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Privacy Service



LaShaunné G. David - Director, Privacy Service

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LaShaunné G. David serves as Director of the 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.

Through privacy professionals working across VA Administrations (Health, Benefits, and National Cemeteries) and Staff Offices, VA Privacy Service seeks to "Preserve and protect the Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of Veterans, their beneficiaries, and VA employees by promoting a culture of privacy awareness and maintaining the trust of those we serve." Prior to joining VA, Ms. David served as Deputy Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), managing agency-wide program operations. During her tenure at Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Ms. David successfully managed partnerships with national non-governmental organizations, worked as a Statistician assessing attitudes and behaviors toward participation in the Census count, and assisted in the stand-up and operation of the agency's Privacy Office. Her private sector experience includes several leadership positions within the financial services industry including as Assistant Vice President and Banking Center Officer at a multinational Banking Corporation; and as Financial Advisor at a Fortune 500 insurance and financial services company.

Ms. David earned a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from the George Washington University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Howard University in Washington, DC. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Government (CIPP/G) and member of the African American Federal Executive Association (AAFEA) and Executive Women in Government (EWG).