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Ms. Marcia Conner

National Forum For Black Public Administrators
Executive Director
Marcia L. Conner is the Executive Director of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators, (NFBPA). NFBPA is an independent, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to preparing African Americans for top leadership positions in state and local government.  Ms. Conner oversees all aspects of the organization , including membership, fund development, and program and public policy initiatives and the  implementation of the  organization’s  strategic direction , and  guides  the organization’s signature Mentor and Executive Leadership Institute.  She also focuses on expanding and developing new opportunities within the broad vision of leading “community outreach” and organizational efforts dedicated to the advancement of the "next generation of Black public administrators."

With over 20-years of experience in the public sector, Ms. Conner has first-hand knowledge in navigating the complexities of public service. Prior to becoming Executive Director, she served as a City Manager, Town Manager, Assistant City Manager, and Budget Director for various local and county governments. Additionally, Ms. Conner has owned and operated MLC Consulting, and has provided consulting services to the government and non-profit sectors since 2004.

Ms. Conner received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Talladega College, and a Masters in Community Planning from the University of Cincinnati. She also holds a Certificate in Government Finance from the University of Wisconsin and a Certificate in Creative Place Making from Rutgers University. She is an alumna of Leadership Texas, Leadership Austin, and Leadership Washington.

Currently, Ms. Conner is a member of the Advisory Board of the National Civic League, Board Member of Consortium of International Management Policy and Development (CIMPAD), a member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), the Association Society of Association Executives (ASAE) In 2020, Marcia became a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administrators. She is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority where she has held many leadership positions.
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