Chapter Annual Meeting, Election & Presentation
Our Chapter Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 6 PM until 8 PM at John Tyler Community College, Midlothian Campus, 800 Charter Colony Parkway, Midlothian, Virginia 23114, Room E113.
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- Presentation - “Cloud Services Oversight – A standardized service-based approach to security assessment, authorization and ongoing monitoring” by Demetrias Rodgers
- Chapter/Committee Business - Board of Directors/Officers Nomination/Election
Board of Directors/Officers Nomination/Election:
Per the Chapter Bylaws, the Election of the Board of Directors/Officers is to take place at the Chapter Annual Meeting, which is this month. Utilizing an electronic polIing mechanism, the voting members were previously notified that the election will take place as follows:
- The nomination period is extended to 11:59 PM on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, where any Regular-Certified member may notify the Nomination Committee of their desire to run for office (offices described below) by emailing the Membership Mailbox at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Vetted nominees will be announced as candidates for the various offices at the Chapter Annual Meeting on Thursday, October 25, 2018
- A voting poll will open on Friday, October 26, 2018 and remain open until 11:59 PM on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 to allow the voting members to cast their votes
- The results of the election will be announced to the membership by email on Thursday, November 1, 2018
The offices open for election as described in the Chapter Bylaws are:
President. The president shall be chief executive officer of the corporation and, subject to the control of the directors, shall have general charge and supervision of the affairs of the corporation. The president shall preside at all meetings of the members and shall be chairman of the board of directors. The president shall have the obligation to report to the membership in writing at least quarterly regarding the activities of the corporation during that quarter.
Vice President. The vice president shall be an executive officer of the corporation and, subject to the control of the directors, shall have general charge and supervision of the affairs of the corporation in the absence of the president. The vice president shall preside at all meetings of the members and shall be chairman of the board of directors in the absence of the president. The vice president shall have the obligation, at the direction of the president, to ensure that an executive report is published to the membership in writing at least quarterly regarding the activities of the corporation during that quarter.
Treasurer. The treasurer shall be the chief financial officer and the chief accounting officer of the corporation. The treasurer shall receive all money, keep amount of the same, and on approval of the board of directors make all proper disbursements. The treasurer’s accounts shall be audited annually by an audit committee elected annually by a majority of the members at the annual meeting of the corporation.
Secretary. The secretary shall have possession of the records of the corporation and of the board of directors. The recording secretary shall keep minutes of all meetings and be responsible for giving notice of meetings as set forth under these Bylaws. The secretary shall be in charge of all correspondence of the corporation and have such other duties as the president deems appropriate.
Membership Chair. The membership chair shall assume all duties relating to membership and membership record keeping. He or she shall also have the responsibility of notifying all candidates for membership of election to membership.
Demetrias Rodgers will discuss “Cloud Services Oversight – A standardized service-based approach to security assessment, authorization and ongoing monitoring”.
Demetrias Rodgers is the Director of Enterprise Services for the Virginia Information Technologies Agency. He is responsible for the oversight and governance of all Cloud based services for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Demetrias joined VITA back in 2016 where he immediately wrote the Third party use policy for allowing for third party hosted solutions in the Commonwealth.
Prior to joining VITA Demetrias held top IT positions in organizations such as WorldCom, AT&T wireless and most recently Northrop Grumman where he served as the IT Portfolio Services Manager for the VITA contract, In his tenure with Northrop Grumman Demetrias served in various capacities over the 10 years he supported the VITA/NG partnership including the Interim Program Security Officer from late 2015 to early 2016.
Demetrias holds several industry accreditations including both the CISSP and CCSP credential. He attended Strayer University as well as the Booth School of Business’ Strategy Development Executive Program. He prides himself in being a strategic thinker with a history of finding and delivering creative technology solutions that enable organizations to better perform in achieving its goals. Most recently Demetrias Drafted the Governors “Executive Order 19 Cloud Service Utilization and Readiness” which was signed by the Governor Northam on September 18, 2018.
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