Alan D. Bersin
Alan D. Bersin was appointed on March 27, 2010 as Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection within the Department of Homeland Security. He earlier served in DHS as Assistant Secretary for International Affairs and Special Representative for Border Affairs. 
Before his DHS service Bersin was Chairman of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority. He was California's Secretary of Education after being appointed on July 1, 2005 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. 
Prior to commencing that position in May 2005, Bersiin was the Superintendent of Public Education of the San Diego Unified School District. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the National Council on Teacher Quality.
He was U.S. Attorney General Special Representative for Southwest Border Issues between 1995 to 1998. 
- LaJolla Country Day School, "Head's Advisory Council", accessed January 2005.
- "Alan D. Bersin Secretary of Education, California ", accessed May 2006.
- Commissioner: Alan D. Bersin "DHS Profile", March 30, 2010.