California - Gov. Gavin Newsom reappointed Amy Tong as the state's chief information officer and director of the California Department of Technology where she has served since 2016. Tong previously served as the chief deputy director of the Office of Systems Integration and agency chief information officer at the California Health and Human Services Agency. Prior to that, she was deputy director and chief information officer at the California Lottery and chief technology officer at the State Board of Equalization.
Michigan - The city of Detroit named C. Mikel Oglesby as its executive director of transit. Oglesby previously served as deputy executive director of the South Florida Regional Transporation Authority, general manager of the SunLine Transit Agency in California, and assistant general manager of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.
Oklahoma - The Legislative Office of Fiscal Transparency Oversight Committee on May 8 selected Mike Jackson as executive director of the office. Jackson served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 2004 to 2014 and most recently served as executive vice president of government and political affairs at the State Chamber of Oklahoma.
Mississippi - Rust College has selected Ivy Taylor to serve as its next president, effective June 1. She will succeed Dr. David Beckley who announced his retirement in March. Taylor previously served as mayor of the city of San Antonio, Texas, and on the board of trustees at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin. Prior to that office, she was a lecturer at The University of Texas at San Antonio and served on the San Antonio Planning Commission.
Florida - Hillsborough County Commissioners appointed Bonnie Wise as the new county administrator. She will succeed Mike Merrill who is retiring June 30. Wise currently serves as assistant county administrator and chief financial administrator for the county. Before joining the county, she was chief financial officer for the city of Tampa, Florida.
West Virginia - The city of Clarksburg appointed Harry Faulk as its new city manager on May 4. He will take over for interim City Manager Annette Wright. Faulk most recently served as chief of staff for a Pennsylvania house member. Prior to that, he was assistant manager for the borough of Green Tree, Pennsylvania.