2015 Fed 100

Federal 100: Colleen Manaher

Colleen Manaher

Name: Colleen Manaher
Title: Executive Director of Planning, Program Analysis and Evaluation
Office of Field Operations
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Agency: Department of Homeland Security

More intelligent border security. Manaher understands the critical line CBP walks with U.S. border security: Officials must find new technologies to combat terrorism and smuggling without impeding crucial trade and tourism traffic. Fortunately, she has a talent for integrating technologies such as RFID and biometrics with intelligence systems. She also successfully manages mission-critical programs such as the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative with the State Department, CBP's Land Border Initiative and a biometric/biographic entry/exit program.

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