Senior Legislative Representative
American Public Transportation Association
Melissa Mejias is a senior legislative representative at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). Prior to her time at APTA, Melissa served in a senior-level position at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Water, as a legislative analyst for the International Association of Drilling Contractors and as a policy advisor and safety and security compliance inspector for the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry. For over a decade, she served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserve. Melissa received her Master of Public Administration and Policy from American University and a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
In this session, industry and government speakers will provide an update and overview of emerging polices that affect that affect organizations in the security ecosystem, from manufacturers to agencies to end users in critical infrastructure, including funding sources for infrastructure protection, new Buy America policies, cyber incident reporting requirements and others.