Dugan Petty served as the CIO for the State of Oregon from 2006 to 2012, when he retired from state service. His collaborative leadership led to a new e-government delivery system, open government applications, strengthening security and improved IT governance.

He also served as Oregon's chief procurement official leading a cross boundary taskforce in the modernization of Oregon's procurement statutes and a strategic sourcing initiative called Smart Buy that improved contract outcomes and reduced spending.

Before coming to Oregon, he served in Alaska State Government as Director of General Services, Chief Procurement Officer, and in housing and facilities management.

Dugan is a past president of both NASCIO and NASPO and a founding member and past Chair of the Western States Contracting Alliance.

Government Technology named Dugan one of its Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers for 2011. He received the Julio Mazzone Distinguished Service Award in public purchasing in 2004.