Security Clearance Hot Topics – SCI Episode 8

We continue our conversation with Mark Frownfelter, Assistant Director for the Special Security Directorate at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. He talked hot topics in personnel security and clearance reform, including why candidates with drug use in their past shouldn’ t ‘weed’ themselves out of the process, and how ODNI is staying responsive to policy changes in drug use.

In the second half of the program, security clearance attorney Sean Bigley discusses why your motorcycle gang affiliations matter to the personnel security process. Yes, the clubs you participate in – or even the forums you join – may matter in the security clearance process. One security clearance holder discovered that when his Outlaw Motorcycle Gang membership cost him his clearance.