Executive Director of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security to speak at Vincennes University - External Relations
Executive Director of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security to speak at Vincennes University
November 6, 2019 / Executive Director of the Indiana Department of
Homeland Security to speak at Vincennes University
VINCENNES, Ind. – Executive Director of the Indiana Department of
Homeland Security Bryan Langley will address Vincennes University
students, faculty and staff and the public as part of the VU Homeland
Security and Public Safety Distinguished Speaker Series on Nov. 14 at
11 a.m. EST in the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center Theatre.
Langley will discuss the following topics: cybersecurity, school
resiliency, community resiliency, environmental valiancy, and data and
technology and first responders.
On January 9, 2017, Governor Eric J. Holcomb appointed Bryan J.
Langley as the Executive Director of the Indiana Department of
As the leader for the state's homeland security, Executive Director
Langley is responsible for the state's emergency management and
homeland security efforts, including planning, training, emergency
response and recovery, certifications, grants administration and fire
and building safety, which includes building construction plan review
and all manner of inspections for the public's safety: mainly public
buildings and structures and safety at public events. He also serves
as the director of the Counter Terrorism and Security Council, which
is chaired by Indiana's Lieutenant Governor.
He previously served as Global Security Manager at Cummins, Inc., a
Fortune 200 company with more than 55,000 employees and a presence in
190 countries. Previously, he was a Senior Consultant at Booz Allen
Hamilton Consulting. He worked in the White House from 2005-2009 as
the U.S. Assistant Chief of Protocol, and served in various roles on
the Bush-Cheney campaign. He also worked in Washington D.C. in the
Department of Education.
He has a degree in Criminal Justice from California State University-Bakersfield.
As Executive Director for IDHS, Bryan Langley serves on the Executive
Policy Board for the Indiana Intelligence Fusion Center, the FBI Joint
Terrorism Task Force Executive Board, the U.S. Attorney's
Anti-Terrorism Advisory Council, and the Indiana Counter-Terrorism and
Security Advisory Committee.
Louis J. Caprino, Jr., CPP, CFIO, CHS-V, CHPP
FBI Special Agent – Retired (1978-2007)
Program Chair for Homeland Security and Public Safety
Room 105 Homeland Security Building
1001 N. 2nd St.
Vincennes, Indiana, 47591
VINCENNES UNIVERSITY - Indiana’s First College
VU is state-supported with campuses in Vincennes and Jasper, the
Aviation Technology Center and American Sign Language program in
Indianapolis, Early College Career and Technical Education Centers,
and additional sites such as the Gene Haas Training and Education
Center in Lebanon, the Logistics Training and Education Center in
Plainfield, and the Gibson County Center for Advanced Manufacturing
and Logistics in Fort Branch. A leader in developing Early Colleges
statewide, VU also offers instruction at military sites throughout the nation.
In addition to offering a wide range of associate degree and
certificate programs, VU also offers bachelor’s degree programs in
technology, homeland security, nursing, secondary education programs
in mathematics and science, and special education/elementary education.
VU enrolls students from throughout Indiana, 36 other states, and 21
other countries. Tuition and fees are the lowest among Indiana
campuses with residence halls. VU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Founded in 1801, VU is Indiana’s first college and is the only
college in the nation founded by an individual who would later become
President of the United States. William Henry Harrison, the ninth U.S.
President, founded VU while serving as governor of the Indiana
Territory. More information is available at www.vinu.edu. ###
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