Dr. Robert L. Bland
University of North Texas
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Education

PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, 1981.
Major: Public Administration
MBA, University of Tennessee, 1976.
MPA, University of Tennessee, 1975.
BS, Pepperdine University, 1973.
Major: Biology/History, with honors

Professional Positions

Uncategorized
Endowed Professor of Local Government, UNT. (January 1, 2014 – Present).
Professor, UNT. (September 1, 1993December 31, 2014).
Chair, UNT. (19922013).
Associate Professor, UNT. (September 1, 1992August 31, 1993).
Assistant Chair, UNT. (19911992).
Associate Professor, UNT. (September 1, 1987August 31, 1992).
Assistant Professor, UNT. (19821987).
Instructor, University of Pittsburgh. (19781982).
Part time Visiting Instructor, West Virginia University. (19781980).

Professional Memberships

Honorary Member, International City/County Management Association. (November 2017 – Present).

Section on Intergovernmental Administration and Management. (August 2015 – Present).

Texas City Management Association (TCMA). (September 1995 – Present).

Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). (September 1983 – Present).

Government Finance Officers Association of Texas (GFOAT). (September 1983 – Present).

Association for Budgeting and Financial Management (ABFM). (September 1982 – Present).

American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). (September 1976 – Present).

Development Activities Attended

Faculty Fellowship,"Recruitment Program of High-end Foreign Experts," (People's Republic of China) State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA), Beijing, China. (May 2018July 2019).

Faculty Fellowship,""Establishing Long-term Partnerships with Top-Tier Public Administration Programs"," UNT China Venture Fund, Denton, TX, United States of America. (May 2016July 2019).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
EADP 4810, Emergency Management Intership, 2 courses.
PADM 3410, Financial Aspects of Government., 1 course.
PADM 4900, Special Problems, 1 course.
PADM 5035, Professional Practice for Public managers, 6 courses.
PADM 5400, Managing Financial Resources, 11 courses.
PADM 5420, Revenue Policy and Administration, 19 courses.
PADM 5430, Financial Accountability in Government, 9 courses.
PADM 5700, Seminar in Public Administration, 3 courses.
PADM 5810, MPA Internship Practicum, 3 courses.
PADM 5900, Special Problems, 12 courses.
PADM 6710, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, 11 courses.
PADM 6900, Special Problems, 7 courses.
PADM 6940, Directed Research in Public Administration, 6 courses.
PADM 6950, Doctoral Dissertation, 13 courses.

Teaching at Other Institutions

Renmin University of China, American Public Finance Policy and Administration, Summer 2019.

The University of Texas at Austin (LBJ School of Public Affairs), Local Government Finance, PA 388, Fall 2014.

The University of Texas at Austin, Local Government Finance, PA 388, Fall 2013.

Non-Credit Instruction

Workshop, Center for Public Management, 30. (November 15, 2017November 16, 2017).

Workshop, Texas Association of Appraisal Districts, 85. (October 27, 2015October 27, 2015).

Workshop, Texas Municipal Clerks Association, 125. (April 17, 2015April 17, 2015).

Directed Student Learning

Dissertation Committee Chair,"An Anaalysis of the Flypaper and Fungibility Effects of Intergovernmental Revenue on Municipal Operating and Capital Expenditures," Public Administration. (September 2016 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Chair,"The Impact of Property Tax Exemptions on Fiscal Behavior: A Longitudinal Analysis of 41 Texas Cities," Public Administration. (September 2015May 1, 2019).

Dissertation Committee Chair,"The Adoption, Management, and Performance of Local Government Investment Pools: A Comparative Analysis of State Practices," Public Administration. (20132016).

Dissertation Committee Chair,"An Analysis of the Economic and Institutional Factors Affecting Recovery by State and Local Governments from Hurricanes," Public Administration. (May 2015July 2016).

Dissertation Committee Chair,"Explaining Economic Development Strategies Using Product Differentiation Theory: A Reconceptualization of Competition Among City Governments," Public Administration. (February 2015).

Dissertation Committee Chair,"Cost of Issuing Debt: An Analysis of the Factors Affecting the Net Interest Cost of State Bonds," Political Science. (May 1996).

Dissertation Committee Chair,"Municipal Bond Ratings and the Willingness to Issue Debt: A Pooled Cross-sectional Analysis of Texas Cities," Political Science. (December 1995).

Awards and Honors

Professor of the Year 2018-19, Public Administration Student Association. (March 29, 2019March 29, 2019).

Professor of the Year -- 2017-18, Public Administration Student Association. (April 2018April 2018).

Professor of the Year -- 2015-16, Public Administration Student Association. (April 2016April 2016).

Professor of the Year -- 2008-09, Public Administration Student Association. (April 2008April 2008).

Stephen B. Sweeney Memorial Academic Award, International City/County Management Association. (October 2007October 2007).

Terrell Blodgett Academician Award, Texas City Management Associaion. (June 2007June 2007).

Honor Professor Award -- 2006, UNT Student Government Association. (May 2006May 2006).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Bland, R. L. (2013). A Budgeting Guide for Local Government , 3rd edition. (3rd edition), . Washington, D.C.: International City/County Management Association. http://icma.org/en/press/print/a_budgeting_guide_for_local_government
Bland, R. L. (2005). A Revenue Guide for Local Government 2nd edition. Washington, D.C.: International City/County Management Association.
Bland, R. L. (1997). Budgeting: A Guide for Local Governments. Washington, D.C.: International City/County Management Association.
Bland, R. L. (1986). Financing City Government in Texas: A Revenue Handbook for City Officials. Austin, Texas: Texas Municipal League.
Book Chapter
Bland, R. L., Andrew, S., Short, J. (2016). Financial Resliency by Local Governments to Natural Disasters. Washington D.C.: American Society for Public Administration.
Bland, R. L. (2013). Chapter 9, The Property Tax. Management Policies in Local Government Finance, 6th edition. (6th), 171-191. Washington, D.C.: International City/County Management Association. http://bookstore.icma.org/BestSeller_P2274.cfm
Bland, R. L. (2006). Texas: Performance-based Budgeting and Management. Budgeting in the States: Institutions, Processes and Poliicies. 277-292. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc..
Bland, R. L., Clarke, W. (1999). Chapter 24, Budgeting for Capital Improvements. The Handbook of Government Budgeting. 653-677. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Bland, R. L. (1992). Chapter 21, Enhancing Local Government Revenues. Handbook of Governmental Accounting and Finance, 2nd edition. (2nd edition), 21.1-21.35. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc..
Bland, R. L. (1989). Acquiring and Repaying Debt. Handbook of Public Administration. 337-355. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Bland, R. L. (1985). An Integrative Approach to Budgeting in Nonprofit Organizations," in Higher Education Administration: Selected Resources For Management and Leadership.
Journal Article
Nukpezah, J. A., Bland, R. L. (2017). The Impact of New Vendors on Depositor Demand and Performance of the Texas Local Government Investment Pool. Municipal Finance Journal. 38(1), 1-25. Atlanta, Georgia: Civic Research Institute. https://www.civicresearchinstitute.com/online/article_abstract.php?pid=4&iid=1295&aid=8469
Bland, R. L., Overton, M. (2016). Assessing the Contributions of Collaborators in Public-Private Partnerships: Evidence from Tax Increment Financing. American Review of Public Administration. 46(4), 418-435. Sage Publishers. http://arp.sagepub.com/content/46/4/418.full.pdf+html
Bland, R. L., Nukpezah, J. A., Shinkle, P. (2015). Determinants of Depositor Demand for the Texas Local Government Investment Pool. Public Budgeting & Finance. 35(3), 95-115. Public Financial Publications, Inc.. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/pbaf.12068/abstract
Overton, M., Bland, R. L. (2014). The Great Recession's Impact on Credible Commitment: An Analysis of Private Investment in Tax Increment Financing Districts. State and Local Government Review. 46(4), 282-297. Sage Publishers. http://slg.sagepub.com/content/46/4/282.full.pdf+html
Bland, R. L., Clarke, W. (2003). State Income Tax and Local Government Borrowing Cost Revisited. Municipal Finance Journal. 24(2), 1-15. Civic Research Institute.
Bland, R. L., Clarke, W. (2000). State Guarantees for School Debt and the Texas Penalty. Municipal Finance Journal. 21(2), 1-12. Civic Research Institute.
Bland, R. L., Clarke, W. (1998). The University's Role in Credentialing the Public Finance Officer. Public Budgeting & Finance. 18(2), 10-17. Public Financial Publications, Inc..
Bland, R. L. (1997). Franchise Fees and Telecommunications Services: Is a New Paradigm Needed?. Other. 437-443.
Bland, R. L., Laosirirat, P. (1997). Tax Limitations To Reduce Municipal Property Taxes: Truth in Taxation in Texas. Journal of Urban Affairs. 19(1), 45-58. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-9906.1997.tb00396.x/abstract
Bland, R. L., Nunn, S. (1992). The Impact of Capital Spending on Municipal Operating Budgets. Public Budgeting & Finance. 12(2), 32-47.
Bland, R. L., Chen, L. (1990). Taxable Municipal Bonds: State and Local Governments Confront the Tax-Exempt Limitation Movement. Public Administration Review. 50(1), 42-48.
Bland, R. L., Yu, C. (1988). State Credit Assistance for Public School Debt: A Comparison of the Cost Effectiveness of Five State Programs. Journal of Education Finance. 13(4), 460-476.
Bland, R. L. (1987). Municipal Bond Insurance: An Assessment of Its Effectiveness at Lowering Interest Costs. Government Finance Review. 23-26.
Bland, R. L. (1987). The Interest Cost Savings From Municipal Bond Insurance: The Implications for Privatization. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Winter, pp. 6(2), 207-219. John Wiley & Sons, Inc..
Bland, R. L. (1986). The Effect of Cash Management Innovations on the Investment Income of Local Governments. State and Local Government Review. 18(1), 20-25. http://www.jstor.org/stable/4354865?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
Bland, R. L. (1986). Increasing City Revenues Without Increasing Taxes. Texas Town and City. Austin, Texas: Texas Municipal League.
Bland, R. L., Roden, P. F. (1986). Issuer Sophistication and Underpricing in the Negotiated Municipal Bond Market. Journal of Financial Research. 9(2), 163-170. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1475-6803.1986.tb00445.x/abstract
Bland, R. L. (1985). Cash Investment Practices in Texas Cities: The Results of a Survey of Finance Directors.
Bland, R. L. (1985). Cash Management in Texas Cities. Other.
Bland, R. L. (1985). Cash Management Practices in Smaller Texas Cities. Government Finance Review. 45-47. Chicago, Illinois: Government Finance Officers Association.
Bland, R. L. (1985). The Interest Cost Savings From Experience in the Municipal Bond Market. Public Administration Review. 45(1), 233-237. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3110152?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
Bland, R. L. (1984). The Interest Savings From Optimizing Issue Size and Frequency of Participation in the Municipal Bond Market. Public Budgeting & Finance. 4(4), 53-59. Public Financial Publications, Inc..
Bland, R. L. (1984). The Implicit Price of Housing Attributes: An Explication and Application of the Theory to Mass Appraisal Research. Other. 3(1), 55-65. Chicago, Illinois: IAAO.
Monograph
Bland, R. L. (2002). Accounting and Financial Reporting Study Guide.
Bland, R. L. (1992). Local Revenue Sources for Housing and Related Infrastructure: A Workbook for Polish Local Governments.
Bland, R. L. (1989). Local Revenue Diversification. Alternatives for Achieving a More Efficient and Equitable Structure. Rethinking Texas Taxes, Final Report of the Select Committee on Tax Equity. 357-361. Austin, Texas: Texas Legislative Budget Board.
Bland, R. L. (1985). Budgeting and Financial Management Course III for the Texas Municipal Clerks and Secretaries Certification Program.
Bland, R. L. (1982). Financing County Government: The Final Report of the Tax Review Advisory Commission of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Newsletter
Bland, R. L. (1986). The Effectiveness of Municipal Bond Insurance. Texas Government Finance Officers Newsletter.
Bland, R. L. (1985). The School Bond Guarantee Program: Boon or Bane?. Texas Lone Star. 12.
Bland, R. L. (1978). Proposition 13.

Presentations Given

Boadu, B. (Author & Presenter), Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, An Exploratory Analysis of the Joint Flypaper Effect of Intergovernmental Revenue on Operating and Capital Spending by City Governments, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. (20182018).

Sun, J. (Author & Presenter), Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, Do Property Tax Exemptions Lead to More Diversified Revenue Structures?, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. (20182018).

Sun, J. (Author), Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, Do Property Tax Exemptions Shift the Tax Burden to Other Taxpayers?, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. (20182018).

Bland, R. L. (Author), Boadu, B. (Author), Public Finance and the New Economy, The Impact of Intergovernmental Grants on Capital Spending by Municipalities: A Test of the Flypaper Effect, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University, United States of America. (20182018).

Bland, R. L. (Chair), Shi, Y. (Author & Presenter), Sun, J. (Author), Li, Q. (Author & Presenter), Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, An Analysis of the Emerging Bond Market in China: A Preliminary Profile of the Provincial Bond Market, ABFM, Washington, D.C., United States of America. (20172017).

Bland, R. l. (Coordinator/Organizer), Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, Funding Public Finance and Budgeting Research: Sources and Strategies for Obtaining Grants, ABFM, Washington, D.C., United States of America. (20172017).

Bland, R. L. (Author), Sun, J. (Author & Presenter), Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, The Impact of Property Tax Exemptions on Local Budgets and on Taxpayers: A Longitudinal Analysis of 41 Texas Cities, ABFM, Washington, D.C., United States of America. (20172017).

Bland, R. l. (Author), Overton, M. (Author & Presenter), Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, “Exploring the Linkage between Economic Base and Revenue Stability in Large Municipal Governments.”, ABFM, Seattle, United States of America. (20162016).

Bland, R. L. (Author & Presenter), Nukpezah, J. A. (Author), Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, “The Impact of Graduate Professional Education in Public Administration on State Bond Ratings.”, ABFM, Seattle, United States of America. (20162016).

Bland, R. L. (Author), Overton, M. (Author & Presenter), Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, “The Road to Entrepreneurial Budgeting and Beyond: The Evolution of Budget Innovations and the Role of Citizens in Budget Decisions.”, ABFM, Seattle, United States of America. (20162016).

Bland, R. L. (Author), Short, J. (Author & Presenter), Texas Weather Conference, “The Impact of Hurricanes on Local Economies.”, Austin, Texas, United States of America. (20162016).

Bland, R. L. (Author & Presenter), Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, "Reconceptualizing Performance Measurement: A Holistic and Just Approach:, ABFM, Washington, D.C., United States of America. (20152015).

Bland, R. L. (Author & Presenter), Overton, M. (Author), International City/County Management Association, “Reenergizing Neighborhoods: Does Tax Increment Financing Get Us to ‘Wow?’”, ICMA, Seattle, United States of America. (20152015).

Bland, R. L. (Author & Presenter), National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, Emergencies, Disasters, and Terrorism: The Challenge for Public Finance, NASPAA, Minneapolis, Minn, United States of America. (20062006).

State Income Tax and Local Government Borrowing Cost Revisited. (20022002).

Performance Budgeting in Texas State Government. (20012001).

State Guarantees of School Debt: The Case of Texas Permanent School Fund. (19981998).

"The Effect of Truth-in-Taxation on Property Tax Yields: Evidence From a Pooled time-Series Analysis of Texas Cities" (Revised version of 1990 paper). (19941994).

"The Impact of Management Styles on State Budgeting Practices". (19931993).

"The Impact of Capital Spending on Municipal Operating Budgets: In Search of Budget Control". (19911991).

"A Pooled Time-Series Analysis of the Effect of Truth-in-Taxation on Property Tax Yields". (19901990).

"Revenue Alternatives: New Ideas for Local Governments". (19891989).

"The Market's Response to Taxable Municipal Bonds". (19891989).

"Where's the Money Coming From?". (19891989).

"Alternative Revenue Sources: Filling the Gaps". (19881988).

"An Unearned Income Tax for Texas: A Review of the Policy Issues". (19881988).

"Land Use Planning and Impact Fees: Where Do We Go From Here?". (19881988).

"Taxes and Economic Development: Finding the Balance". (19881988).

"The Economics and Politics of Local Revenue Diversification: A Review of the Alternatives". (19881988).

"Financing the Smaller City in Texas". (19871987).

"Alternative Revenue Sources for Texas Cities". (19861986).

"How Effective is Municipal Bond Insurance at Lowering Interest Cost?". (19861986).

"Revenue Issues and Budgeting Practices in City Government". (19861986).

"Techniques and Strategies for Raising Revenues and Lowering Costs". (19861986).

"The Effect of Cash Management Innovations on Interest Earnings". (19861986).

"An Assessment of the Effect of Cash Management Innovations on Interest Income: The Results of a Survey of Texas Cities". (19851985).

"Toward a Theory of Urban Housing Markets Relevant to Mass Appraisal". (19811981).

Media Contributions

Newspaper
"Guest column: Reflections of a Community Member of the Editorial Board," Denton Record-Chronicle. (November 4, 2018).
"Guest column: Supreme Court lifts restrictions on states’ taxing online sales," Denton Record-Chronicle. (June 28, 2018).
"Guest editorial, “Should seniors get tax break? Proposition 1: Tax freeze for Denton seniors, disabled”," Denton Record-Chronicle. (April 23, 2017).
"“Dallas officials wonder if we spend too much on public safety. But how do we fare against other U.S. cities?”," Dallas Morning News. (August 21, 2016).
""Debt-free Dallas: A brilliant way to save taxpayers’ money, or a stupid idea that will ruin the city?”," Dallas Morning News. (April 29, 2016).
"Firefighter Overtime," Denver Post. (April 5, 2016).
""Overtime Compensation for Firefighters"," Portland (Maine) Herald Observer. (March 21, 2016).
"Guest Editorial: "Partnerships Key for Convention Center"," Denton Record-Chronicle. (October 4, 2014).
"Reflections on the City Manager Search," Dallas Morning News. (February 4, 2014).
"City Needs Financial Tools," Denton Record-Chronicle. (August 24, 2011).
"Budget Brawl Harmful," Denton Record-Chronicle. (April 8, 2011).
"Pursuit of Integrity Key," Denton Record-Chronicle. (January 26, 2011).
"Managers Forge Budgets," Denton Record-Chronicle. (November 27, 2010).
"City,County Leaders are the Unsung Heroes of Democracy," Fort Worth Star Telegram. (November 18, 2010).
"Respect Governing Bodies," Denton Record-Chronicle. (September 4, 2010).
TV
"“The Economics of the Package Liquor Proposition on the Denton Ballot"," NTTV. (October 30, 2014).
"“Law Firms that Specialize in Delinquent Tax and Toll Collections,"," CNN. (October 29, 2014).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Contract
Bland, R. L. (Co-Principal), Overton, M. (Co-Principal), "Reconsidering the Association of Economic Development and Local Government Fiscal Health: Finding the Linkages between a City’s Economic Base and its Budget Volatility," Sponsored by The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Private, $33000 Funded. (January 1, 2016August 31, 2018).
Fellowship
Bland, R. L. (Principal), "Hatton W. Sumners Scholarships in Public Administration," Sponsored by Hatton W. Sumners Foundation, Private, $150000 Funded. (January 2018December 2018).
Bland, R. L. (Principal), "Texas Research Incentive Program," Sponsored by State of Texas, State, $65250 Funded. (January 2017August 2018).
Bland, R. L. (Principal), "Hatton W. Sumners Scholarships in Public Administration," Sponsored by Hatton W. Sumners Foundation, Private, $153500 Funded. (January 2017December 2017).
Bland, R. L. (Principal), "Hatton W. Sumners Scholarships in Public Administration," Sponsored by Hatton W. Sumners Foundation, Private, $139000 Funded. (January 2016December 2016).
Bland, R. l. (Principal), "Hatton W. Sumners Scholarships in Public Administration," Sponsored by Hatton W. Sumners Foundation, Private, $130500 Funded. (January 1, 2015December 31, 2015).
Grant - Research
Bland, R. L., "Hatton W. Sumners Scholarships in Public Administration," Sponsored by Hatton W. Sumners Foundation, Private, $129163 Funded. (January 2019December 2019).
Grant - Teaching
Bland, R. L. (Principal), "American Public Finance Policy and Administration," Sponsored by State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (PRC), International, $15550.00 Funded. (May 2019July 2019).
Bland, R. L. (Principal), "Service grant to host a visiting professor from Renmin University, Beijing, China.," Sponsored by UNT China Venture Fund, University of North Texas, $5500 Funded. (August 2017August 2018).

Awards and Honors

Robert L. Bland Endowed Professor of Local Government, Department of Public Administration. (January 2014 – Present).

Elected Fellow, National Academy of Public Administration. (October 2012 – Present).

Award for Excellence in Financial Management, Government Finance Officers Association. (May 1987May 1987).

Service

University Service

Chairperson, HPS By-law Revision Committee. (January 2019 – Present).

Committee Member, Executive Council of Center and Institute Directors. (August 2018July 2021).

Member, Faculty Review Committee. (October 2018August 2019).

Member, HPS Promotion & Tenure Committee. (September 2018August 2019).

Chairperson, Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee. (August 2017August 2019).

Chairperson, ad hoc Committee to Review the Department's RP&T By-law. (January 2018April 2019).

Member, PhD Comprehensive Exam Committee. (20152018).

Other, Host: Candidates for the Hatton W. Sumners Scholarship. (April 19922018).

Other, Host for Visiting Scholar, Dr. Qing Li. (September 2017August 2018).

Program Organizer, China Partnership. (August 2017August 2018).

Guest Speaker, MPA Hooding Ceremony. (2017).

Guest Speaker, PhD Colloquium Speaker. (20152017).

Other, MPA Alumni. (19922017).

Other, MPA Alumni Directory. (June 2015August 2017).

Co-Chair, T.C. Broadnax Reception. (November 2016February 2017).

Committee Member, UNT President's Management Excellence Council. (May 2011August 2014).

Chairperson, Department Chair. (September 1992August 2013).

Professional Service

Board of Directors, Public Financial Publications, Inc.. (January 2018 – Present).

Other, International City/County Management Association, Washington, DC. (October 2017 – Present).

Other, International City/County Management Association. (1997 – Present).

Editorial Review Board Member, Editorial Board, Municipal Finance Journal. (June 1995 – Present).

Other, Association for Budgeting and Financial Management. (January 2017December 2019).

Committee Member, 2019 Burkhead Award Committee, Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, Denton, TX. (January 2019May 2019).

Other, Texas City Management Association. (20162017).

Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Peer reviewer. (20152017).

Editorial Review Board Member, Editorial Board, State and Local Government Review. (January 2014December 2016).

Other, Government Finance Officers Association of Texas, Austin, TX. (April 19, 2016April 19, 2016).

Other, Government Finance Officers Association of Texas. (19932015).

Other, National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration. (20052013).

Other, NASPAA. (20052008).

Member, Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation, NASPAA. (20012003).

Other, National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration. (19922003).

Other, U.S. Bankruptcy Court. (19971997).

Other, Association for Budgeting and Financial Management. (19911996).

International City Management Association -- Eastern Europe Training Program. (19911992).

Other, North Texas chapter of ASPA. (19901991).

Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. (19891990).

Other, Association for Budgeting and Financial Management. (19871990).

City of Dallas. (19891989).

Other, American Society for Public Administration. (19881988).

City of Farmers Branch, Texas. (19861986).

Texas Municipal Clerks and Secretaries. (19851985).

Anchor Hocking Corporation. (19821982).

Cyclops Steel Corporation. (19821982).

Welch's Food Corporation. (19821982).

Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation. (19811982).

Ross Park Center. (19811981).

U.S. Steel Corporation. (19811981).

Volkswagen of America. (19811981).

City and County of Erie, Pennsylvania. (19801981).

Chartiers Terrace Housing Association. (19801980).

Beaver County, Pennsylvania. (19791980).

Westinghouse Corporation. (19791980).

Bethlehem Steel Corporation. (19781978).

City of Philadelphia. (19781978).

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. (19771977).

Public Service

Other, Bridges International, Denton, Texas. (April 2018 – Present).

Workshop Organizer, Lake Cities, Corinth, TX. (December 5, 2018December 5, 2018).

Member, Denton Record-Chronicle Editorial Board, Denton, TX. (July 1, 2018October 31, 2018).

Other, Metroport Cities Partnership, Trophy Club, Texas. (October 18, 2018).

Member, City of Denton, Charter Review Committee, Denton, TX. (December 2016June 2017).

Committee Chair, City of Denton, Charter Review Committee, Subcommittee on Council Compensation, Denton, TX. (February 2017May 2017).

Guest Speaker, City of Denton, Denton, Texas. (September 10, 2016September 10, 2016).

Consulting

Government, UNT, Vice President for Finance and Administration, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (October 2015August 2016).

Government, UNT, Vice President for Finance and Administration, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (April 2014August 2015).

Awards and Honors

Honorary Membership, International City/County Management Association. (October 25, 2017 – Present).