HR183: Commending ITServe Alliance.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 183

Offered March 4, 2020
Commending ITServe Alliance.
Patron-- Subramanyam

WHEREAS, ITServe Alliance, one of the largest consortia of information technology services, staffing, and consulting organizations in the country, celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2020; and

WHEREAS, with 16 local chapters serving more than 1,500 member organizations, ITServe Alliance supports the employment of approximately 70,000 information technology professionals nationwide; and

WHEREAS, established in 2016, the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area chapter boasts more than 130 member organizations, employing upwards of 8,000 individuals who support private-sector and government clients in the region; and

WHEREAS, ITServe Alliance serves its members by acting as the collective voice of the information technology industry, promoting best practices and quality control, facilitating networks and partnerships, and spearheading advocacy at state and federal levels; and

WHEREAS, ITServe Alliance helps the Commonwealth and the country keep pace in a rapidly changing industry by ensuring the availability of a highly skilled workforce and by limiting the outsourcing of this important work overseas; and

WHEREAS, through partnerships with area schools and colleges, ITServe Alliance encourages science, technology, engineering, and math education and fosters future generations of information technology professionals to meet the growing demands of the industry; and

WHEREAS, as information technology increasingly drives the ways businesses operate and individuals connect, ITServe Alliance’s leadership is an invaluable asset to the Commonwealth and the country; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That ITServe Alliance, a distinguished consortium of informational technology organizations, hereby be commended on the occasion of its 10th anniversary; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Amar Varada, president of ITServe Alliance, as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for the consortium’s mission and best wishes for its continued success.