Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO)

National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC) Membership and MOU members

The members of the NISPPAC are representatives of those departments and agencies most affected by the National Industrial Security Program and non-government representatives of contractors, licensees, or grantees involved with classified contracts, licenses, or grants, as determined by the Chair. The Chair appoints the members of NISPPAC. The ISOO Director chairs the NISPPAC. The members include 16 representatives from Executive branch agencies and eight representatives from industry and MOU industry organizations. 

To contact the NISPPAC, please e-mail: If you would like your e-mail referred to a specific member of the NISPPAC, please include the member's name in the e-mail.  



ISOO Staff  Government Members Industry Members & MOU organizations 
Mark Bradley, Chair 


Heather Sims, Industry Spokesperson
General Dynamics
E-mail: Heather Sims
Term:  2019-2023
Greg Pannoni, DFO 

Kimberly Baugher
Department of State

Dennis Arriaga
SRI International
E-mail: Dennis Arriaga
Term:  2017-2021
Robert Tringali  Denis Brady
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Rosie Borrero
E-mail: Rosie Borrero
Term: 2018-2022
Carolina Klink 

Marc Brooks
Department of Energy

Robert Harney
Northrup Grumman
E-mail: Robert Harney
Term: 2016-2020

Amy Davis
National Security Agency

Aprille Abbott
E-mail: Aprille Abbott
Term: 2019-2023

Karl Hellmann

Daniel McGarvey 
Alion Science and Technology
E-mail: Daniel McGarvey
Term:  2017-2021


  Christine E. Gunning
Department of Justice
Brian Mackey 
BAE Systems
E-mail: Brian Mackey 
Term:  2019-2020


  Valerie B. Kerben 
Office of the Director of National Intelligence 
Cheryl Stone
Rand Corporation
E-mail: Cheryl Stone
Term: 2018-2022
  Dr. Mark Livingston
Department of the Navy

AIA ISC-  Kai Hanson 

  Sharon Dondlinger 
Department of the Air Force

Professional Services Council (PSC)- Charlie Sowell

  Michael J. Scott 
Department of Homeland Security

Contractor Special Security Working Group (CSSWG)- Joseph Kraus

Central Intelligence Agency  
Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDC)/University Affiliated Research Centers (UARC) - Shawn Daley
  Richard Townsend
Department of Commerce

Industrial Security Working Group (ISWG)-Marc T. Ryan

  Elizabeth A. Okane
Department of the Army

Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA)- Kathy Pherson

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)-Rick Lawhorn

  Jeff Spinnanger
Department of Defense

ASIS D&IC-Matt Hollandsworth


National Classification Management Society (NCMS)-Aprille Abott