Who We Are

Darrell Darnell

Senior Associate Vice President for Safety & Security, Superintendent of Police

Darrell Darnell

 

Darrell Darnell is the George Washington University's Senior Associate Vice President for Safety & Security,  Superintendent of Police, and comes to the university from the White House, where he served as director of critical infrastructure protection and resilience policy for its National Security Staff.

A retired Master Sergeant with the United States Air Force, Mr. Darnell has nearly a decade of experience at the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Justice. Before moving to the White House, he served as director of the D.C. Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency, the city agency responsible for all-hazards emergency planning, preparation, response, and recovery.

 

Kathleen Fox

Assistant Vice President, Safety & Security Strategic Operations

Kathleen Fox

 

Katie Fox is The George Washington University’s Assistant Vice President for Safety & Security Strategic Operations. She recently joined GW after nine years at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, where she served as the Assistant Administrator for National Preparedness.

Before FEMA, Ms. Fox served as the Deputy Director in D.C.’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency. She also brings a decade of public sector consulting experience as well as expertise gained from positions in the Chicago Police Department and on Capitol Hill. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and earned her Master’s degree in International Affairs from American University.