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SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Department of Administrative Services (DAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenneth A. Hansen as its new Deputy Executive Director. Hansen will assume his new duties on July 27, 2015.
“Ken’s work in public policy at the national level, as well as in our local communities, demonstrates his commitment to leading by example.” says Kim Hood, Executive Director of the DAS. “I look forward to his efforts in strategic planning, streamlining our products and services, and reviewing administrative policy in terms of business regulation.”
Ken has worked in DAS under six gubernatorial administrations and been part of its management team for over 22 years. In 1998 through 2000, Ken served as the President of Administrative Codes and Registers (ACR), the national organization for government publishers of administrative rules. He served as the ACR observer to the Uniform Law Commission’s Model State Administrative Procedure Act drafting committee. He is a past president of the Utah Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration and is an adjunct professor of Political Science at the University of Utah.
Ken has Bachelor of Science degrees in History and Political Science, and a Master of Public Administration degree, all from the University of Utah.
SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Department of Administrative Services is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Mottishaw as the new director of the Division of Fleet Operations. Mottishaw will assume his new duties on July 6, 2015.
“Jeff’s proven ability to accomplish significant results in challenging environments coupled with his energy and enthusiasm will enable the Division of Fleet Management to continue its progress in providing state agencies with energy conscious and cost effective transportation options.” says Kim Hood, Executive Director of the Department of Administrative Services.
Prior to his appointment, Jeff worked as a Senior Purchasing Manager with the DAS Division of Purchasing and General Services where he has earned respect in the national purchasing arena. Jeff is a skilled manager with a keen eye towards operations and efficiencies.
BY DAN HARRIE
THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE
PUBLISHED: JANUARY 14, 2015 12:38PM
UPDATED: JANUARY 14, 2015 12:38PM
ORIGINAL ARTICLE: http://www.sltrib.com/news/2054452-155/utah-opens-new-hub-for-grama
Utah has opened a central online location for people to submit open-records requests to state agencies.
The open-records portal at http://openrecords.utah.gov is an attempt to cut through some of the bureaucratic difficulties in locating who at a particular state agency would field the request and how to contact them.
“The portal is a central point for requesting access to records from state executive agencies,” according to a Department of Administrative Services news release. “The portal will be expanded over the next two years to include local governments as well.”