Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein recently announced the appointment of William Jamieson (“Jay”) Bosanko as the new director of the Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO). Mr. Bosanko’s appointment became effective on April 14, 2008. He succeeds J. William Leonard, who retired in January 2008.
Mr. Bosanko has been Acting Director of ISOO since January 3, 2008. He has more than 15 years of experience working on issues related to the classification, safeguarding, and declassification of national security information. He most recently served as Associate Director for Classification Management and led ISOO’s staff support of the Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel and the Public Interest Declassification Board.
Mr. Bosanko joined ISOO in 1998. Prior to joining ISOO, he worked for the National Archives on the Special Access and FOIA Staff and the Records Declassification Division.