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Homeland security expert to speak at Kennedy Center lecture Oct. 26

Maurice McBride, director for security, in-house counsel and secretary of the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association (NPRA) in Washington, D.C., will present a Global Awareness Lecture, "Homeland Security and Critical Asset Protection: The Public/Private Partnership," on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building at Brigham Young University.

McBride has worked with NPRA for 25 years as a lobbyist and staff director where he produces conferences, exercises and workshops on facility security.

He serves on several advisory groups and committees working with industry and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on matters of energy infrastructure security. In addition to DHS, his industry contacts include the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Central Intelligence Agency, U.S. Secret Service and Department of Energy.

Prior to law school at George Washington University, McBride was a Navy intelligence officer at the National Security Agency, with an emphasis on Soviet and East European matters.

For more information on Kennedy Center events, see the calendar and news online at kennedy.byu.edu.

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