Chemical Security Inspector DHS
Todd White is a Chemical Security Inspector within the Inspections and Enforcement Branch at the Infrastructure Security Compliance Division (ISCD) in the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the office within DHS responsible for chemical facility security regulations. In this capacity, Mr. White is responsible for upholding and enforcing the Chemical Facility Anti- terrorism Standards (CFATS) regulation. Mr. White is responsible for managing and coordinating activities pertaining to agency outreach, compliance assistance visits, inspections, and response to Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR) of regulated high-risk chemical facilities in Region IX (Serving: CA; NV; AZ; HI; GU; CNMI; and AS). Mr. White has served in this role since February of 2011, after serving 23 years with the Phoenix Police Department (1988-2011). Prior to his DHS assignment, Mr. White was assigned to the Threat Mitigation Unit at Arizona’s State Fusion Center, the Arizona Counter Terrorism Information Center (ACTIC) from 2004 through 2011 and worked as a Bomb Technician at the Phoenix Police Department from 1996 through 2006. He has obtained certifications as a Hazardous Materials Technician with the Phoenix Fire Department and a Bomb Technician with the Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Army Ordnance Missile and Munitions Center and Hazardous Devices Technician School. Mr. White specializes in the development and application of protective design concepts. In his State Fusion Center assignment, Mr. White managed a series of programs that promoted the importance of incorporating successful design concepts to address a broad range of contemporary concerns including: community safety; sustainable communities; resilient support systems; and threat mitigation, while integrating the arts and aesthetic elements in the urban environment to create safe, sustainable and livable places. Previous to his employment with the Phoenix Police Department, he worked for the Architectural/Engineering firm of Howard, Needles, Tammen and Bergendoff. Mr. White is a member of: the American Institute of Architects; the American Society of Civil Engineers; the International Society of Explosive Engineers; and the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators. Mr. White has received recognition for his contributions to the field of infrastructure protection including: The Phoenix Police Department’s Distinguished Service Award; Terrorism Liaison Officer (TLO) of the Year; and the Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP) Annual Award for Distinguished Leadership in Critical Infrastructure Resilience.