Location: Holiday Inn Express, Norfolk Airport
Date: Thursday, 09/15/2016
A New Way to Look at Government: Encouraging the Next Generation to Serve
The City of Norfolk provides meaningful and educational employment opportunities to Norfolk young adults age 16 through 19 through the Norfolk Emerging Leaders (NEL) program. NEL participants not only gain valuable work experience, but also take part in work readiness and financial planning workshops, network with city employees, and participate in workshops with community leaders. Over 200 positions in over 20 city departments help students explore areas based on their career interest. Trista Pope Fayton, Norfolk Emerging Leaders Program Coordinator lead an engaging discussion on this valuable program.
On May 5, 2016m ASPAHR had its annual awards luncheon at the Holiday Inn Norfolk Airport. The following are this year’s honored recipients:
||JULIAN F. HIRST AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Ron Williams, Jr., Deputy City Manager, City of Norfolk
||DR. WOLFGANG PINDUR AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE IN ACADEMIA AND PRACTICE
Dr. Pamela A. Gibson, Associate Professor of Public Administration, Troy University
||GEORGE ROBERT HOUSE , JR. AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE
Sergeant William L. Gervin, Virginia Beach Police Department
||HR ASPA STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
Eric Schweitzer, Old Dominion University
Submission criteria are now available for the 2016 ASPA Hampton Roads Annual Scholarship and the Hirst and House Awards.
Scholarship Announcement 2016
Hirst and House Announcement 2016
Please go to Scholarships and Awards for further information and the submission forms!
The Challenge for Public Administration Associations: Millennial and Young Professional Engagement
To stay relevant, public administration associations need to understand, appreciate, and engage both young professionals and the millennial generation as they enter the workplace and discern their call to public service.
The purpose of the annual symposium, held on March 18, 2016, was to enter a dialogue on how we can meet this challenge.
The second ASPA HR event for the 2015-2016 event cycle was held on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at the Holiday Inn Select (Norfolk Airport, 1570 North Military Highway – Norfolk, VA 23502).
This luncheon honored Jim Spore, City Manager of Virginia Beach.
The first ASPA HR event for the 2015-2016 event cycle was held on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at the Holiday Inn Select (Norfolk Airport, 1570 North Military Highway – Norfolk, VA 23502).
Our featured speaker was Neil Morgan, County Administrator & Chief Administrative Officer of York County. Bio.