“In the context of 'public affairs', public relates to all or most of the people in a country, state, county, etc. Affairs can be defined by numerous words found in a thesaurus: e.g., matters, issues, concerns, businesses, situations, events, or things. “Public affairs” often involves public policy issues which can lead people to debate the matters through education, lobby, and advocacy, with a desired outcome of well-being for its citizenry or others.” Maralynn Allender, Chair

“In the context of 'public affairs', public relates to all or most of the people in a country, state, county, etc. Affairs can be defined by numerous words found in a thesaurus: e.g., matters, issues, concerns, businesses, situations, events, or things. “Public affairs” often involves public policy issues which can lead people to debate the matters through education, lobby, and advocacy, with a desired outcome of well-being for its citizenry or others.”

Maralynn Allender, Chair