Minnesota Department of Economic Security
Start Date  February 1, 1994 - April 30, 1996

As the CIO (chief information officer) I was responsible for all technology related efforts associated with the Workforce Preparation Branch.  The programs my unit supported included:  JTPA, EDWAA, youth, MFIP, Work Readiness, Weatherization, Energy Assistance, CSBG, and central server operations. During this time period co-chaired a group of ten states in developing a shared strategy for the establishment of a national system to support workforce program operations - codenamed "GEORGE".