LEXINGTON, KY., March 16, 2020 — Today, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) announced that Michael Hussey, Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the State of Utah, has been elected to serve as the association’s vice president. In accordance with NASCIO bylaws, when the vice president role is vacated it will be filled via election by the NASCIO Executive Committee. Denis Goulet, Commissioner and CIO for the State of New Hampshire, vacated the vice president position when he recently became NASCIO president.
Hussey was appointed CIO of Utah in 2015 after serving the state in other capacities since 1995. In 2013 Hussey received the Governor’s Award for Excellence for Outstanding Public Service after being nominated by then Lt. Governor Greg Bell. Hussey attended Brigham Young University and the University of Utah.
Nelson Moe, Chief Information Officer for the Commonwealth of Virginia, has also been appointed as a director to the association’s Executive Committee. Moe has been CIO of Virginia since 2015. Prior to his service with the Commonwealth, he served as CIO for the United States House of Representatives and was a nuclear submarine officer in the United States Navy.
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