USGIF Board Names Roger Mason Interim Chairman, Elects 11 New Members

Roger Mason
Roger Mason

Roger Mason – president of Peraton's space, intelligence and cyber sector and four-time Wash100 Award recipient – has been appointed interim chairman of the board of directors at the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation.

He will hold the chairman post until the foundation elects a permanent replacement for Jeffrey Harris, who has chaired the board since 2014, USGIF said Wednesday.

Mary Legere, managing director for national and defense intelligence business at Accenture“˜s federal arm; and Vicki Schmanske, president of Leidos' intelligence group, are among the 11 board members for 2020-2021.

The other newly elected members are:

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