Donna Mcpartland, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP


Han Santos

Data Privacy & Cybersecruity Of Counsel

Donna McPartland, FIP, CIPM, CIPP/US

Donna is a Data Privacy and Cybersecurity lawyer who works with clients to provide strategic, practical legal advice to develop and maintain domestic and global data privacy and security programs. Donna has over 25 years of legal experience with many years in-house in Chief Privacy Officer roles. Donna currently is in private practice and serves as Of Counsel at Conley Rose P.C. located in Alexandria, VA, where she leads the Data Privacy and Cybersecurity practice. Donna serves as external general counsel and as a privacy officer for clients. She also guides clients in various industries in their use of AI and generative AI related to governance and data protection and has extensive experience with biometric data processing and privacy compliance. Before returning to private practice, Donna was the Chief Privacy Officer at the College Board. Prior to that, she was the CPO at the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) (owner of GMAT exam). Donna is a longtime member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and currently serves on the CIPM Exam Development Board and is a member of the AI Governance Professional Exam (AIGP) item writing group. Donna is also actively involved in the Association of Test Publishers (ATP) and is the Co-Chair of the ATPSC International Privacy Subcommittee. Donna is a member of the Board of Directors of the Nonprofit Risk Management Center. Donna is also a supporter of the US-Ireland Alliance and serves on its Advisory Board.


Contributions by Donna Mcpartland

  • Member of CIPM Exam Development Board 2023 - 2025