avatar for Deborah Meyers

Deborah Meyers

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Director, Canadian Affairs and Senior Adviser, North America Office of Policy
Deborah Meyers is Director for Canadian Affairs and Senior Advisor for North America. In this position, she coordinates DHS engagement with Canada in support of the Department’s goals and Department-wide efforts in support of the North American Leaders’ Summit.  Her portfolio covers the full range of DHS missions, including counterterrorism, law enforcement, border  management, immigration, information sharing, critical infrastructure protection, cybersecurity, and emergency preparedness.  Ms. Meyers played a leading role in the development and implementation of the 2011 Declaration by President Obama and Prime Minister Harper Beyond the Border: A Shared Vision for Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness.  

Previously, Ms. Meyers served as Senior Policy Analyst at the Migration Policy Institute and as a Policy Analyst at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform. Ms. Meyers earned her MA from The George Washington University and her BA from Brandeis University, and she also completed Georgetown University’s Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program.

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, July 22

2:45pm PDT