About Us

Working together, delivering opportunity, innovation and technology.

Led by the City of Seattle's Interim Chief Technology Officer Sabra Schneider, the Department of Information Technology (DoIT) is the central information technology organization for the City of Seattle. We partner with our internal and external customers to provide reliable and secure information and communication solutions that make technology work for the city.

DoIT builds, operates and maintains a wide variety of technology policies, tools and systems that support every department in City government and meet the needs of our customers: the public and City of Seattle departments and employees.

Learn more about our specific lines of business.

Seattle has a population of nearly 600,000 residents and a City government of about 10,000 employees. DoIT has 192 full-time employees and a budget of $49 million. Approximately 600 employees work in information technology units throughout City government.

About Us

Organization Chart for DoIT

The Department of Information Technology is responsible for providing technology services and policy planning for our customers, Seattle's citizens and City of Seattle departments and employees.

View a PDF of our organizational chart here.

Executive Leadership Team

Sabra Schneider
Interim Chief Technology Officer

Andrew Swansen
Deputy Department Director

Stephanie Venrick
Communications Technologies Director

Jolene Luck
Technology Planning & Oversight Director

Debra Schlenker
Computing Services Director

Sabra Schneider
Office of Electronic Communications Director

Michael Hamilton
Chief Information Security Officer

Patti DeFazio
Director of Financing and Contracting Services

Shawn Abernethy
Human Resources Manager

Carmen Valerio
Sr. Executive Assistant

Megan Coppersmith
Public Information Advisor

General questions about DoIT or technology at the City of Seattle? Contact us: DoIT.receptionist@seattle.gov or 206-684-0600.

Annual Reports

Annual Reports (PDFs): 2012 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008