (City of Cambridge, Maryland)

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

On this episode, we welcome Tom Carroll, City Manager of Cambridge, Maryland and Academy Fellow, to discuss the challenges city

Women's History Month Spotlight
Women's History Month Spotlight

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

The theme for Women’s History Month is “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.” Since many NAPA fellows teach public administration

International Women's Day Spotlight
International Women's Day Spotlight

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

Almost 50 years ago, NAPA Fellow Nesta Gallas – the first female president of the American Society for Public Administration

Women's History Month Spotlight: Janet Yellen & Lynn Malerba
Women's History Month Spotlight: Janet Yellen & Lynn Malerba

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

Women's History Month is important because it provides an opportunity to celebrate and recognize the significant contributions that women have

The Challenges of Managing Water Systems with Geoff Beckwith (Massachusetts Municipal Association)

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

On this episode, we welcome Geoff Beckwith, Executive Director and CEO of the Massachusetts Municipal Association and Academy Fellow, to

Women's History Month Spotlight
Women's History Month Spotlight

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

Please enjoy a small collection of highlights of women in public administration over the years. You can read the full

Women's History Month Highlight
Women's History Month Highlight

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

This March marks the 27th year that the United States is celebrating women’s history month. This special month highlights women’s

Local Government 2030 with Kim Nelson (Univ. North Carolina) and Julia Novak (Raftelis)

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: State and Local Government Structures | Year: 2023

On this episode, we welcome Kim Nelson, Professor of Public Administration and Government at UNC Chapel Hill and Academy Fellow

From Academy Fellows: Proposals to Modernize and Reinvigorate the Federal Civil Service

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: Human Resources and Personnel Management, Opportunities for the Future: Globalization, Democracy and the New Public Service, Highlighting Public Administrators | Year: 2023

In 2022, a group of Fellows came together to create a series of proposals to modernize and reinvigorate the federal

How to Address Federal Workforce Challenges: A Series
How to Address Federal Workforce Challenges: A Series

News | Type: Article | Areas: The Context, Nature, and Structure of Public Administration, Leadership, Human Resources and Personnel Management, Opportunities for the Future: Globalization, Democracy and the New Public Service | Year: 2023

In 2022, a group of Fellows came together to create a series of proposals to modernize and reinvigorate the federal