BILL KEHOE, BOARD CHAIR AND STATE CIO - Governor Inslee appointed Bill to State Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Director for Washington Technology Solutions August 1, 2021. Bill most recently served as the CIO for Los Angeles County in California since 2017 where he managed enterprise security, information management, enterprise architecture and technology consulting services for 37 county departments. Previously, he managed information technology departments in local and state governments, including over 15 years in Washington state agencies and counties. Before working as CIO in Los Angeles, he was the CIO and Information Department Director for King County from 2010-2017 and served as the first CIO for the Department of Licensing from 2002-2010. Bill is excited to have returned to his home state of Washington to join the WaTech team and work with the IT community and staff to advance Washington's technology strategies and services.
MATT BOEHNKE, STATE SENATOR (R) - Sen. Boehnke represents the 8th district, which includes Richland, Kennewick and Benton County. He was raised in Kennewick, then attended Eastern Washington University, graduating as an ROTC-Distinguished Military Graduate. He then served 21 years in the U.S. Army Aviation branch. Since 2015, he has served as the director and lead professor of the cybersecurity division at Columbia Basin College. He previously served on the Kennewick City Council. Sen. Boehnke serves as the ranking member of the Senate Human Services Committee and also serves on the Business, Financial Services, Gaming & Trade, Environment, Energy & Technology and Ways & Means Committees.
TRAVIS COUTURE, STATE REPRESENTATIVE (R) - Rep. Couture was appointed to the Board effective June 15, 2023. He represents the 35th legislative district in the Southwest Puget Sound region of Washington State. He serves on the House Education committee, and as Ranking Minority Member on the House Appropriations committee and House Human Services, Youth and Early Learning committee. His work history includes serving in the United States Navy as a Submariner onboard the USS Alabama and USS Nebraska, project management for a Naval contractor, and finally his present role as Director of Operations at Peninsula Services supporting individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
DAVID DANNER, CHAIR, UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION (UTC) - Gov. Inslee appointed David chair of the UTC for his second term in December 2018, where he was previously executive director since 2005. Before that, he was an executive policy advisor to Gov. Gary Locke and served on the Pollution Control Hearings Board and Shoreline Hearings Board. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), and chairs its Committee on International Relations. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Regulatory Research Institute (NRRI), and the Executive Council of the National Council on Energy Policy. He also serves on advisory boards of the Critical Consumer Issues Forum, the Center for Public Utilities at the New Mexico State University College of Business, and the Technology Law and Public Policy Clinic at the University of Washington Law School.
CAMI FEEK, COMMISSIONER, EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPARTMENT (ESD) - Governor Inslee appointed Cami as ESD commissioner in June 2021, and appointed her to the Board in February 2023. Prior to that, she served as ESD's acting commissioner, deputy commissioner and chief operating officer. Cami got her start in state government 25 years ago in a non-permanent role in a mail room. She rose to executive leadership through hard work, dedication to public service and living her values of teamwork by co-creating a culture of community and belonging and servant leadership. Prior to coming to ESD, Cami worked at the Department of Financial Institutions, General Administration (now Department of Enterprise Services), Washington State Patrol and the Attorney General's Office under both Republican and Democratic attorneys general. She focuses her career on strategic systems design and innovative and effective operations. She knows first-hand that good government is key to bringing about quality services that Washingtonians deserve and expect.
VIGGO FORDE, CIO and IT DIRECTOR, SNOHOMISH COUNTY - Gov. Inslee appointed Viggo to the Board in December 2019. He leads an organization of IT professionals that manage the information technology needs for county leadership, as well as the population of Snohomish county, the third largest county in Washington and one of the fastest growing counties in the country. His experience spans multiple facets such as large and small business transformations, content management, program management, technical/customer support strategies and change management. He attended the University of Washington and earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Master of Science in Engineering.
TRACY GUERIN, DIRECTOR, DEPT. OF RETIREMENT SYSTEMS (DRS) - Gov. Inslee appointed Tracy director of DRS in September 2016. She leads an organization of approximately 250 team members who administer one of the most complex public retirement systems in the country. DRS serves over 750,000 current and former public employees at both the state and local government levels. Her career spans over 30 years in executive leadership in various state agencies. She also serves as an ex officio member of the Washington State Investment Board, the Pension Funding Council and the Select Committee on Pension Policy. She received the Governor's Management and Leadership Award in 2012.
TANYA KUMAR, ORACLE - Tanya is a Senior Compliance & Technical Program Manager at Oracle within their National Security Regions Organization. Tanya works in managing regulatory audits, compliance activities, and support in maintaining compliance as regions are built. Tanya previously worked at T-Mobile within their Cybersecurity and Government Affairs organizations in Washington D.C. Within this role she engaged in public/private sector partnerships, councils, task forces, etc. becoming a spokesperson for the communications sector within government spaces. Her policy portfolio touched legislative and policy making affairs that affected cybersecurity, technology, supply chain, network security, 5G, IoT, and innovative tech. Tanya is very passionate about technology policy and how it directly impacts humanity. She cares about how policies that feed up from the government continue to reinforce innovation, connectivity, and supporting citizens in the most equitable way. She is excited and very humbled to have been given the opportunity to serve as a Board Member within the TSB - where she gets to learn more about policies that directly impact her community.
JOE NGUYEN, STATE SENATOR (D) - Sen. Nguyen represents the 34th Legislative District, serving White Center. Elected to the state Senate in 2019, he has spent his tenure advocating for working families and community members who historically have been left out of the political process. He also sponsored legislation to allow Community and Technical Colleges to offer four-year computer science degrees. That work has allowed Washington students, particularly students of color and low-income students, to access opportunities in a rapidly growing and competitive computer science industry. Sen. Nguyen serves as Chair on the Environment, Energy & Technology Committee, Vice Chair, Operating on the Ways & Means Committee and serves on the Human Services Committee.
CHIPALO STREET, STATE REPRESENTATIVE (D) - Rep. Street was appointed to the Board effective June 15, 2023.
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