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Karen Hughes Will be Joining ANSI as Director of Homeland Security Standards Programs

American National Standards Institute - New York, NY

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Karen Hughes Will be Joining ANSI as Director of Homeland Security Standards Programs

Press release date: January 2, 2009

Karen Hughes will be joining ANSI as director of homeland security standards programs effective January 20, 2009. In this role, she will be responsible for the management and administrative oversight of the Homeland Security Standards Panel (ANSI-HSSP) and other security-related activities in which the Institute engages, such as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)/International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Strategic Advisory Group on Security, and ISO Technical Committee (TC) 223, Societal Security. Karen holds a bachelor of science in marketing from Fordham University College of Business Administration. Most recently, she was supervisor of the operations services division at the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. Previously, she spent six years as part of the ANSI standards facilitation team with a focus on program management for U.S. participation in ISO activities - experience that has afforded her an excellent understanding of the standards and conformity assessment community.

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