How Effective is the Science and Technology Directorate?: Stakeholder Perspectives.

November 7, 2017 10:00 AM | House Capitol Visitor Center (HVC) Room 210

As the Committee considers the appropriate mission and structure of the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate, this hearing will provide Members of the Subcommittee with an opportunity to hear from S&T’s stakeholders from academia, industry, and the first responder community about their perspectives on the benefits and challenges of working with the Directorate.

Opening Statements

Rep. Dan Donovan (R-NY), Subcommittee Chairman
Opening Statement

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Chief Timothy Rice
Battalion Chief
Weapons of Mass Destruction Branch Coordinator
City of New York Fire Department
Witness Testimony

Dr. Gerald W. Parker, Jr.
Associate Dean for Global One Health
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University
Testifying on his own behalf
Witness Testimony

Mr. Jake Parker
Director of Government Relations
Security Industry Association
Witness Testimony

The Honorable Reginald Brothers
The Chertoff Group, LLC
Testifying as Former Under Secretary, Science and Technology
Witness Testimony