About - Staff Member - Pamela Walker
Areas of Expertise:
national and homeland security, cybersecurity, identity management
Pamela Walker serves as Senior Director for Federal Public Sector Technology at the Information Technology Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS), a division of Information Technology Industry Council (ITI). She is responsible for the federal government technologies portfolio and is also a member of ITI’s cybersecurity team.
Mrs. Walker brings over twenty years of experience in government relations to ITAPS, providing federal advocacy services and holding positions in non-profit and for-profit environments. Her practice areas have included federal and state government, cybersecurity, appropriations, homeland security, public safety, information technology, telecommunications and transportation.
Previously, she served as the first Director of Government Affairs for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO), Senior Director of Homeland Security for TechAmerica and Senior Director of Government Affairs for the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA).
She served as a board member for Women in Government Relations (WGR) and was a co-chair for WGR’s Telecommunication & IT Task Force. She also served as a member of the IT Sector Coordinating Council (IT SCC). Walker received her Master’s in International Transactions and B.A. in International Studies from George Mason University.
Blog Posts by Pamela Walker
ITAPS to DOD: Its Time For a Face to Face to make the Cybersecurity Rule Work
(January 27, 2017)
The Department of Defense’s DFARS Network Penetration and Contracting for Cloud Services rule continues to be problematic. That is why the IT Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS) sent a letter to Department ...
ITAPS Comments on OMB Federal Source Code Policy
(April 20, 2016)
With the federal government’s increasing reliance on information technology (IT) and software solutions as a central element to carrying out its mission and delivering services to citizens, the IT Alliance ...