The Resource Records of the Virginia Secretary of Technology

Records of the Virginia Secretary of Technology

Label
Records of the Virginia Secretary of Technology, 2000-2009
Title
Records of the Virginia Secretary of Technology
Inclusive dates
2000-2009
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • This collection contains the records, 2000-2009 (bulk 2006-2009), of the Virginia Secretary of Technology. Includes correspondence and subject files, which contain information on the inward-facing aspects of the Office of the Secretary of Technology. There are also special projects and studies which relate to health care, higher education, access to broadband internet, intellectual property, and interoperability. Legislative files contain information relating to bills of interest to the Secretary of Technology. Finally, there is material from the meetings of the Information Technology Investment Board
  • Series I. Correspondence and subject files, 2000-2009, which contain information on the inward-facing aspects of the Office of the Secretary of Technology. Includes correspondence with other Executive Branch agencies, members of Congress, and the General Assembly. There are also constituent letters, typically sent to Governor Tim Kaine and then assigned to the Secretary of Technology. Finally, there is information related to the Commonwealth of Virginia Information Technology Symposium, the Virginia Center for Innovative Technology, and the Virginia Information Technologies Agency
  • Series II. Special projects and studies, 2002-2009, of the Secretary of Technology. The special projects and studies include of reports, notes, correspondence, meeting agendas, and meeting minutes and are typically outward-facing. There are projects related to health care, higher education, access to broadband internet, intellectual property, and interoperability, among others
  • Series III. Legislative files, 2006-2009, of bills of interest to the Secretary of Technology. Each file may include a legislative action summary, in which the agency affected and the Secretary of Technology give their recommendations on whether to support or oppose a bill; a copy of the bill as introduced; correspondence and notes relating to the bill; fiscal impact statements from the Department of Planning and Budget; and, if the bill passed, an enrolled bill review, in which the agency affected and the Secretary of Technology give their recommendations as to whether the Governor should sign or veto the bill
  • Series IV. Meeting material, 2006-2009, related to the Information Technology Investment Board, an independent board to which the Chief Information Officer reported until it was reorganized in 2010. The Secretary of Technology was an ex-officio member of the board and served as its vice-chair. Includes updates from the Chief Information Officer, the Virginia Enterprise Applications Program, and the Recommended Technology Investment Projects, as well as financial information and other presentations given to the Information Technology Investment Board
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
  • The Secretary of Technology is responsible for the efficient and effective use of information technology to simplify government operations, advance technology applications to improve public services, and drive the innovation economy through the Commonwealth's leadership. The position oversees two agencies: the Virginia Information Technologies Agency and the Center for Innovative Technology. The Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) is led by Virginia's Chief Information Officer and is responsible for all of the information technology needs of Virginia's Executive Branch agencies. The Chief Information Officer reported to and was appointed by the Information Technology Investment Board, until the board was reorganized in 2010. The Secretary of Technology served as an ex-officio member of the Information Technology Investment Board and as its vice-chair. The Center for Innovative Technology is tasked with creating, retaining and attracting technology-based jobs and businesses to Virginia.
  • Aneesh Chopra was nominated to be the fourth Virginia Secretary of Technology on 14 January 2006, taking over from Eugene Huang. Prior to his nomination, Chopra worked for the Advisory Board Company and served on the Virginia Board of Medical Assistance Services and the Southern Technology Council. Chopra served in this position until leaving to become the first Chief Technology Officer of the United States under President Barack Obama.
  • Leonard Pomata was nominated to be the fifth Virginia Secretary of Technology in June 2009 due to the vacancy created by the resignation of Aneesh Chopra. Pomata served in this position until the end of Tim Kaine's administration.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Records of the Virginia Secretary of Technology
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=lva/vi04328.xml
Note
These records are part of the Virginia Secretary of Technology record group (RG# 162)
Arrangement
Wherever possible, the original order of the files has been maintained.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
7.4
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Virginia Secretary of Technology
Organization method
Organized into the following series: I. Correspondence and subject files; II. Special projects and studies; III. Legislative files; and IV. Information Technology Investment Board.
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001681875
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
cu. ft. (17 boxes)

Library Locations

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