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McEvoy Named Chair of NASPAA Local Government Management Fellowship Advisory Board

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Professor Robert McEvoy

Rockefeller College Public Service Professor Robert McEvoy was recently appointed chair of the Local Government Management Fellowship Advisory Board, a partnership of the International City County Management Association (ICMA), the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), the National Forum for Black Public Administrators, and the International Hispanic Network. The Local Government Management Fellowship is a highly competitive career development opportunity designed to generate interest in local government careers among recent master's program graduates. Selected fellows are placed in full-time management-track local government positions, shaped by direct mentorship under senior government leaders and rotational assignments.

McEvoy replaces outgoing chair Carl W. Stenberg III, MPA '66, PhD '72, a Rockefeller College alumnus and professor of public administration and government at the University of North Carolina School of Government. Both McEvoy and Stenberg serve as members of the NASPAA Local Government Management Concentration Committee. Professor McEvoy is a former vice president of ICMA and a recipient of ICMA's Distinguished Service Award. He has worked in local government management for many years, most recently as county manager of Schenectady County, where he served for 22 years. He is an ICMA-credentialed manager and a current member of the ICMA Credentialing Advisory Board, the ICMA Government Affairs and Policy Committee, and director of public affairs and policy for the ICMA New York State Association NYSCMA, where he has been president and director. He has also served as president of the Capital District Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration and is managing editor of the Journal of County Administration.