Wilder School to Hold Inaugural Alumni Lunch and Learn on June 24
Please join the Wilder School for its inaugural Alumni Lunch and Learn Series with a virtual Zoom presentation featuring the Virginia Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran on Wednesday, June 24.
In this presentation, Secretary Moran will describe Virginia's multi-agency response to the COVID-19 crisis in which the commonwealth activated its pandemic response plan. The discussion will highlight and review a number of unique challenges including epidemiological modeling, logistics and the global supply chain, and congregate care outbreaks. Secretary Moran will conclude the conversation by reflecting on how a number of innovative programs were implemented in order to support the commonwealth’s response to COVID-19.
Introductory remarks will be made by Wilder School Dean Susan Gooden, Ph.D., and Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Public Policy Robyn McDougle, Ph.D. (M.S.‘00/GPA; Ph.D.‘03/H&S), will moderate. The presentation will be followed by a brief Q&A session for audience questions. The event is open to all.
Title: Virginia’s COVID-19 Response: An Integrated Approach to Address Unique Response Challenges
Date: Wednesday, June 24
Time: Noon-1 p.m.
Brian J. Moran
Secretary for Public Safety and Homeland Security
Brian J. Moran was appointed by Governor McAuliffe in January 2014 and reappointed by Governor Northam in January 2018 as Virginia’s first Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security. The Office of the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security is comprised of 10 state agencies and includes the Homeland Security Division. Secretary Moran serves as the Governor’s Homeland Security Advisor, the Governor’s Criminal Justice Advisor and most recently as Co-Chair of Virginia’s COVID-19 Taskforce. Secretary Moran received his bachelor’s degree from Framingham State University and his Juris Doctor from the Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. In 2015, he was awarded the President’s award by the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police.