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The Center for Public Management and Regional Affairs engages in applied public policy and management research, technical assistance services, and training and education in the areas of public management and capacity building, local government economic development, planning, and public program evaluation and policy research. The Center’s primary efforts are student-centered research and assistance projects with small/non-metropolitan cities, villages, townships, and counties in Ohio. Center projects are initiated upon request from local governments or by Center staff. The Center is housed in the Department of Political Science at Miami University


Lisa Patt-McDaniel '87 announced as 2017 Visiting Fellow in Public Leadership

Lisa Patt-McDanielLisa Patt-McDaniel was on the Oxford campus from February 27-March 1 as the 2017 Visiting Fellow in Public Leadership. Lisa was recently named President and CEO of the Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio. She spoke in several POL classes and conducted a three-day short course.

  • The Promise & Pitfalls of Public Leadership (2/27)
  • Sustainable Growth: The Challenge of Public Leadership (2/27
  • Women in Public Management (2/28)
  • Economic Growth & Workplace Development (2/28)
  • Public Leadership for a New Economy (3/01)
  • Short Course: Women & Public Leadership Skills (2/27, 2/28 & 3/01)

CPMRA presented OTA Leadership Academy Classes at 2017 Winter Conference

Continuing our 25+ year partnership with the Ohio Township Association, Center staff participated in the OTA's 2017 Winter Conference in Columbus, Ohio on January 25-27. In addition to our information booth in the main corridor of the Greater Columbus Convention Center, we presented three OTA Leadership Academy classes: General Workshop, Technology in Government, and Communicating and Working with the Media. Joining the CPMRA were five Miami University students, pictured below with Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.
Ohio Township Association 2017 Conference
L to R: OH AG Mike DeWine, Alex Calabro, Kyle Chance, Addie Fries, Olivia Vandervoort, & Natalie Roberts

2017 Ohio Public Leader Fellows

Congratulations to the following students who have been awarded 2017 Ohio Public Leader Fellowships:

2017 Ohio Public Leader Fellows

Front Row: Lauren Elliott, Nathan Mandrell & Jeff Gord
Back Row: Jacob Bruggeman, Natalie Roberts, Amanda Smith, President Crawford, Dylan Bentley, Kyle Chance, Lindsey McCready, Deanna Krokos & Lexi Burney
Not Pictured: David Colston, Libby Edgar, & Dexter Wright

The OPL Fellowships will be served during the 2017 Winter term.

Ohio Township Sourcebook

Have you purchased the Ohio Township Sourcebook series? Contact the Ohio Township Association for ordering and payment information.

Trustee Sourcebook CoverFiscal Officer Sourcebook CoverPersonnel Sourcebook CoverZoning Sourcebook Cover

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Last Updated: April 10, 2017