Global Breezes – November 2014

On November 20, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Community & Citizen Engagement in Sub-Saharan Africa It’s unusual that we can simultaneously post two original articles on this online journal, both from the same world region (sub-Saharan Africa) and each addressing a common public management challenge – community and citizen engagement in a squatter settlement setting. That said, the two authors could not have […]

 

Views from the Section Chairperson – November 2014

On November 20, 2014, in Section Views, by admin56

Here is some news from various sources to entertain and enlighten: National Council Update Last week, the ASPA Finance Committee met to discuss year-end projections as we continue to struggle with a limited revenue stream. Anyone have any ideas – particularly from the perspective of our Section, with a focus on practice-oriented solutions and the […]

 

Global Breezes – October 2014

On November 2, 2014, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Community and Citizen Engagement … in the 21st Century That’s the theme of the Section for Public Management Practice’s 1-day, practice-oriented forum at ASPA’s 2015 Annual Conference. The pre-conference event – planned for Friday, March 6 – will offer moderated roundtable discussions and applied presentations that explore public management challenges and solutions from around the […]

 

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 […]

 

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