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Privacy Workforce Public Working Group

Leadership How Can I Join? 
Meetings  Project Teams Mailing List Rules  

The Privacy Workforce Public Working Group (PWWG) provides a forum for participants from the general public, including private industry, the public sector, academia, and civil society, to create the content of the NIST Privacy Workforce Taxonomy. The PWWG will create Task, Knowledge, and Skill (TKS) Statements aligned with the NIST Privacy Framework and the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity. More details about the PWWG purpose, organizational structure, administrative details, and roles and responsibilities, can be found in the PWWG Charter.

Leadership

The PWWG is led by co-chairs representing different sectors. The four current co-chairs are:

Mary Chaney
Credit: Mary Chaney

Mary N. Chaney, Esq., CISSP, CIPP/US
Managing Attorney
The Law Offices of Mary N. Chaney, PLLC

Melanie Ensign
Credit: Melanie Ensign

Melanie Ensign
Founder & CEO
Discernable, Inc.

Dylan Gilbert
Credit: Dylan Gilbert

Dylan Gilbert
Privacy Policy Advisor
 National Institute of Standards and Technology

Doug Forman
Credit: Douglas Forman

Douglas Forman, Ph.D.
Certification Director
International Association of Privacy Professionals  


How Can I Join?

 

Mailing List: Join the PWWG by subscribing to the mailing list to receive notices about PWWG meetings and other updates. To subscribe, email PrivacyWorkforceWG+subscribe [at] list.nist.gov (PrivacyWorkforceWG+subscribe[at]list[dot]nist[dot]gov). You will receive an automated e-mail from PrivacyWorkforceWG+subconfirm [at] list.nist.gov (PrivacyWorkforceWG+subconfirm[at]list[dot]nist[dot]gov) asking you to reply to the e-mail if you would like to continue with your join request. If you do not have a Google account, please review these instructions. Please note that joining the PWWG doesn't automatically enroll you in Project Teams. For more information on Project Teams, please see Project Teams section below. 

Emails sent to or replying to PrivacyWorkforceWG [at] list.nist.gov (PrivacyWorkforceWG[at]list[dot]nist[dot]gov), will be broadcast to the entire mailing list. Please review the Mailing List Rules below before starting to use the mailing list. If you have a Google account, you can also use the "Conversations" function in the Google Group.  

If you have difficulties joining the mailing list, contact us at PWWG [at] nist.gov (PWWG[at]nist[dot]gov)

 

 

 

 

Meetings

The PWWG meets via the Microsoft Teams platform every second Wednesday of the month from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET.

Agendas and Minutes
May 12, 2021 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
June 9, 2021 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
July 14, 2021 | Agenda | Slide DeckMeeting Minutes
August 11, 2021 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
September 8, 2021 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
October 13, 2021 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
November 10, 2021 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
December 8, 2021 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
January 12, 2022 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
February 9, 2022 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
March 9, 2022 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
April 13, 2022 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
May 11, 2022 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
June 8, 2022 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
July 13, 2022 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
August 10, 2022 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
September 14, 2022 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
October 12, 2022 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
November 9, 2022 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
December 14, 2022 | There will be no meeting. 
January 11, 2023 | There will be no meeting. 
February 8, 2023 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
March 8, 2023 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
April 12, 2023 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
May 10, 2023 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
June 14, 2023 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
July 12, 2023 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
August 9, 2023 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
September 13, 2023 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
October 11, 2023 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
November 8, 2023 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
December 13, 2023 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
January 10, 2024 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
February 14, 2024 | Agenda | Slide Deck | Meeting Minutes
March 13, 2024 | An agenda will be posted one week prior. 

 





New Business Suggestion Box
Please use this form to submit suggestions for open discussion topics at the PWWG monthly meeting. 

                                                      Click to Submit New Business Suggestion
 

 

 

Project Teams

The PWWG is comprised of short-term Project Teams, which meet independently and report out at PWWG monthly meetings. The Project Teams are responsible for creating TKS Statements aligned with a specific Category (and its associated Subcategories) in the Privacy Framework Core. When a Project Team has completed its work product deliverable, it is dissolved and replaced with a new Project Team assigned to a new Privacy Framework Category. 

Join a Project Team by subscribing to its mailing list. The Project Team mailing lists provide notices about Project Team meetings and updates. When you subscribe to a mailing list, you will be granted access to the Project Team Google Group and shared drive, where you can communicate with other members of the Project Team and access Project Team materials. For updated information about current Project Teams, please see the table below. 

Current Team 

Current Category

Current Team Leads

Meetings

How to Join*

9

Communicate (CM.AW-P)

Data Processing Awareness

 

Paul Lanois, Director, Data Fieldfisher

Shoshana Rosenberg, Founder and General Counsel, SafePorter

Stuart Lee, Chief Privacy Officer, VMware, Inc

Thursday, February 8th at 2pm ET

Meetings will be bi-weekly on Thursdays at 2pm ET

E-mail  
PrivacyWorkforcePT9+subscribe [at] list.nist.gov (PrivacyWorkforcePT9+subscribe[at]list[dot]nist[dot]gov) to join Project Team 9 by subscribing to the mailing list.  

Additional instructions

When approved, you will only gain access to the Project Team 9 listserv.

10

Govern
(GV.MT-P)

Monitoring and Review 

Catherine Tomasi, Director and Chief Privacy Officer, Con Edison 

Robert Taboada, Privacy Specialist, Amazon

Phil Lowry, Senior Counsel, Rimitly 

 

Wednesday, February 14th at 2pm ET

Meetings will be weekly on Wednesdays at 2pm ET

E-mail  
PrivacyWorkforcePT10+subscribe [at] list.nist.gov (PrivacyWorkforcePT10+subscribe[at]list[dot]nist[dot]gov) to join Project Team 10 by subscribing to the mailing list.  

Additional instructions

When approved, you will only gain access to the Project Team 10 listserv.

11 

Dr. Sarah Lewis Cortes, Privacy Engineering, Netflix 

Hank Roser, Privacy Engineer, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 

Sri Maddipati, Privacy Incident Manager, Google 

Tuesday, February 20th at 1pm ET

Meetings will be bi-weekly on Tuesdays at 1pm ET

E-mail  
PrivacyWorkforcePT11+subscribe [at] list.nist.gov (PrivacyWorkforcePT11+subscribe[at]list[dot]nist[dot]gov) to join Project Team 11 by subscribing to the mailing list.  

Additional instructions

When approved, you will only gain access to the Project Team 11 listserv.

 

*Note: joining these lists will not automatically enroll you in the PWWG mailing list. To join the PWWG mailing list, send a separate request to PrivacyWorkforceWG+subscribe [at] list.nist.gov (PrivacyWorkforceWG+subscribe[at]list[dot]nist[dot]gov).  

Mailing List Rules

Before you email...

Please don't spam the mailing lists. Review your email before clicking send or reply. 

✅Substantive content that relates to the goals of the group such as discussions related to developing situations. 

✅State concisely and clearly the topic of the comments in the subject line. This allows members to respond more appropriately to your posting and makes it easier for members. 

✅Include a signature tag on all messages. Include your name, affiliation, location, and email address.

✅Click forward on the email and enter the email address of the individual(s) to whom you want to respond directly. Do not include the mailing list name in the To: or Cc: field.

 🚫Introductions or courtesy messages such as "thanks for the information", "me too", or "sorry, I missed the meeting."

 🚫Subscribe/unsubscribe messages. To change your email address, remove yourself from a list, or manage other settings: visit groups.google.com and select the group you are in and then click on "my membership settings."

🚫Questions about meetings, technical difficulties, or other administrative or logistical questions. 

Contact NIST staff at PWWG [at] nist.gov (PWWG[at]nist[dot]gov) with any questions or technical difficulties. 

  • NIST moderates the mailing lists. NIST reserves the right to review, approve, or delete any messages.
  •  Mailing lists are not to be used for promotional announcements, advertising, product-related press releases, or other commercial use. 
  • Do not send messages that contain abusive or vulgar content, spam, hate speech, personal attacks, or similar content
  • The mailing lists are for discussion related to PWWG activities. Files should not be distributed on the mailing lists, rather they should be posted on the available collaboration site(s) and a link shared via the mailing list. 
  • NIST reserves the right to remove participants from the mailing lists for failure to adhere to these rules. 
     

 

 

Created April 12, 2021, Updated February 20, 2024