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Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor position at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Colleagues:
We are filling a new role of clinical professor position in our department at the Assistant or Associate level. 
This new faculty member will primarily teach in our undergraduate public policy and our MPA programs. We also hope that this person will immediately or eventually serve as director of the undergraduate program. In this case, the teaching load will likely be six per year and a two course reduction to accommodate the administrative assignment.
This clinical position is designed for someone who is looking for a permanent position at a research university and is a strong teacher, but does not want to deal with the research expectations that go with the tenure track position. Clinical faculty in the Department of Public Administration are evaluated on the basis of teaching and service. The Clinical position is not temporary, but simply not tenure track. Our Assistant Clinical Professors have a path for promotion to Associate and Full Professors. 
Please share this announcement with anyone you think might be interested in this opportunity. It could be a great opportunity for someone who wants to be at an urban research university but does not want the research expectations that go with tenure track positions. It could also be a great opportunity for someone who enjoys teaching undergraduate students and wants the opportunity to help shape their careers. UIC has a highly diverse student body and many of our undergraduate students are first generation college students.
The search closes on January 4, 2016. We may extend it by a few weeks, but  I am not sure yet. 
Best Regards,
Jered
 

Jered B. Carr, Ph.D.,
Professor and Department Head, Department of Public Administration
http://cuppa-pa.uic.edu/

Co-Editor and Managing Editor, Urban Affairs Review
Email: urban.affairs.review@gmail.com
Blogwww.urbanaffairsreview.blogspot.com
Web: http://uar.sagepub.com/

University of Illinois at Chicago
College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs

Office Location thru January 2016
818 S. Wolcott Street, Room 406
Chicago, Illinois 60612
312-413-7853  f 312-996-8804
jbcarr@uic.edu

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After January 2016
412 South Peoria Street, 132 CUPPA Hall
Chicago, Illinois  60607
312-413-7853  f 312-996-8804
jbcarr@uic.edu

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New Clinical Professor Appointment in Public Administration

The Department of Public Administration (DPA) in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs (CUPPA) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) (http://www.uic.edu/cuppa/pa) plans to hire a new non-tenure-track faculty member at the Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor level beginning in August 2016.

The public administration program offers two graduate degrees: the Master in Public Administration (MPA), which is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, and the Ph.D. The DPA also offers a new undergraduate degree (B.A.) in Public Policy. We also have a large and active program of international students.

The successful applicant’s primary duties will be teaching in the department’s undergraduate public policy program including courses in the policy process and policy analysis. A strong commitment to excellent teaching, especially at the undergraduate level and a commitment to curriculum and program development is expected.

Candidates with an earned PhD or who can demonstrate high likelihood of degree completion by August 2016 in public administration, political science, public policy, or a related field are preferred. Candidates with demonstrated expertise and the capacity to teach courses in public policy are preferred. In exceptional cases candidates without a PhD may be considered if they have sufficient relevant experience. Successful candidates will have teaching and service responsibilities equivalent to eight courses over two semesters. Individuals who are members of a recognized underrepresented group are particularly encouraged to apply.

Clinical faculty are a valued and crucial element of the DPA’s workforce and hold positions through which they contribute to the service and teaching missions of the department and university. At UIC clinical faculty have clear career ladders and generally receive multi-year renewable contracts. Non-tenure system faculty including clinical professors are represented by UIC United Faculty Local 6456, IFT-AFT, AAUP. The most recent contract can be viewed at http://uicunitedfaculty.org/docs/NTS-CBA-8-16-12-through-8-15-15-copy.pdf.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is located just west of Chicago’s Loop, it enrolls 29,000 students and is the largest public research university in the Chicago area. The College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs was created in 1995 as part of UIC’s Great Cities Initiative. It houses two academic programs (Public Administration and Urban Planning and Policy). The College also hosts nine research centers: the Survey Research Laboratory, the Great Cities Institute, the Urban Transportation Center, the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, the Great Cities Urban Data Visualization Lab, the Center for Urban Economic Development, the Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement, Center for Public Safety and Justice and the Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement.

Application Procedure. For fullest consideration, please apply by January 4, 2016 via the University application system: https://jobs.uic.edu (Job ID # 57814). A completed on-line application and the following attachments are required for consideration: a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience and contact information, including email addresses, of three professional references. For specific questions about the position, please send an email to Ms. Sari Buffill (buffill@uic.edu). Active screening of applicants begins on January 5, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the University of Illinois at Chicago not to engage in discrimination or harassment against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, unfavorable discharge from the military, or status as a disabled veteran or a veteran of the Vietnam era and to comply with all federal and state nondiscrimination, equal opportunity, and affirmative action laws, orders and regulations.

Member News: Patricia Atkins, Catherine Collins, Lisa Lowry

Published in State Tax Notes October 19, 2015 is the article “Real Estate Transfer Taxes: Widely Used, Little Conformity” by Patricia Atkins, Associate Research Professor, George Washington Institute of Public Policy, with co-authors Catherine Collins and Lisa Lowry. The article reviews the current status of real estate taxes related to the transfer and recording of deeds and mortgages in the states and localities. It utilizes data obtained through the Significant Features of the Property Tax project, a joint venture between the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and the George Washington Institute of Public Policy. The website can be accessed by all at no cost at https://www.lincolninst.edu/subcenters/significant-features-property-tax/ and makes available additional data on other property tax topics.

SIAM Nominations Committee Seeks Candidates for Executive Committee

The SIAM Nominating Committee, chaired by Michael Pagano and committee members Ann Bowman & Barb McCabe, is seeking candidates for the SIAM Executive Committee. The member positions are for a three-year term, 2016-2019. Please see our SIAM blog for the full list of Executive Committee members. 

In March 2016, Eric Zeemering will assume the role of Chairperson for the next two years, while Rick Feiock will assume the role of immediate Past-Chairperson. Executive Committee Members Elizabeth Frederickson, John Kincaid, and Masami Nishishiba have terms ending in 2016, while David Hamilton’s role as immediate Past-Chairperson will now be assumed by Rick Feiock. Executive Committee members whose terms end in 2016 are eligible for re-nomination. 

Our Bylaws govern the slate of officers, their responsibilities, and how elections are to be conducted. Please see Articles IV and V below. 

ARTICLE IV. Officers and Their Responsibilities
Section 1.
The officers of SIAM shall be the Chairperson, Chairperson-elect, immediate Past-Chairperson, and nine (9) members of the board. The term of the Chairperson and Chairperson-elect shall be one (2) year term.  The Chairperson-elect will assume the office of Chair upon the conclusion of the incumbent Chairperson’s two year term.  The nine (9) members will serve staggered three-year (3) terms. These elective officers constitute the SIAM Executive Committee.  The Chairperson-elect and members of the board will be elected by the membership as outlined in the procedures in Article V.
Any vacancies on the Executive Committee of less than one (1) year will be appointed by Chairperson, with the approval of the Executive Committee for the unexpired term of office.

Section 2.
The ASPA Executive Director or his/her designate shall serve as ex-officio member of the Executive Committee.

Section 3.
In consultation with the Executive Committee, the Chairperson appoints the Newsletter Editor, and special committees or task forces. With the approval of the Executive Committee, the Chairperson may appoint a Treasurer, Secretary and Membership Chair for the Section. The Treasurer, Secretary, Newsletter Editor and Membership Chair shall also serve on the Executive Committee. These officers may be selected among section members outside of the Executive Committee.

Section 4.
The Executive Committee is responsible for the overall performance and functioning of SIAM. Among its responsibilities will be the following:
A. Determining section dues, subject to approval by the ASPA National Council.
B. Approving section annual programs and budget.
C. Adopting positions on issues of relevance to section concerns.
1. Accepting donations, grants, and contracts for the section, subject to ASPA policy regarding this matter.
E. Serving on committees and/or Task Forces as deemed necessary by the Chair, or Executive Committee as a whole.
Decisions shall be taken by majority vote; in case of tie, the Chairperson’s vote shall prevail.
The Chairperson’s responsibilities will include: providing leadership to the Section; representing the Section; chairing the Executive Committee; presiding at section meetings; signing correspondence; supervising implementation of section programs and budget.

ARTICLE V. Elections
Section 1.
All members of the Section on Intergovernmental Administration and Management shall have the right to vote for, and to be nominated to, SIAM elective off ices.

Section 2.
The following election procedures shall be followed:
A. The Chairperson will appoint a Nomination Committee of three (3) members at least four (4) months prior to the annual Section meeting.
B. The Nominating Committee will receive nominations and publish a slate of candidates at least three (3) months prior to the annual Section meeting.
C. The Nominating Committee receive additional nominations from the petition process up to two (2) months prior to the annual Section meeting; such additional nominations to be signed by 25 members of SIAM and accompanied by a statement from the nominee expressing interest and willingness to serve the Section.
D. Ballots will be distributed to the membership at least one (1) month prior to the annual Section meeting.  Voting may occur through the distribution of a paper ballot, through email, or through the use of another online instrument.  The method of voting will be announced to the membership when the slate of candidates is announced.
E. New officers will be announced at the annual Section meeting.

F. Newly elected officers will assume office at the beginning of the annual Section meeting, to be held in conjunction with the ASPA National Conference.


Please submit your nominations for the three Executive Committee Member positions and the Chair-Elect position to MAPagano@uic.edu by January 31, 2016. 


Donald C. Stone Best Student Paper Award nominations sought

The Donald C. Stone Best Student Paper Award recognizes the best paper on federalism, intergovernmental relations written by a graduate student in the last year (2015).  Please email a copy the paper (no more than 20-25 pages, double-spaced) to Committee Chair Benoy Jacob at benoy.jacob@ucdenver.edu. Nominations will be accepted through January 18, 2016.
The awards will be presented at the SIAM Business Meeting during the ASPA National conference in Seattle from March 18-22, 2016.

SIAM Charter & Bylaws

SIAM CHARTER & BYLAWS (as granted by ASPA)

The American Society for Public Administration recognizes the development of specialized areas of interest within its membership as important to the advancement of the aims and purposes of the Society. Accordingly, it has granted and approved the following Charter and Bylaws for the Section on Intergovernmental Administration and Management. These are subject to the Constitution and Bylaws of the Society and to official Society policies governing the creation, evaluation, and termination of sections.

ARTICLE I. Name and Purpose
Section 1. Name: This organization shall be known as the Section on Intergovernmental Administration and Management (SIAM) of the American Society for Public Administration.


Section 2. Purpose: The Section on Intergovernmental  Administration and Management deals with the dynamic, part collaborative, part competitive environment of governments (national, state, and local) as they deal with public policy problems and issues that require cross-boundary participation in order to be resolved. This participation occurs horizontally and vertically among governments as well as across the governmental, nonprofit, or public sectors. Much of the focus of the section is on the metropolitan region and the networks that formally and informally have been and are being created to address common problems. The section is both theoretical in terms of understanding the complexity of modern metropolitan regions and practitioner-based in terms of providing opportunities for those working in state, local, regional, and nonprofit institutions to better implement collaborative solutions.

2. Provide a national forum for activities, publication and research of academicians and practitioners in the area of interstate and interlocal intergovernmental administrative and management issues, systemic concerns of the grant-in-aid system, and regional, state, and local problems and needs unique to the intergovernmental system.

Section 3.
This Section is organized for the professional and educational purposes of: exclusively charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as now in effect or as may hereafter be amended (“Code”). Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, such purposes include the following:

(a) Advancing the science, processes, and art of public administration. 

(b) Advancing the equality of opportunity of all persons through public administration.
In furtherance of its exclusively charitable and educational purposes, the Section shall have all general powers of an unincorporated association, together with the power to solicit and accept grants and contributions for such purposes.
ARTICLE II. Activities

Section 1.SIAM may undertake the following activities which are not necessarily inclusive or mandatory:

General:

1. Serve as a recognized national and regional focal point and spokesperson for intergovernmental administrative and management related developments in education, training and research.

2. Identify major intergovernmental management needs, problems, and opportunities inherent in the structure of the American federal system. 

3. Identify and promote the use of information sources and material which constitute the state of the art of intergovernmental management issues.

4. Provide a forum for the exchange of views, information, and research on intergovernmental administrative and management issues, federal, state, and local management capacity development, grants-in-aid, and related rule and regulation changes, etc.

5. Provide a forum for discussion, research, and documentation of challenges and operations related to interstate and interlocal relations.

6. Serve as a stimulus for enhancing the effectiveness of the intergovernmental system through the exploration, development, and testing of capacity building models designed to respond to state and local deficiencies and needs.

7. Formulate program/policy positions on intergovernmental issues and problems
of national, regional, state, or local interest and concern.

8. Encourage and sponsor intergovernmental related research and state-of-the-art developments through panels/presentations at ASPA, or related professional association, regional and national conferences.

9. Cooperate with other ASPA organizational units (sections, chapters) on program issues of mutual concern related to the intergovernmental system.

Training and Development:

1. Develop training packages (papers, reports, manuals, recordings, and video tapes, etc.) integrating advances in the area of cooperative federal, state, and local program and technology development and implementation.

2. Promote the incorporation of intergovernmental projects into on-going training and educational programs at universities and at all levels of government and in related professional associations.

3. Sponsor workshops and seminars in cooperation with related ASPA sections on functional issues where intergovernmental management and administration is key to program effectiveness.

Publications:

1. Identify topics which should be included in the literature on intergovernmental coordination, cooperation, and management issues including, but not limited to, conference papers, articles, and books, and promote and encourage the publication of these sources.

2. Promote the publication of the section newsletter, occasional papers, or symposium of PAR or related journals on management capacity building in the context of intergovernmental policy management assistance or program administration and management from an intergovernmental perspective.

3. Support the work of the section-sponsored journal, State and Local Government Review.  This may include financial support, advice to the editor, coordination of special symposium, or other forms of support at the discretion of the board.

Research:

1. Encourage section member research efforts related to intergovernmental administration and management.

2. Explore and develop research projects for funding by private foundations and governmental agencies.

3. Encourage federal, regional, state, and local research on intergovernmental administrative or management needs and interstate and interlocal concerns.

4. Assist in securing public agency funding support for section member research or special projects in the development and/or testing of systems, administrative tools or needs assessments, or development of course or curriculum materials related to the understanding or betterment of the Federal grant-in-aid system or intergovernmental infrastructure supporting the system.

Section 2. Annual Report:

SIAM shall prepare and submit a written annual report on its activities to the ASPA National Council.
ARTICLE III. Membership

Section 1.
Membership in SIAM shall be open to all ASPA members who desire active association with the Section and who pay the enrollment fee and the annual dues.

Section 2.
Members shall have the right to:
·         Hold office in SIAM
·         Vote for elective officers
·         Receive SIAM publications
·         Participate in all SIAM activities
·         Receive such benefits and opportunities as are available through the Section

ARTICLE IV. Officers and Their Responsibilities

Section 1.
The officers of SIAM shall be the Chairperson, Chairperson-elect, immediate Past-Chairperson, and nine (9) members of the board. The term of the Chairperson and Chairperson-elect shall be one (2) year term.  The Chairperson-elect will assume the office of Chair upon the conclusion of the incumbent Chairperson’s two year term.  The nine (9) members will serve staggered three-year (3) terms. These elective officers constitute the SIAM Executive Committee.  The Chairperson-elect and members of the board will be elected by the membership as outlined in the procedures in Article V.
Any vacancies on the Executive Committee of less than one (1) year will be appointed by Chairperson, with the approval of the Executive Committee for the unexpired term of office.

Section 2.
The ASPA Executive Director or his/her designate shall serve as ex-officio member of the Executive Committee.

Section 3.
In consultation with the Executive Committee, the Chairperson appoints the Newsletter Editor, and special committees or task forces. With the approval of the Executive Committee, the Chairperson may appoint a Treasurer, Secretary and Membership Chair for the Section. The Treasurer, Secretary, Newsletter Editor and Membership Chair shall also serve on the Executive Committee. These officers may be selected among section members outside of the Executive Committee.

Section 4.
The Executive Committee is responsible for the overall performance and functioning of SIAM. Among its responsibilities will be the following:

A. Determining section dues, subject to approval by the ASPA National Council.

B. Approving section annual programs and budget.

C. Adopting positions on issues of relevance to section concerns.

1. Accepting donations, grants, and contracts for the section, subject to ASPA policy regarding this matter.

E. Serving on committees and/or Task Forces as deemed necessary by the Chair, or Executive Committee as a whole.

Decisions shall be taken by majority vote; in case of tie, the Chairperson’s vote shall prevail.
The Chairperson’s responsibilities will include: providing leadership to the Section; representing the Section; chairing the Executive Committee; presiding at section meetings; signing correspondence; supervising implementation of section programs and budget.

ARTICLE V. Elections

Section 1.
All members of the Section on Intergovernmental Administration and Management shall have the right to vote for, and to be nominated to, SIAM elective offices.

Section 2.
The following election procedures shall be followed:

A. The Chairperson will appoint a Nomination Committee of three (3) members at least four (4) months prior to the annual Section meeting.

B. The Nominating Committee will receive nominations and publish a slate of candidates at least three (3) months prior to the annual Section meeting.

C. The Nominating Committee receive additional nominations from the petition process up to two (2) months prior to the annual Section meeting; such additional nominations to be signed by 25 members of SIAM and accompanied by a statement from the nominee expressing interest and willingness to serve the Section.

D. Ballots will be distributed to the membership at least one (1) month prior to the annual Section meeting.  Voting may occur through the distribution of a paper ballot, through email, or through the use of another online instrument.  The method of voting will be announced to the membership when the slate of candidates is announced.

E. New officers will be announced at the annual Section meeting.

F. Newly elected officers will assume office at the beginning of the annual Section meeting, to be held in conjunction with the ASPA National Conference.

ARTICLE VI. Finances and Administration

Section 1. Grants and Contracts:
The ASPA National Council is responsible for approving, receiving, and auditing grants or contracts solicited by SIAM. As a tax exempt non-profit educational organization, ASPA is qualified to receive designated donations for the programs and activities sponsored by SIAM.
An overhead charge may be applied to all grants and contracts administered by ASPA.

Section 2. Accounting Models:
SIAM dues, enrollment fees and other revenues shall be collected and allocated quarterly to the Section by the ASPA Executive Director. The Section may opt to maintain its own financial records, checking and savings accounts, and be responsible for all financial transactions. In this case, it shall follow such accounting procedures as may be specified by ASPA’s Finance and Administration Committee and shall furnish an annual audit report to the National Council.

The section may purchase services from any vendor, including the ASPA National Office.
For the section, the budget year shall be the calendar year.
All expenditures must be reviewed and approved by the Chairperson, Chairperson-elect, and Treasurer and will be reported to the membership at the annual meeting.

Section 3. Change of Accounting Model:
SIAM may opt to change the accounting model by decision of the Executive Committee. For the change to take effect in the following year, the ASPA Executive Director shall be notified of the desire for change at least two (2) months before the new fiscal year begins.

Section 4. Administration and Support:
SIAM shall be responsible for the administration and support of its programs and activities. A budget and work program shall be prepared and approved by the Executive Committee every year for the coming year. Section responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: scheduling section meetings and taking the minutes thereof; running Section elections; organizing program sessions during ASPA’s national and regional conferences; preparing and distributing section brochures; producing newsletters and publications; planning and executing all workshops; developing and conducting membership campaigns; as well as maintaining meeting and financial records.

The ASPA Executive Director shall provide SIAM with periodic membership rosters and labels, ASPA handbooks and membership brochures and application forms, ASPA officers’ newsletters, membership reports, and any other appropriate information.
In addition, the ASPA Executive Director shall organize workshops on Section administration and development and shall provide coordination and linkage between SIAM and other ASPA organizational components.

ARTICLE VII. Meetings

Section 1. General Membership Meetings:
A general membership meeting of SIAM will be held at least annually at each ASPA National Conference, and may be held elsewhere at other times of the year.

Section 2. Executive Committee Meetings: The SIAM Executive Committee shall meet at each ASPA National Conference and at such other times as may be conveniently arranged by the Chairperson.  The Executive Committee must hold at least one meeting between regular annual meetings, and this meeting should be conducted through conference call or another electronic medium to allow maximum participation of executive committee members.  

Section 3. Other Meetings:
The Executive Committee may arrange for regional special, or other meetings of SIAM or its committees at such times and places as appropriate. Funding for all meetings will be limited to amounts budgeted, unless special additional funds are made available from other sources.

ARTICLE VIII. Amendments

Section 1.
Substantive changes in this Charter and Bylaws may be voted upon by the Section membership at the annual Section meeting or through mail ballot and shall then be referred to the National Council. If interim action appears necessary, the SIAM Executive Committee may submit amendments to the ASPA National Council.

Section 2.
Clarifying changes which are in accord with policies of the National Council and which the Executive Director of ASPA and the Section Chairperson consider desirable may be made in this Charter and Bylaws from time to time without referral to the National Council. Such changes shall then be referred to the SIAM membership for information with reasons for changes.

Section 3.
Consistent with inclusion of this Section in the group federal income tax exemption ruling of the American Society for Public Administration (identified by the Internal
Revenue Service as Group Exemption Number 3155), all amendments to the Section Charter which may be made from time to time shall be submitted to the American Society for Public Administration for its approval.

Article IX.

Section 1.
No part of the net earnings of the Section shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to any director or officer of the Section, or any other private person, except that
the Section shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered to or for the Section and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of the purposes set forth hereinabove.

Section 2.
No substantial part of the activities of the Section shall be the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation (except as otherwise permitted by
Section 501(h) of the Code), and the Section shall not participate in, or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of statements concerning) any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office. Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles, the Section shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on

(a) by an organization exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Code, or
(b) by an organization, contributions to which are deductible under Section 170(c)(2) of the Code.

Section 3.
In the event of dissolution or final liquidation of the Section, after paying or making provision for the payment of all of the liabilities and obligations of the Section and for necessary expenses thereof, all of the remaining assets and property of the Section shall be distributed to the American Society for Public Administration provided it remains organized and operated exclusively for charitable or educational purposes as shall at the time qualify as an exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Code, and if not, to an organization which does so qualify. In no event shall any of such assets or property be distributed to any director or officer or to any private individual.

Section 4.
The fiscal year of the Section shall end in the month of April. The employer identification number assigned by the Internal Revenue Service to this Section is: EIN 52-1203980
Adopted by the organization meeting of (date).

ORIGINAL CHARTER ADOPTED BY THE SIAM MEMBERSHIP AT ITS ANNUAL MEETING ON APRIL 3, 1979 AT THE LORD BALTIMORE HOTEL, BALTIMORE AND APPROVED BY THE ASPA NATIONAL COUNCIL AT ITS MEETING ON APRIL 4, 1979 AT THE BALTIMORE HILTON HOTEL, BALTIMORE.
REVISIONS ADOPTED BY THE SIAM EXECUTIVE BOARD AND THE SIAM MEMBERSHIP IN NOVEMBER, 2000.
REVISIONS ADOPTED AT THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SIAM MEMBERSHIP ON MARCH 8, 2015 IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS.

Member News: John Kincaid


John Kincaid has co-edited two major books pertinent to intergovernmental relations:

Johanne Poirier, Cheryl Saunders, and John Kincaid, eds. Intergovernmental Relations in Federal Systems: Comparative Structures and Dynamics. Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press, 2015.


Klaus Detterbeck, Wolfgang Renzsch, and John Kincaid, eds. Political Parties and Civil Society in Federal Countries. Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Request for Nominations: Stone Practitioner & Scholar Awards

SIAM’s DONALD C. STONE PRACTITIONER AND SCHOLAR AWARDEES
Donald C. Stone (1903-1995) was a major and beloved figure in twentieth-century public administration. He was the founder of the American Public Works Association (APWA), served as the first Director of the Public Administration Service, and was a principal architect of the Executive Office of the President (EOP) in 1939 based on the 1937 recommendations of the Brownlow Commission. He was the first Director of the Division of Administrative Management of the Bureau of the Budget within the EOP, worked as Director of Administration of the Marshall Plan in 1948, helped found the National Academy of Public Administration in 1967, and served as Dean of the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh.
The Section on Intergovernmental Administration and Management (SIAM) established the Stone awards in 1980. The first awards were made in 1981. The principal criteria for the Practitioner and Scholar awards are:
·         Significant contributions to the practice and/or study of intergovernmental relations over a substantial period of time
·         Contributions that have made an impact on the practice and/or study of intergovernmental management as a whole rather than only on a specific organization, institution, or function.


YEAR
PRACTITIONERS
SCHOLARS
1981
Ray Remy
David B. Walker
1982
Donna Shalala
Alan R. Siegle
Deil S. Wright
1983
Edward T. Kelly
Mavis Mann Reeves
1984
Wayne F. Anderson
Martha Derthick
1985
Sen. David F. Durenberger
Daniel J. Elazar
1986
Gov. Richard Snelling
Richard Nathan
1987
Gov. Bruce Babbitt
Neal Peirce
1988
Louis Gambaccini
George E. Peterson
1989
John Herbers
Samuel H. Beer
1990
Frank H. Shafroth
Paul E. Peterson
1991
George Van Dusen
John Kincaid
1992
Zachary Taylor
Thomas R. Dye
1993
William Edgar
David Beam
1994
Carl W. Stenberg III
Beverly A. Cigler
1995
Gov. Parris Glendening
Dale Krane
1996
Gerald Miller
Steven D. Gold
1997
William G. Coleman
Joseph F. Zimmerman
1998
Patricia S. Florestano
Ann O’M. Bowman
David Morgan
1999
Scott Fosler
Laurence O’Toole
2000
William H. Hansell, Jr.
Robert Agranoff
2001
William Dodge
Susan A. MacManus
2002
Richard Sheirer
Beryl Radin
2003
Anthony Griffin
Richard Campbell
2004
Jeffrey Tryens
Charldean Newell
2005
David Warm
Donald F. Kettl
2006
Paul Posner
Myrna Mandell
2007
Alan Ehrenhalt
James Svara
2008
Bruce D. McDowell
Carol S. Weissert
2009
Raymond C. Scheppach
Charles Wise
2010
William R. Barnes
Richard Feiock
2011
No Award
No Award
2012
Sam Mamet
Frank J. Thompson
2013
Bill Stafford
Kurt Thurmaier
2014
No Award
No Award
2015
Peter Austin
Michael Pagano



The Stone Scholar Award Committee cordially invites all SIAM members to nominate candidates for the Donald Stone Distinguished Scholar Award for 2016.  This prestigious award, given since 1981, recognizes (1) significant contributions to the practice and/or study of intergovernmental relations over a substantial period of time and (2) contributions that have made an impact on the practice and/or study of intergovernmental management as a whole rather than only on a specific organization, institution, or function.
Please send us your nominations no later than January 25, 2016, to John Kincaid, Chairperson, at kincaidj@lafayette.edu, Naim Kapucu at kapucu@ucf.edu, and Kimberly Nelson at knelson@sog.unc.edu.  Thank you.

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The ASPA Section on Intergovernmental Administration & Management (SIAM) is soliciting nominations for the section’s annual Donald C. Stone Practitioner Award.  Since 1981, SIAM has recognized outstanding practitioners for their contributions to intergovernmental management.  The award will be presented to one practitioner at the 2016 annual meeting in Seattle.  The criteria for the award include:
        Significant continuous contributions to the field of intergovernmental management over a substantial period of time
         Contributions that have made an impact in the field of IGM as a whole rather than on a specific organization, institution or function
Nominations for the SIAM Stone Award are now being accepted.  Nominations should include the name and institutional affiliation of the nominee and of the nominator, a short statement explaining the nominee’s contributions to intergovernmental management commensurate with the criteria for the award, and contact information for both the nominee and the nominator.  Nominees and nominators need not be members of SIAM. 

 Please submit your nominations electronically to award committee chair Michael Peddle at mpeddle@niu.edu.  Any questions may also be directed to Dr. Peddle.  For the nomination to be considered by the committee, please submit your nomination before 5:00 pm CST on Monday January 25, 2016.