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  •  June 27, 2018
     11:30 am - 1:30 pm (Eastern)

Please join us on June 27th at Clyde’s of Gallery Place in Washington, DC for a panel discussion on how to be successful as a driver of ERM, no matter what your background is and where you are in your career. The panel will include individuals with a diverse technical background and cover how each of them applied their background to ERM, how they identified where they needed to enhance their skills or partner with individuals who complimented their skills, and how they have continued to grow and enhance their capabilities over time.

Lunch will be provided and will include a salad and a roast chicken entrée. A vegetarian option will be available as well. 1 CPE will be awarded for attendance.


FACILITATOR — Zack Poimboeuf, Management & Program Analyst / Senior Risk Analyst
HHS Office of Finance

Zack Poimboeuf serves as a senior risk analyst in the Office of Finance at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). In this role, he manages the day to day operations of the HHS-wide ERM Core Team (HHS’s community of ERM practitioners), and he serves as the team lead on ERM knowledge management. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Louisiana State University and a M.S. in Social Work from The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining HHS, he worked as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at a nonprofit counseling center and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Niger, West Africa.

PANELIST — Chartése Torrence, MBA, Chief Ethics Officer and Director, Enterprise Risk Management Division
HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)

Chartése D. Torrence is the Chief Ethics Officer and Director of the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) division within OCOO. In this role, Chartése leads strategy and program implementation of ONC’s risk management program, including policy development and execution for ONC’s ethics, audit, internal controls, records management and Freedom of Information Act functions. Prior to ONC, Chartése spent more than a decade advising Fortune 100 clients, trade associations and non-profits on strategic communications, crisis communications and litigation communications. Chartése also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University. Chartése earned a Master of Business Administration from University of Maryland and a Bachelor of International Business from George Mason University.

PANELIST — Julie Chua, PMP, CAP, CISSP, HHS Security Risk Management Division Manager
HHS Office of the Chief Information Officer

Julie Chua serves as the Manager of the Risk Management Program in the Office of Information Security (OIS), Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Division. She is responsible for establishing a Department-wide enterprise risk management program and overseeing high visibility/high priority initiatives including identification and protection of HHS’ most critical high value assets and the HHS FedRAMP and Cloud Security Program. Julie also has a lead role in Healthcare and Public Health Sector public-private partnerships on many HHS cybersecurity initiatives to help push forward security and resiliency across the sector. Prior to joining OIS, Julie was the Cybersecurity Team Lead within the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) leading Critical Infrastructure cybersecurity efforts.

PANELIST — Amber Simco, Integrity Act / FMFIA Coordinator
HHS / National Institutes of Health (NIH) / Office of Management Assessment

For four years, Amber Simco has served as the agency Integrity Act Program Coordinator, working across the agency and with the Department to prepare the annual Statement of Assurance and related reports on internal controls. This position was within the NIH’s Division of Risk Management where she compared the information being reported via Integrity Act reports with agency risk management information. She recently started a new position within NIH, within the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (OCIO) as the Division Director for Compliance and Audit where she will oversee and report on the results of the IT audits and A-123 assessments that support the annual financial statement audits. The position requires an acute understanding of agency risks related to the agency’s financial systems as well as the internal controls standards related to these systems. Amber also served as a member of an HHS working group to improve internal controls reporting processes and expects to present the recommendations from the group to the HHS Enterprise Risk Management Council in June.

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