GovFresh features public servant innovators, civic entrepreneurs and the ideas and technology changing the way government works.

Its work has been recognized in Fast Company, Mashable, Huffington Post, O’Reilly Radar, San Francisco Chronicle and TechPresident, among others. FedTech magazine named GovFresh one of the ‘50 Must-Read Federal Government IT Blogs of 2013‘ saying “It’s a refreshing look at the human side of technology … and a forward-thinking approach to content.”

GovFresh was founded by Luke Fretwell in May 2009.

Luke Fretwell

Luke FretwellLuke Fretwell is the founder of GovFresh. He serves as a strategic consultant for several civic startups and organizations. He is the co-creator of the government WordPress theme GovPress. He founded CivicMeet, an informal meetup for civic innovators that has been implemented in San Francisco, Oakland, Sacramento, Palo Alto and Vancouver. He was influential in creating the CityCamp branding, which was used by more than 20 cities worldwide. He is a member of the Open Source for America steering committee.