NFBPA - Maryland Chapter

The National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA)-Maryland Chapter welcomes you to our site and extends an invitation to you to join our dynamic organization. The Maryland Chapter works on a local level to meet the following goals:

  • To serve as the magnet organization for linking public, private and academic institutions into an effective network to support interdisciplinary communications, management innovation and professional development among Blacks choosing public service careers.
  • To provide intensive and rigorous training in critical management areas in response to the specialized needs of Black public sector professionals.
  • To identify and groom younger, emerging Black administrators and provide relevant exposure to the challenges and rewards of public service careers.
  • To conduct research on selected social and economic issues endemic to Blacks.
  • To sponsor and conduct national and regional forums that enable the discussion of timely issues and the topical concerns of the Black community.
  • To develop and maintain a national information bank on the nation's growing Black public administrative leadership.
  • To promote, strengthen and expand the roles of Blacks in all aspects of public administration.

The Maryland Chapter welcomes you to join our organization as we continue to provide informative professional development and networking opportunities.  The chapter will continue to post information on our website about upcoming events. We encourage you to get involved. Our success depends on your commitment to excellence in public service!

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NFBPA - National Headquarters

777 North Capitol Street
NE Suite 807
Washington, DC 20002
Office: 202-408-9300
Fax: 202-408-8552
Verdenia C. Baker, President
Regina V. K. Williams, Interim Exec. Dir.

Meeting Schedule

Chapter meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

For the 2014 year, Chapter meetings will be held at the Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex unless noted in the schedule below.
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2014 Meeting Schedule:
January 8, 2014
February 12, 2014
March 12, 2014
April 9, 2014
May 14, 2014
June 11, 2014
July 9, 2014
August 2014 - No General Body Meeting
September 11, 2014
October 8, 2014
November 12, 2014
December 10, 2014
Meeting Location:
Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex
8001 Sheriff Road
Landover, Maryland 20785
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Latest News

Maryland Chapter General Body Meeting
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Maryland Leadership Forum


The Honorable Angela D. Alsobrooks
Prince George's County State's Attorney
George Simms Assistant States Attorney Montgomery Countybcd05037d230e7fbe7
Mr. George Simms
Montgomery County
Assistant State's Attorney
Prince George's Ballroom
 2411 Pinebrook Road
Landover, MD 20785
Click here for directions.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Chapter Announcements

 Sponsored Membership Program
For a limited time, the Maryland Chapter is sponsoring membership fees (up to $225) for qualified applicants - Please view the Sponsored Membership Program Application.

For more information, please refer to the Membership page.

Upcoming Events

FORUM 2014
Please click this link for more information about FORUM 2014

Upcoming Events


October 08, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Maryland Chapter General Body Meeting


November 12, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Maryland Chapter General Body Meeting


December 10, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Maryland Chapter General Body Meeting


January 14, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Maryland Chapter General Body Meeting


February 11, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Maryland Chapter General Body Meeting