NASCIO honors GSA's McClure with Tech Champion award


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Dave McClure, associate administrator of the General Services Administration’s Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, has been honored with the 2014 National Association of State Chief Information Officers Technology Champion Award.

He received the award ye at the 2014 NASCIO Midyear Conference in Baltimore, Md., as a recognition of his “outstanding contributions promoting government performance excellence” through information technology solutions, policies and practice.

“It is my honor to present Dave with NASCIO’s prestigious NTC award,” said Craig Orgeron, NASCIO president and chief information officer of Mississippi. “Each year, NASCIO recognizes an individual who has demonstrated a clear understanding for the fundamental and transformational role that IT can play in efficient and effective government operations, and Dave is more than deserving of this recognition.”

McClure is well respected inside federal government technology circles for his development and implementation of advanced technology during his more than 30-year career. Working with the White House and the Office of Management and Budget, he helped implement the Obama administration’s open government, digital strategy and technology efficiency programs, along with serving on the federal CIO Council’s executive committee and the Federal Digital Services Advisory Group. Additionally, he regularly included NASCIO and state CIOs in federal IT policy discussions and opportunities for collaboration.

Recently, McClure announced he will retire from government service at the end of this month, but he is expected to remain active in the technology community.

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Craig Orgeron​, Dave McClure, National Association of State Chief Information Officers