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Homeland Security

Current State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Government Coordinating Council Members

Members' Biographies


  • Curtis Parsons, Homeland Security and Emergency Management Coordinator, Lenawee County, Michigan
  • Vice Chair
  • Brian Wright, Director, Critical Infrastructure Program, State of New York

Council Members

  • James Battese, Director of Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, Miami Tribe of Oklahoma
  • Kevin M. Clement, Strategic Planner, Office of Homeland Security, State of Texas
  • Jeff Dulin, Deputy Chief, Charlotte Fire Department, North Carolina
  • Carlos Echevarria, Deputy Chief, Tulalip Tribal Police Services
  • Greg Engle, Director, Bureau of Planning and Emergency Management, State of Wisconsin
  • Jeffrey Friedland, Director, Emergency Management/Homeland Security, St. Clair County, Michigan
  • Jimmy Gianato, Director, Homeland Security Advisor, Division of Homeland Security/Emergency Management, State of West Virginia
  • Danielle Hale, Coordinator, Office of Emergency Management, Nueces County, Texas
  • Mark Hogan, Director, Asset Management Department, City of Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Grant Hosmer, Critical Infrastructure Coordinator, Homeland Security and Emergency Management, State of Minnesota 
  • Wesley Kleene, Information Security Officer, Department of Health, Office of Information Management, State of Virginia
  • John Madden, Director, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, State of Alaska
  • Theresa Masse, Information Security Officer, Port of Portland, Oregon
  • Bill Minear, Director, Critical Infrastructure Protection Task Force, State of West Virginia
  • Thomas Minton, Director, Governor's Office of Homeland Security, State of Pennsylvania
  • Irene Navis, Plans and Operations Coordinator, Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Clark County, Nevada Fire Department 
  • Gilbert Orrantia, Director (HSA), Arizona Department of Homeland Security
  • Susan Palchick, Manager of Public Health Emergency Preparedness, Hennepin County Health Department, Minnesota
  • Richard Paoletto, Director, Code Enforcement, City of Bridgeport, Connecticut Health Department, Housing and Commercial Code Enforcement
  • Dennis Pepe, Critical Infrastructure Coordinator, Intelligence and Security Bureau, New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  • Kurt Reuther, Homeland Security Advisor(HSA), Department of Safety and Homeland Security, State of Delaware
  • Shelly Schechter, Director, Division of Community Health and MCH, Department of Health, Nassau County, New York
  • Mark Sloan, Homeland Security and Emergency Management Coordinator, Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, Harris County, Texas
  • Col. Keith Squires, Director (HSA), State of Utah
  • Sgt Debra Winsor, Sergeant, Washington State Fusion Center, Critical Infrastructure Section, Seattle Police Department
  • Sgt Robert Wynne, Deputy Director, Kansas City Terrorism & Early Warning fusion Center, Kansas City Police Department, Missouri
  • Bob Zehentbauer, Director, Office of Public Health Preparedness, Utica/Marcellus Oil and Natural Gas Specialist, Columbiana County, Ohio



Last Published Date: June 26, 2014

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