Past Events

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.

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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

Colleen Manaher

Executive Director Planning, Program Analysis and Evaluation DHS/CBP/OFO

Valerie Isbell

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

Assistant Commissioner

Office of Human Resources Management

5:00 PM RECEPTION

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