Appointments to Homeland Security and All-Hazards Senior Advisory Committe Announced

Colorado Department of Public Safety Announces Appointments to H-SAC Committee

Colorado Department of Public Safety Executive Director James H. Davis has announced the appointments of 21 committee members to the Homeland Security and All-Hazards Senior Advisory Committee (H-SAC).  Executive Director Davis is the H-SAC committee chair and the State Homeland Security Advisor. 

H-SAC Committee Members

Internal Colorado Department of Public Safety Appointments

  • Director Kevin Klein, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (non-voting member)
  • Chief James Wolfinbarger, Colorado State Patrol
  • Director Paul Cooke, Division of Fire Prevention and Control

Colorado State Agency Appointments

  • Director Lyle Moore Jr., MPH, REHS, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
  • Michael Hunt, Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
  • Peter Bangas, Public Safety Communications Network Manager
  • Executive Director Reeves Brown, Department of Local Affairs

External Agency Representatives

  • Commissioner Peggy Littleton, Colorado Counties Inc., El Paso
  • Jim Lancy, President, Colorado Emergency Management Association
  • George Heinrichs, President, Intrado Corporation
  • Meghan Storrie, Legislative and Policy Advocate, Colorado Municipal League
  • Scott Field, Director, Office of Emergency Management Homeland Security, City and County of Denver
  • Ann Terry, Executive Director, Special Districts Association
  • Mike Gavin, State All Hazards Advisory Committee
  • Bill Tolbert, Colorado Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
  • Scott Kellar, Homeland Security Coordinator, North-Central Region
  • Kathi Gurule, Risk and Emergency Manager, Southern Ute Indian Tribe
  • Sheriff Bruce Hartman, County Sheriffs of Colorado
  • Cheif Randy Lesher, President, Emergency Medical Services Association of Colorado
  • Chief Dwight Henniger, Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Chief Joseph Bruce, Colorado State Fire Chiefs Association
The Homeland Security and All-Hazards Senior Advisory Committee's mission is to assist the state in becoming better able to prevent, protect, mitigate, respond, and recover from those threats and hazards posing greatest risk to Colorado.  Other committee responsibilities include:
  • providing advice and counsel to the the State Homeland Security Advisor;
  • formulating recommendations on the State Homeland Security Strategy;
  • reviewing grant funding applications; and
  • providing policy guidance to the new Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.  
The H-SAC committee was established pursuant to Colorado Revised Statute 24-33.5-1614.