Special Update with Homeland Security at Senate Committee

Brooke Ericson, Deputy Chief Counsel for Homeland Security at Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and Stephen Viña, Chief Counsel for Homeland Security at Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Venue : Stamford American Auditorium (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, #23-01/05 Shaw Centre)

Date : August 05, 2016

Time : 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Price : $0.00

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AmCham Singapore and the US-ASEAN Business Council are pleased to invite you to a special roundtable discussion with the Homeland Security at Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Deputy Chief Counsel Brooke Ericson on Friday, 5 August 2016.

In this roundtable session, Brooke will discuss and examine cyber and border security operations and other national security matters.

This session will be of particular interest to international cyber companies and officials involved in cooperative security efforts with the United States.

About the Speakers

Brooke Ericson
Deputy Chief Counsel
Homeland Security at Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Brooke started her career as legislative counsel at the U.S. House of Representatives in 2011. Brooke was also legislative counsel at the U.S. Senate office for two years prior to her move as Deputy Chief Counsel for Homeland Security Committee on HSGAC in 2015.

Brooke received her legal education at the American University Washington College of Law. She also has a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication, American Studies from the University of North Carolina.

Stephen Viña
Chief Counsel
Homeland Security at Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Stephen Viña is Chief Counsel for Homeland Security on the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, under Ranking Member, Senator Tom Carper (D-DE). In this position, he advises Senator Carper on a number of homeland security issues, including border and cyber security and coordinates the Ranking Member’s homeland security activities on the Committee. Stephen has served on the Committee since 2011, starting as a counsel on Senator Carper’s Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management before becoming Deputy Chief Counsel for Homeland Security in 2013.   From 2007 to 2011, Stephen served on the House Committee on Homeland Security for Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS).  His positions on the House Committee included Subcommittee Director for the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence and Subcommittee Director for the Subcommittee on Emergency Communications, Preparedness, and Response.  In 2002, Stephen joined the Congressional Research Service as a legislative attorney and provided nonpartisan legal counsel to Members of Congress and their staffs in the areas of border security, water resources, and agriculture.  Stephen is a graduate of the University of Texas Pan American and holds a J.D. from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law.  He is a member of the State Bar of Texas.

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