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 Homeland Security 

Homeland Security Division 

Homeland Security Division

Mission & Purpose

  • To provide legal and ethical forums for the exchange of information, ideas and recommendations between industry and government on homeland security issues
  • To promote a vigorous, robust and collaborative government-industry homeland security team
  • To advocate for best-in-class, high technology equipment, systems, training and support for America's first responder community


The Homeland Security Division incorporates the six critical mission areas identified in the National Strategy for Homeland Security: Intelligence and Warning, Border and Transportation Security, Domestic Counterterrorism, Protecting Critical Infrastructure and Key Assets, Defending Against Catastrophic Threats, and Emergency Preparedness.

The Homeland Security Division focuses on the protection and security of the assets, information, facilities, and resources of the government, military, and private sector organizations which comprise the technological, military, and industrial infrastructure of the United States. We provide input and advice to a wide range of agencies and departments of Federal, state, and local governments, and to commercial, industrial, and academic institutions.


  • Security and protection philosophies, concepts, practices and procedures;
  • Current and emerging technologies, and technology transfer;
  • Assessments and analyses of threats, vulnerabilities and risk;
  • Development of countermeasures and products;
  • System design and development methodologies;
  • System implementation considerations and evaluations;
  • Policy and regulatory issues;
  • Education, training and awareness;
  • Standardization, education and certifications;
  • Risk management processes in the changing threat environment.

Activities to Accomplish Mission

  • Provide periodic forums such as breakfasts, meetings, working groups, and symposia for open, constructive dialogue and networking between industry and government;
  • Educate members and others interested in homeland security issues through special projects, meetings and seminars;
  • Establish and maintain lines of communication with agencies and departments of federal, state and local government on homeland security issues of interest to industry;
  • Prepare studies, reports, assessments and analyses on key homeland security issues; 
  • Cooperate and collaborates with other associations, organizations and NDIA divisions to facilitate the effectiveness of activities undertaken.

 Division Charter

Click here to view/print/download the Homeland Security Division Charter.

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Upcoming Events

News & Information



Mr. Gregory A. Davis
Phone: (301) 577-9339

Vice Chair

Russ Pandel
Phone: (202) 640-1957


Mr. Paul Kendall 
Phone: (703) 376-5083

Executive Board Members

2013 Conference Chair
Mr. Lawrence Studdiford
Phone: (202) 206-0533 

2012 America Secure Award Nominations Committee Chair
Hon. Nancy Harvey Steorts
Nancy Steorts & Associates
Phone: (703) 790-5116

Outreach and Public Relations Chair
Ms. Sandra Baer
Phone: (240) 876-8191

Education Chair
Dr. John H. Bridges, III
The National Graduate School of Quality Management
Phone: (800) 838-2580

International Intelligence Advisor
Mr. Hugh McLeod
Stirling Assynt
Phone: + (44) 20 7856 9450

Liaison to U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE)
Mr. Steve Pranger
Phone: (202) 761-5876

Liaison to DHS NPPD and NDIA Cyber Security Division
Ms. Kelly Woods-Vaughn
InfraGard National Members Alliance
Phone: (202) 467-8202

Liaison to DHS S&T
Mr. Waseem Naqvi
Raytheon Company
Phone: (508) 490-3635

Liaison to DHS TSA
Mr. Tom Meyers
BayFirst Solutions, LLC
Phone: (202) 567-2180

Liaison to DHS FEMA
Mr. Timothy Starkey
Phone: (240) 338-4774

Liaison to DHS USSS
Ms. Eileen Parise
FLIR Systems
Phone: (202) 285-9253

Liaison to USCG
Mr. Jerry Woolever
CACI International, Inc.
Phone: (703) 460-1551

Lead for Cyber Security
Ms. Nicole Dean
Phone: (703) 284-4294

National Defense Industrial Assocation

CAPT Bruce Roulstone, USN (Ret)
Assistant Vice President, Operations


Affiliate Associations

The Association for Enterprise Information    National Training and Simulation Association    Precision Strike Association    Women in Defense