Lynn Clark

Lynn ClarkChief of the NSA/DHS Centers of Academic Excellence
National Security Agency

Lynne Clark is Chief of the NSA/DHS Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) Program Office in the College of Cyber, National Cryptologic School, National Security Agency.

Prior to this assignment, Ms Clark was Deputy Chief of Workforce Resources, Education and Development for NSA’s Information Assurance Directorate (IAD). This included responsibility for IAD’s hiring and intern programs, education and professional development for IAD personnel, and management of the CAE-Cyber Defense program.

From 1993 to 2012, Ms Clark was assigned to the Interagency OPSEC Support Staff, where she had responsibility for Operations Security (OPSEC) Training and Program Development consultation to all Federal Departments and Agencies with a national security mission. During her tenure at the IOSS, she participated in several interagency working groups, most notably as Chair of the National Security Policy Board’s OPSEC and Risk Management Working Group.

Prior to her tenure at the IOSS, Lynne was on active duty with the U.S. Air Force; she retired at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 1999.

Ms. Clark holds a Masters in Clinical Psychology from the Fielding Institute, and a B.A. in Community Development from Baldwin-Wallace College.