About the Political Appointee Project

 

Since its inception in 2012, the Political Appointee Project has served as a valuable resource to those with a vested interest in the Presidential appointment process. With regards to the Political Appointee website, NAPA aims to identify the most important politically appointed positions in government, retain up to date information about the most recent political appointees, serve as a repository of profiles of key management positions in government, and provide insights to new political executives on the challenge of managing in government. This website is a byproduct of NAPA’s longstanding relationship with the Ernst and Young Initiative on Leadership and is also a component of NAPA’s larger Presidential Transition 2016 initiative.

A SINGLE SENATOR STYMIES THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK Thursday is an ignominious anniversary for the government agency that helps finance foreigners' purchases of American exports. Thanks to a single senator, it has been a full year since the 82-year-old Export-Import Bank could approve deals exceeding $10 million, a limit that rules out high-dollar deals on airplanes, power generators, heavy equipment, and nuclear reactions. Click here to read the full article from the New York Times (6/27/16).

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By Joseph Gurney, Paul R. Lawrence, and Mark Abramson We are now nearing Inauguration Day and the arrival of the next generation of political appointees to...
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