Rodney E. Lockett, Chief of Chemical Security
Rodney Lockett joined the Department of Homeland Security in July 2009. In January 2018, he was assigned as the Chief of Regulatory Compliance for Region 7 Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). In this role, he is in charge of leading a team of Chemical Security Inspectors responsible for the region’s implementation of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program. The CFATS program assesses high-risk chemical facilities, promotes collaborative security planning, and ensures that covered facilities meet risk-based performance standards and supporting information sharing on CISA’s various cyber and security programs and resources.
His previous experience includes serving in California’s Office of Homeland Security Critical Infrastructure Protection, Program Manager for the California Full Spectrum Integrated Vulnerability Assessment Teams. He has a Degree in Criminal Justice. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, 1st Marine Division Military Police, as a Marine Security Guard at American Embassy Khartoum, Sudan, and Wellington, New Zealand. He also served in the U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and retired from active duty as the Security Forces Manager for the 129th Rescue Wing as a Chief Master Sergeant after 25 years of total active duty service.