Sector and Resilience Program

The InfraGard Sector and Resilience Program was created to aid in the protection of the nation’s critical infrastructure by establishing a network of members with sector-specific expertise to facilitate timely information sharing between the FBI and the private sector. This exchange of information enhances the ability of the FBI and partnering federal agencies to address threats to the sixteen recognized sectors of our nation’s critical infrastructure.

Critical Manufacturing

Sector Chief – Critical Manufacturing Sam Merrell Sam Merrell has been serving as the Chief Information Security Officer for Kennametal, Inc. since February 2021.  Prior to Kennametal, Merrell served as the Head of Cyber Intelligence for Covestro AG, where he also served as president of the American Chemistry Council Cybersecurity Committee.  Before Covestro, he was a Corporate Cyber […]

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Sector Chief – Education Sector Edward McKaveney, Ed.D., CETL Having worked with education/information technologies, digital media and security in higher education and K-12 for more than 25-years, Dr. McKaveney has been continuously focused on the advancement of student learning, faculty development and operational success through the innovative use of technologies. As a former educational computing […]

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Healthcare and Public Health

Sector Chief – Healthcare and Public Health Sector Roger Lutz, MBA, CHCIO, CDH-E, HCISPP Roger serves as the Chief Information Officer for Independence Health System, the third largest health system in Western Pennsylvania.  Independence Health System has 7,300 employees and more than 1,000 physicians and advanced practice providers, serving a population of 750,000.  Roger has […]

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