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PA Public Sector IT Executives To Receive Certified Government Chief Information Officer Credential
The executives are the third cohort to receive the credential of "Certified Government Chief Information Officer (CGCIO)" from the University, which makes them part of an exclusive group of public sector IT executives.
The executives are the third cohort to receive the credential of "Certified Government Chief Information Officer (CGCIO)" from the University, which makes them part of an exclusive group of public sector IT executives. They join over 600 other CGCIOs who completed programs from the University of North Carolina, Rutgers University and the Florida State University through the Consortium for State and Local Government Technology Leadership Development.
The program in Pennsylvania is offered through the Government Technology Institute (GTI) at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. The Government Technology Institute (GTI) focuses on improving the skills of information technology (IT) leaders in government, encouraging collaboration among Pennsylvania’
The certification program is not only good for the executives who participate, but it’s been good for the agencies, commissions and local government entities that send their executives. Because each candidate has to complete an applied project, the program brings about the development of 23 innovative new initiatives aimed at solving critically important issues in state and local government through the enhanced use of technology. The program came to a close on August 23, as the last of the project presentations were made.
Premiere companies sponsoring the GTI, including CA Technologies, Comcast Business, Computer Aid, Inc., Cisco, Microsoft, Unisys, and Deloitte Consulting.
Jonathan S. Arnold, Director, Customer Service and Operations, Department of Health
Erik Avakian, Chief Information Security Officer, Enterprise Information Security Office
Joyce E. Black, Manager, Network Administration, PA Department of Transportation
Lanny D. Black, Bureau Director, Enterprise Services, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Edward S. Bowlen, Jr., Director of Enterprise Architecture, Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
Molly H. Dougherty, Director, Continuity of Government, Office of Administration
Jeffrey J. Dunlap, Information Technology Services Manager, Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts
Stephen Dunn, Director of Infrastructure and Operations, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Kathryn A. Hartzell, Chief, Enterprise Procurement Services, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Office for Information Technology
Danielle M. Hogg, Director, Lebanon County MIS Department, County of Lebanon
Michael Hoover, Assistant Director, Bureau of the Integrated Enterprise System (IES), PA Office of Administration
Deana Hull, Chief, Data Resources Division, PA Game Commission
Timothy Irvin, Chief Information Officer, PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Information Technology
Donald W. Jacobs, Chief Information Officer, The County of Bucks
Rosa Y. Lara, Director, Policy, Planning and Performance Management, Governor’s Office of Administration
Dee Mayer, Assistant Chief Information Officer, PA Liquor Control Board
Nicholas Melnick, Jr., Director, Bureau of Application Development and Support, Office of Administration, Office for Information Technology
Lisa M. Polonia, IT Manager, Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts
Jason Smith, Point of Service Manager, PA Liquor Control Board
Anita M. Steinmeier, Chief, Enterprise Software and Information Services Division, Department of Labor and Industry
Sonja Powell Waters, IT Manager, Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts
James A. Weaver, Deputy Chief Technology Officer, Public Welfare, Insurance and Aging, Department of Welfare, Bureau of Information Systems
Steven Weinbrom, Chief, Office of Information Technology Services Enterprise Infrastructure Division, PA Liquor Control Board
Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Harrisburg University is a private university offering bachelor-of-