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ALEXANDRIA, Va., Tuesday, April 28, 2015 — The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) has awarded Governor John Kasich, state of Ohio, with the 2015 NASCIO Technology Champion (NTC) award. Kasich received recognition at the 2015 NASCIO Midyear Conference in Alexandria, Va. for his leadership in IT policy, initiatives, and practices.
NASCIO is pleased to present Governor Kasich with the 2015 NTC award, said Stu Davis, NASCIO president and Ohio CIO. The Governor's contributions to the state demonstrate his understanding of the importance of IT in enabling citizen service and effective government operations.
Kasich has reached a number of key milestones during his tenure as Governor including significant cost savings through network consolidation and optimization and improving public safety by upgrading first responder communication networks. Kasich also supported the establishment of a Technology Board to enhance enterprise IT alignment and ensure that agency interests are represented within the IT governance process.
Learn more about the NASCIO Technology Champion Award and prior recipients at www.nascio.org/awards/ntc.