The J5 Team consists of a group of dedicated professionals with extensive expertise in supporting the Department of Defense, who believe we can affect change and be a leader in our business. Our principal goal is customer satisfaction. We believe that we all live in a changing and dynamic operating environment. As a Team, our goal is to shape the way changes are made and how we must respond to change. A large part of that response is to match our Teams resources with our customer's needs.
The J5 staff has significant experience in a wide cross-section of skills from systems engineering and computer software development to marketing and program management support. The J5 staff is highly qualified with significant experience to handle the full spectrum of our clients needs.
Tonya L. Carroll
Ms. Carroll is the Facility Security Officer (FSO) for J5 Systems. Ms. Carroll oversees the J5 Systems Proactive Security Program.
She ensures compliance with the National Industrial Security Program (NISP). She is the liaison with the Defense Security Service (DSS) who administers the NISP.
As such she handles the processing of clearances using JPAS, visitor requests, Facility Clearance (FCL), and the overall smooth running of the J5 Systems Proactive Security Program. Ms. Carroll has over 25 years of security experience and expertise.
Ms. Carroll is a former employee of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Langley, Virginia where she was employed from 1990-1999 as an overt employee.
Before entering employment with CIA, she was employed with Harrah’s Hotel & Casino in Reno, Nevada from 1982-1990 in the Graphics Arts Department. Ms. Carroll was a press operator preparing numerous types of printed materials for Harrah’s Hotel & Casino’s in Reno, Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas, and Atlantic City.
At CIA, she was the Special Assistant to the Scholar in Residence in the Regional Analysis Unit under the Directorate of Intelligence (DI) in the Office of Near Eastern, South Asian, and African Analysis. Ms. Carroll was the Academic Outreach and Expertise Coordinator for the Directorate of Intelligence. She was awarded the highly competitive “DI Intelligence Commendation Medal” for tradecraft and is considered a “Recognized Conferencing Expert.” She wrote a twenty-five page manual on the topic of conferencing, which is used Agency-wide to assist with conferencing, programs, and event planning. Ms. Carroll was the assistant editor of the “NESA Review,” a monthly publication that was widely distributed to various agencies. In addition, she assisted with the well known “CIA World Factbook” for the office of NESAF.
During her nine year employment at CIA, Ms. Carroll received four promotions, fourteen Exceptional Performance Awards, A special Exceptional Performance Award for NESAF Employee of the Year, A Special Performance Certificate for the running of the yearly two-week long “Middle East Realities” course, and a Meritorious Unit Citation for Exceptional Performance of Duty while in the Persian Gulf Division during Desert Storm in the early 1990s. In addition, she successfully completed the Department of State’s Middle East Training Course.
She majored in Office Systems Technology in Annandale, Virginia. She attended TMCC in Reno, Nevada where she minored in Graphics Arts.
To date, Ms. Carroll has completed several security courses through the Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE) and through the DSS Academy to include, FSO Program Management, JPAS, Chapter 8 NISPOM, FOCI, SAP, Counterintelligence, and Insider Threat.
Ms. Carroll is an active member of the National Classification Management Society (NCMS) and routinely attends the yearly ISAC Conference as well as the annual Infragard events.