Chapter News

OCTOBER 2017

We are proud the announce that our chapter has been recognized by ASPA Nationals for the excellent memos written by our members. ASPA Chapters across the United States were invited to develop topical papers on critical policy and management issues that our states and localities face. 

September 2016

Currently, the survey response rate is around 25% for the 2017 Memo to State and Local Leaders. We decided to keep the survey open a few more days to garner more feedback. Also, the in-person meeting will be postponed until Friday, November 11th, which will occur in conjunction with the Chapter's annual membership meeting at the Northeast Conference on Public Administration.

I participated remotely in the 2016 Chapter and Section Leadership Meeting coordinated by the ASPA National Office. Information from the meeting is available.

August 2016

Currently, the survey response rate is 12% for the 2017 Memo to State and Local Leaders. We decided to keep the survey open to garner more feedback. Also, the in-person meeting will be postponed until Friday, November 11th, which will occur in conjunction with the Chapter's annual membership meeting at the Northeast Conference on Public Administration.

July 2016

Chapter Members are encouraged to complete the following brief survey for the planning and kick-off meeting for our 2017 Memo to State and Local Leaders.

The Chapter will host its Annual Summer Social on Friday, August 19th at the new Capitol Gastropub in downtown Harrisburg. This will be an informal networking event during happy hour, 5pm-7pm. Please RSVP to me by Friday, August 12th.

Governing is holding its next Leadership Forum in Camp Hill on Tuesday, October 18th. Click here to register for the event.

June 2016

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs, in partnership with the Central PA Chapter of ASPA, is hosting the Northeast Conference on Public Administration (NECoPA) on November 11-13, 2016, at the Crowne Plaza in Harrisburg. The theme for this event is "Public Administration in the Era of Collaboration". Listed below are ways that you can participate:

May 2016

We had another successful awards ceremony on Monday, May 2nd during national Public Service Recognition Week! A slideshow of pictures is available from the awards ceremony as well as a press release from the Governor's Office of Administration.

This is a friendly reminder that the call for proposals for the Northeast Conference on Public Administration (NECoPA) on November 11-13, 2016, in Harrisburg is due on Wednesday, June 1st. Additional information is available.

Let me know if you have any questions.

April 2016

This is a reminder that the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of ASPA is holding their 4th Annual Awards Ceremony on Monday, May 2nd starting at 5:00pm at the Dixon University Center in Harrisburg.

2016 NECoPA in Harrisburg!

Penn State Harrisburg's School of Public Affairs, in partnership with the Central PA Chapter of ASPA, is hosting the 2016 Northeast Conference on Public Administration (NECoPA) on November 11-13, 2016, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Harrisburg, PA.

NECoPA will bring together 200-250 participants from federal, state and local governments; academic institutions; non-profit organizations; and, for-profit organizations to exchange ideas on current issues, research and practice on "Public Administration in an Era of Collaboration".

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