Mr. Clifton Archibald BACON was the representative from "International Standard Engineering Incorporated", who in 1959 took charge of the embryonic School and he then became the Manager assisted by Instructors from the contractor.
ISEI, company producer of ACE High, was in charge for its installation and operational start-up, and conducted the preliminary courses at the Troposcatter Training Facilities (TTF) until NATO provided its own skilled personnel.
Mr. Robert J. PINOTEAU, a French NATO A-4 was appointed as the first Director. Under his tenure, as SHAPE assumed control over the Training Facility, in 1964 it was renamed as SHAPE Centralised Training Facility (SCTF).
Colonel Theodore De BIE, of the Royal Netherlands Army, was the first military Commandant of the School, who was appointed in 1971 until 28 March 1973.
After a short interim period of Command by Col FERRERI, ITA A, Colonel Arthur. JACKSON of the GBR Army was appointed Commandant in May 1973. Under his tenure, on 1 April 1974 the title of the SCTF was changed to the "NATO COMMUNICATIONS SCHOOL - LATINA" (NCS), thus reflecting more realistically the work of the training facility.
In 1975 Group Captain Geoffrey TOULL (GBR Royal Air Force) was appointed Commandant of the School until May 1977
On 11 May 1977 Colonel Gordon HICKMAN (GBR Army) was appointed Commandant until 1978.
On 5 Oct 1978 Colonel Colin GILBERT, GBR Army, assumed command of the School until Sept 1980.
In Sept 1980 Colonel Vincenzo CAVALIERE (ITA Army) was appointed Commandant, the first Italian Commandant of the School. His tenure lasted until Sept 1983.
In Sept 1983 Colonel Cornelio D’AVENIO (ITA Army) was appointed Commandant. He left the School in 1986 with the rank of General.
In September 1986, Colonel Robert G. WICH of the German Air Force was appointed Commandant. Unfortunately, on 08 March 1989, his premature death deprived NCS of his leadership
As Deputy Commandant, Colonel Giovanni RUSSO of the Italian Air Force was appointed Acting Commandant in March 1989, which tenure lasted until 1990. In his period the School was renamed as NATO Communications and Information Systems School (NCISS), which is still its current name.
On 26th Sept 1990 Col. Federico CASTRONOVO, ITA AF assumed command of the School, until 1992.
In October 1992 Cpt Holger T. PETERSEN (DEU N) assumed the Command of the School. He was Commandant until 1996.
In Sept 1996 Col. Bert van den HURK of the Royal Netherland Air Force became Commandant. His tenure lasted until 2000.
In October 2000 Col. Sante PALOMBI took command of the NCISS. His tenure lasted until 12 Dec 2005.
In December 2005 Col. Luigi BORFIGA (ITA AF) assumed Command of the School, which tenure lasted until the 2 Oct 2009.
On 2nd October 2009, the day of the celebration of the 50 years of the School, Col. Antonio CUPPONE (ITA AF) assumed Command of the School. He was Commandant until June 2011.
On 8th September 2011 to 8 October 2013 Col. Marcello TURCHETTA (ITA AF) was Commandant of NCISS..
On 29th October Col. Silvio MONTI (ITA AF) was formally appointed Commandant of NCISS.
On 16th December LTC. Dietmar HUBEL (DEU AF) assumed Command of NCISS.
On 19th May Col. Paulo NUNES (PRT A) was formally appointed Commandant of NCISS.