Albert Gauthier, Chief Information Officer
Albert Gauthier joined Oxnard’s IT Department in August 2021, arriving with more than 20 years of experience as a Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Gauthier previously served as the CIO for the Cities of Rochester, N.Y. and Coppell, Texas, and the Oregon State Police Department, gaining extensive experience in network design, software development, and technical expertise as a semiconductor engineer. He also managed IT operations for the Canadian clothing brand Nygard International.
His work has been recognized by numerous technology organizations. Gauthier received the Dewey Award for Best Public Website; a gold honor in the State Technology Innovator Awards for the Oregon State Police computing systems; and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) award for successfully implementing a $10M project portfolio in Oregon.
Gauthier graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Lakehead University, Canada. Aside from his IT experience, Albert was also a hockey coach for the Portland Jr. Hawks minor hockey team for ten years.