Mr. Darryl Ackley was appointed by Governor Susana Martinez to serve as the Cabinet Secretary for the New Mexico Department of Information Technology. He was confirmed by the New Mexico State Senate on February 25, 2011 by a 34-0 vote.
Secretary Ackley brings years of experience managing Information Technology systems to the department. He most recently worked as Assistant Director at the Institute for Complex Additive Systems Analysis at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. In addition to its research and development mission, the institute is responsible for the oversight of operations and maintenance of computer systems used for the processing of critical government information.
Secretary Ackley holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science from the New Mexico Institute for Mining and Technology. He is a graduate of Kirtland Central High School in Kirtland, New Mexico.