Welcome To CenTex ASPA

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Welcome to the CENTEX Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). Our ASPA Chapter promotes good public policy, practices, and procedures through a network of professional and academic communities of practice which includes practitioners, faculty, and students of public administration and management.

What’s New?

Texas CPM Program Graduates 78 at the Texas State Capitol on June 3, 2024

The Texas Certified Public Manager (CPM) Program Graduation was held on Monday, June 3, 2024, in the Capitol Auditorium at the Texas State Capitol in Austin, Texas. A reception for the graduates and their guests was held in the Legislative Conference Room of the Capitol Extension.

Click here for an article (with pictures) about the CPM Graduation.

CENTEX ASPA conducts its Public Service Recognition Week Awards Luncheon on Saturday May 18, 2024, at Palmers Restaurant in San Marcos, Texas.

Faculty and students from Texas State University’s Political Science Department, UT’s LBJ School of Public Affairs, Texas A&M’s Bush School of Government/Public Service & Distinguished Guests were honored for their Public Service contributions.

Click here for a writeup about the CENTEX ASPA Luncheon including pictures.
Click here for the Luncheon Program including list of honorees and distinguished guests.

The Centex Chapter of ASPA, e.Republic, and Texas State University’s William P. Hobby Center For Public Service conduct an In-Person Symposium on Artificial Intelligence (AI) on October 27, 2023.

Click here for more details and a video of the symposium.

ASPA’s PA Times Publishes Article on Strategic Partnership between the Texas CPM Program and ASPA

Click here to access an article by Dr. Howard Balanoff, GGW Editor in Chief, on the evolution of a strategic partnership between ASPA and the Texas CPM Program that appeared in the Spring 2023 Issue of ASPA’s PA Times. To access the entire Spring 2023 issue of PA Times, go to the ASPA National Website which is www.aspanet.org and open the PA Times link on the Home Page.

Central Texas American Society for Public Administration

About CenTex ASPA

About CenTex ASPA Local Chapter

CenTex ASPA is the local area chapter of the national association. CenTex ASPA represents 42 counties, which make up the central Texas region, and include Waco, Austin, San Antonio, and College Station.

Board Members

Officers & Governing Board

CenTex ASPA elects officers and Council members who represent the broad geographic region the Chapter serves, and the spectrum of public and nonprofit sector-related activities undertaken in the region.


Resources & Related Organizations

Includes websites and information about related organizations that provide relevant content and contacts for public and not-for-profit managers, supervisors, and employees.

Get Involved

​Local Chapters provide public administrators the opportunity to meet people from their neighborhood, city or county. Frequent lectures, luncheons, and conferences keep members up to date on what’s going on in the local public administration community. Membership in a local chapter is included in your ASPA membership.