Gila Bronner and Data Transparency Coalition Board of Advisors Meet with OMB, Congress

WASHINGTON – Tuesday, January 27, 2015 – Gila J. Bronner, President and CEO of Bronner Group, LLC (Bronner) and member of the Data Transparency Coalition (DTC) Board of Advisors, attended the DTC Board of Advisors Meeting with the White House’s OMB Office of E-Government and Information Technology yesterday, Monday January 26.  The meeting, the latest in the growing number of high-profile events organized by the DTC, discussed current and impending legislation impacting the implementation of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act).  The OMB Office of E-Government and Information Technology reaffirmed the DTC and Congress’ prediction of the necessary implementation of universal, searchable, and analyzable government data within the coming years.

Representative Issa (R-CA) speaks to the DTC

Representative Issa (R-CA) speaks to the DTC on January 27

Following the productive session yesterday, the DTC Board of Advisors has scheduled a slate of meetings with key congressional personnel for the 2015 DTC Fly-In for today, January 27.  The Fly-In will feature the DTC Advisory Board as well as participating members and firm representatives of the DTC.  The meetings will further explore DATA Act implementation challenges, such as defining and enforcing universal data standards, as well as discuss future oversight and impending legislation.  The Congressional conversation will further examine the specific challenges facing smaller governmental entities, such as Cities and Public Housing Authorities, in addition to Federal departments.

Bronner is a leader in public agency compliance with the impending DATA Act regulations.  As a member of the Data Transparency Coalition for over two years, Bronner has remained on the cutting edge of the intersection between public agencies and private-industry data standards.

For more information about Bronner and DATA Act preparedness, contact Chris Kelly, Government Services Consultant, at [email protected].

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