About the Delaware Chapter of ASPA

The Delaware Chapter of American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) is an organization made up of Delawareans dedicated to the field of public administration and public service.

ASPA is a national professional organization dedicated to effectiveness in government and excellence in public service. ASPA’s mission is to be the leading public service organization that advances the art, science, teaching and practice of public and non-profit administration. Since 1939, ASPA has been the nation’s most respected society representing all forums in the public service arena. An ASPA membership includes one, no-cost chapter membership. When you become a member of ASPA, please select Delaware as your chapter. 

Reasons to Join 

The Delaware Chapter of ASPA...

  • provides a strong organizational network for those concerned with public administration in Delaware.
  • fosters professional and social contacts at all levels of state government, educational institutions, and quasi-public and private organizations.
  • sponsors events to introduce new ideas and foster discussions of complex issues so that public administrators become better informed and trained.
  • periodically publishes the Public Service Reader, an online news vehicle that reports organizational programs and meetings, announces upcoming activities, and highlights members. The Reader also provides a forum for members to contribute their perspectives on issues facing public administrators in Delaware.
  • Upcoming events

    Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 04:00 PM · 5 rsvps
    Middletown Library in Middletown, DE

    APA Walking Tour and Happy Hour

    Join us on Wednesday, June 12, for an informative APA presentation and walking tour, followed by a happy hour to mingle with fellow attendees. This event is a collaboration between the American Planning Association and the Delaware Chapter of ASPA.

    Following the presentation and walking tour, we will meet at Sully's Pub at 12 W Main St, Middletown, DE 19709, for the Happy Hour portion of the event. 

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Call for Articles

Do you have an idea for an article that you'd like to submit to ASPA's PA Times Editorial Board? Review the monthly topic areas and submission deadlines, and consider submitting an article idea!

News from ASPA

Read the latest articles from ASPA's PA Times

Public Service Stories Project

This project highlights the nobility of public service through real-life stories captured on video. It's the antithesis of the anti-government diatribe so prominently featured in the mass media. View the 23 individual interviews on YouTube.