Chief Information Officer
Mona Harrington serves as the Chief Information Officer at the United States Election Assistance Commission (EAC). Mona provides leadership for the continued development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment throughout the EAC. The primary responsibilities for this office encompass a wide variety of strategic technology issues: governance and policy, resource allocation, information technology protocols, and the EAC Information Technology department. The EAC Technology division provides support for the technology, delivery of IT infrastructure and services, information security systems and compliance, administrative systems, and client support services.
Prior to joining EAC, Mona spent 16 years in informational technology roles at the United States Court of Appeals, for the federal circuit. Prior to joining the court she worked for the Corporate Executive Board and other private sector companies in IT positions. During the last decade, she served as a leadership member of the senior staff as the Director of IT, Chief Deputy Clerk II, and Information Security Officer of the Court, overseeing the management of 25 staff members. Mona can be credited for implementing the court’s first Case Management Electronic Case Filing System, Security Program, establishing Continuity Of Operation Planning (COOP), implementing secure and robust infrastructure, implementing methods for cost containment, and executing strategic plans leveraging human capital to enhance business operations. She also established new administrative procedures and policies in alignment with the courts mission. Mona served on multiple National IT committees providing technical services judiciary wide.
Mona holds a Master of Science from Rochester Institute of Technology in Cyber Security and CBRN, and a BS in Administration of Justice from George Mason University. She holds a certificate in Senior Executive Leadership from Harvard University.