The state’s chief information officer is leaving Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration. Commissioner Carolyn Parnell will step down Jan. 5 to pursue other work. She announced her departure Tuesday in an email to employees. Dayton appointed Parnell in 2011.
The Senate voted Monday to back Edwin Van Petten to lead the Minnesota State Lottery, Susan Haigh as chairwoman of the Metropolitan Council, and Carolyn Parnell as the state’s chief information officer.
Gov. Mark Dayton has turned to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system for his top technology adviser.