Virginia-Maria Weldon-Battaglia, CISM
Virginia joined ISSA International and the Orange County Chapter in 2009 and shortly thereafter was elected to the Chapter Board as Secretary/Recorder in 2010. Currently serving the board as the President, she supports the chapter to ensure that everything to monthly meetings, membership initiatives, chapter formal business, and the annual symposium all have the appropriate resources to achieve optimal effectiveness and outreach.
With more than 10 plus years in information technology, security, privacy and compliance, Virginia understands the needs of the cybersecurity professional making her a strong advocate and front line supporter. While supporting the chapter, Virginia is also an independent consultant providing insight to her clients on how to better identify and develop best practices for security and privacy to meet or exceed common compliance requirements. She has a focused practice with health care organizations, but a diverse background that allows her to understand and interpret the needs of various industries as needed.
Virginia is a native of San Francisco, CA, USAF Veteran and United States Air Force Academy graduate with 10+ years of combined schooling and active duty service.