Governor Brown Appoints Dan Kalamaras as OSI Director

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointment on March 13, 2018:

Dan Kalamaras, 51, of Gold River, has been appointed director of the Office of Systems Integration at the California Health and Human Services Agency. Kalamaras has been interim executive director of Welfare Client Data Systems at the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids Information Network Consortium since 2018, where he was transition manager in 2014 and deputy director from 2003 to 2005. He has been chief information officer and director of information technology at the San Francisco Human Services Agency since 2015. Kalamaras was information technology manager at the Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance from 2005 to 2014, where he was a senior information technology analyst from 1998 to 2001, eligibility supervisor from 1995 to 1996 and an eligibility worker from 1990 to 1995. He was an administrative aide in the Office of Sacramento County Board of Supervisors Member Dave Cox from 1996 to 1998.    Read Governor Brown’s announcement here.

Updated: OSI Requests Information on Identity and Access Management Solutions

The deadline for responses has been extended to Friday, February 2, 2018.

On behalf of the State of California (State) Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS or Agency), the Office of Systems Integration (OSI) is releasing this Request for Information (RFI) to explore offerings that exist in the current marketplace for an Identity and Access Management (IdAM) solution that is widely used throughout the industry and has proven to be robust and scalable enough for implementation across all State Agency departments and projects.

The RFI responses will also be utilized to assist the State in identifying and understanding potential issues and risks related to IdAM solutions and implementation.

Below are key action dates and times.   To view the complete RFI, please visit the eProcure website here: https://caleprocure.ca.gov/event/0531/0000008123

 

Item Event Date and Time
A Release the RFI. January 12, 2018
B Last day to submit questions for clarification purposes. January 19, 2018, by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time
C Questions that are submitted for clarification will be considered and if needed, a Q&A document or addendum to the RFI will be released by the OSI.
D RFI response due date. February 2, 2018, by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time

The RFI responses and all correspondence and/or questions related to this RFI shall be directed to the State contact person:

Brian Stiger Jr.
Acquisitions & Contracting Services Division

Office of Systems Integration

Phone: (916) 263-4278
E-mail Address: Brian.Stiger@osi.ca.gov


 

Matt Schueller to Serve as Acting OSI Chief Deputy Director

Matt Schueller will serve as Acting OSI Chief Deputy Director as the organization conducts a recruitment for the permanent appointment.  Matt has been with OSI for 9 years – starting with a position within the SAWS project in 2008.   Since 2015, he has served OSI as the Deputy Director, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).  His responsibilities in this role have included the following service areas: Financial and Legislative Services, Human Resources, Acquisition and Contracting Services and the Information Technology Office.

Peter Kelly has decided to step down as OSI Chief Deputy to seek new opportunities for his career, although he has agreed to stay with the agency a while longer to help the Child Welfare Digital Services project achieve its first release of working code to county child welfare workers.  The functionality of this release planned for early February is being referred to as the “Snapshot.”