presidential transition

  • NAPA’s Take

    FederalNewsRadio is continuing to Track the Transition. One organization that has been watching things carefully is the National Academy of Public Administration. In fact, Jenna Dorn, NAPA’s president and chief executive officer, is part of…

  • Advice for the Next President

    The GAO is sharing years of information they’ve learned about federal agencies with the next administration. Among the advice they’re giving is a list of the top urgent issues for the next president, management challenges…

  • What AFGE Wants

    All this week on FederalNewsRadio, we’ve been exploring what the election of Barack Obama will mean to the federal government. Today, FederalNewsRadio’s Max Cacas reached out to John Gage, president of the American Federation of…

  • Obama team set to begin agency-by-agency reviews

    President-elect Barack Obama offered more details into his transition team. After naming his senior staff Wednesday, Obama named several key players who will work on agency transitions. In a release obtained by FederalNewsRadio, the transition…

  • Who Will Lead DHS?

    We don’t know yet who will be the Secretary of Homeland Security in the Obama Administration. But we are hearing some names on a short list. HSToday Editor David Silverberg gives us analysis during our…

  • How federal managers can weather election-season uncertainty

    The best way to prepare for November’s presidential election is to avoid political distractions. Managers also should prepare a list of programs they wish to cut.

  • What’s next for feds?

    Carol Bonosaro, president of the Senior Executives Association, discusses what the next few weeks, and the next four years, will be like for political appointees and federal workers. January 23, 2013

  • John Palguta: Start planning for presidential transitions … now

    The Obama Administration still has more than a year to go, but it’s never too early to start planning for a presidential transition. The broad topic of transfer of power is covered by the Constitution; but it doesn’t cover all of the requirements of a modern, three trillion-dollar government. John Palguta is the vice president for policy at the Partnership for Public Service. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to explain how new administrations can deal with thousands of management details.

  • Mark Meadows: Bring career managers into presidential transitions

    The Obama administration ends in just 15 months. That means it’s time to start planning for a presidential transition. Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), a member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, tells the Federal Drive with Tom Temin what the thinking is behind a bill to involve career managers more deeply in the transition process.

  • What role career feds can play during the upcoming presidential transition

    With one year left until Inauguration Day, the Partnership for Public Service’s new Center for Presidential Transition is encouraging candidates and federal employees to begin preparing now for the next administration. Career feds should be prepared to tell incoming new leaders what their agencies do and how they can help.