George Pettit

411 N Central, Suite 400
Phoenix
Professor of Practice
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3720
Professor of Practice
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
3720

Biography

George Pettit received a bachelor's in political science and master's in public administration from the University of Colorado, Boulder and attended the Kennedy School Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government in July, 2004. His public service career included two years in administration at the University of Colorado; seven years with the City of Des Moines, Iowa; two years in the private software industry; and 25 years with Gilbert, Arizona, retiring in September, 2010. He is a member of the International City County Management Association, Arizona City County Management Association Life Member and Rotary International. He is a professor of practice in the School of Public Affairs at Arizona State University.

Education

  • M.P.A. University of Colorado-Boulder
  • B.A. Political Science, University of Colorado-Boulder

Research Interests

Financial analysis; fiscal planning and forecasting (both operations and capital); strategic planning; growth management; organization management; relationship with elected officials

Courses

Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 530Mgmt of Urban Government
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 506Public Budgeting and Finance
PAF 534Urban Services Infrastructure
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 506Public Budgeting and Finance
PAF 530Mgmt of Urban Government
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 534Urban Services Infrastructure
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 506Public Budgeting and Finance
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 530Mgmt of Urban Government
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 534Urban Services Infrastructure
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 506Public Budgeting and Finance
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 530Mgmt of Urban Government
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 534Urban Services Infrastructure
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 591Seminar
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 534Urban Services Infrastructure

Service

  • ICMA Annual Conference, Phoenix AZ, Attended (2012)
  • ASU School of Public Affairs Andrews Fellowship Coordinator (2012 - Present)
  • Arizona City County Management Association (2 conferences Annually), Attended (2012 - Present)
  • ASU Showcase of Programs for ICMA Conference Phoenix, Coordination and setup (2012)
  • ICMA Phoenix Local Conference Planning Committee, Member & Responsible for Inspirational Breakfast Program (2010 - 2012)
  • Alliance/ACMA NextGenerations Conference Planning (2014 - Present)