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The State of Northern Border Preparedness: A Review of Federal, State, and Local Coordination

Date: Friday, October 28, 2011 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Marvin I. Danto Engineering Development Center Auditorium, Wayne State University College of Engineering, 5050 Anthony Wayne Drive, Detroit, Michigan Subcommittee: Emergency Preparedness, Response, & Communications (112th Congress) Issue: Emergency Preparedness & Communications, Border Security & Immigration

  • Mr. Andrew Velasquez, Regional Administrator – Region Five, Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • RADM Michael Parks, Ninth District Commander, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Mr. John Beutlich, Director of the Northern Region, Office of Air & Marine, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • Captain Thomas Sands, Deputy State Director, Division of Emergency Management & Homeland Security, State of Michigan
  • Commissioner Donald Austin, Detroit Fire Department
  • Mr. R. Daryl Lundy, Director, Homeland Security & Emergency Management, City of Detroit
  • Mr. James P. Buford P.E.M., Director, Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Wayne County, Michigan



Opening Statement - Congressman Clarke