U.S. Container Security Initiative (CSI) – Current Status and Innovative Future

Detoya Richburg, Team Lead (Singapore) Container Security Initiative (CSI)

Venue : AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, Shaw Centre #23-03 S(228208) - Stamford American Auditorium

Date : August 21, 2018

Time : 4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Price : $0.00

2018-08-21 16:45:00 2018-08-21 18:00:00 Asia/Singapore U.S. Container Security Initiative (CSI) – Current Status and Innovative Future - AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, Shaw Centre #23-03 S(228208) - Stamford American Auditorium AmCham Singapore

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U.S. Container Security Initiative (CSI) – Current Status and Innovative Future

Hosted by the Aerospace & Defense, Government & Regional Affairs, and Supply Chain, Transportation & Logistics Committees


4:45 pm – 5:00 pm      Registration / Networking

5:00 pm – 5:05pm       Introduction

5:05 pm – 5:40 pm      CSI Presentation – Detoya Richburg, Team Lead, CSI Team Singapore

5:40 pm – 6:00pm       Q&A / Discussion


AmCham Singapore and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will partner to present exciting updates on the Container Security Initiative (CSI) programs as they work to address the challenges of supply chain security.

Come and hear the many ways CBP is working to help secure the suppl
y chain. Ask questions of the CSI expert to discover the innovative ways CBP is transforming these important programs to meet the new security environments. The CBP Attaché based in Singapore will be on hand to address any CBP related questions which you may have.  

Container Security Initiative (CSI)

Announced in 2002, the Container Security Initiative (CSI) is a government-government initiative which is part of the CBP’s layered cargo security strategy. CSI addresses the threat to border security and global trade posed by the potential terrorist use of a maritime container by deploying teams of CBP Officers to foreign seaports. These teams work with their host government counterparts to target and examine high-risk cargo before it is placed on vessels bound for the United States. CSI inspections protect global trade lanes and systems between overseas points of origin and the United States. The process enables greater security through collaboration and fosters information sharing between customs administrations.

About the Speaker

Detoya Richburg
Team Lead (Singapore) 
Container Security Initiative (CSI)

Detoya Richburg has been with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), formerly United States Customs Service, since 1993 where she began her career as a student co-op intern in Buffalo, N.Y.  Detoya has served in a variety of positions during her 25 years of Customs experience. 

In her journeymen years, in addition to her regular duties, she served as an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Counselor and Mediator and On-the-Job Training Officer. As a selected member of the Contraband Enforcement Team she roved throughout the ports of Buffalo and Niagara Falls N.Y. conducting enforcement blitzes and targeted enforcement operations. From 2003-2007 she served as a Field Supervisor, of journeymen, across four points of entry into the United States.  From 2007-2009 she began to learn more about the trade enforcement side of CBP while working as in Import Specialist in textiles and food, during that time she was on the mobile Trade Enforcement Team (TET). In 2009, Detoya was selected to participate in a temporary duty assignment at the National Targeting Center Cargo (NTC-C) as a Cargo Targeter. After its completion she promptly accepted a long term position in 2010 and relocated to Herndon, VA. In 2011 she was promoted to Subject Matter Expert (SME) Program Manager of training for incoming targeters and other government agency stakeholders.  In 2013 Officer Richburg was selected as the Country Team Leader for the Container Security Initiative (CSI) in Singapore. She, and her team, target shipments and liaise with Singapore Customs to perform Non-Intrusive Inspections (NII) of containers destined to the United States. In addition to her CSI duties she manages the weekly Global Entry Trusted Traveler Enrollment Center interviews at the US Embassy Singapore. 

Mrs. Richburg holds a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice from the State University of Buffalo, N.Y. and a Masters degree in Education from the University at Buffalo. She resides in Singapore with her husband and two teenage children.