Publications

Partnership for Public Service promotes Andrew Marshall to vice president of leadership development and welcomes Valerie Smith Boyd as director of the Center for Presidential Transition

October 15, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

WASHINGTON — The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service announced today thatAndrew Marshall has been promoted to vice president of leadership development and Valerie Smith Boydhas joined the organization as director of the Center for Presidential Transition®. “Andrew Marshall understands that developing and retaining great leaders is essential to goodgovernance,” said James-Christian Blockwood, the Partnership’s...

Transitioning to a possibly new administration

September 14, 2020

Publication Type: In the News

The former VP is preparing to take power amid twin health and economic crises. By Tom Temin Joe Biden has a new office in Washington, D.C., because as a major party nominee for president, he and his advisors are entitled to not only office space, but also computers, phones and support. It’s all part of the...

Trump Signs New Law Governing Presidential Transition Practices

March 4, 2020

Publication Type: In the News

A new set of rules and procedures for easing the transition from one presidential administration to the next will require agencies to have plans in place by Sept. 15 for filling all top leadership jobs, not just the head position. That requirement was one of several mandates for federal agencies included in a bill (S....

Before Trump’s inauguration, a warning: ‘The worst influenza pandemic since 1918′

March 17, 2020

Publication Type: In the News

In a tabletop exercise days before an untested new president took power, officials briefed the incoming administration on a scenario remarkably like the one he faces now. Seven days before Donald Trump took office, his aides faced a major test: the rapid, global spread of a dangerous virus in cities like London and Seoul, one...