New Board Members Join Center for Accountability and Performance

The American Society of Public Administration (ASPA) and its Center for Accountability and Performance (CAP) recently announced that two new individuals have been appointed to its nine-member Board of Directors and two others have been reappointed.

Monica Croskey Chaparro and Elaine Yi Lu have been appointed to new Board seats, each serving a three-year term. Richard Greene has been reappointed as Board Chair. Additionally, Patria de Lancer Julnes has been reappointed for an additional three-year term.

Monica Croskey Chaparro is the assistant city manager for performance for the city of Virginia Beach, VA.  She previously served as the strategic planning and performance manager for the city of Raleigh, NC, and similar positions in other cities in North and South Carolina over the past decade.

Elaine Yi Lu is a professor and director of the Department of Management, in the John Jay College of Criminal Justice at the City University of New York. She formerly taught at Binghamton University-SUNY. Her research specialties are fiscal policy, performance budgeting, and government performance.

Richard Greene has served on the Board before. He performs original research and writing in fields pertaining to state and local government. He is a columnist and senior advisor to Route Fifty; an advisor and columnist for the Government Finance Officers Association; a senior advisor to the Government Finance Research Center at the University of Illinois, Chicago; a special projects consultant for the Volcker Alliance; a fellow at the National Academy of Public Administration; and a visiting fellow at the IBM Center for The Business of Government.

Patria de Lancer Julnes is the associate dean of academic programs and professor at the Marxe School of Public Affairs, Baruch College at the City University of New York. She previously directed the School of Public Affairs at Pennsylvania State University.  She is president-elect of ASPA and is a fellow at the National Academy of Public Administration.

These four individuals join five other colleagues on the CAP Board serving to provide education, training, advocacy, technical assistance, resource sharing and research on promising practices in performance management. Its webinars and other materials are available to ASPA members as well as the general public. More can be found on its website:

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