State and Local Cyber Grants Working Group

The purpose of this group is to: 

  1. Establish guidelines and assistance documentation for state and local government organizations applying for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) cyber grants. 
  2. Identify recommended uses of DHS and CISA cyber grant funding. 
  3. Develop a biennial (every 2 years) paper for DHS and CISA identifying critical needs for state and local organizations for future cyber grant initiatives. 
  4. Develop periodic, official correspondence from the Working Group to members of Congress advocating for increased cyber grant program funding outlying identified critical needs.
Bill Zielenski

Bill Zielenski

Government Chair

City of Dallas

Sean Fay

Sean Fay

Government Vice Chair

SC Law Enforcement Division

Trey Caryl

Trey Caryl

Government Vice Chair

State of New Hampshire

Michael Melore

Michael Melore

Industry Chair

IBM

Kiersten Patton

Kiersten Patton

Program Manager

ATARC