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NASCA is your resource for connection with state chief administrators and corporate partners. We publish state chief administrator transitions notified directly to the association or listings in the media. Membership contact information, bios and scopes of responsibility are a member benefit and are added to the member directory in NASCA Collaborate as it becomes available to us.
 
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State of Illinois

Janel L. Forde will serve as Director of the Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS). She replaces Tim McDevitt.

 

State of Ohio

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine selected Matt Damschroder to lead the Department of Administrative Services. He replaces Bob Blair.

 

State of Kansas

Governor Laura Kelly welcomed Duane Goossen to her team as the interim Secretary of Administration. He replaces Sarah Shipman.

 

State of Colorado

Former Department of Personnel & Administration Executive Director June Taylor accepted the chief operating officer role with the Colorado Office of the Attorney General.

 

State of Florida

Former Florida Secretary for the Department of Management Services Erin Rock departed her position for the private sector on January 8.

 

State of Wisconsin

Joel Brennan was appointed as the new Secretary of the Department of Administration in the State of Wisconsin. He replaces Ellen Nowak.

 

State of Minnesota

Alice Roberts-Davis was named Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Administration. Roberts-Davis was the former assistant commissioner.  She replaces Matt Massman.

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Michael Newsome was appointed Secretary of the Office of Administration (OA) by Governor Tom Wolf to begin on January 4, 2019. Reid Walsh was named as Executive Deputy Secretary of the Office of Administration (OA) and the Deputy Secretary for Human Resources and Management for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Former Secretary Sharon Minnich recently accepted a position as Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance for the State System of Higher Education.

 

State of Idaho

Bryan Mooney was appointed as the Director of the Department of Administration for the State of Idaho. He replaces Bob Geddes.

 

State of Maine

Kirsten Figueroa is the Acting Commissioner and Commissioner-designate of the Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services (DAFS). She will serve in acting capacity until Governor Janet T. Mills formally submits Figueroa’s nomination to the legislature for consideration and her nomination is confirmed by the Maine Senate. She replaces Alec Porteous.

 

State of New Mexico

Ken Ortiz is being tapped to lead the New Mexico General Services Department. He replaces interim Ned Fuller.

 

State of Michigan

Tricia L. Foster was appointed as new director of the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget.

 

State of Nebraska

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts named Jason Jackson, his former chief human resources officer, to lead the Department of Administrative Services. He replaces Byron Diamond.

 

State of Alaska

John Quick was named as Commissioner for the Department of Administration for the State of Alaska. He replaces Leslie Riddle.

 
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