New Mexico Department of Information Technology

Secretary Darryl Ackley

Secretary Darryl Ackley

Mr. Darryl Ackley was appointed by Governor Susana Martinez to serve as the Cabinet Secretary for the New Mexico Department of Information Technology. He was confirmed by the New Mexico State Senate on February 25, 2011 by a 34-0 vote.

A resident of Socorro, Secretary Ackley brings years of experience managing Information Technology systems to the department. He most recently worked as Assistant Director at the Institute for Complex Additive Systems Analysis at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, in Socorro. In addition to its research and development mission, the institute is responsible for the oversight of operations and maintenance of computer systems used for the processing of critical government information.

Secretary Ackley holds both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Computer Science from the New Mexico Institute for Mining and Technology. He is a graduate of Kirtland Central High School in Kirtland, New Mexico. In announcing Secretary Ackley's appointment, Governor Martinez said, “Using technology to reduce wasteful spending will be a centerpiece of my agenda to cut unnecessary costs from state government. Mr. Ackley's administrative and technological background will be a great asset as we work to take full advantage of the available resources to streamline the flow of information throughout my administration.”

“I look forward to working with Governor Martinez to eliminate unnecessary costs and red tape from state government,” Mr. Ackley said. “I believe that by taking full advantage of available technology, we can make government operate more efficiently at a lower cost to New Mexico taxpayers.”

Deputy Secretary Jacqueline Miller

Jacqueline Miller is the Deputy Secretary for the New Mexico Department of Information Technology. Deputy Secretary Miller previously served as the Chief Technology Officer for the NM Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management serving as the Statewide Interoperability Coordinator (SWIC), supporting the legislatively created Interoperability Planning Commission and coordinating program implementation activities with the NM Governor's Office, Statewide Interoperable Communications Working Group (SICWG), state agencies, state planning regions and local governments.

During her time with NMDHS, Miller was the agency top technology executive, playing an integral role in the strategic direction, development, and future growth. Past assignments within state government include Deputy Director of Communications, IT Manager and Network Engineering Supervisor.

Ms. Miller also spent 10 years working for US West and Qwest Communications in regulatory, technical, engineering and customer service positions. She will represent the State of New Mexico Public Safety and Emergency Response Communities.