CivicActions’ Aaron Pava to Serve as Executive Director of Agile Government Leadership Association

Agile Government LeadershipAgile Government Leadership (AGL), which was formed by CivicActions as a community based organization in 2014 to bring applied agile practices to government, has launched a non-profit association to serve the public sector and accelerate the transformation and modernization of government programs and culture.

CivicActions’ Aaron Pava, co-founder of AGL, will serve as Executive Director of the organization as it expands its vision to include the sharing of government innovation best practices through conferences, training, and a growing collection of resources.

“AGL has grown since its inception to include a broad community of practitioners and public servants who are all working toward the same goal of improving government digital services,” said Pava. “Our hope is to facilitate conversation among them and foster openness so everyone can gain the resources and support needed to accomplish their missions.”

Learn more: AGL Launches Non-Profit to Serve Government Innovation Community | Medium

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Melinda is a writer and content strategist who joined CivicActions in 2015 to help get all the right words into all the right places. She loves using storytelling to highlight the value of civic tech in the lives of citizens, bringing out the heart and soul behind the digital transformation projects that make the world a better place. She is responsible for content creation, editing, research, publication, organization, and promotion on a variety of web and social media platforms — ensuring that content is user-friendly and relevant.

Melinda brings bright enthusiasm and a passion for humanity to every project. Whether helping a technologist transfer a concept into laymen’s terms or crafting a story about a project achievement, she is happiest when someone exclaims, “That is exactly what I was trying to say!”  

In conjunction with her work at CivicActions, Melinda has provided project management, content strategy, and administration efforts for Agile Government Leadership (AGL), a community of civic professionals promoting the use of agile methods in government. She also helps foster community engagement and provides engaging content for the DKAN open data project.

Prior to joining CivicActions, Melinda was a freelance writer and content strategist for a variety of clients in the civic tech space, including DotGov (providing mobile apps to governments), PageFreezer (providing website and social media archiving to agencies), and Urban Interactive Studio (providing outreach and engagement tools for public processes).

Melinda is currently living in an Airstream motorhome with her partner and three young kids, adventuring around the U.S.A. and seeking out as many trees and oceans as possible. She has a deep appreciation for avocados, her kids’ artwork, Instagram, clever science-y blogs with stick figure illustrations, and craft beer.