Cyber Security Initiative

An increasingly prominent issue facing businesses large and small today is Cyber Security. The Private Directors Association® has made Cyber Security a board governance information priority since 2016 and continues to expand its efforts in this area. Through webinars, white papers and other educational resources, PDA is providing the highest level of insights and guidance for private company owners. 

PDA has established a Cyber Security Leadership team consisting of a Strategic Council and an Oversight Board to assure timely and highly relevant communications to our Members. Below are the teams overseeing and advancing these efforts. 

For further information or for a direct connection with individuals who can be of assistance with your specific Cyber Security information needs, contact our administrator



Robert Barr
Co-Chair, PDA Cyber Security Initiative
Enterprise Strategy Director, 


Dave Tyson
Co-Chair, PDA Cyber Security Initiative
President, Apollo Information Systems
Former President & Chairman, ASIS International
Former Chief Security, SC Johnson, City of Vancouver 2010 Olympics

Diane M. Meister
Chief Strategy and Development Officer,
Private Directors Association