TASSCC Board Member
Texas Workforce Commission
CIO / IT Director
Term: Expires August 31, 2020
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Heather serves as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the Texas Workforce Commission. Her 18-year state career includes serving as the Director for Strategic Decision Support at the Health and Human Services Commission; the Project Management Office Director, Deputy CIO and CIO at the Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS); Project Manager at the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts; and other roles within DADS, Department of Human Services and Office of the Attorney General.
Throughout her career, Heather has volunteered her time and professional skills to several professional organizations including Project Management Institute (PMI), Austin Chapter (President, Vice President of External Services, and Professional Development Day Director); Executive Women in Texas Government (Vice President/Conference Chair and Communications Director); and State Agency Coordinating Committee, IT Subcommittee (Vice Chair and Chair).
Heather is a PMI-certified Project Management Professional and holds a bachelor’s degree in Latin from Baylor University, a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from The University of Texas at Austin and a Ph.D. in Information Science from The University North Texas.