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About: Committees


i-SIGMA provides members with the opportunity to serve on committees, task forces, and the Board of Directors, which helps to shape the direction of the association as well as the secure information life-cycle management industry. If you are interested in serving on one or more of the association’s committees please contact the Committee Administrator Sara Berntgen.




Data Destruction Leadership Committee

This committee is responsible for recommendation initiatives, actions and strategy for the promotion and advancement of the division and the division’s members’ common interests.

  • Nate Segall, Chair
  • John M. Anderson
  • Pat Connor
  • Tom Simpson
  • Cory Tomczyk
  • Lloyd Williams

RIM Leadership Committee

This committee is responsible for recommendation initiatives, actions and strategy for the promotion and advancement of the division and the division’s members’ common interests.

  • Giovanna Spadoni, Chair
  • Dan Fawcett
  • Jay Burns
  • Victor Hernandez
  • Thomas Seibert
  • Richard Steed

Government Relations Committee

  • Joseph Harford, CSDS, Chair
  • Don Adriaansen, CSDS
  • Aaron Blum
  • Brian Gubbels
  • Steve Innerfield, CSDS

Annual Conference Committee

Committee responsible for development of the educational programs and events for the Annual i-SIGMA Conference.

  • Jennie Gift, CSDS, Chair
  • Joe Barush
  • Greg Haber
  • Guy Wakutz
  • Stephen Halstensgard
  • Jason Harris, CSDS
  • Tobi Innerfield, CSDS
  • Scott Lagios
  • Cory Layes
  • Rand LeMarinel
  • Gina Lentine
  • Michael Payton, CSDS
  • Ann Pederson, CSDS
  • Jay Ricker
  • Tom Schreyer, CSDS
  • Brandi Selbi

Certification Review Board

This Board is charged with protecting the integrity of the i-SIGMA Certification Programs.

  • Jim Beran, Chair
  • Kim Anderson, CSDS
  • John Daly, CSDS
  • Jon DeMent
  • James Elkins, CSDS
  • Justin LeDoux
  • Tom McGinnis
  • Shannon Kezar

NAID AAA Certification Committee

Committee responsible to determine and revise the NAID Certification specifications, application and processes.

  • Vladimir Vasak, Chair
  • Dan Federgreen
  • Michael Harstrick, CSDS
  • Matt Nord
  • Tim Oberst, CSDS
  • Tom Simpson

Certification Support Committee

The purpose of the Certification Support Committee is to support the certification of non-certified Service Provider Members, including the promotion of the programs and working with members to understand the details and process as well as meet the requirements of the programs.

  • Rick Jackson, Chair
  • James Dowse
  • Josh Hartwell, CSDS
  • Rod Ivey
  • Margaret Meier, CSDS
  • Liz Metts
  • David Reed

Multi-Location Certification Council

The purpose of the MLCC is to review and determine the impact of recommended changes to the Program and to have the ability to approve, decline or suggest modifications to such recommendations.

  • Amanda Cavanah, CSDS, Chair
  • Daniel Krines
  • Dan McFarland
  • Ron Gable
  • Kim Anderson, CSDS
  • Richard Steed

Communications and Marketing Committee (CMC)

Committee focused on the promotion of i-SIGMA, the destruction of discarded information and the use of contract destruction services to businesses and government, as well as the promotion of i-SIGMA to existing members. Committee supports initiatives such as branding, content for the quarterly journal and blog, social media, and more.

  • Tom Schreyer, CSDS, Chair
  • Tyler Cope
  • Daniel Federgreen
  • Michael Harstrick, CSDS
  • Jay Ricker
  • Colin Scott, CSDS
  • Alex Tarnoczi
  • Jay Ricker

Complaint Resolution Council

Council responsible for reviewing ethical complaints and recommending appropriate action(s) to the i-SIGMA Board of Directors.

  • Rod Ivey, Chair
  • John Daly, CSDS
  • Josh Hartwell, CSDS
  • Rick Jackson
  • Barry Payne
  • Marla Sandlin, CSDS
  • Cory Tomczyk

CSDS Board of Regents

Board responsible for maintaining the integrity of the i-SIGMA CSDS® Accreditation Program.

  • Michael L. Payton, CSDS, Chair
  • Francisco Chavez, CSDS
  • Jennie Gift, CSDS
  • Ann Pederson, CSDS
  • Trae Perdue, CSDS
  • Colin Scott, CSDS

PRISM Privacy+ Certification Committee

Committee responsible for structure and integrity of the PRISM Privacy+ Certification program, as well as the specifications, application, and processes.

  • Michael Payton, CSDS, Chair
  • Angie Singer Keating
  • Jason Teliszczak,CPP,CSDS
  • Richard Steed
  • Andrew Ysasi,MS

Corporate Partner Engagement Committee

The mission of the i-SIGMA Corporate Partner Engagement Committee (CPEC) is to recommend ideas, actions, and strategy as well as supply feedback to the Board of Directors and i-SIGMA Staff that support and promote i-SIGMA Vendor Members as they would in turn support i-SIGMA Service Provider Members and the information governance and management industry.

  • Jennie Gift, CSDS, Chair
  • Brad Gibbens
  • Ray Barry
  • Gina Lentine
  • Lex Katich
  • Scott Lagios
  • Frank Zellner
  • Will Vasey

Membership Committee

Committee that recommends membership policy and approves new members.

  • Brian Connelly, Chair
  • Jonas Rice
  • Tim Troy

ANZ Committee

Committee responsible for development of membership, educational programs, and networking opportunities for information destruction companies in Australia, New Zealand and Melanesia, as well as promoting i-SIGMA and the use of contract destruction services to businesses.

  • Renee Pryor, Chair
  • Michael Dunstone
  • Justin Johns
  • Rob Keyes
  • Ethan Lancaster
  • Allan Norman
  • Paul Prokic
  • Dave Rogers
  • Lee Spokes
  • Simon J. Zola

Canada

Board responsible for development of membership, educational programs, and networking opportunities for information destruction companies in Canada as well as promoting i-SIGMA and the use of contract destruction services to businesses.

  • Tony Perrotta, Chair
  • Wendy Banting
  • Aimee Ludwig
  • Greg Olynyk

Europe

Committee responsible for development of membership, educational programs, and networking opportunities for European information destruction and records & information management companies, as well as promoting i-SIGMA members to businesses.

  • Paul Kearns, Chair
  • Roberto Tursini
  • Julie Lemoine
  • Freerk Potze
  • Terry Prickett
  • Amadeo Roig Casanova
  • Giorgo Spadoni
  • Giovanna Giulia Spadoni
  • Rúnar Már Sverrisson
  • Brian Young

Nominating Committee

Committee responsible for soliciting and qualifying candidates for i-SIGMA Board of Directors.

  • Brock Miller, CSDS, Chair
  • Jim Beran
  • Amanda Cavanah, CSDS
  • Joseph Harford, CSDS
  • Rod Ivey
  • Nate Segall

President's Advisory Board

  • Jim Beran
  • David Culbertson
  • Willie Geiser
  • Chris Isabell
  • Tim Oberst, CSDS
  • Nate Segall
  • Tom Simpson
  • R. Stephen Richards, CSDS
  • Don Adriaansen, MBA, CSDS
  • Eric Haas
  • Christopher Jones
  • Angie Singer Keating
  • Patrick DeVries, CSDS