CompTIAWorld, Issue 6, Fall 2019

CompTIA Member Matters

Public Sector Tech Leaders Graduate from Exclusive PTI Program CompTIA’s Public Technology Institute (PTI) recently celebrated another class of Certified Government Chief Information Officers (CGCIO) at a formal ceremony that featured presentations from all participants on a variety of critical issues facing county and city governments. The 12-month certification programwas established to deliver exclusive professional development and training opportunities designed to help public sector technology professionals maintain the skills necessary to address the responsibilities that come with being a technology leader. These officials face increasing challenges and are responsible for managing the expanding role of IT while keeping up with advances in technology. Presented in partnership with Rutgers University Center The program addresses topics such as leadership, emerging technologies, security, risk management, human resources, communication, ethics, big data, strategic planning, managing change and more. Each topic draws on participant experience to provide both theoretical and practical applied knowledge to the challenges facing technology leaders. Congratulations to the participants, including: Eileen Cazaropoul, Deputy CIO, City of Worcester Steven Chozick, Division Chief - Emerging Technologies / GIS, City of Alexandria Barry Condrey, CIO, Chesterfield County Michael Culp, Director of Information Technology, Albemarle County Bruce Hermes, Deputy CIO, City of Austin Adam Luckhaupt, CIO, Franklin County John McGinn, Communication Consultant, Mission Critical Partners for Government Services, the program comprises 240 contact hours that take the form of reading and written assignments; nine monthly live, online classes; three full days of class; self-paced online coursework; and the writing and presentation of a capstone project.

Chris Nchopa-Ayafor, CIO, Tarrant County Linda Pounds-Adams, Deputy CIO, City of Austin Jane Reeve, CIO, Spotsylvania County Ryon Saenz, Deputy CIO, City of Alexandria

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