Sheila Conley, deputy assistant secretary and deputy chief financial officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, is one of 50 new fellows for the National Academy of Public Administration.
Karen Pica, a management analyst at the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Procurement Policy, is one of 50 new fellows for the National Academy of Public Administration.
William Gregory Burel, the director of the Division of Strategic National Stockpile for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at the Department of Health and Human Services, is one of 50 new fellows for the National Academy of Public Administration.
Vincent N. Micone III, the presidential transition officer and senior counselor for management at the Department of Homeland Security, is one of 50 new fellows at the National Academy of Public Administration.
Eric Hirschhorn, undersecretary for industry and security at the Department of Commerce, was recently named a fellow by the National Academy of Public Administration.
Katherine Siggerud, the managing director of congressional relations for the Government Accountability Office, is one of 50 new fellows in 2017 at the National Academy of Public Administration.
Experts in the federal community say President-elect Donald Trump's business acumen will likely factor into the future of the federal workforce during the next administration. Trump will likely play closer attention to measures that would hold poor-performers accountable. Though they may not agree on all the issues, some federal unions say they hope they can find common ground on proposals that would advance federal hiring reforms.
President-elect Donald Trump must figure out what he'll do about an array of domestic and international problems. Robert Shea, former White House staff member and a fellow at the National Academy of Public Administration, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin on how Trump will deal with the 2 million-strong federal workforce and policy at dozens of agencies.
You can find a whole chapter on risk management in a genuinely readable new book.
NAPA and Heritage release papers promoting evidence-based policymaking while the Reason Foundation highlights the lack of public-private competition under Circular A-76.
Retirement-eligible federal employees are largely split over whether the upcoming presidential transition will impact their decisions to retire. An exclusive Federal News Radio survey found roughly 35 percent of respondents say the transition won't play a role in their decisions, but 18 percent say they're not sure.
A Commerce Department Inspector General report revealed that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office paid $18.3 million over a 15-month period to employees who may have falsely reported their time and attendance.
The National Academy of Public Administration has been holding panel discussions to come up with ideas for the next administration to hit the ground running.
After more than five years of leadership, Dan Blair, president and CEO of the National Academy of Public Administration, has announced he will be stepping down.