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Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State

Law provides: The office shall provide oversight, leadership, and direction for information and telecommunications technology policy and the management, delivery, and security of information and telecommunications technology systems and services in Minnesota. The office shall manage strategic investments in information and telecommunications technology systems and services to encourage the development of a technically literate society, to ensure sufficient access to and efficient delivery of government services, and to maximize benefits for the state government as an enterprise. (Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 16E)

State Chief Information Officer: Gopal Khanna 
Appointed: 2005  
Salary: $108,400

658 Cedar Street • Saint Paul, Minnesota 55155
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Function: The department provides support transformation of public service by effective information management and efficient delivery of service to government and its customers. The department develops enterprise information strategies, policies, and standards; oversees information technology investments; and creates a secure and efficient information management environment.

Last updated: 6/1/2009 2:52:59 PM