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Danielle Germain
Director of the Collaboration Project, National Academy of Public Administration

Danielle Germain is the Director of the Collaboration Project at the National Academy of Public Administration, a nonprofit, independent organization chartered by Congress to tackle government’s most complex management challenges. The Academy’s Collaboration Project is an independent forum of leaders committed to leveraging web 2.0 and the benefits of collaborative technology to solve government’s complex problems. She led the National Academy’s successful White House Recovery dialogue on IT solutions; and the first of its kind national pilot project on citizen engagement sponsored by the Federal CIO Council, Office of Management and Budget and the U.S. General Services Administration, titled “A National Dialogue on Health IT and Privacy.”

Danielle has extensive experience working with organizations in the good government and federal information technology communities. Before working at the National Academy, Danielle served as the Chief of Staff at the U.S. General Services Administration and in management positions at the American Council for Technology/Industry Advisory Council; the Council for Excellence in Government; the Information Technology Association of America (now TechAmerica) and IBM’s Office of Governmental Programs. Danielle also served as a congressional aide to the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy.

A native of Nashua, N.H., Danielle earned her master’s degree in International Relations and International Economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in 1998 and a bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College in 1993.


Emerging Topics
Location: Room 201
Michael Reardon (Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), U.S. Department of Labor), Mary Martha Churchman (U.S. Department of Transportation), Bryna Helfer (National Academy of Public Administration), Danielle Germain (National Academy of Public Administration), Nadia Ibrahim (Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), U.S. Department of Labor)
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Federal agencies and other national leaders are devising new and innovative ways to leverage the interactive Web and the benefits of collaborative technology to make policy and solve government's complex problems. This panel discussion will explore some effective examples of federal information-sharing initiatives that foster an open culture and framework for collaboration. Read more.
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