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Mr. Mark Silveira, Senior Advisor, Office of Grants Administration, FEMA’s Grants Program Directorate


Mark Silveira

Mr. Silveira currently serves as Advisor for the Grant Programs Directorate’s Office of Grant Administration, Preparedness Grants Division. Mark has been a driving force the last fifteen years as part of the DHS/FEMA leadership team for the Grant Programs Directorate, which is responsible for assisting the Homeland Security and Emergency Management community by providing national level oversight and assistance in navigating the over billion-dollar annual non-disaster grant portfolio of programs. 

Daniel Schultz, Protective Security Advisor, New Jersey-North District, Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency


Daniel Schultz

Daniel Schultz has been with Department of Homeland Security in varying roles since the department was established in 2003.  During this time has led numerous efforts to develop risk-based assessments, tools, training and supporting resources to enhance critical infrastructure stakeholders and their supporting state and local partners efforts to lower risk across the United States.



Harpreet Singh Mokha, National Program Manager for MASSAH (Muslim, Arab, Sikh, South Asian and Hindu) Communities, Community Relations Service (CRS), U.S. Department of Justice


Scott Biondo

Harpreet Singh Mokha serves as the National Program Manager on issues regarding the Muslim, Arab, Sikh, South Asian and Hindu (MASSAH) communities at the Community Relations Service (CRS), U.S. Department of Justice. Harpreet works with law enforcement, government, civil rights groups, faith-based groups, and other community organizations across the country to share information and foster dialogues on ways to prevent and respond to alleged hate crimes against MASSAH communities.

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