WiCyS 2019 Annual Conference Committees

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Lisa LaFleur (PC Co-Chair)
Business Chief Information Security Officer, Raytheon

Celeste Matarazzo (PC Co-Chair)
Data Science Expert, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Alex Foley
Cyber Security Analyst, Bell

Bich T Vu
Associate Staff, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Dr. Junia Valente
Postdoctoral Research Associate, The University of Texas at Dallas

Dr. Meg Layton
Director of Engineering, Cyber Security Services, Symantec

Sonya Hsiu-Yueh Hsu
Associate Professor/Program Coordinator for B.S. Informatics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Wei Li, Ph.D.
Professor, Nova Southeastern University

Chen Zeng, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Informatics, Indiana University Kokomo

Dr. Ashley Podhradsky (PC Co-Chair)
Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences at Dakota State University

Colleen Riccinto (PC Co-Chair)
Founder and CEO, Cyber Talent Search

Karen Leuschner
National Security Agency

Kristen Beneduce
Senior Cybersecurity Researcher, Sandia National Laboratories

Laura Payne
BMO Financial Group

Kuheli Sai
Ph.D. Student at the University of Pittsburgh

Byron J. Williams, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, CISE - University of Florida

Viviana Wesley
Principal Consultant, Halock Security Labs

SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE

Amela Gjishti
Cyber Security Analyst, Bank of America

Barbara Hewitt, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Health Information Management, Texas State University

Diane M Janosek, Esq., CISSP
Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service, National Security Agency

Mari Galloway
COO, Founding Board Member/Sr. Security Architect, Women's Society of Cyberjutsu/Las Vegas Sands Corp

Dr. Pushpa Kumar, Ph.D.
Teaching Faculty,The University of Texas at Dallas

Amelia Estwick. Ph.D.
Program Director, National Cybersecurity Institute

Janell Straach, Ph.D.
WiCyS Chairman of the Board

Martina Barnas, Ph.D.
Sr. Assistant Dean for Research, SICE, Indiana University Bloomington

Nathan Fisk, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity Education, University of South Florida

Sandra McLeod
Senior Manager, Security & Trust Organization, Cisco Systems

Sarah Morales
Outreach Program Manager, Security Engineering, Google

Durba Kabir Software Engineer, Project Lead, Verizon Communications Inc.

POSTER SESSION COMMITTEE

Dr. Chutima Boonthum-Denecke (PC Co-Chair)
Associate Professor, Hampton University

Indrakshi Ray Professor, Computer Science Department, Colorado State University

Dr. Smriti Bhatt
Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University-San Antonio

RESUME CLINIC & MENTORING COMMITTEE

Anastacia Webster
CSUSB

Rosalind McCullough
Doctoral Student, University of Alabama in Huntsville

Andrea Frost
Engineer, ActionSprout

Marcelle Lee
CEO and Founding Partner, Fractal Security Group, LLC

OPERATIONS AND LOGISTICS COMMITTEE

Taly Walsh, Lead - Operations
Executive Director, WiCyS

Michele Tomasic, Lead - Operations & Logistics
Divisions Operations Manager, Carnegie Mellon University

Lana Richardson, Sponsor Support
Community Care Manager, WiCyS

VOLUNTEER COORDINATION COMMITTEE

Rebecca Nugent
Faculty, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Carnegie Mellon  

Angie Jarka
Illinois Institute of Technology

WORKSHOP COMMITTEE

Essia Hamouda
CSUSB

Susan McGeever
IBM

CAREER FAIR COMMITTEE

Karl Sharman
Vice President, BeecherMadden

Cindy Heckman
Software Engineering Manager, Raytheon

Raymond A. Hansen
Wentworth Institute of Technology

Kevin Monahan
Associate Dean for Career & Professional Development and Director of the Career and Professional Development Center, Carnegie Mellon

SOCIAL MEDIA COMMITTEE

Jennie Kam
Security Researcher, Cisco

Aditi Chaudhry Cybersecurity Engineer, Capital One

Mansi Thakar
Information Security Analyst, Playstation