GITEC Announces New Leadership

Arlington, VA – The Government Information Technology Executive Council (GITEC), a council of senior-level government executives organized to support the delivery of high quality and cost-effective information technology (IT) services to their customers, announced the election of new leadership.

Adriane Burton, Chief Information Officer of the Health Resources and Services Administration, will return to the role of GITEC President, having served as president during the 2012-2013 season. Burton also leads the Marketing Committee, which spearheaded the new website effort this spring.

Joining her as the new Vice President is Rolando Estrada, Business Operations Manager Section Chief, Innovation and Advanced Technology Development for the Military Health System and Defense Health Agency. Estrada will continue serving as the Chairman of the GITEC Summit for the second year.

Darryl Peek, Director of Operations within the Office of the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Homeland Security, joins the leadership team as the Second Vice President. Peek leads the Local Events Committee, having recently executed the first local event of the season focused on IT Modernization.

“GITEC is building momentum towards our 2018 event season, and we are determined to continue bringing value to our federal IT community,” said Burton. “I am excited to be engaged in GITEC and am enthusiastic to lead the organization during this time. We have an impressive and supportive Board of Directors who I know will accomplish big things this year!”

The term of the new leadership will extend to June 2018.



GITEC is a non-profit organization that provides a professional development forum for government and industry leaders to collaborate and innovate on mission critical solutions enabled through IT. For more information on GITEC, go to: