Memos to National Leaders 2016 HKS Authors See citation below for complete author information. John Donahue Raymond Vernon Senior Lecturer in Public Policy Citation Donahue, John D. "Improving the Role of Public-Private Partnerships." Memos to National Leaders. Ed. Posner, Paul L., Janice R. Lachance, and Tonya T. Neaves. National Academy of Public Administration, 2016, 101-105.