services

Public Services

Service to the Broader Community

  • North Central Association Reaccreditation Steering Committee
  • Salvation Army Advisory Board of Directors
  • Lake Michigan Federation Board of Directors
  • Girl Scout Councils

Service to Local Governments


Professional Services

  • Dr. Gabris made a presentation at the National Meeting of the International City and County Managers Association (ICMA) at their 2011 conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The title of his presentation was “What Options are Left when Downsizing is no longer an Option? Strategies for Small Town Managers.”
  • During 2011, Dr. Gabris provided technical consulting work on strategic planning for Montclair, California, Batavia, IL., Richton Park, IL, Downer’s Grove High School District 99, and Elgin, IL.  He continues to work with municipal governing boards to help them become more effective. Specifically, he has worked with the Village of Montgomery, IL., and Hanover Township on their governance processes.
  • Dr. Gabris gave a speech at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA., for the MPA program during May of 2011. The topic of his speech was “Governing Board Effectiveness.”
  • Leadership in the International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
  • Leadership in the American Society for Public Administration(ASPA)
  • Leadership in the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management (ABFM) 
  • Service on editorial boards for the Public Administration Review, Public Performance and Management Review, International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior, International Journal of Electronic Government Research

Dr. Gabris gave a speech at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA., for the MPA program during May of 2011. The topic of his speech was “Governing Board Effectiveness.”