What is AABPA?

AABPA began in the mid-1970’s and has helped federal, state, and local government managers and analysts, corporate executives, and academic specialists meet the unique challenges of their careers.

By helping members keep up with the latest developments in their fields, establish and maintain contacts with colleagues, represent their interests, and share opportunities, AABPA serves as the key difference between simply having a job and being part of a highly respected and well-trained profession.

AABPA Speakers Bureau

A major goal of the American Association for Budget and Program Analysis (AABPA) is to advance knowledge and understanding about the profession of budget and policy analysis processes in the public sector.  The AABPA Speakers Bureau is a significant means of fulfilling that goal.

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In Memory of Paul Posner

The AABPA board of directors is very sad to note the death of Dr. Paul Posner of George Mason University.  At his passing, he was a member of the faculty at George Mason, where he directed the public administration program.  He also served for 30 years at GAO and was an active member and leader of AABPA. He was a frequent plenary speaker and panelist at AABPA symposia.  In 2005, he received the AABPA Blum Award for his outstanding contributions and service to public budgeting and policy.