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Leadership

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 (vacant), Randolph D. "Tex" Alles, Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary, Management
  • Under Secretary, Science and Technology, Dr. Dimitri Kusnezov
  • Under Secretary, Office of Intelligence and Analysis, Kenneth L. Wainstein
    • Principal Deputy Under Secretary, Office of Intelligence and Analysis, Avery Alpha
  • Under Secretary, Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans, Robert Silvers
    • Deputy Under Secretary, Kelli Ann Burriesci
    • Assistant Secretary for Border and Immigration Policy, Blas Nuñez-Neto
    • Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism, Threat Prevention and Law Enforcement, Jeohn Salone Favors
    • Assistant Secretary for Cyber, Infrastructure, Risk and Resilience, Iranga Kahangama
    • Assistant Secretary for International Affairs (acting), Blas Nuñez-Neto
    • Assistant Secretary for Trade and Economic Security, Christa Brzozowski
  • 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 (vacant), Troy Miller, Deputy Commissioner and Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Commissioner
    • Deputy Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (acting), Pete Flores
    • Chief Operating Officer (acting), James McCament
  • Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Jen Easterly
  • Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Deanne Criswell
    • Deputy Administrator, Erik Hooks
    • Deputy Administrator for Resilience (vacant), Victoria Salinas, Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Deputy Administrator for Resilience
    • U.S. Fire Administrator, Dr. Lori L. Moore-Merrell
  • Director, Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers, Benjamine C. Huffman
    • Deputy Director, Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers, Kai J. Munshi
  • Director, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) (vacant), Patrick J. Lechleitner, Deputy Director and Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Director
    • Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Deputy Director, Staci A. Barrera
  • Director, U.S. Secret Service, Kimberly Cheatle
    • Deputy Director, U.S. Secret Service, Ronald L. Rowe, Jr
  • Administrator, Transportation Security Administration, David Pekoske
    • Deputy Administrator, Transportation Security Administration, Holly Canevari
  • Assistant Secretary, Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office, Mary Ellen Callahan
    • Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office, Charles Cook
  • Director and Chief Medical Officer, Office of Health Security (acting), Dr. Herbert Wolfe
    • Deputy Director and Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Office of Health Security, Dr. Herbert Wolfe 
  • Assistant Secretary, Office of Legislative Affairs, Zephranie Buetow
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Stephanie Doherty (Senate)
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary (acting), Cursten Knott (House)
  • Assistant Secretary, Office of Partnership and Engagement, Fayrouz Saad
    • Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Rebecca K.K. Sternhell
    • Chief of Staff, Nathaniel Snyder
    • Deputy Chief of Staff, Cynthia J. Briscoe
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Intergovernmental Affairs (vacant)
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Private Sector Office (vacant)
    • Executive Director, Social Impact and Campaigns, Karinda L. Washington
    • Executive Director, Homeland Security Advisory Council (acting), Rebecca Sternhell
    • Senior Director, Non-Governmental Organizations, Nicole Rosich
    • Senior Director and Committee Management Officer, Mike Miron
  • Assistant Secretary, Office of Public Affairs, Daniel Watson
    • Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Communications, Luis Miranda
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary for Media Relations, Sarah Schakow
    • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Strategic Communications, Jeff Solnet
  • Assistant Secretary, Office for State and Local Law Enforcement, Heather Fong
  • Executive Director, Joint Requirements Council, Joseph D. Wawro
  • Director, Office of Homeland Security Situational Awareness, Christopher J. Tomney
  • Chief Freedom of Information Officer, Mason C. Clutter
  • Chief Privacy Officer, Mason C. Clutter
  • Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman (acting), Nathan Stiefel
    • Citizenship and Immigration Services Deputy Ombudsman, Nathan Stiefel
  • Ombudsman for Immigration Detention, Michelle Brané
  • Officer for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia
  • Inspector General, Joseph V. Cuffari
Last Updated: 06/14/2024
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