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Paul M. Chalekian, PhD, CGFM

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, Nevada Secretary of State's Office

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

Publications and Performance Audits

P. Chalekian. Instantiations of POSDCORB: A Framework-Theory-Model Approach. Accepted for publication in Administration & Society OnlineFirst (2013).

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. 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

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

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

Pending Papers

P. Chalekian, "POSDCORB: Core Patterns of Administration," workshopped at team-based international conference for pattern reviews at Pattern Languages of Programs (PLoP), 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

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

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 Presentation

P. Chalekian, "POSDCORB: Core Patterns of Administration," At the American Society for Public Administration's 75th Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., March 17, 2014.

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

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

Statistical Packages / Techniques

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

Software Engineering Tools / Programming Languages

Frameworks, MS Azure, Enterprise Architect, Object-Oriented Analysis & Design, MS Visual Studio, C#, PowerBuilder, COBOL/CICS

Certifications

Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) attained from Association of Government Accountants (AGA)

Current candidate: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

Service: Academic and Professional Organizations

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

Lifetime Member: American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)

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.

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,

Data Analysis, Software Engineering, Enterprise Architectures, SOA, XBRL.

Citizenship: U.S.

Languages: English, Indonesian, Sanskrit, Armenian

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URL of this document: http://www.unr.edu/homepage/pmc (last updated: July 26, 2014)