Annual Research Symposium

Call for Papers The Hampton Roads Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (HR-ASPA) will be holding the annual research symposium on March 18, 2021, from 9:30 am – noon (Eastern). This year’s symposium will be entirely virtual. We welcome papers from practitioners and graduate students. Symposium Theme: Responsive Public Service The theme of … Continue reading Annual Research Symposium

January 2021 Webinar

The Future of Public Service: Questions from Students The webinar was held on Thursday, January 21, 2021 – Noon – 1pm Eastern. “That’s when America soars, when we look out for one another and we take care of each other, when we root for one another’s success, when we strive to do better and to … Continue reading January 2021 Webinar

November 2020 Virtual Webinar

Responsive Public Service: Local Government Leadership and Management Resiliency Challenges, Lessons and Opportunities in the COVID-19 Era:Staying the Course under Duress When: Thursday, November 19, 2020Time: Noon-1 pm (Eastern) Panelists: Dr. Edwin Daley, Interim County Administrator, Warren County Virginia, Regent University Practitioner in Residence, Past President of the International City Management Association. Ms. Laura Fitzpatrick, … Continue reading November 2020 Virtual Webinar

September 2020 Virtual Webinar

Responsive Public Service: Social EquityHeld on September 17, 2020 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST Panelists

HR ASPA 2020-2021 – Save the Dates!

The Hampton Roads Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (HR ASPA) is moving virtual for our quarterly events in 2020-2021. These will be free Zoom webinars available to anyone interested in public service — anyone interested in the challenges and opportunities of providing effective, efficient public services to a diverse community in a … Continue reading HR ASPA 2020-2021 – Save the Dates!

ASPA Hampton Roads 2020 Awards

The Hampton Roads (Virginia) Chapter of ASPA has recognized an outstanding practitioner, a distinguished scholar, and a public administration student during the 2020 program year. Bill Burket, Director, Marine Incident Response Team/Emergency Operations, Virginia Port Authority, Norfolk, VA The JULIAN F. HIRST AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE is awarded to a Hampton Roads public administrator with … Continue reading ASPA Hampton Roads 2020 Awards

2020 Symposium and 2020 Awards Luncheon

Sorry! Both the Symposium and the Awards Luncheon have been postponed due to COVID-19 issues. Awards will be formally presented at our first meeting of 2020-2021. See Scholarships & Awards for info about submissions.

November Presentation and Luncheon

Our guest speaker for the November luncheon was Latiesha D. Handie, Executive Director of the Hampton Diversity College. “The Hampton Diversity College (HDC) is a multi-level and interactive educational program that concentrates on increasing knowledge on the value of diversity, unity, and inclusion in contemporary workplaces and in our community.” The HDC is an exciting municipal … Continue reading November Presentation and Luncheon

September Luncheon and Presentation

Our September speaker was Paula Bazemore from the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities (VCIC; Their mission is “Addressing prejudices, in all forms, to improve academic achievement, increase workplace productivity, and enhance local trust.” The VCIC works with schools, businesses, and communities to achieve success by addressing prejudices, in all forms, in order to improve … Continue reading September Luncheon and Presentation


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