The President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) includes executive leaders from private sector and state/local government who advise the White House on how to reduce physical and cyber risks and improve the security and resilience of the nation's critical infrastructure sectors. The NIAC is administered on behalf of the President in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act under the authority of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security by the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
The President's NIAC members’ specialized cross-sector expertise offers new perspectives and solutions to complex problems, as well as real-world insight and a collective independent voice.
- The President's NIAC Charter (12/21) (pdf, 431KB)
The Council was established by executive order in October 2001 to advise the President on practical strategies for industry and government to reduce complex risks to critical infrastructure.
- Executive Order 13286 of February 28, 2003 (Amendment to Executive Order 13231 of October 16, 2001) (pdf, 171KB)
- Executive Order 13231 of October 16, 2001 (Initial Executive Order to establish the NIAC) (pdf, 159KB)
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