Department of Homeland Security
Council Member: Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security
Council Designee: Megan Mack, Officer for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
On October 23, 2013, Megan H. Mack joined the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as Officer for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. The Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) supports the Department as it secures the Nation while preserving individual liberty, fairness, and equality under the law.
Prior to her appointment, Ms. Mack was the Director of the American Bar Association Commission on Immigration, a position she held from 2009 to 2013. Previously, Ms. Mack was the Associate Director of the American Bar Association Commission on Immigration, from 2005 to 2009. From 2002 to 2005, she was the Supervisor of Legal Services for Hogar Hispano, Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington in Falls Church, Va. From 2000 to 2002, she was a Litigation Associate at Foley Hoag LLP in Boston, Ma. Ms. Mack served as a Law Clerk to Judge Fred I. Parker in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Burlington, Vt. from 1999-2000.
Ms. Mack received an A.B. magna cum laude from Brown University, an M.A. from the University of Chicago, and a J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School.