Speaker Topic: Debrief from the former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Chief Financial Officer

Former Los Alamitos Mayor Troy Edgar provides his thoughts and takes questions about his time as Chief Financial Officer and Associate Deputy Under Secretary of Management at DHS.

Appointed by President Trump in March 2019, Edgar served through January 20, 2021. He will briefly discuss these topics and take your questions.

  • Overview of DHS
  • Senate Confirmation Process
  • Role of the CFO and working with career staff, DHS Secretary and leadership, the White House and Congress
  • Topics of Interest: Border Crisis, Portland, Wall Construction, COVID-19, Coast Guard Readiness, Presidential Transition
  • Perspective of DHS and its effect on Southern California, Orange County and Los Al