What We Do

The mission of NFBPA South Florida Chapter is to develop, cultivate and foster Black professionals in the field of Public Administration. Objective #1 To serve asa magnet organization for linking public, private and academic institutions into an effective network to support Blacks in choosing public service careers. Objective #2 To provide intensive and rigorous training in critical management areas in response to the specialized needs of Black public sector professionals. Objective#3 To identify and groom younger, emerging Black administrators and provide relevant exposure to the challenges and rewards of public service careers. Objective #4 To sponsor and conduct forums and Public outreach to address the needs of public management and the black community. Objective #5 To promote, strengthen and expand the roles of Blacks in all aspects of public administration.

The NFBPA mission is realized through the pursuit of the following important goals:
  • To serve as a 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 servicecareers.
  • 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 topical concerns that directly impact public management and the needs and 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.