Views from the Section Chairperson – November-December 2015

On December 26, 2015, in Section Views, by admin56

Here is some news from various sources to entertain and enlighten: SECoPA Board Retreat The SECoPA Conference, in Charleston, South Carolina was from September 30 to October 3, 2015. The conference theme was “Research and Application: Promoting Effective Public Service.”  Who knew the conference would be in the middle of an unbelievable flood scenario!  Everyone […]

 

Global Breezes – December 2015

On December 26, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Just a few months ago, this blog noted that “public management professionals anywhere in the world today … (must find it) hard to ignore the many humanitarian crises and other natural disasters that challenge our (ability) to respond effectively to such a wide range of problems and circumstances.” It also opined that the “challenge is […]

 

Global Breezes – October 2015

On October 17, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

As a public management professional anywhere in the world today, it’s hard to ignore the many humanitarian crises and other natural disasters that challenge our community’s resilience, resources and ingenuity to respond effectively to such a wide range of problems and circumstances. This challenge is made all the more difficult in some corners of the […]

 

Views from the Section Chairperson – September 2015

On September 9, 2015, in Section Views, by admin56

Here is some news from various sources to entertain and enlighten: SECoPA Board Retreat & 2015 Conference SECoPA Board members had a Board retreat in Charleston NC from May 29-30, 2015. We discussed the latest update on the bylaws, finalized the 2016 SECoPA site (congratulations Raleigh NC), requested endowment data and conversed on other matters. […]

 

Global Breezes – September 2015

On September 5, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Lots to catch up on after a long summer of family visits and other domestic and cross-Atlantic travel. I personally was inspired retracing steps between Paris, Normandy, Provence and along the Loire and Northern Rhone valleys – cityscapes, townscapes and pastoral scenes I’ve photographed for the past 30 years. And a return trip to Berlin […]

 

Global Breezes – June/July 2015

On July 3, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Live Blogging from France Okay. Many of my colleagues and readers of this online journal may wonder if I have a life outside Good Governance Worldwide. Spoiler alert! I’m also secretly the Gourmet Jogger – running the wine roads of France, among other viticultural haunts for the past 30+ years. So as I meet up […]

 

Views from the Section Chairperson – June 2015

On June 5, 2015, in Section Views, by admin56

Here is some news from various sources to entertain and enlighten: National Council Update I participated in a membership committee conference call as we continue to look at ways to improve benefits to our members. On that note, the Sections and Chapters leaders have been formally invited to meet September 7, 2015 in Arlington, Virginia […]

 

Global Breezes – May 2015

On June 2, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

USAID Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Bureau of Reclamation, in partnership with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of The Netherlands, announced today the winners of the Desal Prize, the second call for Securing […]

 

Views from the Section Chairperson – May 2015

On May 5, 2015, in Section Views, by admin56

ASPA’s 2015 National Conference & SPMP’s Pre-Conference Forum Here is some news from various sources to entertain and enlighten: National Conference The next ASPA National Conference is set for Seattle, Washington during March 18-22, 2016. I have been fortunate to visit this beautiful city. Imagine walking around Pike St. Market and watching fish being thrown […]

 

Global Breezes – April 2015

On May 3, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

American Bar Association Better Outcomes for Older Youth of Color in Foster Care By Martha L. Raimon, Kristen Weber and Amelia Esenstad The disturbing truth is that children and youth of color, particularly African American and Native American children, are disproportionately represented in child welfare systems throughout the nation. And the troubling result is that […]

 


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