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National Association of State Chief Information Officers

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n. (NASCIO, abbr.) ~ National Association of State Chief Information Officers.

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When founded, the organization was known as the National Association of State Information Systems (NASIS). In 1989 the association realigned its membership and changed its name to the National Association of State Information Resource Executives (NASIRE) (https://www.nascio.org/aboutNascio/index.cfm). At its 2001 midyear meeting, the name was changed to the National Association of State Chief Information Officers. See https://www.nascio.org/.

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(NASCIO website) NASCIO represents state chief information officers and information resource executives and managers from the 50 states, six U. S. territories, and the District of Columbia. State members are senior officials from any of the three branches of state government who have executive-level and statewide responsibility for information resource management. Representatives from federal, municipal, and international governments and state officials who are involved in information resource management but do not have chief responsibility for that function participate in the organization as associate members. Private-sector firms and non-profit organizations may join as corporate members. ¶ NASCIO's mission is to foster government excellence through quality business practices, information management, and technology policy. NASCIO's vision is government in which the public trust is fully served through the efficient and effective use of technology.