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About the Information Systems Security Organization

The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is an international organization providing educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skills, and professional growth of its members - information security professionals. The primary goal of ISSA is to promote management practices that will ensure availability, integrity, and confidentiality of organizational resources.

Since its inception in 1982, ISSA's membership has grown to include more than 2,000 information security professionals who represent a diverse collection of organizations, including major U.S. and international corporations, leading consulting firms, world class educational institutions, and government agencies. From EDP audit and corporate security to contingency planning and disaster recovery, ISSA members are committed to protecting their organization's assets and resources.

The Texas Gulf Coast Chapter Of The ISSA

The Texas Gulf Coast (TXGC) Chapter was formed in June of 1991. Presidents that have served in the past include:

  • 1991 Don Evans
  • 1992 Rich Owen
  • 1993 Emily Lonsford
  • 1994 Jim Molini
  • 1995 Henry Moreno
  • 1996 Ron Helsley/Carolyn Hopkins
  • 1997 Carolyn Hopkins/Barry Tracy/Phil Bandy
  • 1998 Phil Bandy/Chris Zinn
  • 1999 Chris Zinn
  • 2000 Chris Zinn
  • 2001 Ron Harris
  • 2002 Ron Harris
  • 2003 Bill Love
  • 2004 Bill Love
  • 2005 Bill Love
  • 2006 Bill Love
  • 2007 Bill Love
  • 2008 Steve Conner

    Although the TXGC chapter meets in the Clear Lake area (the aerospace community of Houston, TX located around the Johnson Space Center), the chapter has a growing membership from various industries ranging from law enforcement to petro-chemical. The Chapter provides a friendly and educational forum for Information Security and Technology professionals in the Houston Clear Lake and Metro area.

    Our mailing address is:
    Texas Gulf Coast Chapter - ISSA
    PO Box 58626
    Webster, TX 77598

    This page last updated 2/13/08; 17:40:00.