Ashley Casovan is the lead for Canada’s Open Government Portal. In this position, she is responsible for working with departments and agencies all across the GC to disseminate data and information. Prior to working for the GC, she lead the Open Data and Open Government efforts at the City of Edmonton where she developed the award-winning data analytics tools, the Citizen Dashboard. Before getting involved in Open Government activities, Ashley worked in the Canada and United States on political and community organization. She is passionate about the continued transparency and accountability of government.