NOVEMBER 13, 2014 – The National Academy of Public Administration Board of Directors inducted CCMF Board Member Patricia E. Martel, City of Manager of Daly City, as a new 2014 Fellow.

“It is an honor to have been elected as a new Fellow of the Academy. I look forward to serving among the Academy’s distinguished leaders,” stated Martel.

The National Academy of Public Administration (the Academy) is an independent, non-profit, and non-partisan organization established in 1967 to assist government leaders in building more effective, efficient, accountable, and transparent organizations. Chartered by Congress to provide non-partisan expert advice, the Academy’s unique feature is its nearly 800 Fellows—including former cabinet officers, Members of Congress, governors, mayors, and state legislators, as well as prominent scholars, business executives, and public administrators. The Academy makes a positive impact by helping federal, state and local governments respond effectively to current circumstances and changing conditions.

In order to be considered as a Fellow, one must be nominated by a current Fellow and must meet criteria such as making meaningful contributions to public administration, demonstrating significant experience in the field of public administration, and adhering to the highest ethical standards.