Technology Services Board Meeting to be Held on March 10, 2010 in Sacramento


The Technology Services Board (TSB) of the Office of Technology Services (OTech) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at 2 p.m., at the Byron Sher Auditorium of the Environmental Protection Agency, at 1001 I Street, in Sacramento. The meeting will be Webcast live and may be accessed from the “What’s New” page of OTech’s website at:

The TSB will address issues relating to OTech and its state and local agency customers. Public participation, comments and questions will be welcome for each agenda item. The agenda is available online at:

The agenda includes the Annual Financial Audit Report for Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2009.  Results of the Audit are presented as two reports:  (1) the “Independent Auditor’s Reports and Financial Statements” indicates that OTech was in conformity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, and (2) the “Report to the Technology Services Board” makes recommendations to improve internal control and operational effectiveness.

The Board will also receive an update on GO Online, an alternative to physical media such as print, tape, and microfiche.  In addition, an update will be provided on the Data Center Relocation Project to move operations and equipment from the Sacramento Cannery Campus to more energy efficient facilities in Vacaville.

The TSB provides oversight and guidance to OTech, helping to ensure its services meet customer needs. It is comprised of 13 members and includes a designee of the Governor as Chair, the Director of Finance as Vice-Chair, the State Controller, the Director of the California Emergency Management Agency and the Secretaries of the Environmental Protection Agency, Health and Human Services Agency, Labor and Workforce Development Agency, Resources Agency, State and Consumer Services Agency, Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

OTech provides information technology services to many state, county, federal and local government entities throughout California. Through the use of a scalable, reliable and secure statewide network, combined with expertise in voice and data technologies, OTech delivers comprehensive, cost-effective computing, networking, electronic messaging and training solutions to benefit the people of California.

Contact:  Bill Maile (916) 549-2845