CBP Day May 2016
GTSC hosted our 2016 CBP Day in July 2016 taking the most comprehensive look to date at the components mission, divisions, and responsibilities.
Special thanks to our supporters and event chairs: Sharie Bourbeau, WBB and Dennis Murphy, ASM Concepts.
MISSION STATEMENT Why CBP exists...
To safeguard America's borders thereby protecting the public from dangerous people and materials while enhancing the Nation's global economic competitiveness by enabling legitimate trade and travel.
VISION STATEMENT What the Agency aspires to become...
To serve as the premier law enforcement agency enhancing the Nation's safety, security, and prosperity through collaboration, innovation, and integration.
8:00 AM WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS
Kristina Tanasichuk, CEO, GTSC
Sharie Bourbeau, Principal, WBB
Dennis Murphy, President, ASM Concepts
8:15 AM KEYNOTE: Randolph D. "Tex" Alles
Assistant Commissioner, Office of Air and Marine Operations
9:00 AM Woody Lee
Principal Executive Assistant Commissioner for Operations Support
10:00 AM THE STATE OF TRADE FACILITATION
Brenda Brockman- Smith
Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Trade
11:00 AM INSIDE CBP: Charles Armstrong
Strategic Advisor, GTSC and former CIO and Assistant Commissioner, Office of Information Technology, CBP
12:00 PM KEYNOTE & LUNCHEON
RADM John C. Acton (ret.)
Special Advisor to the Presidential Transition and Strategic Advisor to GTSC
Tina Sung Vice President, Government Transformation, Partnership for Public Service
1:15 PM BUDGET OUTLOOK: Michelle Mrdeza
Senior Advisor, Cornerstone Government Affairs & Strategic Advisor, GTSC; former Majority Staff Director of the House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Homeland Security
2:00 PM FACILITATING TRAVEL: MISSION, OPERATIONS, & CHALLENGES
Moderator: David Aguilar, Partner, GSIS and Strategic Advisor, GTSC; Former Chief, Border Patrol, CBP
Executive Director Planning, Program Analysis and Evaluation DHS/CBP/OFO
Acting Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Office of Information and Technology, CBP
Chief Benjamin Huffman
Acting Chief, Law Enforcement Operations, U.S. Customs & Border Protection
3:30 PM SUPPORTING THE MISSION: Eugene Scheid
Assistant Commissioner, Office of Administration
4:15 PM CAPSTONE KEYNOTE: Linda Jacksta
Office of Human Resources Management
5:00 PM RECEPTION