Sarah Morrow, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP


Texas Health & Human Services

Chief Privacy Officer

A privacy advocate, Sarah has several years of industry and regulatory compliance experience, five years specifically in Higher Education as Chief Privacy Officer for The Pennsylvania State University. Additionally, she spent 15 months as a privacy consultant for the Smithsonian Institution. Sarah has a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from Mills College, a Paralegal Certification from the University of San Diego, School of Law, and a MBA-ISM (Information Security Management).


She maintains designations as a CIPP (Certified Information Privacy Professional) and GISP (GIAC- Global Information Security Professional). She was the first Chair of the International Association of Privacy Professional (IAPP) Foundation Certification Exam Development Board and a former member of the Education Advisory Board, Sarah is a co-Founder of and was co-Chair of the Higher Education - Chief Privacy Officers (HE-CPO) group sponsored by EDUCAUSE, was co-Chair of the IAPP's Philadelphia Area KnowledgeNet, is co-Chair of Columbia Area KnowledgeNet; is a member of DHS's Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee (DPIAC). She presented to audiences of the IAPP's Global Privacy Summit (March 2010), IAPP KnowledgeNet (regional meeting), Internet 2's In Common CAMP (June 2010 & 2011) and at EDUCAUSE (Annual conference Fall 2011).


Most recently, she presented at IAPP's Global Privacy Summit in March of 2012 and at the EDUCAUSE Security Conference in May of 2012 participating in two sessions. The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics will publish "If You Build It, Will They Come" in the May 2015 edition of their publication, Ethikos.


Contributions by Sarah Morrow

  • Member of Training Advisory Board 2020 - 2021