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Paul M. Chalekian, PhD, CGFM, CISA

Lifetime Member: American Society for Public Administration

Ph.D. Political Science. University of Nevada, Reno (May 2002)

Major: Public Administration   Minor: Public Policy

M.A. Cal. St. University-Stanislaus (May 1985)

B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison (May 1981)


Positions

Consultant, POSDCORB LC

Senior Program Assessment Analyst, City of Baltimore, Department of Finance

Executive Branch Auditor, State of Nevada, Department of Administration

Academic Positions

Visiting Scholar, Indiana University, Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis

Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Maryland University College, Management and Technology

Adjunct Professor, University of Nevada-Reno, Department of Political Science

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Publications and Performance Audits

P. Chalekian. Instantiations of POSDCORB: A Framework-Theory-Model Approach. 2016. Administration & Society 48(3):316-343. Link

P. Chalekian, Patterns of Public Policy and Administration: Identifying Interfaces and Relationships. Copyright 2014. Hillside 978-1-94652-01-5. Link

P. Chalekian, POSDCORB: Core Patterns of Administration. Copyright 2013. Hillside 978-1-94652-00-8. Link

W. Lowman and P. Chalekian. (Performance Audit - pending release to the public.) Nevada Department of Administration, Division of Internal Audits - June 2011.

M. Colburn, P. Chalekian and D. Stoddard. Secretary of State - Business Licenses. Report#11-01. Nevada Department of Administration, Division of Internal Audits - June 2011. Report Info

V. Ozoude and P. Chalekian. Vehicle Fleet Management. Report#10-07. Nevada Department of Administration, Division of Internal Audits - June 2010.

V. Ozoude, P. Chalekian and S. Selitsch. Insurance Premium Tax. Report#10-03. Nevada Department of Administration, Division of Internal Audits - September 2009.

W. Lowman and P. Chalekian. Nevada Business Portal. Report#09-02. Nevada Department of Administration, Division of Internal Audits - November 2008.

P. Chalekian and W. Lowman. Depreciation of Buildings and Improvements. Report#08-06. Nevada Department of Administration, Division of Internal Audits - May 2008.

P. Chalekian. State Portals as a Framework to Standardize E-Government Services. In The Encyclopaedia of Portal Technology and Applications, Ed. Arthur Tatnall, Information Science Reference, 2007. Series Info

V. Ozoude, K. Starkey, D. Stoddard, and P. Chalekian. I-580 Freeway Extension. Report#07-14. Nevada Department of Administration, Division of Internal Audits - May 2007.

P. Chalekian. Developing Online Object-Oriented Information Technology Curricula: Collaborating through Practitioners with Base-Classed, Base Class Experiences.In Issues in Information Systems, Ed. Jean A. Prat, IACIS, 2006. Journal Info

P. Chalekian. Use and Management of Information Technology in State Government. In The Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, Ed. Jack Rabin,Taylor and Francis, 2005. Ordering Info

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Patterns Papers - Peer Reviewed

P. Chalekian, "Patterns of Public Policy and Administration: Identifying Interfaces and Relationships," Pending publication and workshopped at team-based international conference for pattern reviews at Pattern Languages of Programs (PLoP'14), Allerton, IL September, 14-17, 2014.

P. Chalekian, "POSDCORB: Core Patterns of Administration," Published at Pattern Languages of Programs (PLoP'13), Allerton, IL October 23-26, 2013.

Book Reviews

Public Management Information Systems with Framework-Based Applications. Public Management Information Systems (Rocheleau) and E-Government (Bhatnagar).Public Administration Review. September/October 2008. Digital Ordering Info

Dissertation

The Adoption of Centralized Information Resource Policy Entities: An Empirical Analysis. University of Nevada, Reno (May 2002). Ordering Info

Conference Presentations/Proceedings

A Vocabulary for Performance Improvement. Invited and presented at the American Academy of Certified Public Managers (AACPM) & Section on Public Performance Management (SPPM) Professional Development Workshop. Seattle, WA, March 18, 2016. Conference Link

Organizational Patterns: Gulick's Foundation for Administration. At "Ask the Experts Discussion Circle," American Society for Public Administration, Washington, D.C., March 17, 2014.

Sources of Administrative Behavior. At "Governance & Sustainability: Local Concerns, Global Challenges," American Society for Public Administration, New Orleans, LA, March 18, 2013.

Gulick's Notes on the Theory of Organization: More than Meets the Eye. At "Redefining Public Service through Civic Engagement," American Society for Public Administration, Las Vegas, NV, March 2, 2012.

Executive Branch Performance Audits - Formulating Policy Alternatives Between Legislative Sessions. At "Performance and Accountability in a Time of Economic Crisis," The Center for Accountability and Performance (CAP) Symposium, Baltimore, MD, March 11, 2011.

Object-Oriented Government: As Easy as PIE. Submitted for presentation at "Public Administration without Borders," American Society for Public Administration, Baltimore, MD, March 12-15, 2011.

Instantiations of the POSDCORB Framework: A Mixed Methods Study. At "Invigorating Public Service for Change," American Society for Public Administration, San Jose, CA, April 9-13, 2010.

When Frameworks Work Too Well. At "Governance in the Midst of Diversity: Bridging Opportunity and Challenge," American Society for Public Administration, Miami, FL, March 20-24, 2009.

State Portals: Empowering e-Government via Software Engineering. At "Managing Worldwide Operations and Communications with Information Technology," IRMA International, Vancouver, B.C., May 19-23, 2007.

The Determinants of Information Resource Management: Substantiating A Construct. At "Emerging Trends and Challenges in Information Technology Management," IRMA International, Washington, D.C., May 21-24, 2006.

Centralized Information Resource Management and Budget Periodicity. At "Managing Modern Organizations With Information Technology," IRMA International, San Diego, CA, May 15-18, 2005.

Early Catalysts of Centralized Information Resource Management. At "Information Technology and Organizations: Trends, Issues, Challenges& Solutions," IRMA International, Philadelphia, PA, May 18-21, 2003.

Reviewer

Public Administration Review, 2006 and 2010. Richard Stillman, Editor in Chief.

Issues in Information Systems, 2006-2008. Thom Luce, Editor.

Journal of Organizational & End User Computing, 2005-2006. M. A. Mahmood, Editor.

Poster Presentations

P. Chalekian, "Patterns of Public Policy and Administration: Identifying Interfaces and Relationships," At the American Society for Public Administration's Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, March 9, 2015. Clickable (link): Patterns of Public Policy (with "Brick," figures and images).

P. Chalekian, "POSDCORB: Core Patterns of Administration," At the American Society for Public Administration's Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., March 17, 2014. Clickable (link): POSDCORB Patterns (with figures and images).

Conference Participation

P. Chalekian. 2010. Moderator, Invigorating Public Service for Change, American Society for Public Administration, San Jose, CA.

P. Chalekian. 2007. Panel Chair, Complex Relationships: Collaboration, Partnerships, & Contracting, American Society for Public Administration, Washington, D.C.

P. Chalekian. 2006. Panel Chair, Distance Education. International Association for Computer Information Systems, Reno, NV.

Working Papers

P. Chalekian, "The Technological Imperatives of Organizational Theory," (in progress) for submission to Organization Science or an equivalent journal.

P. Chalekian, "The Determinants of State Budget Periodicity Revisited," (pending the latest U.S. Census data) for submission to Public Budgeting & Finance or an equivalent journal.

P. Chalekian, "State Policy Implementation: A Content Analysis," (in progress) for submission to Review of Policy Researchor an equivalent journal.

P. Chalekian, "Determinants of State Policy Implementation: A Time-Series Analysis," (data obtained) for submission to Policy Studies Journal or an equivalent journal.

P. Chalekian, "Reexamining Administrative Behavior: Closer Scrutiny of a Mature Argument," for submission to Public Administration Review, Public Voices or an equivalent journal.

Teaching: Recognition/Awards

University of Maryland University College - The Graduate School - Nomination: "Stanley J. Drazek Teaching Excellence Award," 2014.

University of Maryland University College - The Graduate School - Nomination: "UMUC Teaching Recognition Award," 2013.

Teaching: Courses Taught

Masters Level - Online: "Economics and Financial Analysis for Technology Managers," TMAN/625, School of Management and Technology, University of Maryland University College, 2012-2014.

Ph.D. Level - Online: "The Impact of Technology on Organizations," ORG/726, School of Advanced Studies, University of Phoenix-Online, 2004-2005.

Masters Level: "Information Management in Business," CIS/564, University of Phoenix, Reno, NV 2003-2004.

Undergraduate Level: "Computers and Information Processing," CIS/319, University of Phoenix, Reno, NV2002-2003.

Creative or Non-Traditional TeachingActivity

Invited Member - Advisory Panel: NEH Grant to digitize the collection: Making Democracy Work: Revealing the Hidden History of Reform Government in America, The Institute of Public Administration Collection and the Luther Gulick Papers, Baruch College, City University of New York

Developed Online Ph.D. course: "The Impact of Technology on Organizations," ORG/726 curriculum.

Statistical Packages / Techniques

ACL, SAS, SPSS, R, Causal Mapping, Multiple Regression, LOGIT, PROBIT

Databases / Filing Systems

PostgreSQL 9.4, Active Record, SQLite3, SPSS, SAS with conversions, MS Azure (cloud), IBM DB2, XML, MS SQL Server, Sybase SQL Anywhere, IBM EBCDIC, MS Access, Software AG ADABAS, Paradox, IBM VSAM, PICK, Advanced Revelation, HP Image and various Researcher's files/formats.

Software Engineering Tools / Programming Languages

Ruby on Rails 4.2.3, Ruby 2.2.2, Git 1.9.4, PhantomJS 2.0.0, Ubuntu, MS Azure, MS SSRS, C#, Enterprise Architect, XBRL, MS Visual Studio, MS VB.NET, PowerBuilder PFC, Object-Oriented Analysis & Design, Windows, Software AG Natural, CICS, Easytrieve, JCL, MS Excel, Borland ObjectPAL, RPG III, IBM 5250, IBM SNA/NCCF/VTAM, COBOL, DG Business Basic, FORTRAN and Basic.

Certifications

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) #15124715 via the Information Systems Audit & Control Association (ISACA) Link

Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) #15098 via the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) Link

Current candidate: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

Service: Academic and Professional Organizations

Lifetime Member: American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)

Senior Member: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Link to Award

World Representative: Information Resource Management Association - Central/Western United States.

Lobbyist: National Wildlife Federation 2002 and 2006 -Successfully lobbied "on the hill" in Washington, D.C.

Past Academic Advocate: Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) Link

Membership: Information Resource Management Association (IRMA),

International Association for Computer Information Systems (IACIS),

International Association for The Study of the Commons (IASC),

Association for Information Systems (AIS),

and The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).

Participant: Washoe County Leadership Academy

Research Interests: Performance Audits, Organizational Theory, Budgeting, Public Policy, Evaluations,

Design Patterns, Data Analysis, Software Engineering, Enterprise Architectures.

Citizenship: U.S.

Languages: English, Indonesian, Sanskrit, Armenian

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URL of this document: http://www.unr.edu/homepage/pmc (last updated: April 25, 2016)