International Educator - May/June 2012 - 18
nAFSA Executive director Appointed to new dhS Council
N MARCh 1, Marlene Johnson, executive direc-
tor and CEO of NAFSA, was appointed to the
newly formed Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council (HSAAC). The appointment came from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and places Johnson on a panel with some of the foremost academic leaders in the country. The HSAAC will play a prominent role in advising Secretary Napolitano and the DHS on issues related to exchanges, safety and security, and student and graduate recruitment. Wallace Loh, president of the University of Maryland, chairs the council. The HSAAC held its inaugural meeting on March 20 in Washington, D.C.
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