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ITAC Council Members

  1. The Information Technology Advisory Council (ITAC) is established as an advisory council, within the meaning of Code of Virginia § 2.2-2100, in the executive branch of state government. The ITAC shall be responsible for advising the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Secretary of Technology on the planning, budgeting, acquiring, using, disposing, managing, and administering of information technology in the Commonwealth.

  2. The ITAC shall consist of not more than 14 members as follows: (i) one representative from an agency under each of the Governor's Secretaries, as set out in Code of Virginia, Chapter 2 (§ 2.2-200 et seq.), to be appointed by the Governor and serve with voting privileges; (ii) the Secretary of Technology and the CIO who shall serve ex officio with voting privileges; and (iii) at the Governor's discretion, not more than two nonlegislative citizen members to be appointed by the Governor and serve with voting privileges.

    Nonlegislative citizen members shall be appointed for terms of four years. Appointments to fill vacancies, other than by expiration of a term, shall be for the unexpired terms. All members may be reappointed. However, no nonlegislative citizen member shall serve more than two consecutive four-year terms. The remainder of any term to which a member is appointed to fill a vacancy shall not constitute a term in determining the member's eligibility for reappointment. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointments.

  3. The ITAC shall elect a chairman and vice-chairman annually from among the members, except that neither the Secretary of Technology nor the CIO will serve as chairman. A majority of the members shall constitute a quorum. The meetings of the ITAC shall be held at the call of the chairman, the Secretary of Technology, or the CIO, or whenever the majority of the members so request.

  4. Nonlegislative citizen members shall receive compensation and shall be reimbursed for all reasonable and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties, as provided in Code of Virginia § 2.2-2813 and § 2.2-2825. Funding for the costs of compensation and expenses of the members shall be provided by the Virginia Information Technologies Agency.

  5. The disclosure requirements of Code of Virginia § 2.2-3114 subsection B of the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act shall apply to citizen members of the ITAC.

  6. The Virginia Information Technologies Agency shall serve as staff to the ITAC.

2017 Council Members

Sandra "Sandy" J. Adams Commissioner Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Clyde E. Cristman Director Department of Conservation and Recreation  
Bobby F. Keener, Jr. Chief Technology Innovations Officer Department of Education
Elizabeth L. El-Nattar CEO TRI-COR Industries, Inc.
David Ihrie Chief Technology Officer Center for Innovative Technology
Monte Johnson Senior IT Consultant Booz Allen Hamilton
Charlie Kilpatrick, P.E. Commissioner of Highways Virginia Department of Transportation
Kelly Thomasson Mercer Secretary of the Commonwealth Commonwealth of Virginia
Judy Napier Commissioner Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
John Newby Commissioner Department of Veterans Services
Jeffrey Ryan Chief Administrative Officer Virginia Employment Commission
Christopher Beschler Director Department of General Services
Ernest F. Steidle Chief Operations Officer Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
David A. Von Moll State Comptroller Virginia Department of Accounts