In an essay published on Monday, James Carafano at the Heritage Foundation pushes for appointment of an Undersecretary for Policy and Planning at DHS.
An HLSwatch reader recently worried about the status of DOD positions for Homeland Defense and Health Affairs, noting how crucial each appointment is to the overall homeland security mission.
Which appointments do you consider key to the homeland security mission? Who do you hear is being considered? Who do you want to nominate? Please use the comment function to add your voice to the mix.
Please do not restrict yourself to DHS. Don’t even limit your thinking to the federal government. Which positions are the crucial “network nodes” for effective homeland security in states, localities, private enterprise, and the not-for-profit sectors?
Some suggest that 30 to 50 is the optimum number for authentic and effective teamwork. Are there 30 to 50 positions that make up the homeland security olympic team?