Mission: The mission of the nfbpa is to strengthen the position of blacks within the field of public administration, to increase the number of blacks appointed to executive positions in public service organizations, and, to groom and prepare (continued on schedule o) younger, aspiring administrators for senior public management positions.
Programs: Forum - since 1984, nfbpa has held an annual conference each april, which attracts more than 750 african american public officials for an intensive training program on skills-building and professional development. The forum is recognized throughout the industry as one of the most important training activities available to public administrators. It is widely acclaimed for the intense training opportunities provided and the caliber of national experts featured.
membership - nfbpa has a premier and most progressive membership dedicated to the advancement of black public leadership in local and state governments. The organization has established a national reputation for designing and implementing quality leadership development initiatives of unparalleled success.
executive leadership institute (eli) - eli was established in 1987 as a program dedicated to grooming african american managers for the rigors of executive positions in public service organizations.