“The HSAC will meet for the purpose of receiving briefings and updates from Secretary Chertoff on the current status of the DHS administration transition, a threat assessment and intelligence briefing focused on the transition period, and the upcoming National Special Security Event, the inauguration of President Elect Obama. The Secretary will also brief the members on successes, challenges and vulnerabilities affecting the Department's mission. The briefings will include information on sensitive homeland procedures and the capabilities of the Department of Homeland Security Components.”Given the nature and timing of the meeting it would not be unexpected for Secretary Designee Napolitano to be present at this meeting as an unofficial guest of Secretary Chertoff.
Friday, January 2, 2009
HSAC Meeting 01-12-09
Last Tuesday, DHS posted a notice in the Federal Register that the Homeland Security Advisory Committee would be holding a meeting on January 12th, 2009. The meeting will be closed to the public. According to the notice: