Lieutenant Governor Mark Hutchison Appointed to Nevada Commission on Homeland Security


Kristin Maxwell
Communications Director
(702) 486.2410
LAS VEGAS, NV - November 17, 2015

Lieutenant Governor Mark Hutchison today was appointed to the Governor’s Commission on Homeland Security. Following the appointment, Lieutenant Governor Hutchison issued this statement:

“I am honored to be appointed to the Governor’s Commission on Homeland Security,” said Lieutenant Governor Mark Hutchison. “I am eager to work with my fellow commission members to keep Nevadans and our infrastructure safe. At such a critical time when Nevadans need leadership and security, I’m grateful that Governor Sandoval has entrusted me with the safety and well-being of our great state.”

Background on the Nevada Commission on Homeland Security:

The commission was created in 2003 by the Nevada Legislature in response to the terror attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. The duties of the commission include, but are not limited to:

  Making recommendations to Governor, Legislature, agencies, local governments, businesses, and private citizens about actions to be taken to protect against terrorism
  Making recommendations on use of money received by the State from homeland security grants or related programs
  Proposing goals and programs to counteract acts of terrorism
  Ensuring the safety of Nevada’s residents and the critical infrastructure by identifying susceptible targets
  Examining the use of and deployment of response agencies
  Reviewing efficacy of 911 systems
  Briefing Governor annually of the state’s preparedness