Mark Uncapher is Director of the Fiber Optic Sensing Association, which promotes the deployment and use of the advanced optical fiber based sensing technologies for monitoring pipelines, railways, borders, roads, and other critical infrastructure and facilities. He is a member of the New York State and DC Bar and a graduate of New York Law School and George Washington University. He previously was Counsel to the Subcommittee on Government Management, Information & Technology of the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee. After serving on Capitol Hill, he was Senior Vice President and Counsel of the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA, later Tech America) and Vice President & Counsel at Stateside Associates. He served as Montgomery County’s Republican Party Chairman from 2008 to 2013 and continues to serve as an officer of both the Montgomery County and Maryland State Republican Party. He was elected an Alternate Delegate in 2008 and Delegate in 2012 to the Republican National Convention. He was a member of Presidential Transition Team for the Federal Communication Commission in 2000-2001. Before moving to Maryland, he was an executive in New York with Park Communications, a large publicly-held newspaper and broadcasting company and Assistant Counsel to the New York State Comptroller. He is an appointee of the Governor of Maryland.