Virginia names deputy secretary of technology

Bette Dillehay, Virginia's authority for dealing with the Year 2000 rollover,

on Wednesday was named the commonwealth's deputy secretary of technology

by Gov. James Gilmore.

"As director of the Century Date Change Initiative, Bette's leadership was

instrumental to the commonwealth's smooth transition into the 21st century,"

Gilmore said in a release. "In her new role, I am confident she will continue

to foster the commonwealth's high-tech initiatives."

Dillehay began serving as the director of the CDCI in March of 1998 and

was responsible for ensuring the continuity of critical state services throughout

the Year 2000 effort. Before that she served as a state data administrator

for the Council on Information Management.

In her new position, Dillehay will serve under Virginia's Secretary of Technology

Don Upson.

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