Membership

Please join the National Forum for Black Public Administrators. This organization is dedicated to the advancement of black public leadership in local and state governments with an established national reputation for designing and implementing quality leadership development initiatives of unparalleled success.

As a member, you will:

  • Receive a NFBPA Membership Card and Lapel Pin
  • Receive a subscription to our award-wining magazine The Forum
  • Receive a Member Directory
  • Be eligible for membership in local NFBPA chapters
  • Be eligible for discounted conference registration fees
  • Have access to the members-only section of the Web site
  • Be able to post a resume and view current position openings in public administration, and access other valuable resources available only to members
  • Be able to contribute your ideas and experience to the development and implementation of improvements in the practice of public administration. 
  • Visit the NFBPA Membership Services

 

Membership Categories

Individual Membership. Open to all professionals who subscribe to the goals and objectives of the NFBPA.  Individual membership is $200.00 annually, with an additional $25.00 local membership fee. Total: $225.
 
Student Membership. Students at the undergraduate and graduate levels are eligible to become members of the NFBPA, provided they subscribe to the goals and objectives of the NFBPA and shall be a full-time student as defined by the institution in which they are enrolled. Student Membership is limited to four consecutive years. Adults who are employed full-time and pursue part-time academic study are ineligible for student memberships. Documentation that verifies full-time status is required.  Student memberships are $35.00 annually, with an additional $25.00 local membership fee. Total $60

Retiree Membership. Individuals who have declared themselves retired from active, full-time employment are eligible to become members of the NFBPA, provided they subscribe to the goals and objectives of the NFBPA and are not otherwise engaged in full-time employment. Retiree memberships are $100.00 annually, with an additional $25.00 local membership fee. Total: $125

Associate and Business Memberships. Information will be forthcoming about Associate and Business Memberships.  Please return to the site at a later date for additional information.
 

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