Luke Fretwell

About Luke Fretwell

Luke Fretwell is co-founder and CEO of ProudCity. Connect with him on LinkedIn, Twitter and email at [email protected]. Learn more about ProudCity digital government solutions, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and subscribe to our newsletter.

Audio: ‘Empowering Effective Digital Government from the Top’

Effective digital government starts at the top with executives -- from city managers to city council -- embracing a new approach to leadership on technical and organizational cultural issues. In this fireside chat with City of San Rafael Assistant City Manager Cristine Alilovich and Senior Management Analyst Rebecca Woodbury, we discuss the role of leadership in enabling a holistic culture of iterative, proactive, digital public service.

By | 2017-12-19T18:30:29+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Digital government, News, Resources, San Rafael, Calif.|

Proudly serving ELGL and local government leaders

Over the past months, we’ve worked closely with ELGL and its Digital Working Group to help them re-imagine and execute an organizational digital strategy that broadens their ability better serve local government leaders in an age of constant technological change.

By | 2017-10-31T10:00:34+00:00 October 31st, 2017|News|

ELGL: ‘Mutual Aid for Government Websites during a Disaster’

San Rafael’s Rebecca Woodbury and Talia Smith share their experience supporting Santa Rosa’s Emergency Operation Center fire response and recovery efforts over the past few weeks. While Rebecca and Talia highlight ProudCity’s involvement with Sonoma County recovery efforts, this resonates most with us.

By | 2017-10-30T11:14:21+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Government websites, Press, ProudCity Web, San Rafael, Calif.|

Sonoma Strong

As fires burned northern California, particularly Sonoma County and the City of Santa Rosa, it immediately became clear to local government leaders they needed better digital tools to effectively communicate externally, especially via their public-facing websites.

By | 2017-10-26T10:26:37+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Government websites, News, Sonoma, Calif.|

‘Not Secure’: What government needs to know about HTTPS website security and the Google Chrome October deadline

Starting in October 2017, visitors to non-secure government website forms using Google Chrome will receive a “Not secure” message indicating the site cannot be fully trusted to protect user privacy.