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List of senior leaders at the Department. For more information about an individual listed, including a biography, click on their name.

  • Secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas | Secretary's Corner
  • Under Secretary, Management (acting), Randolph D. "Tex" Alles
    • Deputy Under Secretary for Management, Eric Hysen, Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Deputy Under Secretary for Management
    • Chief Financial Officer (vacant), Stacy Marcott, Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Chief Financial Officer
    • Chief Human Capital Officer, Roland Edwards
    • Chief Information Officer, Eric Hysen
    • Chief Procurement Officer, Paul Courtney
    • Chief Readiness Support Officer, Tom Chaleki
    • Chief Security Officer, Richard D. McComb
    • Executive Director, Office of Program Accountability and Risk Management, Debra Cox
    • Director, Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM), Shonnie Lyon
    • Director, Federal Protective Service (FPS), L. Eric Patterson
  • Under Secretary, Science and Technology, Dr. Dimitri Kusnezov
    • Deputy Under Secretary (vacant), Catherine Cross, Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Deputy Under Secretary
    • Chief of Staff, Kathryn Coulter Mitchell
  • Under Secretary, Office of Intelligence and Analysis, Kenneth L. Wainstein
    • Principal Deputy Undersecretary, Office of Intelligence and Analysis, Melissa Smislova
  • Under Secretary, Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans, Robert Silvers
    • Deputy Under Secretary, Kelli Ann Burriesci
    • Assistant Secretary for Border and Immigration Policy (acting), Blas Nuñez-Neto
    • Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism and Threat Prevention, Samantha Vinograd
    • Assistant Secretary for Cyber, Infrastructure, Risk and Resilience, Iranga Kahangama
    • Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, Serena Hoy
    • Assistant Secretary for Trade and Economic Security, Bridget McGovern
  • Director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Ur M. Jaddou
  • Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, Admiral Linda L. Fagan
  • Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Chris Magnus
    • Deputy Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Troy Miller
  • Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Jen Easterly
  • Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Deanne Criswell
    • Deputy Administrator, Erik Hooks
    • Deputy Administrator for Resilience (acting), Victoria Salinas
    • U.S. Fire Administrator, Dr. Lori L. Moore-Merrell
  • Director, Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers, Thomas J. Walters
    • Deputy Director, Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (acting), Richard M. Deasy
  • Director, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) (acting), Tae Johnson
    • Deputy Director (acting), Patrick J. Lechleitner
  • Director, U.S. Secret Service, James M. Murray
    • Deputy Director, U.S. Secret Service, Faron K. Paramore
  • Administrator, Transportation Security Administration, David Pekoske
    • Deputy Administrator, Transportation Security Administration (vacant), Stacey Fitzmaurice, Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Deputy Administrator
  • Assistant Secretary, Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (acting), Gary Rasicot
    • Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office, Charles Cook
  • Director and Chief Medical Officer, Office of Health Security, Dr. Pritesh Gandhi
    • Deputy Director and Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Office of Health Security, Dr. Herbert Wolfe 
  • Assistant Secretary, Office of Legislative Affairs, Alice Lugo
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bryn McDonough (Senate)
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Alexandra Carnes (House)
  • Assistant Secretary, Office of Partnership and Engagement, Brenda F. Abdelall
    • Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Vacant
    • Assistant Secretary, Office for State and Local Law Enforcement (acting), Heather Fong
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office for State and Local Law Enforcement, Vacant
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Intergovernmental Affairs, Miriam Enriquez
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Private Sector Office, Jamie Lawrence
    • Executive Director, Social Impact and Campaigns, Karinda L. Washington
    • Executive Director, Homeland Security Advisory Council, Rebecca Sternhell
    • Executive Director, Office of Academic Engagement, Traci Silas
    • Director, Committee Management Office, Mike Miron
  • Assistant Secretary, Office of Public Affairs, Marsha Espinosa
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Communications (acting), Luis Miranda
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Strategic Communications, Jeff Solnet
  • Executive Director, Joint Requirements Council, Joseph D. Wawro
  • Director, Operations Coordination, Christopher J. Tomney
  • Chief Freedom of Information Officer, Lynn Parker Dupree
  • Chief Privacy Officer, Lynn Parker Dupree
  • Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman, Phyllis A. Coven
    • Citizenship and Immigration Services Deputy Ombudsman, Nathan Stiefel
  • Ombudsman for Immigration Detention (acting), David Gersten
  • Officer for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Katherine Culliton-González
  • Inspector General, Joseph V. Cuffari
Last Updated: 09/26/2022
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