Angelica Quirarte

Angelica Quirarte

Angelica Quirarte, also known as Angie, is the Assistant Secretary for Digital Engagement at the CA Government Operations Agency and is the Product Owner of Alpha.ca.gov. In her role she develops and implements state-level governance structures and policies for digital innovation. 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 civic engagement events such as the 2018 and 2019 Water Data Challenges. 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 champions initiatives such as Code California and the state’s open data program.

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 and loves to dance and spicy food.

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

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