Former CIO, NYC Human Resources Administration
As former deputy commissioner and CIO for the city’s Human Resources Administration (HRA), Siemer has often been recognized for leading the way in making the HRA more efficient while also lowering costs. The HRA provides public health insurance, food stamps, child care, home care for seniors, and many other services for more than 3 million New Yorkers. Siemer, was a 27-year employee of the HRA, has worked hard to streamline the administration’s activities. He was also appointed regional representative of the American Public Human Services Association’s IT affiliate.