March 23-24, 2023
May 4-5, 2023
June 1-2, 2023
July 20-21, 2023
August 24-25, 2023
October 5-6, 2023
EACH SESSION WILL BE HELD IN A DIFFERENT MAJOR CITY IN TEXAS ... TO BE ANNOUNCED
Cliff Higbee is Director of Curriculum & Programs for RLF and a longtime RLF Facilitator. He is the former Director of the Management Information Center for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He is a past Intermountain Chapter president, has served on the SIM Executive Board in several Vice President positions, and chaired the 1994 Annual Interchange Conference. Cliff has been a guest lecturer at Weber State University and The Salt Lake Community College. He has held an elected position on the Salt Lake City School Board and served on the Advisory Boards for Weber State University and Utah State University.
George Rios is a Senior Technology Advisor and an Executive Coach partnering with business and technology leaders to advise, guide, and provide insight to advance organizations to their desired business outcomes. With over 30 years of experience in IT, George has experience in working through top organizational challenges, dealing head-on with the impact of digital transformation, and fostering interpersonal relationships. Coupled with the focus on building strong leaders and teams, he accentuated the importance of embracing change with solid collaboration between the business sector and technology organizations. He is the former CIO and Director of IT for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and has held various IT leadership positions in the private sector, including Fisher Controls International, MediaNet, and Computer Science Corporation (CSC). George is recognized as a technology leader in Texas, having served as the Texas Association of State Systems for Computing and Communications (TASSCC) president and a board member on other civic and professional advisory boards. In 2013, George was awarded the TASSCC President’s Award for IT Excellence, and in 2018 was awarded the CIO of the Year by the Texas Public Sector CIO Academy. He is a graduate of Texas State University and attended both the LBJ School of Public Affairs’ Governor’s Executive Development Program and the Executive Leadership for Information Technology Excellence.
Exact locations and meeting facilities of the 2023 Texas RLF are in the process of being determined. In 2022, Texas RLF locations included Houston, San Antonio, Dallas and Austin.