Bev Godwin led the development of Challenge.gov, which is helping agencies promote and harness innovation to more effectively engage with the public. She retired from GSA on May 2. ()
Bev Godwin is stepping down as the director of the Federal Citizen Information at the Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies at the General Services administration.
She announced her retirement from the agency in a tweet. Her last day is May 2. After confirming the news on Facebook, she posted: “THANK YOU everyone for all the congratulations and kind words. It's an exciting time indeed, but hard to leave my wonderful team.”
Godwin oversaw the GSA programs USA.gov, the Spanish-language GobiernoUSA.gov, Kids.gov and other federal resources.
Before that Godwin served as the director for the center for new media and citizen engagement at GSA and as the director of online resources and interagency development at the White House Office of New Media.
Godwin as received numerous awards over her career, including a fellowship from the National Academy of Public Administration and the American Society for Public Administration’s President’s Award.