Chief Data Officer
Carlos Rivero

Data Governance Council

The members of the Data Governance Council are selected by the Executive Data Board. The Council, however, consists of employees of the state agencies represented on the Executive Data Board. The Data Governance Council is chaired by the Commonwealth of Virginia Chief Data Officer (or designee) and has the following responsibilities:

  • Liaise between state agency operations and the Chief Data Officer
  • Advise the Chief Data Officer on technology, policy, and governance strategies
  • Administer data governance policies, standards, and best practices as set by the Executive Data Board
  • Oversee data sharing and analytics projects
  • Review open data assets
  • Govern the Commonwealth Data Trust
  • Report progress, compliance, and performance to the Executive Data Board