The New York State Local Government Information Technology Directors’ Association (NYSLGITDA), a 501(c) (6) nonprofit organization, is dedicated to the coordination and improvement of information technology to carry out public services in Municipal, School, Community College, BOCES, and Authorities in New York State.
NYSLGITDA, currently with over 75 government members, furthers the interests of those engaged in local government information technology services by:
- Providing a trusted forum for information sharing (semiannual conferences and Google group listserv)
- Promoting cooperative relations among state and local government information technology directors
- Advising all government agencies and officials concerning the use of information technology
- Fostering collaborative research among members and to encourage education, training and projects in the field of local government information technology
- Assisting local governments in their use of information technology
- Sharing sound general principles for computer system development and us
- Maintaining contact information for NYS local governments and making that information available to members
NYSLGITDA actively engages with a range of NYS agencies and works closely with NYS Office of Information Technology Services to mitigate the impact of NYS system implementations while working to improve the intended results. NYSLGITDA also works with academic institutions specifically, CTG UAlbany, a research institute, to foster and facilitate local government innovation.
NYSLGITDA has grown in numbers and strength since the incorporation in 1995 because of the dedicated, enthusiastic involvement of its members and the relationship with trusted partners. We look forward to many more years.