ICAPA Commission Members

Bernard Boucault formerly served as Director of the Ecole Nationale d’Administration, the French National School of Public Administration and had previously served as a Prefect in the French Government. Currently he serves as Prefect of the Police for the region of Paris, France.

Walter Broadnax is currently Distinguished Professor of Public Administration at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University in the United States. Previously, he has headed the New York State Civil Service Commission, served as Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services in the Administration of President William Clinton, served as President of Clark-Atlanta University and as Dean of the School of Public Administration at American University. He is a past President of the American Society for Public Administration and the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.

Cristina Diaz is Director of the Department of Public Administration and the Policy and Management Center of the National University of Rosario in Argentina. She is the current President of the Inter-American Network of Public Administration Education, which includes approximately 40 member institutions from throughout Latina America. She has previously taught at the Central University of Nicaragua and various other institutions in Latin America and has been associated as a researcher with the University of Milan, Italy and Southern Illinois University in the United States.

Laila El Baradei is the Acting Dean for the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) and Professor of Public Administration at the Public Policy and Administration Department of the American University in Cairo (A.U.C.), Egypt. She received her Ph.D. in public administration from Cairo University, and was a faculty member at the Public Administration Department of Cairo University for over fourteen years before moving to AUC. In the mid-nineties, she worked for several years at the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency managing the Donors Coordination Unit.

Polya Katsamunska is Associate Professor at the University of National and World Economy in Sofia, Bulgaria and has written about and is highly knowledgeable in the area of national accreditation activity. She has lectured on public administration reform activities at universities in Europe, South America and the United States and is the author of numerous articles on that subject.

John-Mary Kauzya is Chief of the Public Administration Capacity Branch in the Division for Public Administration and Development Management of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations and, at one time, was Deputy Director of the Uganda Management Institute. On behalf of the UN, he has advised major government leaders in many parts of the world and has lectured at universities and management training institutes throughout the world.

Pan Suk Kim is the immediate Past President of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS), position he held from 2010 to 2013. He is currently the Dean of the College of Government and Business and an Underwood Distinguished Professor of Public Administration at Yonsei University in South Korea. He was a member of IASIA’s Board of Management for several years and served as a Vice Chairperson of the UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (UNCEPA). He is currently interim president of the Asian Association for Public Administration (AAPA).

Margaret Kobia is currently Chairperson of the Public Service Commission of Kenya. Previously she served as Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Kenya Institute of Administration. She has taught public administration at various universities in Kenya and has been a leader of the African public administration community.

Barbara Kudrycka is a member of the Polish Parliament and recently served for six years as Minister of Science and Higher Education in the government of Poland. She has previously served as Rector at the Bialystok School of Public Administration in Poland and as an elected member of the European Parliament. She is a past President of the Polish Public Administration Education Association and the Network of Schools and Institutes of Public Administration of Central and Eastern Europe (NISPAcee).

Jerry Kuye was until recently the Director of the School of Public Administration at the University of Pretoria in Pretoria, South Africa, a position which he held for a decade. He is the editor of the African Journal of Public Affairs. He has previously been a faculty member at the University of Manitoba, Canada; the University of Zimbabwe and the University of Capetown. He has also served as a policy advisor to the Canadian and South African governments.

Allan Rosenbaum is Director of the Institute for Public Management and Community Service and Professor of Public Administration at Florida International University. He is a former editor of the Policy Studies Review and a past President of IASIA. He is currently the President of the American Society for Public Administration and is the US member of the 24 member United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration. He chaired the joint United Nations/IASIA Task force on Standards of Excellence for Public Administration Education and Training. He was the founding Chairperson of INPAE and has consulted with governments and public administration programs in many parts of the world.

Antoinette Samuel currently serves as Deputy Executive Director of the National League of Cities and was formerly Executive Director of the American Society for Public Administration, the largest and oldest public administration organization in the United States. Prior to that, she served as a senior staff member at the National League of Cities of the United States.

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