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President's Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection

Biographical Sketches of the Commissioners

CHAIRMAN

Robert T. Marsh
Chairman, President's Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection

Mr. Marsh is an aerospace consultant and currently serves as the chairman of the board of CAE Electronics, Inc. and Comverse Government Systems Corporation. He is a director of Teknowledge Corporation and a trustee of the MITRE Corporation. He is also the director of the Air Force Aid Society. From 1989-1991, he served as the first chairman of Thiokol Corporation. Retired in 1984 as a general in the U.S. Air Force, his last assignment was serving as the commander of the Air Force Systems Command where he directed the research, development, testing and acquisition of aerospace systems for the Air Force.

 

COMMISSION MEMBERS

Merritt Adams
American Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T)

Mr. Adams is an international telecommunications consultant specializing in electronic surveillance, the development of communication safeguards, and software R&D. He worked at American Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T) as the Worldwide New Business Development Director for the International Switching Business Unit before retiring with 35 years of service. His experience and expertise made him a vital asset to the Commission's Vital Human Services and the Information and Communications teams.

 

Richard P. Case
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

Mr. Case was the Director of Technical Strategy Development for the Corporate Staff at IBM. With 41 years of experience at IBM, he brought to the Commission a wealth of technical knowledge in the areas of hardware, software and semiconductor development, systems architecture, laboratory management, litigation, and human resource administration. Mr. Case is a trustee of the Mathcounts Foundation, vice-chairman of the Computer Museum, and a licensed professional engineer. As a Commissioner, he served on the National Structures and Information and Communications Teams.

 

Mary J. Culnan, Ph.D.
Georgetown University

Professor Culnan came to the Commission on leave from Georgetown University, where she is an Associate Professor at the School of Business. At Georgetown she teaches courses on information systems and electronic commerce and conducts research on the consumer privacy issues raised by electronic marketing. On the Commission, she was the team leader of the Public Confidence team, and she served on the Information and Communication, Banking & Finance and Global teams. She has testified before Congress on a range of privacy issues and has consulted on privacy to a number of public and private sector organizations. She co-authored The Ethics of Information Management (R.O. Mason and F.M. Mason, Sage, 1995) and her research and opinions have been published in several academic journals, monographs, and newspapers including The New York Times and The Washington Post.

 

Peter H. Daly
U.S. Treasury
Senior Advisor in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management and Chief Financial Officer

As the Senior Advisor in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management and Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Daly specializes in electronic money policy issues as they affect Treasury-wide fiscal, law enforcement and financial systems operations. Under the auspices of the National Financial Services Volunteer Corps, he served during 1994 as a consultant to the Central Bank of Hungary in planning monetary reforms. Mr. Daly is a guest lecturer in management and faculty advisor on advanced executive development programs at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. As a Commissioner, he led the Banking and Finance Team.

 

John C. Davis
National Security Agency

Mr. Davis is the Director of the National Computer Security Center at NSA. In his thirty-four years at NSA, he has served in various positions, including Deputy Chief of the INFOSEC Operations and Technical Support Group, Deputy Chief of the Research and Technology Group, Chief of the Microelectronics Office, and Chief of the Office of Computer and Processing Technology in the Research and Engineering Organization. Mr. Davis also serves as the NSA's Senior Executive Account manager for Information Security of the U.S. Pacific Command (CINCPAC). As a Commissioner, Mr. Davis led the Information and Communications Sector Team and the R&D Team.

 

Thomas J. Falvey
Department of Transportation (DOT)
Office of the Secretary, Office of Intelligence and Security

Mr. Falvey represents the Office of the Secretary, Office of Intelligence and Security. Prior to becoming a Commissioner, Mr. Falvey was the Department of Transportation's (DOT) National Security Advisor in the Office of Intelligence and Security. Mr. Falvey is DOT's expert on transportation infrastructure protection and assurance; information warfare; security-related technologies and research and development programs; and is DOT's expert on chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons capabilities and threats. Mr. Falvey serves as DOT's representative to the Physical Security and Infrastructure Protection and the Weapons of Mass Destruction subgroups of the National Security Council's Technical Support Working Group. He led the Physical Distribution Team for the Commission.

 

Brenton C. Greene
Department of Defense (DOD)
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Director for Infrastructure Policy

Mr. Greene represented the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Director for Infrastructure Policy. Before joining the Commission, Mr. Greene led the DOD staff element responsible for developing policy, plans, programs and procedures for infrastructure assurance policy and infrastructure warfare. As a Commissioner, he served on several teams including the Information and Communications Team, the Physical Distribution Team, Energy, National Structures Team and the Economics Team.

 

William J. Harris, Ph.D.
Texas Transportation Institute

Dr. Harris, an expert in the field of transportation, joined the Commission in February 1997. In addition to his consulting practice, he was the Associate Director of the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) from 1985 to 1995. His service there contributed to development of a major program in intelligent transportation systems and to a longer range view of transportation issues and their relationship to education and research. During many years with the Battelle Memorial Institute, Dr. Harris worked on pipeline issues, ship failures, the development of research and development in third world countries, and the coordination of national research planning. He served the Association of American Railroads as Vice President for Research from 1970 to 1985. Dr. Harris continues as a member of TTI in his capacity as Distinguished Professor Emeritus. As a Commissioner, he headed the Education and Awareness Team.

 

David A. Jones
Department of Energy (DOE)
Office of Safeguards and Security, Director, Policy, Standards and Analysis Division

Mr. Jones comes from the Office of Safeguards and Security, Director, Policy, Standards and Analysis Division at DOE. Prior to joining the Commission, Mr. Jones directed a technical organization of safeguards and security professionals that are responsible for developing, promulgating and analyzing DOE-wide safeguards and security policy, procedures and standards, including physical security, information security, personnel security, nuclear materials control and accountability, and the Design Basis Threat. On the Commission, he was the Team Leader of the Commission's Energy Team and was a member of the Physical Distribution and R&D Teams.

 

William B. Joyce
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Mr. Joyce joined the Central Intelligence Agency in 1972. Before joining the Commission, Mr. Joyce served in a number of supervisory and management positions overseas and in Washington. He has specialized in the collection and processing of foreign public information and the development of electronic distribution systems. Mr. Joyce was the Team Leader on the Commission's Threat Team.

 

Stevan D. Mitchell
Department of Justice

Mr. Mitchell is a trial attorney with the Criminal Division's Computer Crime Unit. He has litigated cases, conducted investigations, drafted legislative proposals, and participated in international efforts to curb illegal uses of advanced technology. As a Commissioner, he was responsible for heading the Legal Landscape Team.

 

Irwin M. Pikus, Ph.D., J.D.
Department of Commerce
Bureau of Export Administration

Prior to joining the Commission, Dr. Pikus worked in the Bureau of Export Administration where he directed an office that collects and analyzes information dealing with foreign technology comparable to the advanced technologies whose exports are controlled by the United States. His career focus has been on the role of science and technology in addressing national goals and objectives. He led the Commission's Vital Human Services Team.

 

John R. Powers, Ph.D., M.Div.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Senior Policy Advisor for Strategic Planning

Dr. Powers serves as the Senior Policy Advisor for Strategic Planning for FEMA. He was one of the principal designers for various nuclear response programs. He developed a policy framework for an integrated emergency response capability, helped change the approach to both mobilization and civil defense within the civil sector, and developed the Alternative Dispute Resolution program for the agency. As a Commissioner, he served as the Team Leader for the National Structures Team and as a member of the Vital Human Services Team.

 

Paul Rodgers, J.D.
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners

Prior to joining the Commission, Mr. Rodgers was the executive director and general counsel for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) in Washington, D.C. The NARUC includes all the State and Federal agencies engaged in the regulation of public utilities and carriers. As the executive director and general counsel of NARUC from 1965-1996, Mr. Rodgers was influential in strengthening the role of the NARUC as an organization known and respected within Congress, the Executive Branch and the Federal agencies. He was the Team Leader on the Commission's Regulation Team.

 

Susan Simens
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Ms. Simens is a Supervisory Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigations. During her 18 years of Bureau service, she has been assigned to matters involving national security, including management of the computer espionage program. As a Commissioner, she served on the Vital Human Services team.

 

Frederick M. Struble, Ph.D
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Fred Struble was a member of the PCCIP Banking and Finance Team and the Economics Team. Prior to joining the Commission, Dr. Struble worked at the Federal Reserve Board for 25 years. While there, he was responsible for developing and implementing policies for the supervision and regulation of banking organizations.

 

Nancy J. Wong
Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Selected as one of the "Top One Hundred Women in Computing for 1996" by McGraw-Hill Publishing Companies, Ms. Wong joined the Commission from a position as Manager for Information Assets and Risk Management with the San Francisco-based Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) Company. In that position, she oversaw the development and implementation of corporate policies, standards and business processes to manage and protect the company's information technology assets. PG&E's service territory spans over 90,000 square miles, from the Oregon border down to Bakersfield in Northern California. Ms. Wong served as the Team Leader on the National Risk Team. She was also a member of the Information and Communications and Energy Teams.

 

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