Homeland Security, State by State

Updated August 8, 2005

Select your state or territory to see your state's homeland security contact.


Alabama
James Walker, Homeland Security Director
Alabama Department of Homeland Security
P.O. Box 304115
Montgomery, AL 36130-4115
(334) 956-7250
Main Fax: (334) 223-1120
http://www.homelandsecurity.alabama.gov

Alaska
BG Craig Campbell, Adjutant General
PO Box 5800
Ft. Richardson, AK 99505-0800
907-428-6003
http://www.ak-prepared.com/homelandsecurity

Arizona
Frank Navarette, Homeland Security Director
1700 West Washington Street, 3rd Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85007
602-542-7030
http://www.homelandsecurity.az.gov/

Arkansas
Col. Wayne Ruthven
Director
PO Box 758
Conway, AR 72033
501-730-9781
http://www.adem.state.ar.us

California
Matt Bettenhausen
Director of Office of Homeland Security
State Capitol, 1st Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-324-8908
http://www.oes.ca.gov/Operational/OESHome.nsf/1?OpenForm

Colorado
Joe Morales
Executive Director
Coloardo Office of Public Safety, Preparedness and Security
700 Kipling Street
Denver, CO 80215
303-239-4398
http://ops.state.co.us

Connecticut
James Thomas
Commissioner of Homeland Security
450 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106
860-418-6394
http://www.ct.gov/oem/site/default.asp

Delaware
Philip Cabaud, Homeland Security Director
302-744-4101
http://www.delawarepublicsafety.com

D.C.
David Mitchell
Acting Homeland Security Advisor
Department of Safety and Homeland Security
303 Transportation Circle
P.O. Box 1321
Dover, DE 19903
302-744-2680
http://www.dcema.dc.gov/dcema/site/default.asp

Florida
Kenneth "Ken" S. Tucker
Deputy Commissioner, Florida Dept. of Law Enforcement
PO Box 1489
Tallahassee, FL 32302-1489
850-410-8300
http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/osi/DomesticSecurity/

Georgia
Mike Sherberger
Acting Director of Homeland Security
PO Box 1456
Atlanta, GA 30371
404-624-7030
http://www.gahomelandsecurity.com/

Hawaii
BG Robert Lee, Adjutant General
Adjutant General
3949 Diamond Head Rd.
Honolulu, HI 96816-4495
808-733-4246
http://www.scd.state.hi.us

Idaho
MG Lawrence “Larry” Lafrenz
Adjutant General
4040 West Guard Street
Boise, ID 83705-5004
208-422-5242
http://www.state.id.us/government/executive.html

Illinois Carl Hawkinson
Deputy Chief of Staff of Public Safety
Homeland Security Advisor
207 State House
Springfield, IL 62706
217-524-1486
http://www.state.il.us/iema/index.htm

Indiana
Eric Dietz
Executive Director
Indiana Department of Homeland Security
Indianappolis, IN 46204
317-232-3986
http://www.in.gov/sema/

Iowa
MG Ron Dardis
Homeland Security Advisor
Adjutant General of Iowa
Hoover State Office Bldg
1305 E. Walnut
Des Moines, IA 50319
515-252-4211
http://www.iowahomelandsecurity.org

Kansas
MG Tod Bunting
Homeland Security Advisor
2800 SW Topeka
Topeka, KS, 66611-1287
785-274-1011
http://www.accesskansas.org/kdem/

Kentucky
Alecia Webb-Edgington
Director of Homeland Security
200 Metro Street
Frankfort, KY 40622
502-564-2081
http://homelandsecurity.ky.gov/

Louisiana
MG Bennett C. Landreneau
Adjutant General and Director
Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness
7667 Independence Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
504-278-2812
http://www.ohsep.louisiana.gov/default.htm

Maine
BG John Libby
Adjutant General
Homeland Security
1 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0001
Normal Working Hours: 207-626-4205
Maine Homeland Security - http://www.state.me.us/portal/homelandsec.html
Maine Emergency Management Agency - http://www.state.me.us/mema/

Maryland
Dennis Schrader
Homeland Security Director
State House, 100 State Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-974-2389
http://www.mema.state.md.us

Massachusetts
John Cohen
Homeland Security Policy Advisor
Executive Office of Public Safety
1 Ashburton Place, Rm. 2133
Boston, Ma 02108
616-727-3200
http://www.mass.gov/mema

Michigan
COL Tadarial Sturdivant
Director of State Police
Capt. Kriste Etue
713 South Harrison Rd
E. Lansing, MI 48823
517-333-5042
http://www.msp.state.mi.us

Minnesota
Michael Campion
Acting Commissioner of Public Saftey
Director, Homeland Security
DPS, North Central Life Tower
445 Minnesota St., St. 1000
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-215-1527
http://www.dps.state.mn.us/homsec/mohshome.asp

Mississippi
Edwin L. Worthington
Director, Office of Homeland Security
PO Box 4501
Jackson, MS 39296-4501
601-346-1499
http://www.homelandsecurity.ms.gov

Missouri
Michael Chapman
Director, Missouri Office of Homeland Security
PO Box 749
Jefferson City, MO 65102
573-522-3007
http://www.homelandsecurity.mo.gov

Montana
Dan McGowan
Acting Homeland Security Advisor
Department of Military Affairs – HAFRC
Montana Disaster and Emergency Services
1900 Williams Street
PO Box 4789
Helena, MT 59604-4789
406-841-3911
http://www.discoveringmontana.com/css/default.asp

Nebraska
Rick Sheehy
PO Box 94848
Lincoln, NE 68509-4848
402-471-2256
rick.sheehy@email.state.ne.us
http://www.nebema.org/

Nevada
Giles Vanderhoof
Homeland Secruity Advisor
2525 S. Carson St
Carson City, NV 89710
775-684-4556
http://homelandsecurity.nv.gov/

New Hampshire
Bruce Cheney
State Homeland Security Advisor
Director, Office of Emergency Management
10 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03305
603-271-6911
http://www.nh.gov/homelandsecurity/

New Jersey
Sidney Caspersen, Director
N.J. Office of Counter-Terrorism
P.O. Box 091
Trenton, NJ 08625
609-341-5050
http://www.state.nj.us/njhomelandsecurity/

New Mexico: RTim Manning
Homeland Security Director
P.O. Box 1628
Santa Fe, NM 87507-1628
505-476-0267
http://www.dps.nm.org/emergency/index.htm

New York
James McMahon
Director, Office of Public Security
Executive Chamber
633 3rd Ave, 38th Floor
NYC, NY 10017
212-867-7060
info@security.state.ny.us
http://www.state.ny.us/security/

North Carolina
Bryan Beatty
Secretary, Dept of Crime Control and Public Safety
4701 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699
919-733-2126
http://www.ncgov.com/asp/subpages/safety_security.asp

North Dakota
Susan K. Reinertson
Homeland Security Coordinator/Emergency Management Director
Fraine Barracks Ln, Bldg 35
Fraine Barracks
Bismark, ND 58504
701-328-8100

Ohio
Kenneth L. Morckel
Director of Public Safety
1970 W. Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43223-1102
614-466-3383
http://www.homelandsecurity.ohio.gov

Oklahoma
Kerry Pettingill
Director
Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security
P.O. Box 11415
Oklahoma City, OK 73136-0415
Phone: 405-425-7296
okohs@dps.state.ok.us
http://www.homelandsecurity.ok.gov/

Oregon
Beverlee Venell
Director, Office of Homeland Security
400 Public Service Bldg
Salem, OR 97310
503-378-3725
http://www.oregon.gov/OSP/OPSS/

Pennsylvania
Jonathan Duecker
Director, Pennsylvania Office of Homeland Security
2605 Interstate Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17110
717-651-2715
http://www.homelandsecurity.state.pa.us

Rhode Island
MG Reginald Centracchio
Adjutant General
222 State House
Providence, RI 02903
401-275-4333
http://www.riema.ri.gov/

South Carolina
Robert M. Stewart
Chief, S.C. Law Enforcement Division (SLED)
PO Box 21398
Columbia, SC 29221-1398
803-737-9000

South Dakota
John A. Berheim, Director
Division of Emergency Management
500 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501
605-773-3450
http://www.state.sd.us/homeland/

Tennessee
Rick Shipkowski
Interim Director
Office of Homeland Security
312 8th Avenue, North
Wm. R. Snodgrass TN Tower, 25th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
615-532-7825
http://www.state.tn.us/homelandsecurity/

Texas
Steve McCraw
Director, Office of Homeland Security
512-936-1882
http://www.texashomelandsecurity.com

Utah
Nannette Rolfe
Director, Division of Emergency Services
210 State Capitol
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
801-538-3400
http://www.cem.utah.gov

Vermont
Chris Reinfurt
Captain, Director of Vermont’s Homeland Security
103 South Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05671-2101
802-241-5357
http://www.dps.state.vt.us/homeland/home_main.html

Virginia
George Foresman
Assistant to the Governor for Commonwealth Preparedness
202 N. 9th Street, 5th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
804-225-3826
http://www.commonwealthpreparedness.viginia.gov

Washington
MG Timothy J. Lowenberg
Adjutant General and Director
State Military Department
Washington Military Dept., Bldg 1
Camp Murray, WA 98430-5000
253-512-8201
http://emd.wa.gov

West Virginia
James Spears
Secretary, Dept. of Military Affairs and Public Safety
State Capitol Complex, Bldg 6, Rm B-122
Charleston, WV 25305
304-558-3795
http://www.state.wv.us/wvoes

Wisconsin
Gen. Al Wilkening
Administrator, Emergency Management
PO Box 7865
Madison, WI 53707-7865
608-242-3210
http://www.wisconsin.gov/state/core/domestic_prep.html

Wyoming
Joe Moore, Director
Wyoming Office of Homeland Security
Herschler Bldg 1st Floor East
122 W. 25th Street
Cheyenne WY, 82002-0001
307-777-4663
http://wyohomelandsecurity.state.wy.us


TERRITORIES

American Samoa
Leiataua Birdsall V. Ala'ilima
Special Assistant to the Governor
Office of Territory Emergency Mgmt
American Somoa Government
Pago, Pago, AS 96799
011-684-633-4116
684-633-4116

Guam
Frank Blas
Homeland Security Advisor
PO Box 2950
Hagatna, GU 96932
671-475-9600 / 9602

Northern Mariana Islands
Jerry Crisostomo
Special Advisor for Homeland Security
Caller Box 10007
Saipan, MP 96950
670-664-2280

Puerto Rico
Rosaida Melendz
Homeland Security Advisor
La Fortaleza
PO Box 9020082
San Juan, PR 00902-0082
787-977-7730 / 7731

Virgin Islands: Contact
BG Eddy Charles
Adjutant General
21-22 Kongens Gade
St. Thomas, VI 00802
340-712-7710




Sources: National Conference of State Legislatures and USA TODAY research by Lori Joseph and Kevin Johnson