Bond Faulwell MPA

Adjunct Professor, political science

Bond Faulwell spent most of his working life in federal service, retiring in January, 2003. He began his career with the General Services Administration (GSA) as a management intern in 1969. In 1979, Faulwell was selected to be a member of the Senior Executive Service. Two years later he was moved to the Assistant Administrator level before returning to Kansas City in 1984. As the senior career employee in the region he developed and expanded many regional programs to national and worldwide significance. He received three Presidential Rank Awards for his performance, as well as GSA’s Commendable Service, Meritorious Service, and Exceptional Service Awards. The Inspector General’s Office recognized his work with the Public Service and Honor Awards. Faulwell received his B.A. from Grinnell College in Philosophy and Religion and his MPA from UMKC. He also studied philosophy at the University of Hull (UK), law at Harvard, and is a 1980 graduate of the Federal Executive Institute.

Faulwell is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Alpha Alpha (national Public Administration honorary), Senior Executives Association (Charter Member), and the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). The Kansas City Chapter of ASPA has presented several awards to Faulwell including Outstanding Graduate Student in Public Administration, Public Administrator of the Year, and L.P. Cookingham Award for career contributions to Public Administration.