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Steve Monaghan

Agency Director, Information and General Services (IGS) Agency

Nevada County, California

As Director of the Information and General Services (IGS) Agency, Steve is responsible to plan, organize, and direct nine county business lines which include Information Systems, Public Library System, County Airport, Facility Management, Capital Facilities, Office of Emergency Services, Central Services, Energy Services, Cable TV, and Centralized Purchasing. IGS has an annual operating budget of over $24M, annual capital budget up to $20M and is staffed by over 100 employees.

Public CIO Magazine with the California State CIO Academy named Steve California CIO of the Year and the Center for Digital Government presented Steve their Top 25 Doers, Dreamers, and Drivers of Technology in Government award. The California County Information Services Directors Association (CCISDA) gave Steve their Visionary Award for IT Leadership. Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) presented Steve with their President’s Award for exceptional service to rural counties in the area of broadband and technology advocacy.

The County of Nevada has received numerous awards for technology leadership and excellence such as placing in the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties (NACo) National Digital Counties Survey first place six times, ranking in the overall top three slots 20 times under Steve’s tenure.

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