2019 Award Recipients
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TAGITM Members Earn Annual Statewide Technology Awards

The Texas Association of Governmental Information Technology Managers, TAGITM, is an information system's professional organization that provides a forum for generating ideas, sharing problems, and developing solutions. The association's main objective is to enable cities, counties, schools and appraisal districts within Texas to realize the full potential of automation benefits. The association currently has over 200 cities, counties, appraisal districts and school districts as part of their membership program.

During the TAGITM Annual Conference in April 2019, the association recognized the following individuals and projects

TAGITM President's Award

The President’s Award is presented at the discretion of the President to a member that has made an exemplary and lasting contribution to the organization. For 2018-2019, President Sid Hudson selected Dale Harwell.

TAGITM Rick Moore Award

The Rick Moore Award is presented to a member of the organization who has demonstrated commitment to the goals and the vision of the organization, dedication to Government Information Technology and service as a mentor to other Government Information Technology professionals. Beth Ann Unger was the recipient of the 2019 award.

TAGITM Excellence Awards

Excellence Award winners demonstrate outstanding innovation and application of leading edge computing or communication technologies. Candidates for Excellence Awards are nominated by TAGITM members. Winners are chosen by a committee of peers who judge nominated projects based on their impact on improving internal operations, providing exceptional customer service or enhancing communications. The following agencies were recognized for their achievements with Excellence Awards:

City of Bryan for their Cyber Warrior Project

City of Seguin for their Spillman CAD/RMS Project

Victoria County for their Juvenile Center Camera System Replacement

Williamson County for their On/Off Boarding Project

TAGITM Member Emeritus

TAGITM bylaws provide for an Emeritus Membership for those individuals who have demonstrated distinguished service to TAGITM. This year, Belinda Mercado was recognized by the TAGITM Board as Member Emeritus.