Global Breezes – September 2014

On September 24, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Good Governance Sources As a long-time public service junky, every morning when I take my second cup of coffee and sit down to read the local newspaper – which for me has been the Palm Beach Post for the past 10 years – I rarely miss the daily outing of bad governance. I’m surprised that […]

 

Views from the Section Chairperson – August-September 2014

On September 19, 2014, in Section Views, by admin56

Here is some news from various sources to entertain and enlighten: National Council Update Majority of the National Council (including me) attended the Mid-Year meeting in Washington D.C. to discuss the business of our organization (leadership reports, committee and task force appointments, finance and audit reports, ethics update, and report on the Public Service Academy […]

 

Global Breezes – August 2014

On August 29, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

2015 Pre-Conference Forum Thinking ahead to our Section event at the ASPA Conference in Chicago on Friday, March 6 of next year, what we have in mind is moderated roundtable discussions and applied presentations that explore 21st century solutions to current day challenges – both here in the States and elsewhere around the globe. Given […]

 

Global Breezes – July 2014

On July 31, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

SPMP International Exchange in Romania Now into the second year of a professional partnership with the Romanian Review of Local Public Administration (rrAPL), our Section-led delegation recently returned from an exhilarating, multi-lateral event in Romania – a 10-day international exchange that explored challenges to decentralization with national and local government leaders from across this emerging […]

 

Views from the Section Chairperson – July 2014

On July 30, 2014, in Section Views, by admin56

Here is some news from various sources to entertain and enlighten: National Council Update ASPA Section and Chapter leaders have been formally invited by the National Council to meet in Washington DC September 6, 2014 to “engage in a strategic conversation aimed at identifying ways (the Executive Office) can be more responsive and service-oriented to […]

 

Global Breezes – June 2014

On July 1, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Section Event in Romania We’re just back from a multi-lateral event with our counterparts in Romania – a 10-day international exchange that explored challenges to decentralization with national and local government leaders from across this emerging democracy. While the core group of international visitors consisted of more than 30 experienced practitioners, consultants, researchers and scholars […]

 

Views from the Section Chairperson – June 2014

On June 30, 2014, in Section Views, by admin56

Here is some news from various sources to entertain and enlighten: National Council Update National Council convened, by conference call, on June 6, 2014, to discuss several issues. One of the Council’s goals this year is to retain 75 Founder Forum Fellows for the 2015 National Conference. Such a wonderful program! There are two more […]

 

Views from the Section Chairperson – May 2014

On May 31, 2014, in Section Views, by admin56

ASPA’s 2015 National Conference in Chicago We have proposed to ASPA Executive Director Bill Shields a series of panels for the conference.  We have been busy speaking to other sections (IC, SICA, LGBT, SECM, etc.) about practice-oriented exchanges around good governance challenges & solutions. What we have in mind are panels and roundtables threaded throughout […]

 

Global Breezes – May 2014

On May 31, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Practice-Oriented Event in Romania ASPA’s Section on Public Management Practice is continuing its collaboration with the Romanian Review of Local Public Administration  at a multi-lateral event in Romania from June 16-26, 2014. The 10-day international exchange explores variations on collaborative governance – what our Romanian counterparts characterize as The American Way – Calea Americană. The […]

 

Global Breezes – April 2014

On April 21, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Good Governance Exchange & Forum in Romania Having kicked off our practice-oriented exchange with Romania with a forum in Orlando and Miami this past fall and 2-day pre-conference forum in Washington DC last month, ASPA’s Section on Public Management Practice is continuing collaboration with our colleagues at the Romanian Review of Local Public Administration in […]

 

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