Executive Committee

The MS-ISAC Executive Committee comprises representatives who are elected by the MS-ISAC members to assist in providing strategic guidance and recommendations for the MS-ISAC. The Executive Committee votes on matters brought to its attention coming from workgroups or the MS-ISAC members at-large.

One of the Committee members is the Chair of the MS-ISAC and the remaining committee members represent different states/territories/tribal governments/District of Columbia/U.S. Local Government entities.

2016/17 MS-ISAC Executive Committee Representatives

  • Thomas Duffy - Chair, MS-ISAC
  • Erik Avakian Chief Information Security Officer, State of Pennsylvania
  • Christopher R. Buse - Chief Information Security Officer, State of Minnesota
  • Gary Coverdale - Chief Information Security Officer, Mono County, California
  • Chris Dereemer - Director, Wisconsin Staewide Information Center
  • Linda Goettler - Chief Information Security Officer, City of St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Ralph Johnson - CISPO, King County, Washington
  • Arnold Kishi - Program Advisor, Dept. of Accounting and General Services, Information and Communication Services Division, State of Hawaii
  • Daniel Mahoney - Deputy Director, Northern California Regional Intelligence Center
  • Craig Orgeron - Executive Director, State of Mississippi
  • Robert Pittman - Chief Information Security Officer, Los Angeles County, California
  • Lynne Pizzini - Chief Information Security Officer, State of Montana
  • Mike Roling - Chief Information Security Officer, State of Missouri
  • Charles Scharnagle - Chief Information Officer, Mohegan Tribe, Connecticut
  • Thomas Scott - Executive Director, University of South Carolina, State of South Carolina
  • Dustin Stark -IT Director, Choctaw Nation, Oklahoma
  • Elayne Starkey - Chief Information Security Officer, State of Delaware