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December, 2014
Maria A. Roat
FedRAMP Director, Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology, General Services Administration

Maria A. Roat became FedRAMP Director, Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology, General Services Administration in January 2013 bringing 30 years of professional experience in information technology, including operations and intelligence. Roat previously served in a number of capacities at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) including the Deputy Chief Information Officer, Director for Administration at Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and as the Chief of Staff for the DHS Headquarters Office of the Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining DHS, Roat was with the Department of the Navy working in enterprise network management and engineering, as well as IT operations. Roat retired from the U.S. Navy in 2007, with 26 years of active duty and reserve service, in which she obtained the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer.

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