DHS Invites Nominations for Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee

By Renee Dopplick, ACM Director of Public Policy
December 8, 2015

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is accepting nominations for the DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee. Appointees will serve a three-year term and are not compensated. DHS anticipates appointing 17 people. Advisory Committee members are required to obtain and retain at least a secret-level security clearance as a condition of their appointment. Appointees should expect at least two meetings in Washington, D.C. during the year. Nominations are due by January 4.

The Advisory Committee will provide advice and recommendations on programmatic, policy, operational, administrative, and technological issues within DHS that relate to personally identifiable information, data integrity, and other privacy-related matters.

Individuals should have education, training, and experience in the fields of data protection, privacy, cybersecurity, and/or emerging technologies. Qualified individuals from higher education, state or local government, or nonprofits organizations are encouraged to express an interest in serving on the Advisory Committee.

Additional information and instructions for submitting a nomination are available in the Federal Register.