ADVISORY: Senate Intel Committee to Hold Security Clearance Reform Hearing This Week

WASHINGTON – Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, today announced that the Committee will hold an open hearing on security clearance reform on March 7, 2018 at 9:30 am. This hearing will address the complexities in the security clearance process for both government and industry alike and further inform the Committee as it continues its oversight of the intelligence community.

The hearing will have two panels: both industry and Executive Branch officials will testify in open session.


Hearing:  Security Clearance Reform

Witness Panel One:

  • Mr. Kevin Phillips, President and CEO, ManTech 
  • Ms. Jane Chappell, Vice President, Intelligence, Information, and Services, Raytheon
  • Ms. Brenda Farrell, Government Accountability Office
  • Mr. David Berteau, President, Professional Services Council

Witness Panel Two: 

  • Mr. Charlie Phalen, Director, National Background Investigation Bureau (NBIB)
  • Mr. Brian Dunbar, Assistant Director for Security, National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC)
  • Mr. Garry Reid, Director for Defense Intelligence and Security, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence (USDI)
  • Mr. Dan Payne, Director, Defense Security Service (DSS), Department of Defense

When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 9:30 am

Where: Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 106

The hearing will be streamed live at intelligence.senate.gov