Karen Anne Malkin

Yes, as a young 20 something, I was on a pilot pre-GPRA implementation team at a bureau level and we were filled w/possibilities and energy for making government more responsive to citizen needs and more effective. Then, the law came out and the OMB directives and suddenly all the experimentation and open collaboration closed down for a couple of years, while the Department-level heavy hitters tried to sort out the mandate. It seems to ebb and flow – open, closed….