Who We Are
The Public Affairs Administration is the official nonpartisan, nonpolitical association for public affairs professionals worldwide. Our mission is to advance the field of public affairs and to provide members with the executive education, expertise and research they need to succeed while maintaining the highest ethical standards.
The Public Affairs Administration is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of 160 top executives in the corporate, association and nonprofit worlds. Learn about our Board and senior staff management team.
What is Public Affairs?
Public affairs is an organization’s efforts to monitor and manage its business environment. It combines government relations, communications, issues management and corporate citizenship strategies to influence public policy, build a strong reputation and find common ground with stakeholders.