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February 10, 2008
Frances Fragos Townsend
Asst. to the President for Homeland Security & Counterterrorism
Frances Fragos Townsend BIO:
PREVIOUS:
· Deputy National Security Advisor for Counterrorism The White House (2003-2004)
· Asst. Commandant for Intelligence and Investigations U.S. Coast Guard (2001-2003)
· Counsel for Intelligence Policy U.S. Justice Department (1998-2001)
· Acting Deputy Asst. Attorney General, Criminal Division U.S. Justice Department (1997-1998)
· Chief, Office of International Affairs U.S. Justice Department (1995-1997)
· Chief of Staff to Asst. Attorney General, Criminal Division U.S. Justice Department (1993-1995)
· Assistant U.S. Attorney Southern District of New York (1988-1993)
· Assistant District Attorney Kings County, Brooklyn, NY (1985-1988)

EDUCATION:
· JFK School of Government, Senior Managers in Govít Certificate (2001)
· University of San Diego School of Law, Certiricate of Intíl and Comparative Law (1985)
· University of San Diego School School of Law J.D. (1984)
· American University: BS Political Science 1982 & BS Psychology 1982

BAR ADMISSIONS:
· New York (1986)
· California (1993)
· District of Columbia (2001)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
· Harvard Law School Instrutor in Trial Advocacy (1991-1994)
· Pace University Adjunct Trial Advocacy Instructor (1991-1993)

PERSONAL:
· Married to Washington attorney John Townsend
· Two sons


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Info: Frances Fragos Townsend discusses her roles as assistant to President Bush for homeland security and counterterrorism and her previous work.





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