Kemba WaldenProgram Committee Chair

Kemba Eneas Walden is an Attorney at Microsoft in the Customer Security and Trust Legal team. Kemba supports the Digital Diplomacy team, specifically focused on the Defending Democracy Program. Prior to Microsoft, Kemba spent a decade in government service at the Department of Homeland Security. At DHS, Kemba held a number of attorney roles, most recently as an Attorney-Advisor for the newly created Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) which is responsible for cybersecurity, telecommunications, and infrastructure resilience. Kemba negotiated complex data protection, information sharing, and risk mitigation agreements, supported CISA’s cybersecurity and risk management efforts in critical infrastructure sectors including the financial, energy, and election sectors, and provided daily legal support to the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC). Most recently her energy was spent as the primary cybersecurity legal advisor to the Elections Task Force (now known as the Elections Security Initiative).
Prior to CISA, Kemba engaged on CFIUS, and also worked on constitutional issues in connection with border searches involving technology. Prior to joining DHS in 2009, Kemba practiced international trade law at the U.S. Department of Commerce and in private practice, and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Carl E. Stewart, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Kemba graduated from Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia with a B.A. in Political Science, from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs with a Master in Public Affairs, and from Georgetown University Law Center. Kemba also holds a Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) in the Law of Data Security & Investigations.

Kemba WaldenProgram Committee Chair

Kemba Eneas Walden is an Attorney at Microsoft in the Customer Security and Trust Legal team. Kemba supports the Digital Diplomacy team, specifically focused on the Defending Democracy Program. Prior to Microsoft, Kemba spent a decade in government service at the Department of Homeland Security. At DHS, Kemba held a number of attorney roles, most recently as an Attorney-Advisor for the newly created Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) which is responsible for cybersecurity, telecommunications, and infrastructure resilience. Kemba negotiated complex data protection, information sharing, and risk mitigation agreements, supported CISA’s cybersecurity and risk management efforts in critical infrastructure sectors including the financial, energy, and election sectors, and provided daily legal support to the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC). Most recently her energy was spent as the primary cybersecurity legal advisor to the Elections Task Force (now known as the Elections Security Initiative).
Prior to CISA, Kemba engaged on CFIUS, and also worked on constitutional issues in connection with border searches involving technology. Prior to joining DHS in 2009, Kemba practiced international trade law at the U.S. Department of Commerce and in private practice, and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Carl E. Stewart, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Kemba graduated from Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia with a B.A. in Political Science, from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs with a Master in Public Affairs, and from Georgetown University Law Center. Kemba also holds a Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) in the Law of Data Security & Investigations.

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Erica BomseyBylaws Chair

Erica is the Deputy General Counsel for Counterterrorism and Intelligence and is also currently serving as the Senior Legal Counsel to the National Counterterrorism Center.
Prior to joining ODNI in 2011 and serving as an attorney for NCTC starting in 2013, Erica served for over seven years as a law enforcement and screening attorney in the Department of Homeland Security Office of the General Counsel. Prior to joining DHS, Erica was a participant in the Department of the Treasury Legal Honors Attorney Program, and also worked in the Department of State Office of the Legal Adviser while earning her law and graduate degrees.
Erica earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia in 1996, and her Juris Doctorate and Master of Arts in International Affairs from American University in 2001.
Erica was appointed to the Senior National Intelligence Service in 2017.

Erica BomseyBylaws Chair

Erica is the Deputy General Counsel for Counterterrorism and Intelligence and is also currently serving as the Senior Legal Counsel to the National Counterterrorism Center.
Prior to joining ODNI in 2011 and serving as an attorney for NCTC starting in 2013, Erica served for over seven years as a law enforcement and screening attorney in the Department of Homeland Security Office of the General Counsel. Prior to joining DHS, Erica was a participant in the Department of the Treasury Legal Honors Attorney Program, and also worked in the Department of State Office of the Legal Adviser while earning her law and graduate degrees.
Erica earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia in 1996, and her Juris Doctorate and Master of Arts in International Affairs from American University in 2001.
Erica was appointed to the Senior National Intelligence Service in 2017.

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Carla GammonStatus Of Women Chair
Carla GammonStatus Of Women Chair
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VacantMembership Chair
VacantMembership Chair
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VacantCommunication Chair
VacantCommunication Chair
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