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Welcome to the website of the Greater Kansas City Chapter of ASPA. Like our Facebook page, follow us on Twitter, or join our group on LinkedIn. You can also sign up to receive email notification of special events and announcements from GKC ASPA. Check this site often for upcoming events and information about the Greater Kansas City chapter of ASPA.

October Luncheon

Thanks to everyone who attended the October luncheon, Working together for big gains: Getting results from public partnerships. And a special thanks to our presenters Kirk Davis, Paul Harrell and Dr. Terry Ward.




October 21 Luncheon - Register today!

"Working together for big gains: Getting results from public partnerships"

Public bodies are under great pressure to use public dollars to the maximum benefit. Two recent collaborations between the City of Gladstone and the North Kansas City School District have produced major movement on the strategic plan of each entity. The program will discuss how the partnerships were formed, how they worked and the benefits to the citizens and the students.

Congratulations to all of the 2015 GKC ASPA Public Administration Award Recipients!

The Greater Kansas City Chapter of ASPA presented its annual awards to local administrators and students in recognition of service to the community and the field of public administration on May 20, 2015. Individuals were honored during an awards ceremony breakfast. Among the awards presented were Public Administrator of the Year for Federal, State & Local Government & Nonprofit Leadership, Crisis Management, Academic Leadership, Lifetime Achievement & Public Administration Student Awards. 

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2015 GKC ASPA Annual Public Administration Awards Breakfast and congratulations to all of this year's award recipients!

2015 Facing the Future Forum: The Value of the Arts in Community Building - April 9, 2015

Thank you to everyone who sponsored, attended & participated in our 2015 Facing the Future Forum: The Value of Arts in Community Building! We want to especially thank this year's keynote speaker Julian Zugazagoitia, Director of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and all of this year's distinguished panelists. We also want to thank our event co-sponsor, the Mid-America Regional Council & our contributing sponsors, the City of Kansas City, MO; KU's School of Public Affairs & Administration; Park University's Hauptmann School of Public Affairs & UMKC's Department of Public Affairs. Thank you also to those who attended this year's event and we hope to see you all at next year's Facing the Future Forum and at other GKC ASPA events throughout the year! #FTFKC2015