Kenneth Bouche Elected to IJIS Institute Board of Directors

Ashburn, VA, August 20, 2010 --( The IJIS Institute, a nonprofit organization that focuses on mission-critical information sharing for justice, public safety, and homeland security, announces that Kenneth Bouche has been elected to the IJIS Institute’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Bouche is senior vice president at Hillard Heintze, one of the leading strategic security advisory and management firms in the United States and an Inc. 500 company. Mr. Bouche previously served 23 years with the Illinois State Police where, as the colonel and chief information officer, he was responsible for modernizing and standardizing the agency’s technology functions. In this capacity, he oversaw the delivery of critical, real-time information to over 1,000 police agencies and 40,000 police and justice end-users.

“The entire Board is looking forward to having the benefit of Ken’s experience as a senior security advisor and an IT leader,” said Mike Lyons, president of the IJIS Institute Board of Directors. “Ken’s experience with law enforcement, emergency preparedness, and crisis response at the local, state, and national level directly relates to the IJIS Institute’s mission.”

From 2001 to 2006, Bouche was the chairman of the Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative, a Federal Advisory Committee that advises the U.S. Attorney General on justice information sharing and integration initiatives. In this capacity, he served as a national leader in improving America's information sharing capacity and implementing post 9/11 intelligence reforms.


About the IJIS Institute—The IJIS Institute unites the private and public sectors to improve critical information sharing for those who protect and serve our communities. The IJIS Institute provides training, technical assistance, national scope issue management, and program management services to help government fully realize the power of information sharing. Founded in 2001 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation with national headquarters on The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Virginia, the IJIS Institute has grown to more than 300 member and affiliate companies across the United States. For more information visit
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