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  Steven Bay

Director, Threat Reconnaissance Unit (TRU)
Security on Demand


 Robert Butchart 

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


  Captain Joseph R. Buzzella, Jr.

U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Diego


  Kevin Brenker

Public Safety North America, Aeryon Labs

SSA John Caruthers

Supervisory Special Agent
Cyber Program and Engagement Coordinator
FBI San Diego

Christy Coffey

Maritime & Port Security Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (MPS-ISAO)
NASA/Kennedy Space Center, FL

Captain Dwight E. Collins

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

Christopher Coyle

Director, Cyber Risk Management
National/International Maritime Law Enforcement Academy

Vice Admiral Linda L. Fagan

Commander, Pacific Area
Commander, Coast Guard Defense Force West
United States 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

Sam Giordano

Chief Technology Officer
CyberWorx LLC

christoper M. hickey

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

lt. kevin kuhn

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

Dr. George Lane

Adjunct Professor
University of California at Berkeley Center for Catastrophic Risk Management

A. Lyston Lea, II

Principal Advisor to the Director
National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NMIO)

Bridgett D. Lewis

Manager of Security Operations
Port of Long Beach

LCDR Brandon Link

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

J. Kipling Louttit

Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Retired
Executive Director
Marine Exchange of Southern California


Captain Don Montoro

Deputy Sector Commander
U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Diego

chief mark stainbrook

Chief of Police
San Diego Harbor Police Department (HPD)

Christopher Samayoa

Homeland Security Coordination Section
Project Manager
Port of Long Beach

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)


Deputy Director, Marine Operations
San Diego Air and Marine Branch
Air and Marine Operations
U. S. Customs and Border Protection