September ASPA HR Luncheon

Topic – Mission Focused and Service First: Creating Innovative Solutions

Speakers:
Newport News City Manager Cindy Rohlf
Norfolk City Manager Doug Smith

Location: The Holiday Inn Norfolk Airport

Registration will start at 11:30
The luncheon and program will begin at noon.

Cost: $25.00 for the general public and $20.00 for students.

Eventbrite - September 2017 ASPA Hampton Roads Luncheon & Speaker

Public Service Awards Luncheon

The Hampton Roads Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration held its Annual Public Service Awards Luncheon at the Holiday Inn Norfolk on Thursday – May 18, 2017.

Scholarship & Awards
Chapter Scholarship – Taniesha (Tanny) Simmons – MPA Student, Regent University
Robert George House Award for Outstanding Service – Morgan Whayland, City Manager’s Office of Resilience – Norfolk
Julian F. Hirst Award for Distinguished Service – Stanley Skinner, Assistant Director of Community Development, City of Suffolk

2017 Annual Symposium and General Membership Luncheon

The Hampton Roads Chapter of ASPA held the 2017 Annual Symposium and General Membership Luncheon on March 16, 2017 from 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM at the Residence Inn Norfolk Airport (1590 N. Military Hwy, Norfolk, Virginia 23502). The general topic was Addressing Mental Illness in the Criminal Justice System.

Event Flyer (PDF)

January seminar – Emotional/Spiritual Intelligence

ASPA HR and NFBPA hosted a joint seminar on the “Workplace Relationship Dynamics: Emotional and Spiritual Intelligence”. The event was held on January 19th, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 at the Slover Public Library in downtown Norfolk.

Dr. Gary Roberts of Regent University led the presentation and discussion; he provided some scenarios that led to animated discussions amongst the large number of attendees. Great session!

November Luncheon

Catheryn Whitesell, the former director of the Virginia Beach Department of Budget and Management was the featured speaker at the Thursday, 11/17/2016 luncheon. Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen recently appointed her to lead the new Strategy, Transparency, Innovation and Resiliency (STIR) office.

Under Ms Whitesell’s leadership, Virginia Beach has embraced data-driven government. Virginia Beach is using the Open Budget program to share revenue and expenditure data with citizens. Now, they’re launching an Open Performance program — one of the first in Virginia — to use data to improve accountability with citizens.

Ms Whitesell’s Presentation (PDF)

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September 2016 General Meeting

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.

2016 ASPA Hampton Roads Awards Luncheon

On May 5, 2016m ASPAHR had its annual awards luncheon at the Holiday Inn Norfolk Airport. The following are this year’s honored recipients:

ronw JULIAN F. HIRST AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Ron Williams, Jr., Deputy City Manager, City of Norfolk
pamg DR. WOLFGANG PINDUR AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE IN ACADEMIA AND PRACTICE
Dr. Pamela A. Gibson, Associate Professor of Public Administration, Troy University
gervin GEORGE ROBERT HOUSE , JR. AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE
Sergeant William L. Gervin, Virginia Beach Police Department
schweitzer HR ASPA STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
Eric Schweitzer, Old Dominion University

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