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Ronald Paul Sanders

Ronald Paul Sanders, American federal executive. Recipient Defense Civilian Service medal United States Department Defense, 1995, Presidential Rank of Merit, Federal Governor, 1994, Alumni award of Merit University Southern Florida, 1994, Citation for Exemplary Public Service, United States Office of Personnel Management, 1994.


  • Sanders, Ronald Paul was born on May 2, 1951 in Minneapolis. Son of Paul Harry and Safia Sidky Sanders.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Southern Florida, 1973. Master of Science, University Utah, 1976. Doctorate Public Administration, George Washington University, 1990.


    • Senior executive fellow Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School Management, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1987. Deputy director civilian personnel United States Department of Air Force, Washington, 1988-1989. Director civilian personnel policy United States Department Defense, 1990-1994, director defense civilian personnel service, 1993-1995.

      Professor public administration, director Center Advanced Public Management Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse, New York, 1995-1996. Faculty chair Brookings Institution Governor Affairs Institute, Washington, 1996-1998. Professor public administration, director Center Excellence in Municipal Management The George Washington University, 1996-1998.

      Chief human resource officer United States Internal Revenue Service, since 1998. Member advisory board George Washington University Center for Excellence in Municipal Management, since 1998. Principal Council for Excellence in Governor, 1995-1999.


    • Author: Civil Service Reform: Building a Government That Works, 1996, various book chapters. Author/editor: (book) Transforming Government: Lessons from the Reinvention Labs, 1998.


    Member Senior Executives Association (board directors, secretary since 1990), Pi Alpha Alpha National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration, Beta Gamma Sigma National Honor Society for Business administration.


    • Married Elizabeth Ann Book, March 20, 1971. 1 child, Matthew.
    • father: Paul Harry
    • mother: Safia Sidky Sanders
    • spouse: Elizabeth Ann Book
    • child: Matthew Sanders
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    Born March 2, 1951
    (age 66)