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Tony F. Arevalo

Director, Marine and Investigative Operations
U.S. CBP Air and Marine HQ


 Robert Butchart 

California Maritime Security Program
Governor’s Office of Emergency Services/Homeland Security
U. S. Coast Guard, Sector San Francisco

Captain Dwight E. Collins

Commanding Officer, Maritime Security Response Team West (MSRTW)
U.S. Coast Guard

Rodolfo “FO” Fonseca

Supervisory Detection Enforcement Officer
Air and Marine Operations Center
Air and Marine Operations
U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Michael Graychik

Deputy Chief
Los Angeles Port Police Department

Michael hamilton, ciso

Information Security Expert
President, Founder of Critical Informatics, Inc.

christoper M. hickey

Homeland Maritime Border Security Project Manager
Maritime Security Department
Director of National Intelligence’s National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office


 Kenneth “Doc” Holliday

Maritime Information and Cyber Integration Advisor
Director of National Intelligence’s National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office

lt. kevin kuhn

Office of Design and Engineering Standards
U.S. Coast Guard

LCDR Brandon Link

Office of Port & Facility Activities, Domestic Ports Division
U.S. Coast Guard


Casey Meredith

State Threat Assessment Center
California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services


Javier Montano

Operations Officer
Air & Marine Operations Center
U.S. Border Patrol

chief mark stainbrook

Chief of Police
San Diego Harbor Police Department (HPD)

Laurie Thomas

Maritime Security Coordinator, The All Hazards Training Center
The University of Findlay

Kerry L. thomas

Chief, Transportation Infrastructure Security Branch (TISB)
Grant Programs Directorate (GPD), Protection and National Preparedness (PNP)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)