Roberta Stempfley

Department of Homeland Security

Bobbie Stempfley is the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C), where she plays a leading role in developing the strategic direction for CS&C and its five divisions. Ms. Stempfley also serves as the permanent Deputy Assistant Secretary for CS&C.
Prior to her work at CS&C, Stempfley served as the Chief Information Officer for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), a major Department of Defense (DOD) agency, where she was responsible for supporting the Director in decision making; strategy development and communication; aligning DISA program execution with planning, engineering, acquisition, fielding and support of global-net-centric solutions; operating the Global Information Grid; information assurance; and management of DISA information technology resources.

Ms. Stempfley has received numerous awards for her government service, including:

  • Information Week, Top 50 Government CIOs
  • 2002 DISA Technical Team of the Year for DOD-CERT
  • Director’s Special Act award for service during Quadrennial Defense Review
  • Nominee, Women-in Technology Leadership in the Government
  • Federal Computer Weekly’s 2013 Federal 100

Ms. Stempfley received a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Mathematics from the University of Arizona and a Master of Science in Computer Science from James Madison University. She has also completed a National Security Management Certification, Acquisition for Senior Leaders.

Roberta Stempfley
Acting Assistant Secretary
Office of Cybersecurity and Communications
Department of Homeland Security