September 14, 2020: The Calvert County, MD, Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has announced the appointment of Amy Lawson as the Director of the Department of Technology Services. Most recently, she held leadership roles in the elite Technology Transformation Service at the General Services Administration and on FedRAMP, the federal government’s cybersecurity framework for cloud platforms. Lawson previously served as a senior technology officer for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), where she oversaw the modernization of the SEC’s multi-million-dollar primary system. Prior to that, Lawson served as Associate Chief for the Verification Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Lawson began her career as an officer in the U.S. Air Force and was one of the first women to serve in Air Force Special Operations.