Deputy Director of Homeland Security
Governor's Public Safety Policy Advisor
Tim Roemer currently serves as the State of Arizona’s Deputy Director of Homeland Security and as
Governor Ducey’s Public Safety Policy Advisor. Mr. Roemer has served in his current role since
As the Governor’s Public Safety Advisor, Mr. Roemer helps lead statewide efforts to improve border
security, enhance cybersecurity capabilities, reduce recidivism, combat the opioid epidemic, decrease
traffic fatalities, and fight human trafficking.
Prior to his current roles, Mr. Roemer served the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for over ten years.
Mr. Roemer served the final two years of his CIA career as a nonpartisan detailee to the White House
Situation Room where he provided critical national security updates to the President, Vice President, and
National Security Council. As a Watch Analyst in the world’s most premier operations center, Mr.
Roemer briefed senior U.S. policy makers on a diverse range of national security related issues.
Mr. Roemer graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in
Communication and a minor in Political Science.