The candidates -- Jim Albert
, Thomas Bynum, Andy Marcelia, Fran Muskopf, and Julian Soh -- were validated by the members.
Unfortunately, following the selection of the board, Jim Albert
found that his
current duties would not allow him the time to actively participate in IPMA projects.The board unanimously selected Andy Hill to replace Jim
Thank You, Jim!
The board wants to thank Jim Albert
for all the years of service that he
has given to the state Information Technology Community and to the IPMA
.Jim is currently the Deputy Director for Operations for the Department of Information Services.Prior to joining DIS last year, Jim was the Information Services Manager for the Washington State Attorney General's Office, a position he held for nine years.He also worked at the Office of Financial Management for 13 years as an information systems manager.Jim has a degree in Public Administration from Washington State University where he also held a variety of data processing positions. Jim has been an active member of the IPMA Forum Committee for the last three years.He
was also involved in starting the LeaderPath for IT Managers program.
Members Present: Jim Albert
, Mary Ellen Bradley, Phil Grigg, Sheryl Hall, Dennis Jones, Dennis Laine, Darrel Riffe, and Allen Schmidt.
...Special Item: Jim Albert announced that he was resigning from the IPMA Board.Jim
noted that his
current position prevents him from devoting the amount of time that board membership requires.He
will remain active on the Forum planning committee.