SOURCE: NAPA

NAPA

November 12, 2010 11:33 ET

Media Advisory: National Academy of Public Administration to Host Dialogue With The Honorable James A. Baker, III and The Honorable George J. Mitchell, 2010 Recipients of The Elliot Richardson Prize for Excellence in Public Service

Event Made Possible Through the Generous Contributions of The Hitachi Foundation and the Partnership of The Georgetown Public Policy Institute

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - November 12, 2010) -

WHAT:   An historic discussion about public service and good governance:
    The Honorable James A. Baker, III and The Honorable George J. Mitchell
    Moderated by Ron Brownstein
     
WHEN:   Wednesday, November 17, 2010,
    5:30 p.m. - Award Presentation
    6:00 p.m. - Conversation with James Baker and George Mitchell, Moderated by Ron Brownstein
    7:00 p.m. - Press Availability with the Honorees
     
WHERE:   Georgetown University
    Lohrfink Auditorium
    Rafik Hariri Building
    37th and O Streets, NW
    Washington, D.C.
     
WHO:   The Honorable James A. Baker, III, Former Secretary of State and Secretary of Treasury
    The Honorable George J. Mitchell, Special Envoy for Middle East Peace
    Dr. Edward Montgomery, Dean, Georgetown Public Policy Institute
    Mr. Michael Rogers, Elliot Richardson Prize Fund Board Chair
    Mr. John Thomas Smith, Elliot Richardson Prize Fund Board Member
    The Honorable Jennifer L. Dorn, President and CEO, NAPA
    Mr. Ron Brownstein, Political Director, Atlantic Media Company

The National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) will host the 2010 winners of The Elliot L. Richardson Prize for Excellence in Public Service: The Honorable James A. Baker, III and The Honorable George J. Mitchell. The Prize is presented biannually to individuals possessing the public service virtues exemplified by Elliot L. Richardson, a National Academy Fellow. Mr. Richardson was the only individual in our nation's history to serve in four Cabinet-level positions in the U.S. government: Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW), Secretary of Defense, Attorney General and Secretary of Commerce. After the award presentation, the honorees will participate in a discussion moderated by journalist Ron Brownstein, followed by a press availability. 

The event and discussion are made possible in partnership with The Georgetown Public Policy Institute and through the support of The Hitachi Foundation.

The National Academy of Public Administration is a nonprofit, independent organization of top public management and organizational leaders who tackle the nation's most complex challenges. With a network of more than 650 distinguished Fellows and experienced professional staff, the National Academy provides objective advice and practical solutions based on systematic research and expert analysis. 

To attend the award ceremony and dialogue or participate in the press availability, please contact: Derek M. LaVallee, dlavallee@kgmoment.com, 202-615-7134

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