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Nicole Neditch
Fellowship Director, Code for America

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Nicole Neditch brings her experience in government, technology, and community development to Code for America, where she directs the organization’s hallmark program, the Fellowship. The Fellowship pairs teams of technologists with local government to develop digital approaches for key government services. Nicole came to Code for America from the City of Oakland where she worked for the City Administrator on initiatives related to open government, service design, and public participation. Before working for Oakland, Nicole developed websites for governments, non-profits, foundations, and art organizations. She also owned a cafe/gallery/community hub, Mama Buzz Cafe, served on the City of Oakland’s Cultural Affairs Commission, founded the Bay Area Visual Arts Network, and launched Oakland’s First Friday Artwalk, ArtMurmur. Nicole speaks regularly on government innovation and service design.

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Luke Norris

Director of Government Relations, Code for America

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Philosophy of Government Innovation

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Luke helps Code for America connect with leaders in local governments across the country. He has been recognized for his nonprofit and civic volunteerism.

Jenny Montoya Tansey

Director of Safety and Justice

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Safety and Justice

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Jenny leads CfA’s public safety and criminal justice related work. She previously provided training and support to California counties on jail population management, pretrial programs, and access to health coverage.