NASCIO Announces Association President Transition

LEXINGTON, KY., February 24, 2020 — Today, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) announced that Denis Goulet, Commissioner and CIO for the State of New Hampshire, will now serve as the association’s president. Goulet succeeds J. Eric Boyette, Secretary and CIO for the State of North Carolina. Boyette was recently tapped by North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper to serve as Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

“I want to thank my colleague, Eric Boyette, for his service to NASCIO and his leadership as NASCIO president. I will do my best to serve the association at the same level of dedication,” said Goulet. “I look forward to leading the association and working with the tremendously dedicated state CIOs across the country.”

According to NASCIO’s bylaws, when the office of president is vacated, the vice president automatically becomes president. Additionally, in accordance with NASCIO bylaws, the vice president role vacated by Goulet will be filled by the NASCIO executive committee.

Meredith Ward
Director of Policy and Research
National Association of State Chief Information Officers