About the Acting Associate Administrator of EPA's Office of Homeland Security (OHS)
Ted assumed the post of Acting Associate Administrator of OHS in January 2018. Prior to that, Ted served as the Deputy Director of EPA’s Criminal Investigation Division (CID) in the Office of Criminal Enforcement, Forensics, and Training (OCEFT). Ted served in several investigative and management positions within CID, working in Regions 3, 4, and 5, and as the Special Agent in Charge of the Washington, D.C. Area Office. After responding to the 9/11 attacks and anthrax attacks in 2001, he was instrumental in the creation of the National Criminal Enforcement Response Team (NCERT), one of EPA’s Special Teams.
Ted also served as the Senior Law Enforcement Intelligence Advisor to OCEFT at the FBI’s National Joint Terrorism Task Force (NJTTF) for two years, during which time he was instrumental in raising awareness within the intelligence community of EPA’s response role and capabilities in the event of a WMD terrorist attack. Ted holds a B.A. in Russian and a B.S. in criminal justice from Bowling Green State University, and an M.P.A. in Public Policy and Management from Ohio State University.