MITRE Names The Honorable Mike Rogers and Ms. Cathy E. Minehan to Board of Trustees

McLean, Va., November 10, 2016 – The MITRE Corporation's Board of Trustees has elected the Honorable Mike Rogers and Ms. Cathy E. Minehan to the board.

Rogers, a former Congressman, represented Michigan’s eighth Congressional district for 14 years. He was a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee and also chaired the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI). While chairman of the HPSCI, Rogers oversaw a budget of $70 billion that provided funding to the nation's 17 intelligence agencies and collaborated with the Senate Intelligence Committee to include provisions in the fiscal 2013 intelligence authorization bill to crack down on national security leaks.

Ms. Minehan is managing director of Arlington Advisory Partners, LLC, in Boston. She was the Dean for the School of Management at Simmons College, a private university in Boston, from 2011 - 2016. She previously served for 13 years as the president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., form the Federal Reserve System. She was a member of MITRE's Board of Trustees from 2009 – 2012. 

"Mr. Rogers and Ms. Minehan have distinguished themselves as leaders in their respective areas," said Alfred Grasso, MITRE president and CEO. "The insights Mr. Rogers brings to MITRE from his experience in cybersecurity and intelligence will strengthen our ability to serve the public interest and our sponsors."

"We are privileged to welcome Ms. Minehan back to the board," Mr. Grasso said. "Her strong background in business and management will be enormously valuable in supporting MITRE’s mission."

Prior to serving as a member of Congress, Rogers was an officer in the U.S. Army and an FBI special agent. He also held a seat in the Michigan State Senate. He founded the Mike Rogers Center for Intelligence and Global Affairs, which works as part of the Global Digital Challenge Initiative to bring together leaders in policy, business and technology to discuss issues relevant to the U.S. and the global digital economy. In addition to his policy experience, Rogers has an extensive background in cybersecurity and organizations that work with real-time threat assessment, behavioral modeling and big data analytics. Rogers sits on the Board of Directors for IronNet Cybersecurity, the Board of Advisors for Next Century Corporation, the Board of Trustees at the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, and the Cybersecurity Industry Advisory Council for Trident Capital. He is also a Distinguished Fellow at the Hudson Institute and a graduate of Adrian College.

In total, Ms. Minehan served 39 years in the Federal Reserve System, including positions at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and on the staff of the Board of Governors in D.C. While president and CEO of the Boston Fed. She also served on the Federal Open Market Committee, the body responsible for U.S. monetary policy, and chaired the Financial Services Policy Committee, a body that oversees the provisioning of Reserve Bank payment services. She played key roles in Y2K readiness, interstate banking legislation, and 9/ll. She is a recognized expert in payment systems, a main responsibility of the Federal Reserve System. She is also a member of the boards of directors of VISA, Inc., and Becton, Dickinson and Company. She has taught at Northeastern University's School of Social Science, Urban Affairs & Public Policy. Ms. Minehan is also active in non-profit charitable entities. Among other activities, she chairs the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Massachusetts Governor's Council of Economic Advisors. A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, she holds an MBA from New York University. She obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester and is currently chair of the executive committee of the university's Board of Trustees. She has received numerous civic awards and honorary degrees.

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