Honorary Committee

We would like to thank the members of the scholarship gala's Honorary Committee, who have graciously committed to help promote this unique program and secure scholarship support.

Honorary Committee Chair
Lieutenant General Harry D. Raduege Jr. (USAF, Ret.)
Chairman, Deloitte Center for Cyber Innovation

Edward Amoroso
Chief Security Officer and Senior Vice President, AT&T

Zal Azmi
Senior Vice President, Cyber Solutions Group, CACI International, Inc.

Colonel Jim Barrineau (USA, Ret.)
Vice President, Strategic Cyber Initiatives, Cyber Campaign, URS Apptis

Richard F. Blewitt
President and CEO, The Blewitt Foundation

The Honorable Anthony G. Brown
Lieutenant Governor of Maryland

Lieutenant General John Campbell (USAF, Ret.)
Chairman, Government Advisory Board, Iridium Communications, Inc.

United States Senator Benjamin L. Cardin

Vinton G. Cerf
Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google

Lynn DeCourcey
Vice President and General Manager, Cyber Security, NJVC

Mark J. Gerencser
Managing Partner, Global Commercial Business, Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.

Melissa E. Hathaway
President, Hathaway Global Strategies, LLC; Senior Advisor, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Rear Admiral Elizabeth A. Hight (USN, Ret.)
Vice President, U.S. Public Sector Cybersecurity Practice, HP Enterprise Services

Her Excellency Marina Kalijurand
Estonian Ambassador to the United States

Chancellor William E. (Brit) Kirwan
University System of Maryland

Catherine Kuenzel
Vice President of Federal Mission Programs, Civil Systems Division, Northrop Grumman

Delegate Susan C. Lee
Maryland House of Delegates, District 16, Montgomery County; Co-Chair, Maryland Commission on Cyber Security Innovation and Excellence

Robert F. Lentz
President and CEO, Cyber Security Strategies

Vice Admiral J. Michael (Mike) McConnell (USN, Ret.)
Vice Chairman, Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.

United States Senator Barbara A. Mikulski

The Honorable Martin O’Malley
Governor of Maryland

James F. X. Payne
President, Public Sector, Z&A Infotek, Inc.

Senator Catherine E. Pugh
Maryland Senate, District 40, Baltimore City; Co-Chair, Maryland Commission on Cyber Security Innovation and Excellence

United States Representative C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger

Marcus H. Sachs
Vice President, National Security Policy, Verizon Communications

Phyllis Schneck
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Global Public Sector, McAfee, an Intel Company; Chairman, Board of Directors, National Cyber Forensics and Training Alliance

Kent R. Schneider
President and CEO, AFCEA International

Brigadier General Bernie Skoch (USAF, Ret.)
CyberPatriot Commissioner, The Air Force Association

John N. Stewart
Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer, Cisco Systems, Inc.

L. William (Bill) Varner
President and COO, ManTech’s Mission, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions Group, ManTech International Corporation

Samuel S. Visner
Vice President and Cyber Lead Executive, CSC