Gov 2.0 Hero: Jen Pahlka Posted on January 5, 2010January 27, 2010 by Luke Fretwell Jen Pahlka on her new role as founder of Code for America, the new role developers play in democracy and the importance of their involvement. Tweet Related Apply now for one of the best gigs in civic technology An open letter to venture capitalists frustrated with the federal government shutdown Civic leaders, technologists set to convene for 2013 Code for America Summit About Luke Fretwell I'm the founder of GovFresh, CivicMeet and co-creator of GovPress, the WordPress theme for government. I'm also a strategic consultant for CivicActions and NuCivic, both focused on bringing agile, open source and open data solutions to government. I also serve on the steering committee for Open Source for America. Connect with me on Twitter or email me at email@example.com.