Interim City Manager Albert Moor announced an appointment to the City’s Administrative staff today, January 4, 2021.
Upon the retirement of Kenneth Beam, Jr., Director of Information Technology, effective December 31, 2020, Regina Chandler, currently the Assistant Director of Information Technology, has been appointed as Interim Director of Information Technology.
Regina Chandler has served as the Assistant Director of the City of Suffolk’s Information Technology Department since February 2011. Chandler has held a number of key I.T. positions in 33 years of public service for the following localities: City of Alexandria, VA, County of Henrico, VA, James City County, VA, City of Petersburg, VA, and the City of Hopewell, VA.
Chandler holds a Master’s Degree in Cybersecurity and a Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Technology from The University of Maryland University College and a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from St. Leo University. Chandler holds certifications to include the following: Certificate in Local Government Management – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Certificate in Project Management – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Certified Government Chief Information Officer – University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Certified Geospatial Information Systems Professional (GISP), URISA, Certified in Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL.v3).