Tim Garza joined the California Natural Resources Agency in 2009 as the Technology Director and Chief Information Officer for the California Natural Resources Agency. As Agency Technology Director, he has direct authority over the information technology policies, practices, processes, and standards that serve and support the Departments, Conservancies, Boards, and Commissions under the Natural Resources Agency. He formulates and oversees the execution of the information technology strategic and tactical plans, including critical projects and operations that focus on utilizing innovative technologies as effective business enablers in support of the Agency and agency organization entities business and program missions. Tim has over 30 years of leadership and experience in directing and providing a full range of technology and business process engineering services to public sector organizations and private sector companies. When not working, Tim enjoys music, friends, and going to baseball games.