We are excited about the additional support we can now offer our clients during this time of transition to CIP V5.
Brookfield, Wisconsin (PRWEB) August 20, 2015
Proven Compliance Solutions Inc. (PCS) is pleased to announce the addition of Janice Hill of Orlando, Florida, as its new Sr. CIP Consultant, adding a wealth of knowledge and experience in the FRCC Region to its already strong and industry recognized CIP consulting capabilities. Janice comes to PCS from Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) in Gainesville, Florida, where her role included leading the efforts for the implementation of the CIP V5 NERC Reliability Standards from 2011 to 2015. As part of her role at GRU, Janice developed department document standards and cyber security policies, programs, plans, procedures and artifacts to achieve CIP V5 compliance. She was also responsible for leading the GRU Systems Control technical support team to replace the Energy Management System where she provided systems engineering, software engineering, and software process engineering technical expertise throughout the effort. Prior to that, Janice was the IT Director at GRU from 2009 to 2011 responsible for maintaining the corporate information technology system and mission critical software systems.
Janice became a part of the Electric Industry after 29 years in the Aviation and Space Industry where she worked for Rockwell, Lockheed Martin, United Space Alliance, and NASA at the Kennedy Space Center Florida. Her credentials include a Doctorate (ABD) in Computer Science from the Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, a Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Florida, Gainesville, a Master’s Degree in Software Engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida, Gainesville.
Ryan Carlson, CISSP and PCS Managing Partner – Cyber Security Practice, stated “We are excited about the additional support we can now offer our clients during this time of transition to CIP V5. Not only does Janice bring expert knowledge of the NERC CIP Standards and technical writing capabilities to our V5 program, she also brings a process design and engineering background that we will leverage to support our clients that are looking to adapt new technologies to streamline their operational and compliance processes. PCS’ commitment to excellence in all of our deliverables will be even stronger with the addition of Janice to our cyber security team!”
PCS is a team of highly skilled industry professionals who continue to make our clients’ Operations & Planning (O&P) and CIP compliance experience uncomplicated, efficient, and organized in a fashion that provides auditors confidence in the completeness and thoroughness of their program. PCS consultants have decades of experience in generation, transmission, marketing, control systems, physical/cyber security, compliance management, industry committee participation, and leadership that sets them apart in the industry.
For information on how PCS can support your CIP V5 efforts, as well as any NERC O&P Reliability Standards compliance needs, please contact Dale Zahn at (262) 436-4116 or dzahn(at)provencompliance.com.