The Homeland Security Defense Coalition proposed Homeland Security University College project locations include one or more campuses in the following geographical locations.
HOMELAND SECURITY University College project REGION 1
Delaware Maryland Virginia
District of Columbia West Virginia North Carolina South Carolina
HOMELAND SECURITY University College project REGION 2
Florida Alabama Tennessee
Louisiana Mississippi Georgia Arkansas
HOMELAND SECURITY University College project REGION 3
Oklahoma Kansas Texas
Nebraska Missouri Colorado New Mexico
HOMELAND SECURITY University College project REGION 4
Arizona Utah California Idaho
Oregon Nevada Washington Montana
HOMELAND SECURITY University College project REGION 5
South Dakota North Dakota Illinois Iowa
Wyoming Minnesota Michigan Indiana
HOMELAND SECURITY University College project REGION 6
Connecticut New Hampshire New Jersey New York
Ohio Pennsylvania Kentucky Rhode Island Maine Massachusetts
Vermont Alaska Hawaii Puerto Rico
HOMELAND SECURITY University College project REGION 7
Canada (4 campuses) Europe (10 campuses) Italy Costa Rica
Israel Germany Spain Mexico India
Ramon Martinez, Lieutenant Colonel, USAF (Retired), is Vice President, Region 2, at the Homeland Security University. Colonel Martinez provides a well rounded leadership background. With almost three decades of public management and private sector experience, Colonel Martinez distinguished himself by providing solutions in the fields of national security, homeland security, strategic management, workforce development, education, capacity building, and professional ethics.
Colonel Martinez has a Master of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of California at Santa Barbara, a Master's degree in Public Administration from the University of Northern Colorado, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and Geography from California State University at Long Beach, and an Associate in Arts degree from Los Angeles City College. After receiving his commission through the Reserve Officer Training Corps at the University of Southern California, Colonel Martinez served a twenty-year military career in the regular component of the US Air Force.
Colonel Martinez began his military career as a Missile Combat Crew Commander and Instructor at the 90th Strategic Missile Wing at F E Warren AFB, Wyoming. From there he was assigned to a dual position at the First Strategic Aerospace Division/Test and Evaluation at Vandenberg AFB, CA, as the Advanced Missile Systems Program Manager for the MX Peacekeeper Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), and as an ICBM Test Director. He later served as Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the US Air Force Academy teaching ethics, American philosophy and philosophy of law, and authored for the Department of the US Air Force Ethics and the Military Profession.
Colonel Martinez then served as Deputy Secretary at the Inter-American Defense Board in Washington, DC, which is the military arm of the OAS. Subsequently, he went on to serve as a National Defense Fellow at the University Of Miami Graduate School Of International Studies where he published The Inter-American Defense Board Fosters Cooperation in the North-South Magazine of the Americas, and authored a white paper for the Department of Defense entitled An Archetype for European Security. Colonel Martinez went on to win the Armed Forces Writing Award for an article entitled United Nations Forces 2000.
Colonel Martinez then served as Chief of Latin American Strategy representing the Commander-in-Chief of US Southern Command, General Barry R. McCaffrey, at the White House, Congress, the Department of State, and the Department of Defense. He culminated his military career as Director of the US Southern Command Washington Field Office.
Upon retiring from the Air Force, Colonel Martinez entered the private sector as Vice President at Genetics & IVF Institute in Fairfax, VA, where he successfully delivered DNA technology solutions in the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean in the areas of criminal offender databases, infectious disease testing, and paternity testing. Through extensive consultation with the presidents and cabinet members of the Republic of Panama, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, and Argentina Colonel Martinez then acted as a senior advisor to the legislatures of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Republic of Panama in crafting legislative bills and passing their respective DNA criminal offender database and paternity testing laws.
Following the devastating terrorist incidents of September 11, 2001, as a private consultant, Colonel Martinez worked on the initial Homeland Security efforts by developing twenty lesson presentations based on manuals captured in Afghanistan. These lessons were used to instruct federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies on the profiles and objectives of terrorist actions.
Colonel Martinez then served as the Director of Strategic Planning at the South Florida Workforce Board. He developed a strategic plan for the entire workforce delivery system of Miami-Dade County and Monroe County, which the Board of Directors unanimously approved for 2004-2008. Colonel Martinez took the plan further and presented a Primer on Strategic Planning at the Florida Workforce Summit in Orlando, FL, and conducted a work session on The Strategic Planning Process at the Urban Academy for Welfare Reform in Minneapolis, MN.
Dr. Paul Davis is the Regional Vice President of Region 4 and a Professor with the Homeland Security University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Utah in International Relations and has been teaching for the University of Nevada System for the past twenty-four years. He has travelled around the world lecturing and conducting research on international terrorism and Politics. He is a three-time International Fulbright Scholar conducting research in India, Egypt and Israel as well as Russia, Spain and France and teaching in Germany, Italy, Belgium and Greece.
He was previously a participant in the United States State Department Scholar-Diplomat Program on National Security in Washington DC and was involved in conducting a program on international peace, security and conflict management for the United States Institute of Peace also in Washington DC.
He is a two-time National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellow in the field of international violence and a two-time National Science Foundation scholar. He co-authored a textbook entitled: Introduction to Political Terrorism for McGraw-Hill Publishers and is also a contributing editor for Annual Editions: Violence and Terrorism which is another McGraw-Hill publication and has been recognized in Who's Who in the West.
He was recognized in 1999 by the Nevada Board of Regents as Professor of the Year for the State of Nevada. In 2000 he was appointed by the Governor of Nevada to serve on the 5 member State Board of Dispensing Opticians. In 2001 he was appointed by the City of Sparks to the Sparks Community Advisory Committee for the Washoe County Airport Authority.
In 2001 the journal Cerebrum: Dana Forum on Brain Science (Summer 2001) published his article entitled The Terrorist Mentality. It was republished in the Seventh Edition of Annual Editions: Violence and Terrorism 2004/05 by McGraw-Hill Publishers.
In 2002 he was appointed as a Commissioner to serve on the Sparks Centennial Commission by the Sparks City Counsel. In 2002 he was appointed by Congressman Jim Gibbons to serve on the anti-terrorism Homeland Security Advisory Board for the State of Nevada.
In 2003 he became an advisor for the National Education for Women's Leadership Program in Nevada and was selected to serve on the Academic Advisory Board for the Annual Editions: Homeland Security Publication by McGraw-Hill/Dushkin. In the Fall of 2003 he underwent training and became a member of the Citizen Homeland Security Council of Washoe County. In November of 2003 he was appointed by Washoe County Commission to serve on the 5-member Library Board of Trustees.
Since 1998, He has also been teaching a highly successful upper division Internet course on international terrorism for the University of Nevada, Reno. Finally in 2004 he became an adjunct professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for the new Graduate department program in Emergency Management and Homeland Security teaching the required international terrorism courses including History of Terrorism and the Regional Overview of terrorism