In December 2011, Stephanie Burwell was appointed as IMLS Chief Information Officer. Mrs. Burwell has been with IMLS since 2007. Prior to being promoted to Deputy Chief Information Officer Stephanie served as the Operations Manager. As CIO, she is responsible for overseeing the Agency’s Network, IT Support Services, IT Security program, Section 508 compliance, IT Asset Management, Disability, as well as is responsible for planning and budgeting for the acquisition, migration, and maintenance of all IMLS hardware and software.
Prior to joining IMLS, she served as Operations Manager and Deputy CIO at the Federal Maritime Commission, where she managed the Commission’s network and IT Support Services. Her experience there included network monitoring and maintenance, Help Desk support, records management, EEO, and telecommunications. Earlier Stephanie was a Technical Assistance Center lead at the Securities and Exchange Commission handling Help Desk support. She currently serves on the CIO Small Agency Council and the CISO Small Agency Council.