State CIOs salute Davis with tech champion award

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers has picked Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.) to receive the group's inaugural National Technology Champion Award. The award was given to Davis this week during NASCIO's midyear conference in Pittsburgh.

In presenting the award to Davis, the group cited his work in advancing the case for enterprisewide information technology architecture, encouraging the reform of unwieldy federal IT funding policies and fighting to bring a unified focus on e-government to Washington.

In the last two years, Davis successfully pushed several bills through Congress, including the Digital Tech Corps Act and the E-Government Act of 2002.

NASCIO's National Technology Champion Award was developed to recognize an individual for outstanding contributions in the field of information technology policy.

The association plans to give the award annually to acknowledge people promoting excellence in both technology and government. Nominees may be federal, state or local officials, such as legislators, academics or an individual in the private sector. State CIOs are not eligible for the award.

About the Author

William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close

Trending

  • POWER TRAINING: How to engage your customers

    Don't miss our Aug. 2 Washington Technology Power Training session on Mastering Stakeholder Engagement, where you'll learned the critical skills you need to more fully connect with your customers and win more business. Read More

  • PROJECT 38 PODCAST

    In our latest Project 38 Podcast, editor Nick Wakeman interviews Tom Romeo, the leader of Maximus Federal about how it has zoomed up the 2019 Top 100. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.