Public Administration In Rural America

Sometimes it is so important as a concerned U.S. citizen and career-long public servant to stop and evaluate the governmental decision-making processes in your own backyard.  In my world of work Public Administration In Rural America has and continues to be an ongoing area of progressive concern.

This week’s TRIPLE III TIME message is my quarterly American Society of Public Administration article.  In it I “gingerly” address the topic of aging rural elected officials and the limited decision-making credentials they often retain.  As always I briefly offer a couple innovative system improvement ideas regarding these challenges.  However as you read the article…think about small city, township, county and special purpose governmental units and their board make-ups.  Concerns?

PA Times Article: Public Administration In Rural America

About Inspiring Innovations, Inc.

Marv Pichla is currently the owner and Creative Advisor for his own small business, Inspiring Innovations, Inc. Sharing his unique experience with entrepreneurship and innovation in public service, Marv consults with public and private business, education, and community organizations to develop new and different problem solving methods through real-life example-based learning. Prior to starting-up Inspiring Innovations, Inc. Marv served as Executive Director for Thumb Area Michigan Works! As Executive Director, Marv used public sector innovation as his guide for the organizations regional career development, employment service, education and strategic planning initiatives. Finally, Marv was raised on a farm in the Thumb Area of Michigan where he claims he received the education principles he values most. However, he obtained his Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Center Michigan University in Public Administration and eventually his Ph.D. from Capella University in Minnesota. Marv can be reached at:

Posted on February 25, 2022, in SPECIAL TOPICS. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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