Published: May 25, 2011


President Obama announced his appointment of Larissa Herda to the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC).

Larissa, CEO and President of tw telecom, was named, along with two other chief executives, to the committee comprised of industry chief executives from major telecommunications companies, network service providers, information technology, finance, and aerospace companies. These industry leaders provide the President with collaborative advice and expertise, as well as robust reviews and recommendations. The NSTAC’s goal is to develop recommendations to the President to assure vital telecommunications links through any event or crisis, and to help the U.S. Government maintain a reliable, secure, and resilient national communications posture.

President Obama said, “I am grateful that these impressive individuals have chosen to dedicate their talents to serving the American people at this important time for our country.  I look forward to working with them in the months and years ahead.”

To read the White House press release announcing Larissa’s appointment, click here.  Congratulations Larissa and thank you for being an Executive Speaker in the CESR Leadership Challenges course, a mentor in our Professional Mentorship Program, and for all the work you do for the Leeds School of Business and our students!

Larissa Herda is on the Advisory Board of the Center for Education on Social Responsibility (CESR) as well as on the Board of the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado. She is a member of The Committee of 200 and also a member of the community advisory board of SungateKids, a local children’s advocacy center helping abused children and their families. For more information on Ms. Herda, click here.