Sheila Scanlon Appointed DHSEM Chief of Staff

The Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) is pleased to announce that Sheila Scanlon joined the division on June 1 as our Chief of Staff.  Scanlon is a retired Colonel after serving 32 years of continuous active duty with the United States Marine Corps where she has extensive strategic planning and operations training. She then returned to Afghanistan as a Department of Defense civilian for two years as the Senior Gender Advisor to the Ministry of Defense and Afghan National Army providing strategic direction.  Scanlon currently works at the University of Colorado Boulder where she teaches for both the Political Science Department and the International Affairs Program.