Casie Antalis, the chief of staff of the National Vetting Center for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), will be featured as a panelist during Potomac Officers Club’s Security Vetting Process Modernization Update on August 14th.
During the event, GovCon leaders from the public and private sector will discuss Phase One of the National Security Presidential Memorandum-9 implementation plan and how Phase Two will continue to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of vetting through a series of enhancements.
In Feb. 2018, the NVC was established pursuant to National Security Presidential Memorandum Nine (NSPM-9) to coordinate the process to facilitate how intelligence and sensitive USG information is used for national security and border security missions. The NVC began initial operations in December 2018.
Antalis has over 15 years of experience in immigration and national security vetting and has served at the National Ground Intelligence Center, the National Joint Terrorism Task Force and Department of State Diplomatic Security Service.
Prior to her current role, Antalis served as the director for Security Screening and Vetting on the Border and Transportation Security Directorate in the National Security Council (NSC). She directed and coordinated U.S. government policy development in security and immigration vetting, biometrics, watchlisting and information sharing.
In addition, Antalis has held a range of senior leadership positions with the National Counterterrorism Center in the Directorate of Intelligence and the Directorate of Strategic Operational Planning and was the Deputy Group chief for Screening and Vetting prior to her assignment at the NSC.
On August 14th, Potomac Officers Club will host the Security Vetting Process Modernization Update at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. Monte Hawkins of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be the keynote speaker for the event. Gator Harvey of Northrop Grumman Technology Services will serve as the moderator for an expert panel featuring Casie Antalis and Eric Peters of CBP, Sam Robinson of the FBI and Lori Vislocky of DHS.