• Elizabeth A. McGrath

    Elizabeth A. McGrath

    (2012) - Director, Federal Government and Commercial Clients, Deloitte Consulting. Read More
  • Joel D. Aberbach  

    Joel D. Aberbach  

    (2005) - Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, Center for American Politics and Public Policy, University of California, Los Angeles. Read More
  • Stephen E. Condrey

    Stephen E. Condrey

    (2012) - President, Condrey and Associates, Inc. Read More
  • James P. Pfiffner

    James P. Pfiffner

    (1996) - University Professor of Public Policy, School of Public Policy, George Mason University. Read More
  • Mark A. Pisano

    Mark A. Pisano

    (1997) - Professor of Practice of Public Administration, University of Southern California; Chairman of the Southwest Megaregion Alliance; Co-Chairman of the Federal System Panel  and Chairman of the Infrastructure Task Force of the National Academy of Public Administration; Co-Chairman of the Infrastructure Working Group of California Forward; and Co-Director, America 2050.  Read More
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The Fellows of the Academy possess an unmatched wealth of expertise and serve as the cornerstone of the organization. They contribute valuable insight and experience to the oversight of Academy projects and provide general guidance of the organization. Fellows are also the Academy's primary resource for addressing emerging issues and contributing to the intellectual and popular discourse on government through our Standing Panels.

Most studies are carried out under the direction of Project Panels, which consist primarily of elected Academy Fellows. A team of Academy staff support the Project Panels, providing the resources and skill to execute each study. New Fellows are elected by the entire membership after a rigorous nomination process that takes place each spring. They are inducted as Fellows at the Academy’s Fall Meeting held each November.

Prospective Study Panels

Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Title 5, Appendix 2, § 15, NAPA is required to provide public notice of the names and brief biographies of appointed study panel members, and provide a reasonable opportunity for the public to comment on such appointments.

View the language of the Act (page 10-11).

Fellows Nomination

As the Academy serves to strengthen and improve government at all levels, nationally and internationally, we ask each Fellow to identify and recommend candidates of distinction with the willingness and ability to contribute work and wisdom to this important mission. We further as that you recognize the fundamental importance of diversity in the pool of distinguished Fellows to achieve the objectives and purposes for which the Academy was created. All candidate recommendations must be received at the Academy offices by close of business on March 29, 2017.


Call for Candidates for New Fellows

Candidate Recommendation Form