Penn State Harrisburg to present 9/11 panel discussion

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Public Affairs will present a panel discussion titled “How Homeland Security Evolved and Where We Are Now” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Panelists will discuss how homeland security has evolved; the current threat assessment; how citizens see homeland security; emerging threats; and what citizens can do to increase preparedness.

This panel is moderated by Alexander Siedschlag, professor and chair of homeland security.

Panelists include:

  • Mike Londregan, director of security, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  • Marcus Brown, director, Pennsylvania Governor’s Office of Homeland Security; part-time lecturer of homeland security, Penn State Harrisburg, School of Public Affairs
  • Michael Massiah, chief of capital planning, execution and asset management, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • Bert B. Tussing, director, Homeland Defense and Security Issues, U.S. Army War College
  • Nicholas Eftimiades, former U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) senior intelligence officer; lecturer of homeland security, Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs
  • Officer Sean Frawley, former U.S. Capitol Police officer, Police Service Offices, Penn State Harrisburg

This event is free and open to the public. To watch the panel online, visit

For more information, contact Alison Shuler at