How Homeland Security Works -- From an Insider

  • 05/02/2024
  • 12:00 PM (PDT)
  • Santa Rosa Country Club, 333 Country Club Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95401


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Mark Randol

Mark Randol’s sponsor will be Judie Coleman,
member of WACSC’s Program Committee.

About the Program

        Chinese spy balloons? Airport security? Domestic and international spying? In a dangerous world, national security is a concern for every American.

        On May 2nd we’ll welcome Sonoma County’s own Mark Randol, with How Homeland Security Works — From an Insider. He’ll draw on 35 years as a US security specialist to share experiences from the Pentagon’s inner sanctums, to the White House Situation Room, to far-flung assignments around the world.

        Issues abound: How to balance civil rights with domestic information-gathering? What is terrorism vs. insurrection? What happened to Iraq’s nuclear reactors? How safe would our leaders be in a true catastrophe?

        Mark is ready to share some of the most fascinating but least-known aspects in national and homeland security.

        This is a program you won’t want to miss!

Date: Thursday, May 2, 2024
Time:  12 noon
Location: Santa Rosa Country Club
333 Country Club Drive
Santa Rose, CA 95401
Menu: Artichoke Chicken, Rice Pilaf, Mediterranean Salad
Option: Vegetarian Pasta instead of Chicken
Cost: Members: $45. Want to bring a guest? Do so paying member’s low price (limit of two per member).
Otherwise, $50 for non-members.
Health Note: We suggest that everyone be vaccinated and wear masks.


Registration is Closed.

About Mark Randol

        Mark is a Homeland Security expert with decades of experience in government and military intelligence, counterterrorism, and the aviation security. He was the Director of Counterterrorism Policy at the Department of Homeland Security, and Senior Specialist in domestic intelligence and counterterrorism at the Congressional Research Service in Washington. Prior to that he was a US Air Force officer with assignments in Taipei, Taiwan; Stuttgart, Germany; and Korea.

        Mark is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and holds a masters degree in Government from Georgetown University specializing in national security studies. An active writer and lecturer, Mark’s books include The Department of Homeland Security Intelligence Enterprise: Operational Overview and Oversight Challenges for Congress.

        We look forward to seeing you at Santa Rosa County Club on May 2!


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