IJIS Institute

IJIS Institute Membership Committee Leader Appointed

Press Release   •   Oct 14, 2010 10:06 EDT

The IJIS Institute, a nonprofit organization that focuses on mission-critical information sharing for justice, public safety, and homeland security, announces the appointment of Joan DeYoung, project manager for ATS Corporation (ATSC), as chairperson of the IJIS Institute’s Outreach and Membership Committee.

The purpose of the IJIS Institute’s Outreach and Membership Committee is to identify strategies for expanding the membership of the Institute and to recommend ways and means of increasing the Institute’s value to its members. This committee identifies and develops effective programs to reach out to non-member companies and familiarize them with the work and mission of the IJIS Institute. The committee also identifies opportunities and outreach activities to further advance the awareness and understanding of the IJIS Institute and its activities within the public safety, justice, and homeland security communities of interest.

“I am honored to have been appointed to this leadership role at the IJIS Institute, an organization with a valuable goal to improve mission-critical information sharing systems that help to protect and serve our communities,” said DeYoung. “I am looking to continue the great work of my predecessors and will strive to increase the Institute’s value and expand its membership.”

Joan DeYoung has over 20 years of experience providing systems solutions as an engineer, business analyst, and project manager in support of defense, justice, public safety, and law enforcement organizations at the local, state, and federal levels, as well as for other public and private sector enterprises.

About the IJIS Institute—The IJIS Institute unites the private and public sectors to improve critical information sharing for those who protect and serve our communities. The IJIS Institute provides training, technology assistance, national scope issue management, and program management services to help government fully realize the power of information sharing. Founded in 2001 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation with national headquarters on The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Virginia, the IJIS Institute has grown to more than 300 member and affiliate companies across the United States. For more information visit www.IJIS.org.

About ATS Corporation – ATS Corporation (ATSC) is a leading provider of full lifecycle IT systems solutions, mission-driven consulting services and responsive infrastructure support to federal civilian and defense agencies, public safety and national security customers, and commercial enterprises. With in-depth knowledge of open platforms and national justice standards, ATSC supports the delivery of complex, large-scale, and multi-agency enterprise information management solutions in critical environments. A member since 2003, ATSC has supported the IJIS Institute in Information Exchange Package Documentation (IEPD) development, committee leadership, Global Justice XML Data Model (GJXDM) training, and technology assistance engagements. For more information visit www.atsc.com.