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Dr. Robert P. Griffin Jr.

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Background Information

Employment History

National Public Safety Telecommunications Council

Adjunct Faculty

Georgetown University

Director of Environmental Services

Arlington County Civic Federation

Affiliations

Deputy Under Secretary -- Science and Technology Directorate
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Member
Federal Senior Executive Service

Advisory Board Member
Georgetown Utility Systems

County Mutual Aid Coordinator, Northwest Regional Medical Coordinating Center
Emergency Management

Assistant County Administrator and Chief
Loudoun County Public Schools

Education

B.S.

political science

University of Massachusetts

Bachelor of Science

political science

same institution

Bachelor of Science degree

wildlife sciences

College of Natural Resources

Doctor of Philosophy

public administration/public affairs

Virginia Tech

Master's degree

public administration

University of Massachusetts

Web References (125 Total References)


HLS 2014

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Robert P. Griffin, Jr. - Deputy Under Secretary Science and Technology Directorate U.S. DHS

Deputy Under Secretary Science and Technology Directorate U.S. DHS
Dr. Robert Griffin assumed the role of Deputy Under Secretary for Science & Technology (S&T) at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on May 12, 2014. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Griffin served as the Director of the First Responders Group (FRG) and led efforts to strengthen the first response community's ability to protect the homeland and respond to disasters. He is a member of the Federal Senior Executive Service. Dr. Griffin came to DHS after a twenty-year career in local government as a senior leader and first responder. He served as the Director of Environmental Services for Arlington County, Virginia, where he managed a diverse portfolio of core governmental functions, including roads and engineering, transportation, facilities construction and maintenance, fleet management, capital planning and construction, and a nationally recognized energy and environmental sustainability program. Dr. Griffin was appointed the first Director of the Arlington County Office of Emergency Management, where he developed a cross-functional department consisting of emergency management, law enforcement, fire/rescue, public health, and emergency communications personnel. As the Director of Emergency Management, he managed the integration of the County's emergency management functions and emergency communications functions into a single department. Programs of note include construction of a state of the art emergency communications center and data analysis center; an integrated public notification system, including outdoor warning systems, enhanced sheltering capabilities for people and pets; and a nationally recognized citizen outreach effort. While in Arlington, Dr. Griffin organized and led relief efforts to Florida (2004), New Orleans (2005), and numerous regional and intra-state deployments. In 2006, Dr. Griffin was recognized by the Arlington Civic Federation with the President's Award. Prior to his time in Arlington, Dr. Griffin served as the Assistant County Administrator and Chief of Fire and Rescue in Loudoun County, Virginia, where he led the County's fire, rescue, bomb squad, emergency communications, and emergency management functions. He ran the Loudoun emergency operations center during the response to the 9/11/2001 attack on the Pentagon, and the anthrax attack on the Dulles Postal Facility. Previously, he was Executive Administrator of the Town of Tyngsborough and Town Administrator of Townsend, Massachusetts. He is a certified fire fighter and fire officer. Dr. Griffin earned a Doctor of Philosophy in public administration/public affairs from Virginia Tech, as well as a Master's degree in public administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in political science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Dr. Griffin's dissertation was a study of the characteristics of coordination in the homeland security network. Dr. Griffin is currently on the faculty of Georgetown University's Public Policy Institute where he teaches graduate level courses in state and local governance.


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Dr. Robert Griffin assumed the role of Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Science & Technology (S&T) at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on May 12, 2014. He was appointed the Deputy Under Secretary on Oct 5, 2014. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Griffin served as the Director of the First Responders Group (FRG) and led efforts to strengthen the first response community's ability to protect the homeland and respond to disasters. He is a member of the Federal Senior Executive Service.
Dr. Griffin came to DHS after a 20-year career in local government as a senior leader and first responder. Dr. Griffin was appointed the first Director of the Arlington County Office of Emergency Management, where he developed a cross-functional department consisting of emergency management, law enforcement, fire/rescue, public health, and emergency communications personnel. As the Director of Emergency Management, he managed the integration of the County's emergency management functions and emergency communications functions into a single department. Programs of note include construction of a state of the art emergency communications center and data analysis center; an integrated public notification system, including outdoor warning systems, enhanced sheltering capabilities for people and pets; and a nationally recognized citizen outreach effort. While in Arlington, Dr. Griffin organized and led relief efforts to Florida (2004), New Orleans (2005), and numerous regional and intra-state deployments. In 2006, Dr. Griffin was recognized by the Arlington Civic Federation with the President's Award.
He served as the Director of Environmental Services for Arlington County, Virginia, where he managed a diverse portfolio of core governmental functions, including roads and engineering, transportation, facilities construction and maintenance, fleet management, capital planning and construction, and a nationally recognized energy and environmental sustainability program.
Prior to his time in Arlington, Dr. Griffin served as the Assistant County Administrator and Chief of Fire and Rescue in Loudoun County, Virginia, where he led the County's fire, rescue, bomb squad, emergency communications, and emergency management functions. He ran the Loudoun emergency operations center during the response to the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon, and the anthrax attack on the Dulles Postal Facility. Previously, he was Executive Administrator of the Town of Tyngsborough and Town Administrator of Townsend, Massachusetts. He is a certified fire fighter and fire officer.
Dr. Griffin earned a Doctor of Philosophy in public administration/public affairs from Virginia Tech, as well as a Master's degree in public administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in political science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Dr. Griffin's dissertation was a study of the characteristics of coordination in the homeland security network. Dr. Griffin is currently on the faculty of Georgetown University's Public Policy Institute where he teaches graduate level courses in state and local governance.


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Dr. Robert Griffin Deputy Under Secretary, Science & Technology U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Dr. Robert Griffin assumed the role of Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Science & Technology (S&T) at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on May 12, 2014. He was appointed the Deputy Under Secretary on Oct 5, 2014. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Griffin served as the Director of the First Responders Group (FRG) and led efforts to strengthen the first response community's ability to protect the homeland and respond to disasters. He is a member of the Federal Senior Executive Service.
Dr. Griffin came to DHS after a 20-year career in local government as a senior leader and first responder. Dr. Griffin was appointed the first Director of the Arlington County Office of Emergency Management, where he developed a cross-functional department consisting of emergency management, law enforcement, fire/rescue, public health, and emergency communications personnel. As the Director of Emergency Management, he managed the integration of the County's emergency management functions and emergency communications functions into a single department.
Programs of note include construction of a state of the art emergency communications center and data analysis center; an integrated public notification system, including outdoor warning systems, enhanced sheltering capabilities for people and pets; and a nationally recognized citizen outreach effort. While in Arlington, Dr. Griffin organized and led relief efforts to Florida (2004), New Orleans (2005), and numerous regional and intra-state deployments. In 2006, Dr. Griffin was recognized by the Arlington Civic Federation with the President's Award.
He served as the Director of Environmental Services for Arlington County, Virginia, where he managed a diverse portfolio of core governmental functions, including roads and engineering, transportation, facilities construction and maintenance, fleet management, capital planning and construction, and a nationally recognized energy and environmental sustainability program.
Prior to his time in Arlington, Dr. Griffin served as the Assistant County Administrator and Chief of Fire and Rescue in Loudoun County, Virginia, where he led the County's fire, rescue, bomb squad, emergency communications, and emergency management functions. He ran the Loudoun emergency operations center during the response to the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon, and the anthrax attack on the Dulles Postal Facility. Previously, he was Executive Administrator of the Town of Tyngsborough and Town Administrator of Townsend, Massachusetts. He is a certified fire fighter and fire officer.
Dr. Griffin earned a Doctor of Philosophy in public administration/public affairs from Virginia Tech, as well as a Master's degree in public administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in political science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Dr. Griffin's dissertation was a study of the characteristics of coordination in the homeland security network.
Dr. Griffin is currently on the faculty of Georgetown University's Public Policy Institute where he teaches graduate level courses in state and local governance.


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Griffin Appointed Under Secretary of DHS S&T (10/21/14) Dr. Robert Griffin was appointed the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate's (S&T) deputy under secretary.

"Bob Griffin brings a unique mix of more than two decades of experience in emergency response and emergency management leadership, and academic grounding," said Dr. Reginald Brothers, DHS S&T under secretary. "It is that experience and insight that I rely on, and why I chose him as my deputy."
With more than 20 years of experience in local government and first responder communities, Griffin has been serving as acting deputy under secretary since May, and was officially appointed as deputy under secretary on Oct. 5. Prior to this appointment, Griffin served as the director of S&T's First Responders Group and led efforts to strengthen the first response community's ability to protect the homeland and respond to disasters.
Prior to his federal service, Griffin served as the first director of the Arlington County (Virginia) Office of Emergency Management, where he developed a cross-functional department consisting of emergency management, law enforcement, fire/rescue, public health and emergency communications personnel. He managed the integration of the county's emergency management and emergency communications functions into a single department.
He is a member of the Federal Senior Executive Service and is on the faculty of Georgetown University's Public Policy Institute, where he teaches graduate-level courses in state and local governance.


October | 2014 | Vantage Point Strategies

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Dr. Robert Griffin was appointed as the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate's Deputy Under Secretary. Griffin has been serving in an acting capacity in the position since May 2014. Prior to this appointment, Griffin served as the Director of S&T's First Responders Group. He has also served as the first director of the Arlington County Office of Emergency Management, the Director of Environmental Services for Arlington County, and the Assistant County Administrator and Chief of Fire and Rescue in Loudoun County. Griffin also is currently on the faculty of Georgetown University's Public Policy Institute where he teaches graduate-level courses in state and local governance.

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