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  • Congratulations to NFBPA President and Public Official of the Year Honoree, Anthony J. Snipes!

    President Anthony Snipes was selected as one of four honorees for the University of Houston Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program's 8th Public Official of the Year awards for 2020.  The other three winners are Stephen Costello, Chief Recovery ... More
  • Congratulations to the NFBPA and SALGA Partnership!

    Announcing NFBPA and SALGA (South African Local Government Association) partnership in Durban, South Africa this past November! More

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