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American Society for Public Administration

Georgia Chapter


  1. Name and Purposes
  2. Membership
  3. Officers and Governing Body
  4. Nominations and Elections
  5. Meetings
  6. Committees
  7. Fees
  8. Amendments
  1. Name and Purposes

    1. The name of this Chapter shall be the Georgia Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration, hereinafter referred to as the Chapter.
    2. The purposes of this Chapter shall be to advance the objectives of the American Society for Public Administration, stated in the Society’s constitution as:
      1. To facilitate the exchange of knowledge and results of experience among persons interested or engaged in the field of public administration.
      2. To encourage the collection, compilation, and dissemination of information on matters relating to public administration.
      3. To encourage the improvement of the public service.
      4. To advance generally the science, processes, and art of public administration.

    This Chapter is organized for the professional and educational purposes of: exclusively charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as now in effect or may hereafter be amended (“Code”). Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, such purposes include the following: (a)advancing the science, processes, and art of public administration, and (b)advancing the equality of opportunity of all persons through public administration. In furtherance of its exclusively charitable and educational purposes, the Chapter shall have all general powers of an unincorporated association under the law of the State of Georgia as now in effect or as may hereafter be amended, together with the power to solicit and accept grants and contributions for such purposes.

    1. The Chapter shall serve that area embraced within the boundaries of the State of Georgia.
  2. Membership

    1. Chapter membership shall be extended to persons in the Chapter area holding membership in the American Society for Public Administration, and to any individual eligible for membership therein.
    2. Chapter members shall have the right to vote for Chapter officers and Council and to participate in all Chapter activities.

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    Adopted this 10th day of November 1965.
    AMENDED: March 3, 2000