CyberTexas Board of Directors
Our team of cybersecurity professionals is paving the way for Texas leadership in this emerging field.
A 5th generation Texan, Joe Sanchez is an executive experienced in military and community activities involving Intelligence, Information Technology Operations and Security, Education, Innovation and Legislative matters. Coined a local “social entrepreneur and technology evangelist,” beginning in 1999, Joe established a prominent Cybersecurity educational base in San Antonio across multiple universities and has helped promote the growth of local cybersecurity industries and associations. Joe served in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives as a Congressional Fellow. After 34 years as an AF Civilian, he retired as the Chief, Network Operations, 625 AF Operations Center, Joint Base San Antonio - Lackland.
Paul Woeppel is a Consultant who has been involved with the Air Force, National Security Agency, and Defense Intelligence Agency for over 20 years performing security assessments for Sensitive Compartmented information (SCI) information systems/networks including multi-level systems. He has extensive background on the Risk Management Framework (RMF), and national and Intelligence Community Computer Security policies and regulations. Paul has a Masters degree from Webster’s University in Information Systems and retains a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification.