Dennis Storemski

Director of the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security
Houston, Texas

Dennis Storemski is the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security for the City of Houston.  His responsibilities include homeland security, the Office of Emergency Management, the Houston Emergency Center, and other public safety related activities.

He serves as the Homeland Security Advisor for the City of Houston and coordinates multi-disciplinary homeland security efforts across all City departments and with other jurisdictions.  He manages Houston’s participation in all homeland security related grant programs which has produced over $200 Million for City projects. 

He serves in a number of regional leadership roles including chairman of the Houston Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) executive committee, chairman of the Regional Homeland Security Coordinating Committee, member of the Area Maritime Security Council (AMSC) Executive Steering Committee, and member of the Houston Ship Channel Security Council.  In 2013, he was appointed to FEMA’s National Advisory Council and the State of Texas Advisory Council. 

Prior to accepting his current position, he served 38 years with the Houston Police Department (HPD), achieving the rank of Executive Assistant Chief.  His assignments within the police department included patrol, investigations, tactical operations and support.  During his service with the department, he coordinated security operations for numerous major events, including the Republic National Convention, the 1990 Economic Summit of Industrial Nations (G-8), the World Energy Congress and Super Bowl XXXVIII.

He is a life member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, and serves on its Committee on Terrorism.

He holds a degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Houston, and is a graduate of the FBI’s National Executive Institute.


Dennis Storemski will be speaking at:

Build Strong Response Tactics For Catastrophic Events

- 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM ,

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