President Joe Biden announced the appointees for the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. The National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) advises the White House on the reliability, security and preparedness of vital communications and information infrastructure. These appointees will join previously appointed NSTAC members. Scott Charney was named Chair. 

Charney currently serves as Vice President for Security Policy at Microsoft, where he works with public and private sector organizations to develop and implement strategies that help secure the IT ecosystem. Prior to this position, he was responsible for enforcing Microsoft’s mandatory security engineering policies and implementing the company’s security strategy. Charney currently serves as Chair of the Board for the Global Cyber Alliance and served as a Commissioner on the Global Commission for the Stability of Cyberspace.

The other appointees were named as follows: 

  • Jeffrey K. Storey, Vice Chair
  • Johnathon E. Caldwell, Member 
  • Mark David Dankberg, Member
  • Noopur Davis, Member 
  • Barbara W. Humpton, Member
  • Kimberly B. Keever, Member
  • Kyle J. Malady, Member 
  • Kevin R. Mandia, Member 
  • Maria N. Martinez, Member 
  • Jeffery Scott McElfresh, Member 
  • Bryan J. Palma, Member 
  • Neville Richard Ray, Member 
  • Corey E. Thomas, Member