Central PA InfraGard: Upcoming Events

Central PA Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 - 9:00 - 2:00 PM in Hershey, PA


The Hershey Company, 100 Crystal A Drive, Hershey PA

Please use the following link to register and speed up check-in at Hershey: September 2014 meeting registration link


0900 - 0915 Introduction and Administration: Chapter President Cindy Ayers

0915 – 0945 Speaker Carol Sattizahn - FBI, Harrisburg Office

0945 - 1015 Speaker Skip Brownyard - U.S. Army War College - Current Issues and Events

1015 - 1115 Speaker Robin Frazier, County Commissioner, Carroll County, MD

Critical Infrastructure Protection / Issues and Solutions from the Local and State Perspective

1115 – 1215 Speaker Charles(Chuck) Manto, Director of InfraGard's EMP Special Interest Group

Update on InfraGard National EMP SIG and High-Impact Threats: Update on high-impact threats to critical infrastructure (EMP/Space Weather/Cyber) and the role of InfraGard National EMP SIG and emerging regional groups across the country and the upcoming InfraGard National EMP SIG Dupont Summit Dec 5, 2014 and the table top exercise planned for Dec 4, 2014.

1215 – 1230 Break to pick up lunch (no-host/in Hershey Cafeteria); Return with lunch for interactive discussion.

1230 – 1400? Chuck Manto Continues with Interactive Discussion on EMP SIG participation in state and local conferences, exercises, planning sessions and other initiatives.


Robin Frazier is currently serving as Carroll Country Commissioner. She was formerly aide to Gov. Robert Ehrlich for intergovernmental affairs (2002-2006). She has worked critical infrastructure issues at all levels, to include assisting members of Congress in their attempts to facilitate public/private information sharing and solution integration.

Charles Manto is CEO of Instant Access Networks, LLC a consulting and R&D firm that produced independently tested solutions for EMP protected micro-grids and equipment shelters for telecommunications networks and data centers. He received six patents in telecommunications; computer mass storage, electromagnetic pulse protection and has another pending for a smart micro-grid controller. He assisted other entrepreneurs and investors with their intellectual property strategies and developed valuation methodology accepted by the U.S. DOD, countries, and companies participating in industrial defense conversion. Facilitated due diligence of over 200 deals, managed a venture capital service, a revolving loan fund, an economic development corporation, a computer mass storage manufacturer, and operations for a broadband CLEC. Mr. Manto founded and leads InfraGard National’s EMP SIG. He received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of IL at Urbana/Champaign. He is a senior member of the IEEE and received the 2013 Gov30 Award.

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For additional information, please contact Cindy Ayers:

Office 717.534.4880
Cell 717.577.2840
Fax 717.534.7108