Janet Napolitano appointed to President’s Intelligence Advisory Board
President Biden has announced the appointment of Janet A. Napolitano of UC Berkeley, Goldman School of Public Policy, as Secretary of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board. This advice is an independent component of the President’s Executive Office and is used exclusively to assist the President with independent sources of advice on the effectiveness of the Intelligence Community.
From the White House press release:
Janet Napolitano is a professor of public policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy and founder and faculty director of the Center for Security in Politics at UC Berkeley. She served as the twentieth president of the University of California, the nation’s largest public research university with ten campuses, five medical centers, three national affiliate laboratories, and a nationwide agriculture and natural resources program. ‘State. Prior to joining the University of California, Professor Napolitano served as Secretary of Homeland Security from 2009 to 2013. She served two terms as Governor of Arizona, former Attorney General of Arizona, and former U.S. District Attorney of arizona. In 2019, Napolitano published How Safe Are We? Homeland Security since 9/11. Professor Napolitano received her BS degree, summa cum laude, in political science from Santa Clara University and her JD from the University of Virginia. She is based in Berkeley, California.
Napolitano previously served as US Secretary of Homeland Security. She has also served as Governor of Arizona, Attorney General of Arizona, and United States Attorney for the District of Arizona. Prior to that, she was a partner at the law firm Lewis & Roca in Phoenix. Currently, Napolitano directs the Center for Security in Politics at UC Berkeley, Goldman School of Public Policy.