The 2014 Mid-Year Meeting of the National Certified Public Manager® Consortium was held on March 13-14, 2014 in Washington, DC.
All of the executive council members except Patricia Hoppe were in attendance. Seventeen (17) of the 34 accredited programs were represented by 22 people. The one active program was represented by one person. One of the five Associate/Inactive programs was represented by one person. The AACPM representatives was absent.
In addition, the following representatives of the American Society of Public Administrators participated in part of the meeting: Incoming President Alan Rosenbaum, William P. Shields, Jr., Executive Director and Janice Flug, Chair of the Professional Public Management Certification Program Task Force.
Issues discussed at the meeting included potential formal affiliation with ASPA, the need to increase dues to assure a sustainable management structure, plan to update the website, and a recommendation to hold the 2014 Annual Meeting in San Diego on September 29-30, 2014. The members also voted to send final warnings to pay delinquent dues to the Kentucky and Graduate School programs.
The following items were recommended to be sent to the entire board for an Electronic Vote:
- 2014-15 Budget including an increase payment for Administrator contract
- Increase in dues and accreditation fees for 2014-2015