Public Servant of the Year - 2013 GovFresh Awards

Submit your nominations and vote for the public servant that best fostered civic collaboration, innovation and inspiration in 2013. If she/he has already been nominated, add additional info/links for judges to consider. Judges will use this information as the basis for their votes. Deadlines and judging details: awards.govfresh.com

Public Servant of the Year

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  1. Dave Seliger

    By day, Dave Seliger works in the NYC Mayor's Office of Housing Recovery Operations, which is helping residents affected by Hurricane Sandy. By night, Dave runs Civic Service, a program that brings together civil servants for events centered on creating positive change in local government. Civic Service regularly hosts the Forum, a lecture series on civic innovation, and has just launched the Workshop to teach creative problem-solving skills.

    164 votes
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    • William Lutz

      William Lutz currently serves as the Development Program Manager of the City of Piqua (Ohio). Under his leadership the City's has developed one of the best government academies, winning the 2013 Ohio City Management Association award for Citizen Participation. Earlier this year, Mr. Lutz was named one of the 40 top young professional under age 40 by the Dayton Business Journal.

      159 votes
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      • Rich Negrin

        As Deputy Mayor of Administration & Coordination and Managing Director of the City of Philadelphia, Rich oversees the Office of Innovation and Technology, the city's open data initiative and the Philly 311 service. Rich's vision and leadership have helped make Philadelphia one of the most recognized cities in the country for open data, government transparency, technology innovation and customer-focused service delivery. He has spearheaded the development of an Innovation Academy within city government and the creation of an innovation training program in partnership with Philadelphia University.

        89 votes
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        • Rick Dietz

          Rick Dietz serves the communities of the City of Bloomington and Monroe County, Indiana in multiple ways. Primarily, Rick Dietz works as the IT Director for the City of Bloomington. Under his leadership, Bloomington has become a leading community in the use and production of open source software to streamline government operations, reduce costs, and provide high quality constituent services. Rick is an advocate for increasing the use of open source systems in government, in particular enterprise-scale systems and for community-source software collaboration among governments. Coding efforts have focused on Bloomington’s opens source GeoReporter Open311 Toolkit, but other projects are…

          36 votes
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          • Jason Hare

            Need open data in Raleigh? He's your guy. Jason Hare has helped to stand up Raleigh's open data portal and strategically add important and requested data sets to the data.raleigh.gov portal over the past few months. He has also helped as an organizer for the first NC Datapalooza event focused on using open data from local, state, and federal resources. He works closely with the Code for Raleigh Code for America Brigade on open data policy and other issues affecting citizens interactions with open data.

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