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Guest Name
Chuck Brooks
Guest Occupation
Vice President/Client Executive for DHS at Xerox
Guest Biography

Charles (Chuck) Brooks serves as Vice President/Client Executive for DHS at Xerox. He recently served as Vice President for R & D at Rapiscan Systems specializing in sensor technologies. Earlier, he served as the Vice President for Government Affairs at SRA International Inc, where he served on the Executive Leadership reporting directly to the CEO. He also ran SRA’s PAC. Chuck served as the first Director of Legislative Affairs for the Science & Technology Directorate within the Department of Homeland Security, where he was responsible for advocacy for the Directorate with Capitol Hill. Chuck was an Adjunct Faculty Member at Johns Hopkins University. He also spent 6 years on Capital Hill as a Senior Advisor to the late Senator Arlen Specter where he covered national security, defense, foreign affairs,technology issues. In his years of business and legislative experiences, Chuck also served as President of Brooks Consulting International, a government relations, investment banking, and public affairs firm.

Summary of Experience:
* Extensive service in Senior Executive Management, Government Relations, External Relations, and Business Development for three large corporations, and at the Department of Homeland Security
* Helped "stand up" Office of Legislative Affairs at the US Department of Homeland Security and served as the first Director of Legislative Affairs at the Science & technology Directorate,
* Served as a Senior Legislative Staff (defense & foreign affairs, national security, business) to the late Senator Arlen Specter at the U.S. Senate.
* Former Adjunct Faculty at Johns Hopkins University,
* Expertise areas include: national security, homeland security, defense, intelligence, foreign affairs, IT, R & D, science & technology, business development, legislative & budget processes, advocacy/grassroots & lobbying strategies, and social media