CIO, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
Lisa Vaughan is the CIO/CISO for the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and has
had a 32-year information technology and security career in both public and private sector industries.
Lisa has a passion for bringing awareness of cyber security and computer science careers to the next
generation workforce. Her volunteerism to turn awareness into action includes teaching coding classes to
elementary and middle-school students and being actively involved in organizations that promote and
provide cyber security and computer science awareness and education.