Ms. Betsy Sirk is a Director of Information Technology Programs at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with over 35 years of leadership experience in program, project, technical, and acquisition/contract management focused on implementing digital solutions to support NASA’s mission and the federal government. She serves as the Chairperson of the CIO Council Accessibility Community of Practice Industry Outreach Program, the NASA Section 508 Program Manager for the Goddard Space Flight Center, and chairs NASA’s Section 508 Program Managers Working Group. Ms. Sirk also leads government-wide strategic sourcing efforts for workstations and Federal mobility solutions as the Strategic Sourcing Program Director from the NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) Program.
Ms. Sirk is a leading expert on digital accessibility and has presented to diverse audiences at multiple venues. She has received numerous NASA and federal awards for program management and leadership. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Maryland with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and holds a Masters Degree with Distinction in Computer Science and Management Information Systems from the George Washington University.