Office of the Chief Information Officer
The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) is responsible for the planning and leadership of IT policy and strategy within the executive branch and the leadership of units within the Enterprise IT Services Division (EITS) to achieve its vision of becoming a trusted collaborative partner to state agencies and empowering the state by maximizing the value, security, and availability of enterprise technology services. The OCIO unit is comprised of EITS executive leadership, its direct support staff, and the Enterprise Architecture group. The Enterprise Architecture group manages the Technology Investment Notification and Cloud Investment Notification processes for state agencies as part of its charter to create a statewide technology strategy and architecture. The EITS Administrator is appointed by the Director of the Department of Administration and may also serve as the State Chief Information Officer if designated by the Governor. The Administrator serves on the Attorney General's Technological Crime Advisory Board (NRS 205A.040); Nevada Commission on Homeland Security's Cyber Security Committee; Nevada Public Safety Communications Committee (NPSCC); Nevada Commission on Educational Technology (NRS 388.790-805), ex-officio/non-voting; and Nevada Broadband Task Force (representing EITS by Executive Order).