(a) The chief information officer is appointed by the governor. The chief information officer serves in the unclassified service at the pleasure of the governor. The chief information officer must have experience leading enterprise-level information technology organizations. The chief information officer is the state's chief information officer and information and telecommunications technology advisor to the governor.
(b) The chief information officer may appoint other employees of the office. The staff of the office must include individuals knowledgeable in information and telecommunications technology systems and services and individuals with specialized training in information security and accessibility.
The chief information officer reports to the governor. The chief information officer must consult regularly with the commissioners of administration, management and budget, human services, revenue, and other commissioners as designated by the governor, on technology projects, standards, and services as well as management of resources and staff utilization.
The chief information officer or the chief information officer's designee shall serve as a member of the Geographic Information Systems Council and the Library Planning Task Force or their respective successor organizations and as a nonvoting member of the Minnesota Health Data Institute.
The commissioner of administration must provide office space and administrative support services to the office. The office must reimburse the commissioner for these services.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes