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 […]

 

Views from the Section Chairperson – March-April 2015

On April 6, 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: Attending the ASPA National Conference in Chicago was educational but also a lot of fun!  We had a great turn-out for the Section for Public Management Practice’s collaborative pre-conference forum – “Engaging the Community – 21st […]

 

Global Breezes – March 2015

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

Good Governance Pre-Conference Forum – Chicago, March 6, 2015 The Section’s 1-day good governance pre-conference forum on March 6, 2015 set a new standard for our professional organization. Presentations were highly substantive, focused on practice-oriented challenges and solutions and allowed ample time for well moderated Q&A and an exchange of views among speakers and those […]

 

Global Breezes – February 2015

On February 16, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Cityscope Copenhagen to install “intelligent” traffic system Copenhagen is giving the green light to buses and cyclists. The Local Denmark reports that the Danish capital will spend 60 million kroner ($9.1 million U. S.) on a “smart traffic system” designed to speed up the flow on city streets. Buses running late and cyclists caught in rainstorms could receive longer green […]

 

Views from the Section Chairperson – February 2015

On February 16, 2015, in Section Views, by admin56

ASPA’s 2015 National Conference & Our Pre-Conference Forum Section members are busy working with ASPA’s AACPM Section (American Academy of Certified Public Managers), ASPA’s International and South Florida Chapters and the National CPM Consortium on the one-day forum March 6, 2015, as part of the National Conference. The forum will include expert presentations and exchanges […]

 

Global Breezes – January 2015

On February 1, 2015, in Global Breezes, by admin56

Forum: Good Governance Community & Citizen Engagement Practices The Section’s 1-day good governance pre-conference forum on March 6, 2015 is now pretty much set, with all moderators and most presenters in place for each of the four sessions. Thanks to all volunteer subject matter experts for contributing and taking time out of their busy conference […]

 

Views from the Section Chairperson – January 2015

On January 28, 2015, in Section Views, by admin56

ASPA’s 2015 National Conference & Our Pre-Conference Forum Section members are busy working with ASPA’s AACPM Section (American Academy of Certified Public Managers), ASPA’s International and South Florida Chapters and the National CPM Consortium on the one-day forum March 6, 2015, as part of the National Conference. The forum will include expert presentations and exchanges […]

 


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