SEARCH is pleased to announce that SEARCH team member Andrew Owen has been selected as the new Director of Information Sharing Programs, effective May 16, 2013.
In this role, Mr. Owen will be responsible for a multifaceted program of information technology services for the nation’s justice, public safety, and homeland security community. He will manage programs in technical assistance, training, and conference and workshop development that support information sharing.
Mr. Owen has been with SEARCH for seven years, most recently serving as an Information Sharing Architecture Specialist.
The Advisory Committee of the Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative has launched a new working group—the Global Strategic Solutions Working Group (GSSWG)—and invited SEARCH staff Mark Perbix to join as a founding member.
Mr. Perbix is Director of Information Sharing Programs at SEARCH. In inviting his participation, Global officials cited his experience with SEARCH and tenure in the justice arena, noting he is expected to be a key and valued contributor to the success of the GSSWG’s efforts.