YORK, Maine — January 9, 2006 -- After an enthusiastic response from IAPP members to a call for candidates to serve on a new Advisory Board, the IAPP today announced the members of its inaugural Advisory Board for The Privacy Advisor, one of the main benefits of IAPP membership.

Kirk J. Nahra, CIPP, Editor of The Privacy Advisor and a partner with Wiley Rein & Fielding in Washington, D.C., will serve as chairman of the 10-member board.

"We are eager to hear from our new board members what privacy and security issues are crossing their desks everyday," Nahra said. "We are seeking the valuable expertise of these privacy pros who will bring diverse perspectives from backgrounds in law, online marketing, financial services, government and other various industries. We've been able to cover the privacy waterfront with this board."

"The Privacy Advisor is a powerful forum for informing and educating privacy professionals," said Elise Berkower, CIPP, and Senior Privacy Compliance Officer, for DoubleClick Inc., a leading provider of digital advertising technology and services, headquartered in New York. "It is an honor to work with such knowledgeable privacy experts on this valuable resource. Our first Advisory Board meeting confirmed the depth of experience and analysis that the Board members have devoted to privacy issues."
In October, the IAPP announced the creation of the board and asked candidates to submit their credentials. IAPP membership was a prerequisite for consideration. More than 60 candidates sought consideration for this valuable contribution to the privacy community.
The new members of the Advisory Board are:

Elise Berkower, CIPP, Senior Privacy Compliance Officer, DoubleClick Inc.
Keith P. Enright, Director, Customer Information Management, Limited Brands, Inc.              
Philip L. Gordon, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson, P.C.
Brian Hengesbaugh, Partner, Privacy/Information Technology/E-Commerce, Baker & McKenzie LLP
Todd A. Hood, CIPP, Director, Regional Privacy, The Americas, Pitney Bowes Inc.
Ben Isaacson, CIPP, Privacy & Compliance Leader, Experian & CheetahMail
Jacqueline Klosek, CIPP, Senior Associate in the Business Law Department and member of Intellectual Property Group, Goodwin Procter LLP, and author of Data Privacy in the Information Age (Greenwood, 2000) and the forthcoming War on Privacy (Greenwood, 2006)
Lydia E. Payne-Johnson, CIPP, Executive Director, Chief Privacy Officer, Morgan Stanley
Billy J. Spears, CIPP/G
Harry A. Valetk, CIPP, Director, Privacy Online, Entertainment Software Rating Board
More information about The Privacy Advisor and becoming a member of the IAPP is available at https://iapp.org/html/news-poa.html.

About the IAPP
The International Association of Privacy Professionals is the world's largest association of privacy professionals with more than 2,000 members globally. The IAPP helps define and support the privacy profession through networking, education and certification. For more information on the IAPP, visit iapp.org