We are excited to meet you in Atlanta in a few weeks!

Conference of Miniority Public Administrators (COMPA) 5507 Rosehall Place Atlanta, GA 30349 US


A Public Service Organization

A Public Service Organization

A Public Service Organization A Public Service Organization A Public Service Organization

Join us for COMPA 2020 February 26-29, 2020


President, Dr. Kristie Roberts-Lewis


Chair, Department of Public Administration & Professor of Public Administration

Point University

President-Elect, Dr. James Agbodzakey


Director Urban SERCH Institute 

Associate Professor of

Public Leadership

University of North Texas at Dallas

Vice-President, Dr. Patricia Robertson


Associate Professor

College of Business & Public Administration

Southern University at New Orleans

Secretary, Dr. Debra Monroe-Lax


Performance Research Analyst

Mississippi Joint Legislative Oversight Committee 

Treasurer, Dr. Charles Menifield



School of Public Affairs and

Administration (SPAA) 

Rutgers University-Newark

Immediate Past President , Loretta Tillery, CPM


Office of the County Executive 

Prince George’s County Government

New Regional At-Large Representatives

COMPA welcomes two new regional at-large representatives to the 2019-2020 leadership team who will interface with all regions by participating on major programs across regions; chair a national committee (s) as designated by the President; solicit universities with public administration programs to acquaint minority students with COMPA; and create mentoring programs in your region.

At-Large Representative, 

Dr. Catherine Foster Rowell, Councilwoman

 City of South Fulton, District 1

At-Large Representative  

Dr. Veronica Adams Cooper, Professor & Director Lois B. Hollis Center for Social Equity

 Albany State University

2020 Press Release COMPA's Executive Committee & Board

COMPA Testimonals

 "The experience with Conference of Minority Public Administrators has simply been outstanding. We learned more from their team than we imagined." 

--Vicky S.

 "The work Conference of Minority Public Administrators did for us far exceeded our hopes. Attending the conference brought us more support and relationships than we could have ever hoped, let alone gone out and gotten on our own."  --Mahesh P.