Our mission is to build and nurture a community of information security professionals and enthusiasts in central PA by sharing ideas, experiences, and expertise.
In order to achieve our mission, we will:
- Generate engaging content that enriches the local infosec community.
- Provide mentorship in both technical topics and soft skills.
- Provide a space for people to grow their professional networks.
- Create open-source software or organize contributions to existing open source projects.
- Use all marketing tools (e.g. social media) at our disposal ensure that the the people of central PA are aware of PA Hackers
Roles and Responsibilities
President – Brandon Keath
The president is responsible for the general oversight of PA Hackers and all of the responsibilities thereof.
In addition, the president ensures that PA Hackers generates engaging content that enriches the local infosec community. The president is responsible for seeing that content gets created on time and is consistent with the standards defined by PA Hackers.
Vice President – Mike Salvatore
The vice president facilitates individual growth and professional networking by:
- Welcoming new members to PA Hackers
- Identifying and appointing subject matter experts (SMEs)
- Ensuring that SMEs meet the standards defined by PA Hackers and conduct themselves professionally.
The vice president is responsible temporarily filling in for the president should it be required.
Project Manager – Claire Southwell
The PM is responsible for scheduling board meetings, as well as recording and publishing the minutes. The PM is also responsible for organizing security-focused open source projects and organizing contributions to existing open source projects.
Social Media/Marketing Manager – Floyd Rodery
The social media/marketing manager works to create a web presence for PA Hackers, as well as manages all web, social, and learning platforms related to group activities and events.
PA Hackers Code of Conduct
PA Hackers has a strict zero tolerance policy regarding any bigotry, racism, hate speech, or the like. Members of PA Hackers are expected to behave professionally and treat others with respect.