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Government as a PROVIDER Panel Discussion

Government as a Provider
Location: Room 146 Level:
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(4.50, 4 ratings)

A panel discussion featuring the Government as a PROVIDER category speakers, moderated by Jeffrey Levy of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Amanda Eamich of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Jeffrey Levy

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Jeffrey Levy is EPA’s Director of Web Communications, leading the team that oversees and guides Web content. He has helped set EPA Web standards and trained the Web community on everything from home page design to how to write a blog post. His team’s latest efforts focus on learning how to use different social media tools, including projects like Pick 5 for the Environment.

Jeffrey represents EPA on the Federal Web Managers Council. On behalf of the Council, he co-chairs the Social Media Subcouncil, which helps agencies at all levels use social media well. Jeffrey discusses social media and the government on Twitter and in his blog.

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Amanda Eamich

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Amanda is the Director of New Media for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The policies and programs of the USDA impact the lives of Americans every day – from food, agriculture, and science to natural resources – and there is an ever–present opportunity to communicate our mission effectively using new media.

As Director of New Media, she provides strategic guidance to the Office of the Secretary and coordinates efforts of the Department’s seven mission areas and 17 agencies. In support of the Department’s mission, she has helped enhance the relationship between public affairs, web and IT professionals to collaboratively design and implement new media programs and products.

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09/08/2009 7:40am EDT

Good diversity of services and organizations with examples that covered the various challenges. The panel facilitator, Jeff, injected examples from his organization (EPA) and kept the panel in a discussion mode.

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  • Jive Software
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Siteworx
  • Government Executive Media Group
  • Nextgov
  • Anita Borg Institute
  • The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
  • Express
  • Fedscoop
  • Mozes
  • Open Source for America
  • Social Media Today
  • The Washington Post
  • Who Runs Gov

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