The Naval Postgraduate School's Center for
Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS)

Programs, Activities, and Resources

Glen L. Woodbury
Director, Center for Homeland Defense and Security
Naval Postgraduate School

August 11, 2010

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Related Websites:
CHDS Website
Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL)
"Viewpoints in Homeland Defense and Security" videos

13 Ratings Submitted
3 (23%) Academia 1 (8%)
5 (38.5%) Business 2 (15%)
5 (38.5%) Government 7 (54%)
0 (0%) Volunteers 0 (0%)
0 (0%) Other 3 (23%)

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"Very good information about the training that is offered."
Rosanne Garrand
WA State EMD

"Great subject, thanks."
Jim St. John
City of Vestavia Hills, Alabama

"Thanks! I appreciate the work that went into providing this forum. The topic was very much applicable to some needs I am trying to address."
Steve Turcott
Washington State Patrol

"A great program at Monterey that is very much needed. Good having Glen speak of the project and explain the abilities of the entire program."
Marty Tierney
West Palm Beach Police Dept

"I very much enjoyed the session, as I am interested in the edcucational opportunities that the NPS provides."
Tom Fahy

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Glen Woodbury is the Director of the Naval Postgraduate School's Center for Homeland Defense and Security responsible for leading the Center's strategic commitment to servicing the homeland security priorities of the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Defense, as well as local, state, tribal and federal agencies. His previous responsibilities as an Associate Director from 2004-2007 included the development of executive education workshops, seminars and training for senior state and local officials as well as military leaders. He also serves on the Department of Homeland Security's Quadrennial Review Advisory Council.

Glen served as the Director of the Emergency Management Division for the State of Washington from 1998 through 2004. In this capacity, he directed the state's response to numerous emergencies, disasters and heightened security threat levels since his appointment by the Adjutant General and the Governor. During his tenure, the division received numerous awards and recognition for national and international excellence in the areas of public education, tsunami and earthquake preparedness, hazard mitigation and homeland security.

Mr. Woodbury is a Past President (2002-2003) of the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA,), which represents all state and territorial emergency management directors in the development and advocacy of national policy, strategic and operational issues. He served as the emergency management representative to the Advanced National Seismic System Advisory Board, the Co-Chair of the Mitigation Committee, the interim Intergovernmental Relations Sub-Committee Chair to the developing National Homeland Security Consortium, and as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Center for State Homeland Security, (a non-profit partnership of NEMA, the Adjutants General Association of the US, and Mitretek Systems.) He also served in a variety of capacities on many Washington State and national councils, committees, and professional organizations.

Glen Woodbury served in the US Army as a communications officer from 1985 until he began his emergency management career in the State of Washington as an operations officer in 1992. Prior to his selection as the agency's director, he managed the state's Emergency Operations Center for two years. He has served as an officer in the US Army Reserves and as a volunteer firefighter in East Olympia, WA.