Engage with one another, develop knowledge and skills, share expertise, and contribute to our community.

Public Sector CoP (formerly the Government CoP)

Calling all Government Organizational Development Practitioners! The Public Sector CoP invites you join this new community as we discuss OD best practices and relevant topics in our field.

Got ideas? Do you want to facilitate a discussion? Please, contact the CoP leaders as they are currently developing a calendar of events for the remainder of 2016.

Stay tuned as there’s more news coming your way.

Leader: James Alexander govsig@yahoo.com 

James Alexander, has over twenty-five years’ experience in the field of organization development and training in both the private and public sectors. Mr. Alexander currently serves as a trainer with the federal government at the Department of Agriculture (USDA) in the Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).In this capacity, he also provides coaching and internal organization development services to the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). James’ academic credentials include a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Research and a Masters’ Degree in Planning and Administration both from Antioch University. He is a graduate of the Georgetown University’s Organization Development Program. James’ coaching practice supports leaders in managing change, improving performance and developing executive presence. There are a number of assessment instrument that James uses to support his coaching practice. These instruments include the MBTI® ,Hogan Personality Assessments, Bar-On’ Emotional Intelligence Quotient, Conflict Dynamics Profile® and the Strength Deployment Inventory® .

Over the years, James has been an active member of CBODN. He was President of CBODN from 2002-2003 and he was the conference chair in 2001 and 2003. He has served as facilitator/co-facilitator of the Public Sector Community of Practice (Formerly Government COP ) since 2012.

Meeting Frequency
Third Thursday of each month 6:00pm-8:00pm
6:00pm-6:30pm Networking
6:30pm-8:00pm Program

Upcoming events

No events available

Past events

19 May 2016 Public Sector CoP (formerly Government CoP)
18 Dec 2014 Government SIG
20 Nov 2014 Government SIG
23 Oct 2014 Government SIG
24 Apr 2014 Government SIG
27 Mar 2014 Government SIG
27 Feb 2014 Government SIG
21 Nov 2013 Government SIG
24 Oct 2013 Government SIG - Cancelled
26 Sep 2013 Government SIG
26 Jun 2013 Government SIG
13 Jun 2013 Government SIG- CANCELLED Due to Weather
22 May 2013 Government SIG
24 Apr 2013 Government SIG
27 Mar 2013 Government SIG
30 Jan 2013 Government SIG
19 Dec 2012 Government SIG
28 Nov 2012 Government SIG
24 Oct 2012 Government SIG
26 Sep 2012 Government SIG
25 Jul 2012 Government SIG
27 Jun 2012 Government SIG
23 May 2012 Government SIG
25 Apr 2012 Government SIG
28 Mar 2012 Government SIG
22 Feb 2012 Government SIG
26 Oct 2011 Government SIG- October 2011
28 Sep 2011 Government SIG- September 2011
24 Aug 2011 Government SIG- August 2011
22 Jun 2011 Government SIG- June 2011
25 May 2011 CANCELLED: Government SIG- May 2011
27 Apr 2011 Government SIG- April 2011
23 Mar 2011 Government SIG- March 2011
23 Feb 2011 Government SIG- February 2011
26 Jan 2011 Government SIG- January 2011
15 Dec 2010 Government SIG- December 2010

Who We Are

Chesapeake Bay Organization Development Network (CBODN) - is the premier DC Metro area network and community of practice of Organization Development (OD) practitioners. Founded in Chesapeake Bay, MD, our name still pays homage to our founders, and we are grateful for their brilliant minds and vital contributions to the field of OD.

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