Three new staff members have joined CTG. Two are dedicated to our growing international program, and a third is providing support to all program areas.
For the past two years, Valerie Gregg has been a partner with CTG as co-principal investigator on a National Science Foundation (NSF) project called Building and Sustaining an International Digital Government Research Community. Valerie has now joined the CTG staff as a government fellow to continue her work in international digital government community development. Previously, Valerie was assistant director for development at the Digital Government Research Center at the University of Southern California’s Information Sciences Institute.
Prior to working in academia, Valerie had a 30-year career in federal public service. For eight years, she was program manager for Digital Government Research at NSF, where she worked closely with investigators and doctoral students throughout the US and helped to launch several international Digital Government research initiatives. Valerie also spent twenty-two years at the United States Census Bureau as a program manager in various aspects of the decennial census.
Patti DiMuria is working on the International Digital Government Research Community project as an administrative assistant. Among other day-to-day administrative responsibilities, she is coordinating student applications and program support activities for the annual iGov Research Institute, as well as supporting travel administration for the meetings of three international working groups. Prior to coming to CTG, Patti was the special project coordinator in Enrollment Marketing at the State University of New York System Administration.
The new face at CTG’s reception desk is Rebecca O’Donnell, who comes to CTG with over 30 years of administrative assistant experience. She was formerly assistant to the president of a family-owned business in the Albany area. At CTG she is responsible for the reception area, and provides assistance and support to staff on various projects.