Ashburn, VA, (August 13, 2013). The IJIS Institute, a nonprofit organization that focuses on mission-critical information sharing for justice, public safety, and homeland security welcomes four new Board of Directors members. The IJIS Institute’s members, composed of 150 information technology companies, have elected the following new directors to serve a 3-year term:
- John Leonard, Vice President of Sales, MCM Technology
- Joseph D. Rozek, II, Executive Director, Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, Microsoft Corporation
- Kay Stephenson, Co-founder, President & CEO, Datamaxx Group, Inc.
- Bob Turner, President, CommSys
Steve Ambrosini, executive director of the IJIS Institute said, “We are especially pleased with the election of the four new directors, all of whom are experienced executives in the information technology industry with substantial knowledge of the justice, public safety, and homeland security missions. We look forward to their direction and guidance on the strategic interests of the Institute.”
At its first meeting, the Board elected Michael Davis, Appriss, as the new Chairman of the Board and elected David Usery, URL Integration, as the new Vice Chairman. George Cruser, IBM, continues as Treasurer, while Matthew D’Alessandro, Motorola Solutions, was elected as Secretary. The four officers and an at-large member, Kay Stephenson, DataMaxx Group, along with executive director Steve Ambrosini, will serve on the Executive Committee of the Board.
Special thanks to those Board members who will be leaving office for their dedicated service to the IJIS Institute: Fiona Barshow, Novetta Solutions; Ken Bouche, Hillard Heintze; Frank Felice, New Dawn Technologies; and, Betty Kelepecz, Public Safety Consulting, Inc.
For more information on the IJIS Institute’s Board of Directors, visit the website: http://www.ijis.org/_about/board.html
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About the IJIS Institute—The IJIS Institute unites the private and public sectors to improve mission-critical information sharing for those who protect and serve our communities. The IJIS Institute provides training, technical assistance, national scope issue management, and program management services to help government fully realize the power of information sharing. Founded in 2001 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation with national headquarters on The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Virginia, the IJIS Institute has grown to over 280 member companies and individual associates from government, non-profit, and educational institutions from across the United States. For more information, visit our website at: http://www.ijis.org/; follow us on Twitter @ijisinstitute; read the IJIS Factor Blog; or, join us on LinkedIn at Justice and Public Safety Information Sharing.