South African Association of Public Administration and Management

Welcome to SAAPAM

The mission of the South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM) is to encourage and promote good governance and effective service delivery through the advancement of professionalism, scholarship and practice in public administration and management.

SAAPAM consists of a National Board and Provincial Chapters. The National Board is elected every two years from among the SAAPAM membership. The National Board is chaired by an elected President, and is assisted by a Vice President. The elected Chairpersons of the Provincial Chapters complete the National Board. The National Board appoints an Executive Director who is assisted in the day-to-day functioning by an Administrative Assistant.

South African Association of Public Administration and Management

Latest Posts, Updates & Events

January 5, 2021

President of South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM), Professor Zwelibanzi Mpehle, passed away on December 27th.

SAAPAM Community 27 December 2020 It is with deep sadness that we share the news that the president of the South African ...

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May 29, 2020

Address by Geraldine J Fraser-Moleketi on Public service and Covid-19: the future implications

Good evening and welcome to this live SAPAAM online lecture, on 19 May 2020.  I would like to thank Dr John Molepo for ...

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Our mission

The vision of SAAPAM is to contribute towards the development of good governance and effective service delivery. The objectives of SAAPAM are to promote excellence in the theory and practice of Public Administration and Management by: Promoting the basic values and principles underlying economic, efficient and effective democratic Public Administration and Management as explained in subsection 195(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996;

Our mission

“Public Service Excellence through Scholarship and Research”

Our Mission

The mission of the South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM) is to encourage and promote good governance and effective service delivery through the advancement of professionalism, scholarship and practice in public administration and management.

SAAPAM consists of a National Board and Provincial Chapters. The National Board is elected every two years from among the SAAPAM membership. The National Board is chaired by an elected President, and is assisted by a Vice President. The elected Chairpersons of the Provincial Chapters complete the National Board. The National Board appoints an Executive Director who is assisted in the day-to-day functioning by an Administrator.