Call for Speakers Now Open

Interested in Speaking at NAGW 2017?

NAGW is seeking presenters who are willing to share their knowledge and ideas on new technologies and trends at the 2017 NAGW National Conference. The focus of the conference is to bring together government web professionals from all levels of government who share similar goals and issues. The conference is open to anyone looking to enhance their skills and acquire knowledge on the latest trends in the web and government digital technologies. We welcome speakers from the public and private sector. If you have questions contact usDeadline to submit: Friday, Feb 24.

More information about the Call for Speakers >>

Accomplishments and Gratitude 2016

Happy Holidays from NAGW!

The end of the calendar year is a time of acknowledgement, reflection, and planning. We'd like to take this time to highlight some of our accomplishments and express our gratitude. First and foremost, NAGW is thankful for the continued support of our members, sponsors, staff and volunteers. Thank you for your commitment to NAGW over the years! 

Make Your Plans to Attend #NAGW2017

NAGW 2017 Conference in San Diego, CA

Who Should Attend? 

The NAGW National Conference focuses on the professional development of government web professionals from all levels of government. Our diverse topics cater to both technical and non-technical audiences including webmasters, programmers, PIOs, designers, managers and CIOs. 

Outstanding Value 

The conference fee includes: 

  • Three keynote presentations 
  • 28 session topic choices 
  • Networking with peers and presenters 
  • Online conference materials 
  • Select post-conference session videos 
  • Majority of meals: 
    • Opening Reception Tues evening 
    • Breakfast Wed / Thurs / Fri 
    • Lunch Wed / Thurs 
    • Snacks Wed / Thurs 
    • Pinnacle Awards Dinner / Thurs 
  • NAGW Nightime Networking (n3
  • Direct contact with sponsors 

View the 2017 Executive Summary >>

NAGW Elects New Officers

The NAGW Board of Directors held elections for officers during a special board meeting on Tuesday, November 1. Our new officers are as follows:

  • President: Leslie Labrecque (At Large Director)
  • Treasurer: Jay Eason (At Large Director)
  • Secretary: Barbara Belli (East Region Director)

Meet the full Board of Directors >>

Congratulations to our NAGW officers and our best wishes to Ryan Drake who has dedicated many years of service to NAGW!

2016 - 2017 NAGW Board of Directors

Elections were held this summer, and the results were officially announced at the members meeting at the NAGW conference. NAGW is happy to announce the board of directors for 2016 - 2017:

  • Midwest Region: Jason Huber
  • Lakes Region: Debbie Deacy
  • Northeast Region: Katya Wowk
  • East Region: Barbara Belli
  • South Region: Alicia Brown
  • West Region: Frankie Rios
  • Mountain Region: Paulette Neal-Allen
  • At Large 1: Leslie Labrecque
  • At Large 2: Jay Eason

The board will be electing executive officers during the first meeting of this board year which starts in November. For questions about elections please contact the board secretary at

Missed the Conference? Check Out Our Social Media Story

NAGW #2016 AttendeesNow that #NAGW2016 is over visit our Storify story containing some of our favorite moments from the ​conference. We loved seeing old friends and making new friends while we were there. We also missed those of you who could not make it this year! 

Conference attendees make sure to read the thank you email we sent as it contains a special thank you gift for your attendance. If you did not receive the thank you email let us know. 

We hope to see all of you next year in San Diego for #NAGW2017!   

Announcing the 2016 Pinnacle Award Winners

Frankie Rios and Leslie LabrecqueThe National Association of Government Web Professionals (NAGW) announced its annual Pinnacle Award winners at the organization’s 2016 conference in San Antonio, Texas. NAGW Secretary and East Region Director Barbara Belli made the announcement during the awards banquet held September 22 at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk hotel.
The Pinnacle Awards celebrate excellence in government web design and innovation,” said NAGW President Leslie Labrecque.” The entrants do extraordinary work with limited budgets and resources. NAGW congratulates all of the winners on their outstanding work that truly serves their communities.
Pinnacles Awards are judged by a group of web professionals within and outside of the government web industry and are awarded to the best entries based on the following judging criteria: team size, content, organization, design, performance and flexibility, accessibility standards, and interactivity.
Awards were presented this year in each of three population categories for cities and counties as well as a Pinnacle award for microsites and special site features.

New Membership Options Now Available

NAGW is excited to offer a new membership option for multiple agency memberships! By purchasing multiple memberships at one time agencies receive a discount. Multiple agency memberships are available for any size, eligible organization and these memberships are transferable within the agency for the remaining duration of the membership. The types of multiple agency memberships are as follows:

  • Small agency (3/5 memberships: full or associate): $350 (save $25)
  • Large agency (3/5 memberships: full or associate): $575 (save $50)

Purchase a Multiple Agency Membership >>

In late 2015 the NAGW membership voted to extend full membership to state agencies and associate membership to federal employees. These changes are now active and eligible agencies may join at their convenience. The cost of membership is $125 annually. Please note that individual memberships are non-transferable. Join NAGW >>

If you have any questions regarding NAGW membership contact Member Services via email or via phone at 847-647-7226.