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Emergency Response Senior Advisory Committee Members, Homeland Security Advisory Council

This is a listing of the Emergency Response Senior Advisory Committee Members of the Homeland Security Advisory Council.

  • Richard A. Andrews (Chair), Emergency Management Consultant*
  • Kenneth C. Canterbury (Vice Chair), President, Fraternal Order of Police*
  • Dan Corsentino, Former Sheriff, Pueblo County, Colorado
  • Frank P. Cruthers, Deputy Commissioner, New York Fire Department
  • Paul M. Freeman, Fire Chief, Los Angeles Fire Department
  • Ellen M. Gordon, Professor, Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, California
  • Arthur Kassel, Chief of Law Enforcement Service, State of California Department of Mental Health
  • Phillip E. Keith, Retired Chief, Knoxville, Tennessee Police Department
  • Paul M. Maniscalco, READI Program, The George Washington University
  • Judith M. Mueller, Director of Public Works, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Edward P. Plaugher, Director, National Programs International Association of Fire Chiefs
  • Jack E. Reall, President, Fire Fighters Union 67, Columbus, Ohio
  • Ellis M. Stanley, Director of Western Emergency Management Services for Dewberry & Davis Corp.
  • Joseph White, Senior Vice President for Chapter Operations, American Red Cross
  • John F. Williams, Provost and Dean, School of Medicine, The George Washington University*

* denotes full Homeland Security Advisory Council member

Last Updated: 01/23/2023
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