Posts Tagged ‘border security’

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March 25: Lunch with Linda Jacksta, Executive Director, CBP

WHS is pleased to announce that WHS 5th Anniversary Steering Committee member Linda Jacksta, Executive Director, Mission Assurance at Customs & Border Protection at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will join us for lunch on March 25. Ms. Jacksta will discuss her role at CBP, her priorities for Mission Assurance and her career at CBP. Registration for all WHS...

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April 21: Lunch with Leslie Hope, Chief, Biometrics, USCIS

Mark your calendars!  Join us in April to have lunch with Leslie Hope, Chief of the Biometrics Division at US Customs & Immigration Service and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  Given the recent Executive Order, Ms. Hope will discuss the biometric component of immigration services, her role at the Biometrics division...

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WHS University: OIG Report on DHS Management Challenges

DHS OIG:  Major Management Challenges Facing the Department of Homeland Security The DHS Office of the Inspector General issued its latest look at the Department's management challenges last month.  While the document did not hold any surprises it reinforced the numerous department-wide and operational challenges faced by Janet Napolitano's management team.   Acquisition management, information technology management, grants and financial management, critical...

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February Book Club: Skating on Stilts by Stewart Baker

In the years after 9/11, officials scrambled to rethink security at the border and in the air-while privacy groups and foreign governments did their best to stop and then roll back security measures. As a result, we have only partially closed gaping security holes. Worse, the resistance has made it all but impossible to head off other disasters that are...


April 7 Luncheon with Tiffany Hixson, SBI Acquisition Office, CBP

Lunch with Tiffany Hixson, Executive Director, SBI Acquisition Office, CBP

SBInet is Cancelled: Now What?
11:30am - 1:00pm
Location TBD:  Can you host?

Join us for lunch to hear Tiffany Hixson discuss next steps for the SBI Acquisition Office at CBP.

Tiffany T. Hixson is...