04.19.16

Keeping Pace with Trade, Travel, and Security: How does CBP Prioritize and Improve Staffing and Infrastructure?

April 19, 2016 10:00 AM | 311 Cannon House Office Building

This hearing will examine Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) plans to meet its own internal staffing requirements, including efforts to recruit and hire qualified military veterans required by law. In addition, CBP and General Services Administration (GSA) will be asked to provide details on the prioritization of investments in port of entry infrastructure, which is vital to the efficient movement of people and goods, as well as to our nation’s homeland security.

Opening Statements

Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ), Subcommittee Chairwoman
Opening Statement

Live Stream

Witnesses

Mr. Eugene Schied
Acting Executive Assistant Commissioner
Office of Enterprise Services
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Testimony

Ms. Linda Jacksta
Assistant Commissioner
Office of Human Resources Management
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Testimony

Mr. John P. Wagner
Deputy Assistant Commissioner
Office of Field Operations
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Testimony

Mr. Michael Gelber
Deputy Commissioner
Public Buildings Service
U.S. General Services Administration
Witness Testimony

Mr. Anthony Reardon
National President
National Treasury Employees Union
Witness Testimony

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