Sue Langen Named Acting OCIO Director

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Rob St. John has announced that Sue Langen will be appointed Acting Director for the Office of the Chief Information officer (OCIO).

Langen, who currently serves as a Senior Policy and Enterprise Systems Advisor in the OCIO, has 40 years of public service experience, including over 25 with the State of Washington. Immediately prior to joining the OCIO in 2015, she served as the CIO at the Department of Social and Health Services for over three years. She brings with her extensive experience in strategic planning, policy advisement and oversight consulting.

Langen received her bachelor’s degree in history from Washington State University and a master’s degree in administrative science from George Washington University. In 2014, Governor Jay Inslee awarded her with the Governor’s Award for Leadership for her work at the Department of Social and Health Services.

“I am excited for the opportunity to continue working with Sue in her new role. I am confident the OCIO will continue to excel and serve its customers and the state under her watch,” St. John said.

“In this acting role, I hope we will continue to build on the progress the OCIO has made in recent years, I look forward to working with our partners around the state,” said Langen.

Her appointment is effective Nov. 16.