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Oct 05

Regional and State Homeland Security Management: Is There a Need for a Regional Homeland Security Organization?

Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium

In this time of heightened security alerts, it is important to consider how to best assist state and local homeland security managers address the critical tasks of protecting their communities. Our presenters will examine whether regional homeland security organizations are needed. And, if so, what potential roles, missions, duties, functions, and relationships with state and local governments such regional organizations should have.

More About the Speakers

The Honorable Dick Armey
Former Majority Leader, U.S. House of Representatives

John Cohen
Special Policy Advisor for Homeland Security, Commonwelath of Massachusetts

George Foresman
Assistant to the Governor for Commonwealth Preparedness, Commonwealth of Virginia

Dan Kaniewski
Deputy Director,
Homeland Security Policy Institute,
The George Washington University