Douglas L. Hoelscher
Executive Director of Homeland Security Advisory Committees
Chief Information Officer
Director of Communications
Robert A. Mocny
Director of United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology
D. Wayne Klotz PE, D.WRE, F.ASCE
Member of Community Resilience Task Force
DHS was founded in the year 2002. The organisation has been active for almost 17 years now. The organisation was formed after the attacks that were done on the World Trade Centres, and it was suggested by George W Bush to establish a team of homeland security. The organisation has merged 22 different types of government agencies all into a single organisation. Finally, the organisation was formed in the year 2002, November 25th, and started its operation in the month of January 2003. In the year 2005, Michael Chertoff was nominated to be the federal judge of the organisation. As of the year 2018, the current president of the USA, Donald Trump, has now added cybersecurity and also infrastructure security in the functions of the organisation as well.
The headquarters of the organisation is situated in the city of Washington, DC, USA. The office of the Homeland Security Secretary is deemed to the headquarters, with the area pin code being 20528.
DHS or U.S. Department of Homeland Security is an American organisation with ties with the federal government of the USA, in order to ensure that the USA homeland remains secure, safe, and also resist itself against any kind of terrorism and other types of hazards as well. The current number of employees working in the organisation is more than 229,000, as of the year 2017. Also, the annual budget of the organisation, as of the year 2017, is more than $40 billion. The employees that are working in the organisation range from border security forces to analysts for cybersecurity or even chemical inspectors as well.
The primary services provided by the organisation is the protection of the USA citizens from any kind of harmful terror activities and making sure that every USA citizen is safe and secure. The organisation also plans to repel any sort of foreign attacks and forces as well.
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