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Federal agency administrator

Anthony Harvey Steensgaard, American federal agency administrator.

Background

Steensgaard, Anthony Harvey was born on March 21, 1963 in Rapid City, South Dakota, United States. Son of Harvey Hans and Dorothy Lorraine (Hansen) Steensgaard.

Education

Student, Fort Mead Vocational Institute, 1974—1975. Student, University South Dakota, 1978—1980. Student, Anchorage Community College, 1983—1984.

Associate of Applied Science in Wildland Wildfire Air Ops Management, Anchorage Community College. Degree, United States Marine Corps Reserve, Quantico, Virginia, 1984. Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University Alaska, 1985.

Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering, University Alaska, 2006. Student, Northwestern University, 1986. Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Security, Community College Air Force, 1989.

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Wayland University, 1989. Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, University Alaska. Master of Science in Computer Systems Engineering, University California, San Diego, 1996.

Doctor of Laws in Criminal Law, Trinity College-Oxford University, England, 2000. Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Engineering, Trinity College-Oxford University, England, 2000. Bachelor of Science in Criminal Psychology, Rusland College, 2003.

Doctor of Divinity, University Life Church, 2006.

Career

Bookseller B. Dalton Bookseller, Rapid City, 1978—1981, Anchorage, 1981—1983. Warehouseman Sears, Roebuck & Company, 1983—1985. Air research technician Alaska Air National Guard, 1985—1988.

Agent, draftsman, engineer, assistant intelligence officer United States Border Patrol, El Centro, California, since 1988, acting chief patrol agent, 1992. Military liaison Defense-Law Enforcement Assistance Program, 2004. Special agent in charge Department Homeland Security, 2004—2009, supervisory special agent in charge, since 2009.

Acting chief Patrol Agent United States Border Patrol, EL Centeo, 1991, criminal investigator International Police, since 1991, consultant United States Navy Fighter Weapons School, 1994-1998, federal counter terrorism, since 2001, federal information warfare, since 2001, computer, 1994-2000, Eurofighter-Typhoon Project Simulator, 1996-1998, United States Space Command, 1998-2001. Special response team leader United States Department Defense Counter Terrorism Task Force, Los Angeles, 1988-2003. Special investigator Federal Bureau Investigation, Hayward Field Office, Task Force 2, California, 1998-2003.

Instructor United States Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Program, Alaska, 1981-1983. Computer criminal investigator, since 1999. Chief Executive Officer Totalwarfare.com webzine, since 1997, Gunfighters.net, since 1994, Virtual Options, Special Contract Agents, since 2006.

Founding associate Amazon.com. Technical support working group, technical support officer Department Homeland Security, 2002-2008, supervisory special agent in charge Technology Support Workings Group, United States Department Homeland Security, since 2009. Intelligence officer United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, 2003-2008.

Founding member United States Department Homeland Security, 2003, founder VF-124 Gunfighters Flight Simulation Training & Design Team, fellow Technology Entertainment Design, 2007. Honorary member United States Olympic Team, 2010, judge European Union, Spain, since 2010. With United States Naval Reserve, 1980-1981, with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1981-1985, with United States Air Force Reserve, 1985-1998, with Operation Desert Shield, 1990, with Operation Desert Storm, 1991, with Operation Provide Comfort, 1991, with Operation Liberty Shield, 2002, with Operation Enduring Freedom, 2001-2003, with United States Army Reserve, 2001-2005.

Achievements

  • License pilot, amateur radio operator. Licensed secretary specialist Alaska, 1985. Certified hostage negotiator Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, Virginia, 1987.

    Federal Air Marshal School, Federal Aviation Administration. Certified Instructor American Society Protection Professionals, since 1986, Unified Command System, 2007, federal emergency management agency level II incident Commander, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Brunswick, 1987, security specialist, since 2001, information security specialist, intelligence and surveillance professional, since 2001, department defense information security manager and auditor, 1986, judge, European Union, Spain since 2008, federally certified civil engineer United States Department Justice, 1988. Supervisory special agent & criminal investigator United States Air Force, 1985-2008, investigator, National transactions Safety Board, 1992-2008.

    United States Border Patrol Academy, Class 227, Brunswick, Ga, forensic psychologist, Fla.

Membership

Volunteer Special Olympics, Rapid City, 1981. Pilot Civil Air Patrol, 1980, navigator, observer Anchorage, 1981. Mentor Municipality Anchorage School District, 1983—1984.

Member Alaska Peace Officer's Association, 1986—1989, California Law Enforcement Officers Association, 1989—1996. Senior pilot Civil Air Patrol, Rapid City, 1996, public affairs officer, 1996—1998, aerospace education officer, 1998—2000, wing director aerospace education, 2000—2004. Aviator, aircraft navigator United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, 2003—2008.

Umpire Little League Baseball, El Centro, California, 1989—1992. Member Boy Scouts America, Order of Arrow, Crazy Horse Chapter, South Dakota, 1976. Competitor 29th & 30th National Veterans Wheelchair Games.

With Boys Scouts of America, Eagle Scout, 1977. Heritage member Off. Special Service Association. Founding member Canadian Air & Space Museum.

Volunteer United States Senator George McGovern's Campaign, Rapid City, 1980, Senator Tom Daschle's Campaign, Rapid City, 1980. Command pilot Civil Air Patrol, 2000. Member National Board Association United States, since 1985.

Appointed member California Rannger State Governor, 1989. Fellow TED, 2007, North America Academy Arts and Science. Member DAV (life), American Chemical Society, United States Cavalry Association (heritage member), HyperText Markup Language Writer's Guild, American Legion, Air Force Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Fraternal Order Eagles, Fraternal Order of Police, National Border Patrol Council, 4th United States Cavalry Museum (Fort Meads) (heritage member), Virtual Geography League, World War II Memorial Society (charter member), United States Naval Institute, United States Coast Guard Institute, National D-Day Museum Foundation, National World War II Museum (founding member), United States Marine Corps Heritage Foundation (founding member), National Science Foundation, Adventurer's Club, Paralyzed Veterinary America (life, member board directors 2010), American Institute Public Service (Jefferson award 2007), United States Border Patrol Museum, National Geographic Society, National Society Pershing Rifles, West River Electric Association, Chugach Electric Association, Federal Law.

Enforcement officer's Association, Pennington County (South Dakota) (sheriff candidate 2006), United States of America Paralympic Team, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, flight simulations, aviation, history, board games, bowling, languages.

Connections

father:
Harvey Hans Steensgaard

mother:
Dorothy Lorraine (Hansen) Steensgaard