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Former federal government senior executive & international public management consultant, currently editor of ASPA's Good Governance Worldwide e-journal (


Warren Master is Managing Editor, Good Governance Worldwide ( - the oficial Web site of ASPA's Section on Public Management Practice. He served as Editor-in-Chief of The Public Manager, a quarterly practitioner journal, from 2000-2011. A former Peace Corps volunteer in Turkey and a cultural anthropologist by education, he helped organize and oversaw antipoverty programs in Appalachia and Washington, DC, in the early 1970s. Mr. Master was a career civil servant and senior executive in the federal government for 30 years. After leaving government, he formed his own international consulting firm and, among other assignments, led an interagency study group for the National Academy of Public Administration on the Government Performance and Results Act. Mr. Master was later named director of public management consulting for a nationwide public accounting and consulting firm. In 2001-02, he designed transformational management conferences in South Africa, serving as keynote speaker, moderator, and workshop presenter. He writes and speaks regularly on strategic management and public workplace innovation, and plans and conducts related training workshops and conferences. His relationship with The Public Manager began while still in government, contributing articles, leading forums, and serving as a feature editor. He has a MA in Cultural Anthropology from Indiana University and a BA from City College of New York.
He was an avid road runner and marathoner for close to 30 years and has traveled throughout France and elsewhere in the U.S. and Europe regularly since 1985. He is currently working on a series of e-books about his gourmet jogging experiences running the wine roads of France. Follow him on Tweeter at:


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