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Author of numerous books and reports on urban and state management; consultant to governors and mayors on urban and state management problems. Most recent book: "City Government That Works: A History of Council-Manager Government in Texas." Urban management l4 years including service as city manager of Waco and Garland; State manage- ment 4 years as urban advisor to Texas Governor John Connally; part- ner, Peat Marwick, Mitchell l3 years responsible for state and local government consulting in nine state area; Mike Hogg Professor in Urban Management, LBJ School, UT-Austin; chairman, National Civic League(sponsor of All-America cities competition), l986, l987; Chair- man, International City-County Management Association Foundation, l980-l984. Member, National Academy of Public Administration.
Local and state government management, operations, and political structures; election methods of governing bodies in local government; nonprofit management
"The Land, the Law and the Lord: The Life of Pat Neff," (Home Place Publishers, 2007)