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Thomas D Homan was appointed by President Trump on January 30, 2017 as the Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). He remained the Acting Director until his retirement on June 30, 2018. From 2013 to his Presidential Appointment, Mr. Homan served as the Executive Associate Director of ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
Mr. Homan is a 33-year veteran of law enforcement and has nearly 34 years of immigration enforcement experience. He has served as a police officer in New York; a U.S. Border Patrol Agent; a Special Agent with the former U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service; as well as Supervisory Special Agent and Deputy Assistant Director for Investigations. In 1999, Mr. Homan became the Assistant District Director for Investigations (ADDI) in San Antonio, Texas, and three years later transferred to the ADDI position in Dallas, Texas.

Mr. Homan holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and has received numerous awards and special recognitions for his 34 plus years as a federal law enforcement officer and leader. He received the Distinguished Presidential Rank Award in 2015 for his exemplary leadership and extensive accomplishments in the area of immigration enforcement. He also received the Distinguished Service Medal in June 2018 in recognition of exceptionally distinguished and transformational service to strengthen Homeland Security for the United States.

Dr. Heidi Hamburger is a former Border Patrol Agent, where she worked along the United States Southwest border. Prior to that, she was a Peace Corps volunteer in Honduras for over two years. She completed her Ph.D. studies in Public Policy and Administration, focusing on Terrorism, Mediation, and Peace. Dr. Hamburger’s background lends a unique perspective to national security concerns and public policy issues as it relates to the Southwest border. She also has a growing interest in the comparative analysis of international border security affairs.

Jamie Brown is Director of Global Government Affairs at Tenable. He was previously at CA Technologies, where he was Director of Global Cybersecurity Policy and Strategy. While there, Jamie managed global cybersecurity issues and drove the company’s participation in technology trade associations, including the Software Assurance Forum for Excellence in Code (SAFECode) and the IT Sector Coordinating Council. He previously spent time on Capitol Hill as a Professional Staff Member on the House Science, Space and Technology Committee’s Subcommittee on Research and Technology.

Robert Lohfeld Jr. is CEO of Sev1Tech, which provides innovative solutions and services to federal and commercial customers across the United States. Prior to founding Sev1Tech, Robert served as deputy director of the Enterprise Data Center Operations Group (EDCOG) for CBP where he managed mission-critical operations, IT service delivery, IT infrastructure management, and business continuity. Lohfeld has over 25 years of experience in IT facilities design and integration, IT strategy, and large-scale performance-based program management. He holds a master’s degree in international management from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Arts degree in international political systems from Mount Saint Mary’s University.

Lynda Cox is a volunteer with Operation Underground Railroad, an organization that rescues adults and children from human trafficking and sex trafficking.

Dr. Stacey Pollard is Director of the Center for Strategic Intelligence Research in the Office of Research at the National Intelligence University in Bethesda, MD. The views expressed in this article are hers alone and do not imply endorsement by the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Department of Defense, its component organizations, or the U.S. Government.