Angelica Quirarte

Angelica Quirarte

Angelica Quirarte, also known as Angie, serves as Assistant Secretary for Digital Engagement at the CA Government Operations Agency. In her role she develops and implements state-level governance structures and policies for digital innovation. She works to increase digital services capacity and develops web design standards and best practices to increase awareness on open data and encourage the development of user centered design and data analysis skills in government. Angie previously led or coordinated statewide initiatives such as the Civil Service Improvement, the CA Lean Academy, the creation of the CA Department of Tax and Fee Administration, and data engagement events such as the 2018 and 2019 Water Data Challenge. She was a member of the GovOps DMV Strike Team that Governor Newsom announced in January 2019 where she led the coordination of the strike teams’ deliverables; and she has contributed to the revamp of CA.gov and champions initiatives such as Code California. 

To support the platform of change, she founded NxtGov, a network of government change-agents looking to bring pride back into public service and bridge the silos to help us collaborate, serve, and inspire the next generations of public servants. Angie was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and migrated to the Bay Area with her parents and two younger brothers when she was 10 years old. She has a BA in History of Public Policy from UC Santa Barbara.

DISCLAIMER: This is an unofficial organization that is not connected to any one government entity.

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