Governor Appoints Major Michaelann Andrusiak as Director of Homeland Security  

Governor Josh Shapiro and Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Christopher Paris announced the promotion of Pennsylvania State Police Captain Michaelann Andrusiak to Major, and her appointment as Director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security.

“Major Andrusiak has decades of experience in law enforcement and protecting our Commonwealth against the threats we face, and most importantly, she has embodied the highest standards of trust and integrity throughout her career,” said Colonel Christopher Paris, Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner. “I am confident in her ability to continue serving the people of Pennsylvania and ensuring public safety.”

“I am honored to be selected by Governor Shapiro and Colonel Paris to serve as the Director of the Office of Homeland Security for Pennsylvania,” said Major Michaelann Andrusiak, Director of the Office of Homeland Security. “I look forward to the collaboration of talents and strength brought by the dedicated employees who serve in the Office of Homeland Security, the Governor’s Office, the Pennsylvania State Police, and all stakeholders, to continue the critical work to defend against emerging threats in service to protect the citizens of this Commonwealth.  I will work hard to carry out the mission of this office.”

The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security coordinates with the Pennsylvania State Police, federal agencies, local governments, and the private sector to secure the Commonwealth against acts of terrorism and to ensure public safety.