KEYNOTE SPEAKER: CONGRESSMAN C.A. DUTCH RUPPERSBERGER
Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger is serving his fifth term in the United States House of Representatives for the citizens of Maryland’s 2nd District. The 2nd District is home to the National Security Agency, Fort Meade, Aberdeen Proving Ground, the Coast Guard Yard at Curtis Bay and other installations essential to the country’s national security.
Congressman Ruppersberger was the first Democratic freshman ever appointed to the House Select Committee on Intelligence, which oversees the collection and analysis of intelligence information from all around the world to ensure our national security. He was named Ranking Member of the Intelligence Committee in 2011 and previously spent four years as Chairman of the Technical and Tactical Intelligence Subcommittee, which oversees the coun¬try’s space program, cybersecurity and signal intelligence agencies.
Congressman Ruppersberger also serves on the House Armed Services Committee, the Strategic Forces Subcommittee and the Emerging Threats & Capabilities Subcommittee. He has served in public office for more than 27 years, including on the Baltimore County Council and as Baltimore County Executive from 1994 to 2002.