AWARDS & RECOGNITION | NASCIO's Technology Champion Award
Applaud Outstanding Technology Leadership
Nominations are now being accepted for NASCIO's Technology Champion Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions in the field of information technology in the public sector.
Information technology - and the sound policy to manage it - facilitates the information sharing and knowledge transfer critical to protect national assets, provide cost-effective government services, and establish responsive communication to meet the needs of today's citizens.
NASCIO's members recognize the need for strong, cross-jurisdictional leadership to advance sound information technology policy. Through NASCIO's Technology Champion Award, we strive to acknowledge innovators who promote excellence in both technology and good government. Nominees should have a proven track record of sustained interest in and advocacy for IT in the public sector. The ideal candidate demonstrates a broad-ranging impact felt beyond his/her jurisdiction or organization.
- Elected or appointed official representing federal, state or local government.
- Academician, author, journalist or an individual from the non-profit or private sector.
- Current state CIOs
- Individuals employed by NASCIO
- Corporate members
- NASCIO's Technology Champion is an individual whose personal leadership has made a critical contribution to the effective use of information technology in the public sector. His/her contribution may have cross-jurisdictional impact or be in a specific category (government efficiency, homeland security, healthcare, education, information security, research, etc.).
- NASCIO's Technology Champion is also an innovator whose work has made demonstrable impacts to advance information technology as an effective tool for government.
- NASCIO staff
The final determination of NASCIO's Technology Champion is made by NASCIO's Executive Committee.
The recipient will be announced during NASCIO's Midyear Conference in April 2015.
Nominations due date: January 22, 2015.
ONLINE NOMINATION FORMNominations are now closed
NASCIO's members recognize the need for strong, cross-jurisdictional leadership to advance sound information technology policy. Each spring NASCIO’s Executive Committee recognizes an individual who has demonstrated a clear understanding of the fundamental role that information technology can play in efficient and effective government operations. The NASCIO Technology Champion Award honors innovative leadership to promote sound information technology solutions, policies and practices. Recipients have a proven track record of sustained interest in and advocacy for IT in the public sector.
|2014 National Technology Champions|
Dave McClure, Associate Administrator, Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, U.S. General Services Administration
|2013 National Technology Champions|
William Pelgrin,President & CEO of the Center for Internet Security
|2012 National Technology Champions|
Dr. Alan Shark, CEO and Executive Director, PTI
|2011 National Technology Champions|
Aneesh Chopra, United States Chief Technology Officer
|Vivek Kundra, United States Chief Information Officer|
|2010 National Technology Champion|
Martin O'Malley, Governor, Maryland
|2009 National Technology Champion|
Tom Carper, Senator, Delaware
|2008 National Technology Champion|
Peter Harkness, Editor and Publisher, Governing Magazine
|2007 National Technology Champion|
Cathilea Robinett, Executive Director, Center for Digital Government
|2006 National Technology Champion|
Secretary Michael Leavitt, US Department of Health and Human Services
|2005 National Technology Champion|
Jerry Mechling, Lecturer in Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
|2004 National Technology Champion|
Jim Geringer, Governor of Wyoming 1995 – 2003
|2003 National Technology Champion|
Congressman Tom Davis, US House of Representatives, Virginia