A National Entity Established in 1971

Organization Objectives

  • Professional Development of Public Administrators
  • Promote Recruitment of Minority Administrators
  • Eliminate Social Barriers to Employment
  • Provide a Forum to Promote, and Refine the Skills of Minority Public Adminstrators

COMPA’S Stand on anti LGBT Legislation
The National Conference of Minority Public Administrators (COMPA) respects and upholds the letter and intent of the 14th amendment of the United States constitution against discrimination in any form in addition to all applicable state laws prohibiting discrimination. In issuing this statement, COMPA does not in any way limit the ability or right of individual members to form and express their opinion on any anti LGBT Laws.

Results, Return & Exposure

Visibility and exposure are key for any organization or initiative. COMPA develops and implements profesional development tracks that focus on remediation and elimination of discriminatory employment practices in the public sector 

Funding Proposals

We welcome the chance to discuss our funding needs and how you can help us reach our goals. Initial consultations can be done in person or over the phone, whichever is more convenient for you. Contact our office today.

Coalition building

Understanding COMPAs goals and minority administrators' needs are vital to building the right educational platforms. At Conference of Minority Public Administrators , we do our due diligence to build coalitions that will address issues relevant to the purposes of COMPA.

"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.

Strategic Partnerships

Concentrating our efforts, our team form partnerships with educational institutions, engage in discussions and recommendations about curricula in public administration education.

Conference of Minority Public Administrators (COMPA) based in Washington, DC  is a section of the American Society for Public Administration. Our mission is to serve and assist public administrators, students and other professionals involved in public service.

COMPA Congratulates:
COMPA Member:

Susan T. Gooden, Ph.D. on being elected 2016 President of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)


COMPA is also proud to announce that the following COMPA members have been elected to serve on the 2017 ASPA

National Council:

District II Representative: Angela Kline
District IV Representative: J. Paul Blake
Student Representative: Andrea Headley