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VA Privacy Service



LaShaunné David, CIPM, CIPP/G, CDPSE
Director, VA Privacy Service
Office of Information Security

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Ms. David serves as Director of VA Privacy Service, where she leads department-wide efforts to embed privacy considerations in VA policy, program planning, operations, and stakeholder communication; and advises on matters having privacy impact. Ms. David establishes and directs short and long-term goals for VA’s Privacy Program to effectively safeguard the personal information of Veterans, employees, and other VA stakeholders. VA Privacy Service advocates strategies that strengthen privacy, transparency and accountability throughout the information life cycle from collection to destruction of personally identifiable information (PII). Privacy Service executes its mission through policy development and implementation, privacy risk identification, assessment, monitoring and reporting, incident management, communication and outreach, and personnel training. VA’s privacy professionals work across three VA Administrations (Health, Benefits, and National Cemeteries) and through more than 400 privacy officers serving as “privacy ambassadors” at the forefront of data privacy and information protection.

Career Chronology:

A history of the director's career.
Year Range Career Role
2012 – Present Director, VA Privacy Service, Washington, DC
2008 – 2012 Deputy Chief Privacy Officer, US Citizenship & Immigration Services, WDC
1999 – 2008 Privacy Specialist/Statistician, US Census Bureau, Suitland MD
1998 – 1999 Registered Representative, The Prudential Insurance Company of America
1997 – 1998 Assistant Vice President and Banking Officer, Bank of America
1994 – 1997 Bank & Sales Manager, Signet Banking Corporation


A history of the director's education.
Year Range Education
1997 Masters Certificate in Project Management, The George Washington University, Washington DC
1992 Bachelor of Business Administration, Howard University, Washington DC