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Chief Data Officer
Ken Pfeil

Data Governance Council

Data Governance Council

The members of the Data Governance Council are selected by the Executive Data Board. The Council, however, consists of employees of the state agencies represented on the Executive Data Board. The Data Governance Council is chaired by the Commonwealth of Virginia Chief Data Officer (or designee) and has the following responsibilities:

  • Liaise between state agency operations and the Chief Data Officer
  • Advise the Chief Data Officer on technology, policy, and governance strategies
  • Administer data governance policies, standards, and best practices as set by the Executive Data Board
  • Oversee data sharing and analytics projects
  • Review open data assets
  • Govern the Commonwealth Data Trust
  • Report progress, compliance, and performance to the Executive Data Board

View the Data Governance Council charter here. 

The next Data Governance Council meeting date will be held on May 21st, 2024. Find more information here.

Data Governance Council Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, October 10th, 2023

Data Governance Council FOIA Officer

Jessi Bailey, ODGA Acting Director of Communications