Viewpoint with Dr. Robert Underwood

Viewpoint with Dr. Robert Underwood

VIEWPOINT aired June 26, Friday:

Dr. Robert Underwood shares his thoughts on the responsibility of our leaders to inform the community on a regular basis. Public conversation and engagement through different platforms should be part of this process.

“Public service is the term we frequently use to describe anyone who provides a service to the public without a direct cost. Of course, the cost appears to be only indirect especially in the case with government employees and elected officials. In reality, it is public service at public expense. This means that those in leadership positions have a responsibility to explain their service on a regular and open basis…”

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