Top of Page

(ISC)² Board of Directors Elect 2017 Officers

Clearwater, FL, January 18, 2017

— (ISC)²® today announced the newly elected officers for its board of directors. The 13-member board provides governance and oversight for the organization, grants certifications to qualifying candidates, and enforces adherence to the (ISC)² Code of Ethics.

Effective January 14, 2017, the following individuals assumed board officer positions:

  • Chairperson: Wim Remes, CISSP (Belgium)
  • Vice Chairperson: Jennifer Minella, CISSP (USA)
  • Treasurer: Allison Miller, CISSP (USA)
  • Secretary: Dr. Kevin Charest, CISSP, HCISPP (USA)

“I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the outgoing board officers for all of their efforts to strengthen (ISC)² and for their ongoing commitment to advancing the profession,” said (ISC)² CEO David Shearer. “I also thank Greg Mazzone, Richard Nealon, Howard Schmidt and Freddy Tan, whose board terms ended in December, for their many contributions. I look forward to working with the new officers over the next year as they help us advance the organization.

”Members of the (ISC)² Board of Directors are elected each year from among the organization’s global membership. The board is comprised of (ISC)²-certified volunteers who are industry leaders from around the globe representing business, government and academia. Visit (ISC)2’s website for a complete list of current board members.


About (ISC)²

(ISC)²® is an international nonprofit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification, (ISC)² offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic, programmatic approach to security. Our membership, over 123,000 strong, is made up of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals who are making a difference and helping to advance the industry. Our vision is supported by our commitment to educate and reach the public through our charitable foundation– The Center for Cyber Safety and EducationTM. For more information about (ISC)² visit, follow us on Twitter or connect with us on Facebook.

# # #

© 2017 (ISC)² Inc., (ISC)², CISSP, SSCP, CCSP, CAP, CSSLP, HCISPP, CCFP, ISSAP, ISSEP, ISSMP and CBK are registered marks of (ISC)², Inc.

Media Contact

Maria Forrest

Senior Manager,Corporate Communications


(727) 201-5759