Steve Ressler Steve Ressler, Founder and President, GovLoop Steve Ressler

The future leaders of government have a passion for public service and know how to navigate the Web to stay connected in ways that couldn't be done a decade ago.

That's the philosophy of Steve Ressler, (pictured) founder and president of GovLoop, a social network for civil servants. Bringing together these rising local, state and federal government leaders is the driving force behind the upcoming Next Generation of Government Summit.

Two hundred government leaders of tomorrow will assemble on July 6-7 at the Westin Arlington Gateway in Arlington, Va. Launched by GovLoop and the Young Government Leaders, the summit will rally the brightest minds in the public sector to exchange information, tips and case studies, and address the present and future issues facing governments.

By answering one simple question, you might get to attend the summit for free.

GovLoop will award five free registration passes to those who create the funniest, most creative, most inspiring and best overall short video responses to this question: "Why are you the next generation of government?"


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Russell Nichols  |  Staff Writer