Update: Due to unforeseen events, board of director elections will be delayed at least 30 days; until then, this chapter will continue to operate under the current leadership. The only change will be in the President and Vice President roles. Board Members Steve Lagorio and Carlos Galvez will fill the roles with Steve Lagorio assuming the President role and Carlos Galvez as Vice President.

There are a total of two seats open on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Bay Area InfraGard Members' Alliance (IMA), each for a two year term, starting in January, 2023. You must be an InfraGard Member of the San Francisco Chapter to be eligible.

To vote in the elections, log in to https://www.infragard.org/ and go to "My Chapter". There, you will see a field to vote.

Candidate statements can be viewed here https://www.sfbay-infragard.org/board-candidates.html



Review the description of the requirements and desired attributes for a Member of the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Bay Area InfraGard Members Alliance (below).


Write a short (no longer than one page, 12 point, single spaced) vision statement that gives a brief personal introduction and addresses the following questions. Longer vision statements will be truncated at one page.

  1. Why would you like to serve on the San Francisco Bay Area InfraGard Members' Alliance Board of Directors?
  2. What specific skills or professional capabilities would you bring to the Board of Directors?
  3. What particular opportunity do you see as being most important to the success of InfraGard, and what contribution do you see yourself making to the development of that opportunity?
  4. What is the most important challenge facing InfraGard and the local chapter? How would you address that challenge?
  5. Which of the Nation's critical infrastructure sectors are you most interested in? Please describe any relevant experience, background, or personal interest that you may have in these sectors.


E-mail your completed vision statement (in Microsoft Word or PDF format) to elections@sfbay-infragard.org. If accepted, this statement will be posted on the Members Only portion of the chapter's web site for review by all eligible voting members.


  • • October 15th, 2022 - Board seat availability announcement distributed via e-mail, with periodic reminders.
  • • December 9th, 2022 - Deadline for candidate vision statements. E-mail vision statements to elections@sfbay-infragard.org.
  • • December 10th-12th, 2022 - Board review of candidate statements.
  • • December 15th, 2022 - Candidate information posted at https://www.sfbay-infragard.org/board-candidates.html and voting opens.
  • • December 20th, 2022 - Voting concludes.
  • • January 29th, 2023 - New Board is announced.


Requirements (personal and employer commitments)

  • • Participation in quarterly general meetings (generally the third Thursday in February, May, August, November) (10+ hours).
  • • Participation in regular meetings of the Board. In-person Board meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month (1.5+ hours). Dial-in options may be provided.
  • • Must be a current InfraGard member in good standing.

Time commitment

  • • 2-3 hours per Board meeting.
  • • 4+ hours per general meeting (generally once per quarter, as noted).
  • • 1-2 hours per week general work (meeting planning, coordination with partners, other meetings, research) or as required.
  • • Some travel for local meetings and events.


  • • Communications with the community and InfraGard members.
  • • Strategic planning.
  • • Strategic implementation.
  • • Organizational management.
  • • Project management and execution.
  • • Representation of InfraGard to public and private sector.
  • • Quarterly meeting planning and execution.


  • • Board-level participation in a California non-profit, public benefit organization.
  • • Contribute to the security of the local and national infrastructure.
  • • Interact directly with other Board members, FBI representatives, and members of the community.
  • • Represent InfraGard in a variety of settings, including meetings of other area groups (NCRIC, BARCfirst, ISSA, ISACA, etc.). This can include occasional speaking opportunities.

Desired Attributes

  • • Leadership experience.
  • • Management experience.
  • • Superior organizational skills.
  • • Excellent time management/efficiency.
  • • Connections or experience with relevant organizations or agencies.
  • • Media/Public relations experience.
  • • Experience in information sharing/collaboration.
  • • International perspective.