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?

CENTEX ASPA Schedules Public Service Recognition Week Luncheon for Saturday May 18, 2024, from 12 Noon – 2:00 pm at Palmers Restaurant in San Marcos, Texas.

Click here for details and information about the CENTEX Awards Luncheon.
Click here to open a preliminary draft schedule for the luncheon.
Click here register for the luncheon.

Meeting the Global Public Policy & Public Administration Challenges of the next Decade in-person Symposium scheduled for April 13, 2024 at the ASPA National Conference.

Please join us if you are planning to attend the ASPA National Conference scheduled for Minneapolis Minnesota on April 12-16, 2024.

Click here for more information and schedule of speakers.

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.