Dan Blair

  • While the presidential campaigns in both parties seem to prattle on endlessly, one thing we know for sure. Come Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, someone new will enter the Oval Office. Probably with sore feet after a day of inauguration parades and galas. The real business of transition is already underway. Dan Blair, president and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration, fills in Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

    January 21, 2016
  • Sen. Tom Carper (D- Del.) the ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee released his new bill to reform the Postal Service and relieve it of some of its fiscal pressure. The Postal Service continues to run in the red, quarter after quarter and year after year. Dan Blair is the President and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration and former chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose what he sees in Carper's bill.

    September 23, 2015
  • The massive data breach impacting more than 22 million current and former federal employees leaves many with more questions than answers. A recent Congressional Research Service report highlighted several of those unknowns that continue to plague this evolving situation. Dan Blair is president of the National Academy of Public Administration and a former deputy director at OPM. He joined Jason Miller on the Federal Drive to try to answer some of those concerns.

    August 05, 2015
  • The Government Accountability Office has concluded that an audit of the Marine Corps’ 2012 financial statements - previously issued by the Defense Department’s inspector general - was riddled with problems, including missteps by the DoD IG itself.

    August 05, 2015
  • Hackers attempted to steal federal employees\' personal information nine times within the past year. The Office of Personnel Management said it found out about the most recent cyber attack back in April. OPM is starting to tell employees if they\'ve been affected and what they can do to protect their information. Dan Blair, president of the National Academy of Public Administration and former deputy director at OPM, tells In Depth with Francis Rose why hackers are after more than just your identity.

    June 09, 2015
  • National Academy of Public Administration President and CEO Dan Blair, NAPA Director of Project Development Joe Mitchell, and NAPA Fellow David Chu will discuss academy\'s current projects and initiatives. June 5, 2015

    June 05, 2015
  • New chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Jason Chaffetz, is reorganizing his subcommittees. He is expanding the number of subcommittees from five to six. Dan Blair is president of the National Academy of Public Administration. In his Top 3 for 2015, he tells In Depth with Francis Rose why new congressional oversight leaders could stir up some big changes.

    January 14, 2015
  • Federal workforce issues could face challenges as a result of yesterday's elections. Republicans beginning in January will regain a majority in Senate while adding 14 seats to their lead in the House. What will this all mean to federal employees and agencies? Dan Blair is president and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with analysis.

    November 05, 2014
  • Dan Blair, president & CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration and former deputy director of the Office of Personnel Management, and Kathryn Medina, senior vice-president of Global Human Resources for APCO Worldwide and former executive director of the Chief Human Capital Officers Council, count down the week's top federal stories with Francis Rose.

    August 22, 2014
  • The White House will release details of the President's Management Agenda any day now, and observers expect embracing risk may be an aspect of that strategy. A risk- averse federal government may find that strategy hard to implement. Linda Springer is Executive Director of the Government and Public Sector at Ernst and Young and former Comptroller at the Office of Management and Budget. Dan Blair is President and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration and former acting OPM Director. Linda explained the concept behind enterprise risk management on In Depth with Francis Rose.

    July 08, 2014
  • John Kamensky, senior fellow at the senior fellow, IBM Center for the Business of Government, and Dan Blair, president of the National Academy of Public Administration, count down the top federal stories on Federal News Countdown.

    March 07, 2014
  • On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

    December 30, 2013
  • On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

    April 29, 2013
  • On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

    April 15, 2013

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