Harkin Institute Policy Director Amy Bentley will participate in the ASPA Iowa Chaper’s next program on May 20, 2021, about how Iowa-based public organizations and nonprofits can respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual event is free and open to the public.

Event Details

Date: May 20, 2021

Time: 7-8:30 p.m.

Topic: Innovations in Public Administration: Iowa-based public and/or nonprofit organization challenges and the creation of policy and innovative practices to deal with the current pandemic.


  • Amy Bentley, Policy Director, The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement, Drake University
  • Denise Hill, Professor of Public Administration, Drake University
  • The Honorable Pam Pepper, Mayor, Indianola, Iowa
  • Ed Tormey, Division Administrator, Environmental Services Division, Iowa Department of Natural Resources

How to Participate:


Address: 2429 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311 Phone: 515-271-3623 Fax Number: 515-271-3631 Email: harkininstitute@drake.edu Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.