NASCIO Executive Committee Member Dewand Neely Appointed to Global

LEXINGTON, Ky., January 17, 2019 — The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) is honored to announce that NASCIO Executive Committee member and Indiana chief information officer (CIO) Dewand Neely has been appointed to serve as a NASCIO representative on the Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global) Global Advisory Committee (GAC).

As a member of the GAC, Neely will assist in advising the United States Attorney General on information sharing issues. The GAC advances justice-related information sharing goals through the facilitation of issue-focused task teams and councils, developing guidance documents, best practices, policy templates and other resources addressing data sharing issues and priority challenges.

NASCIO President and Delaware CIO James Collins applauded Neely’s appointment saying, “NASCIO is honored to continue contributing to the work of the Global GAC and I am delighted that Dewand will serve on behalf of the association. His wealth of knowledge and experience will enable him to effectively represent NASCIO and the state IT community on this important Federal Advisory Committee.”

Neely has been Indiana’s CIO since October 2015, having been re-appointed by Governor Eric J. Holcomb in January 2017. Serving Indiana state government since 2003, Neely was one of the initial employees to join the newly created Indiana Office of Technology. Since that time, he has spent the last decade with the Indiana Office of Technology and has held several other senior positions within the office. Neely received his undergraduate degree from Purdue University’s School of Technology and his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.

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