Kris Passey Tribute.

Kris Passey Tribute

Longtime journalist, writer, and open government advocate, Kris Passey, has shown a life-long dedication to open government issues and transparency.  He was a founding member of the Washington Coalition for Open Government and one of its first presidents, serving two terms.

Kris passed away in November after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. WCOG is asking friends, colleagues, and citizens to send us videos, photos, and messages with anecdotes and stories of Kris. We would like to share these at WCOG’s annual Madison Andersen Awards Breakfast in September 2017 to honor his legacy as we award him with the 2017 Madison Award for his dedication to open government.

Memories of Kris Passey can also be sent to

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