NASCIO votes Delaware's Jarrett president
- By William Welsh
- Sep 22, 2004
NEW ORLEANS ? Tom Jarrett, Delaware's secretary of technology and chief information officer, was elected to serve as the 2004-2005 president of the National Association of State Chief Information Officers, the organization announced Tuesday. Jarrett succeeds Missouri CIO Gerry Wethington, who served as the association's president for the past two terms.
Jarrett said he plans to build on Wethington's work aligning government technical investments with state business agendas. "My goal will be implementing NASCIO's strategic plan, with a particular emphasis on IT privacy and security issues," Jarrett said in a press release announcing his election to the position.
The membership also elected new officers and directors for the organization. The officers are:
Vice President - Matt Miszewski, Wisconsin CIO
Secretary/Treasurer - Val Oveson, Utah CIO
Past President - Gerry Wethington, Missouri CIO
Returning directors are:
Terry Savage, Nevada CIO
Teresa Takai, Michigan CIO
Richard Thompson, Maine CIO
New directors are:
Jim Dillon, New York CIO
Otto Doll, South Dakota CIO
John Gillespie, Iowa CIO
Greg Jackson, Ohio CIO
Separately, NASCIO's Corporate Leadership Council elected Pat Cummens of ESRI Inc. as its chairwoman. The council also elected Aldona Valicenti of Oracle Corp. and Rick Webb of Accenture Ltd. as vice chairs. The leadership changes were effective Tuesday.
William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.