21 August 2012

NFBPA Conference 2012 / Florida (host Edna Jackson)

Mayor Edna Jackson is a host at the NFBPA Conference on Friday, October 5,  2012 held in Florida.   She has chosen to be host, in the celebration of the color of her skin, and the city should not be paying her bill. 

What benefit do taxpayers gain
 from a public servant's
 National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) membership?

If you know, tell us.



Mission Statement

National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA)

The mission of the NFBPA is embodied in the organization's commitment to strengthen the position of Blacks within the field of public administration; to increase the number of Blacks appointed to executive positions in public service organizations; and, to groom and prepare younger, aspiring administrators for senior public management posts in the years ahead.

The NFBPA mission is realized through the pursuit of the following important goals:

To serve the magnet organization for linking public, private and academic institutions into an effective network to support interdisciplinary communications, management innovation and professional development among Blacks choosing public service careers.

To provide intensive and rigorous training in critical management areas in response to the specialized needs of Black public sector professionals.

To identify and groom younger, emerging Black administrators and provide relevant exposure to the challenges and rewards of public service careers.

To conduct research on selected social and economic issues endemic to Blacks.

To sponsor and conduct national and regional forums that enable the discussion of timely issues and topical concerns of the Black community.

To develop and maintain a national information bank on the nation's growing Black public administrative leadership.

To promote, strengthen and expand the roles of Blacks in all aspects of public administration.


Here are all the GORY  details.  http://tinyurl.com/ednajackson

NFBPA Conference 2012 <<< WHAT
Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort  <<< WHERE
Palm Harbor, Florida
October 4th - 6th, 2012  <<WHEN

Thu, Oct. 4

  1:00 - 3:00 p.m       Golf: NFBPA Links
  3:00 - 6:00 p.m.       Registration
  6:00 p.m.                 Welcome Reception: The Collective

Fri, Oct. 5

  7:00 a.m. -   4:00 p.m.     Registration Desk
  7:00 a.m. -   8:30 a.m.     Breakfast/Welcome
  9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.     Plenary Session - Panel Discussion
            Introduction of Panel
            Facilitated Discussion
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.         Session I
            Track One
            Track Two
12:00 p.m. -  1:15 p.m.     Luncheon

 1:15 p.m. -   2:45 p.m.    Session II
            General Assembly

 5:30 p.m. -   6:00 p.m.     Reception
 6:30 p.m.        Marks of Excellence
            Awards Banquet

Sat., Oct. 6, 2012

  8:00 a.m. -  9:00  a.m.    Continental Breakfast
  9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.     Plenary Session
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.     Health Fair & Showcase
12:15 p.m. -  1:30 p.m.    Luncheon
 1:30 p.m.  -   3:30 p.m.     Health Fair
 3:30 p.m.          Emerging Leaders Forum

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