Advisory Board

NextGen is made possible by the hard work, planning and dedication of the Advisory Board. From planning the sessions to recommending inspirational speakers, the Board is responsible for creating the content and guiding the direction of NextGen each year.

Danielle Wilsey

Ms. Danielle Wilsey is a Regional Export Development Officer with the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Office of International Trade. Currently, she oversees small business marketing and outreach efforts designed to match small businesses with the appropriate export information, resources, and technical assistance with the goal of developing mature small businesses into successful exporters to […]

Jamie Huang

Jamie has been at OMB since December 2014 working as the OFCIO/GAO Liaison, managing the creation of quarterly and annual congressional reports, and coordinating policy clearance processes with stakeholders. She also the current chair of the OMB NextGen Young Professionals Employee Resource Group. She received her bachelor’s degrees in Journalism and History of Science from […]

Julie Saad

Julie Saad is a Communications Strategist with the Office of Communications at the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. She collaborates across the agency to deliver the right message, to the right audience, at the right time. Julie has developed and implemented communications plans for high-profile initiatives related to citizenship and immigration. […]

Bernetta Reese

Bernetta manages digital technology and large-scale projects for the U.S. Department of Agriculture where she is engaged in department- and federal-wide initiatives while serving as liaison to USDA’s 29 agencies and offices. She is an active leader in the federal community and helps to lead federal-wide efforts. Bernetta recently served on detail as the Acting […]

Priscilla W. Clark, PhD, PCC

Priscilla W. Clark is a certified federal executive within the Department of Health & Human Services and was recently selected as the Managing Director for the Presidential Fellows Program Office within the Office of Personnel Management. In 2015, she was appointed as the Executive Leader for Senior Executive Service (SES) Reform within the White House’s […]

Emily Sadigh

Emily Sadigh designs and implements strategies to promote climate action and employee engagement in one of California’s largest local governments. She is a Harvard-trained educator and certified Biomimicry Specialist who works across the public sector, universities, and businesses to connect innovators to partners and resources. She has been recognized by Next City as one of […]