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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

International Affairs and Social Equity March 2 Panel

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

What can be learned from comparative (cross-country) Covid governance? Thursday, March 2, 2023; 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST In this

Celebrating Black History Month
Celebrating Black History Month

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

Dr. Calvin C. Johnson is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research, Evaluation and Monitoring at the United States Department of

Joint EOM and IGS Feb 24 Standing Panel

Standing Panel Blog | Type: Article | Areas: The Context, Nature, and Structure of Public Administration, Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations, Information Technology | Year: 2023

Building State and Local Data Infrastructure in Collaboration with Federal Partners Friday, February 24, 2023; 10:00 – 11:45 a.m. EST

Celebrating Black History Month
Celebrating Black History Month

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

Same Meeting, Different Messages By Tom Carroll, NAPA Fellow 2022 Joyce Powdrill and I worked together as city managers in

Meet the Academy: Roger Kodat
Meet the Academy: Roger Kodat

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

What is your role and primary responsibilities at the Academy? As Senior Project Director, I have the privilege of leading

City Initiatives to Drive Meaningful Work with Clarence Anthony of the National League of Cities

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: Economy | Year: 2023

On this episode, we welcome Clarence Anthony, Executive Director of the National League of Cities and Academy Fellow, to discuss

#GovLove Spotlight
#GovLove Spotlight

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

#GovLove Spotlight
#GovLove Spotlight

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

#GovLove Spotlight
#GovLove Spotlight

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

Celebrating Black History Month
Celebrating Black History Month

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

Dr. Margaret C. Simms is a nonresident fellow in the Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population at the Urban

Skill Based Hiring in the Workforce with Beth Cobert from the Markle Foundation

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: Economy | Year: 2023

On this episode, we welcome Beth Cobert, Acting President at the Markle Foundation, to discuss workforce lessons learned from COVID

#GovLove Spotlight
#GovLove Spotlight

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

#GovLove Spotlight
#GovLove Spotlight

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

February 2023

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

Meaningful Work: The Intersection of Academia and Policy with Ed Montgomery

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: Economy | Year: 2023

On this episode, we welcome Ed Montgomery, President of Western Michigan University and Academy Fellow, to discuss the current trends

Celebrating Black History Month
Celebrating Black History Month

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

Susan T. Gooden, Ph.D. is dean and professor of the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at

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

Intergovernmental Systems Standing Panel - Winter Meeting - February 02, 2023

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

The Intergovernmental Systems Standing Panel met on Thursday, February 02, 2023, for their quarterly meeting. They discussed the following topics:Intros

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 & Annual Reports

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

Current and Previous Editions of Intergovernmental Insights & Annual Reports

The Intersection of Cybersecurity, Data Security, and Individual Privacy with Bobbie Stempfley from Dell Technologies

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: Information Technology | Year: 2023

On this episode, we welcome Bobbie Stempfley, Vice President for Products at Dell Technologies and Academy Fellow, to discuss the

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

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

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

IBM and NAPA Future Shocks: Reports and Blogs

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

Government leaders increasingly indicate that what were previously viewed as Black Swan events are now becoming more frequent — and

Governance Structures around Data and the Importance of Data during COVID with Beth Blauer of Johns Hopkins University

NAPA Podcast | Type: Podcast | Areas: Information Technology | Year: 2023

On this episode, we welcome Beth Blauer, Associate Vice Provost for Public Innovation at Johns Hopkins University, and Academy Fellow

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 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

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

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

MM Rewind: American Leadership Through Engagement with Jane Lute

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

Originally Aired on January 4, 2021On this episode, we welcome Jane Lute, CEO of Sicpa North America, former Deputy Secretary

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