ALEXANDRIA, Va. (12/12/13)--Joy Miller will serve as director of the National Credit Union Administration's new Office of Continuity and Security Management, starting Dec. 16.
The Office of Continuity and Security Management will focus on:
National continuity programs;
Emergency management and physical security;
Personnel security; and
Intelligence and information security.
The office, which will begin its work on Jan. 6, will improve NCUA's security and continuity activities by consolidating operations in a single office. The office will also enhance the effective use of sensitive information among the agency's staff, the agency said in a release.
NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz stressed the agency reallocated existing resources to create the new office.
Miller currently serves as deputy assistant secretary for security at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She has also served as senior advisor for global health security at the National Intelligence Council, as chief scientist at the National Center for Medical Intelligence, as division chief and senior intelligence officer at the Defense Intelligence Agency, and as senior public health officer in the U.S. Air Force.
Miller follows James L. Patrick, Jr., who is retiring as NCUA's Director of the Division of Strategic and Continuity Planning after 13 years with the agency and 45 years of government service.