Kevin A Rasch

Program Manager, Center for Infrastructure Security Analysis (CISA)

Kevin Rasch is the Program Manager and Principal Investigator for the Center for Infrastructure Security Analysis (CISA) program, a strategic partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) designed to improve the security of our nation’s chemical infrastructure and reduce the risk of terrorist attacks.  Prior to his currently role, Mr. Rasch served as the Program Manager and Principal Investigator for the Objective Supply Capability Adaptive Redesign (OSCAR) project which streamlined Army National Guard mobilization and provided automated nationwide redistribution of high-end equipment, saving American taxpayers over $123.5 million in cost avoidance. Kevin’s work on this project earned him a letter of commendation and a National Guard Bureau (NGB) Minute Man Award, an honor rarely conferred upon civilians outside of the NGB command structure. Mr. Rasch holds a M.S. degree in Computer Science concentrating in Database Systems from Stanford University and a B.A. degree in Computer Science/Business Administration from Rhodes College. He is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa international honor society and a Senior Member of IEEE.

Awards

Certificate of Appreciation from Department of Homeland Security for work on modernizing the Chemical Security Assessment Tool (CSAT 2.0) - September 2016
Significant Event Award for contributions to the Objective Supply Capability Adaptive Redesign (OSCAR) Project - September 2012
Letter of Recognition from the National Guard Bureau citing OSCAR’s redistribution of approximately $50M of equipment per year since its inception in 1996 and management of over $300M of equipment by the Transfer Of Property System (TOPS) modules - September 2006
Minuteman Award from the National Guard Bureau for work on the OSCAR project (a very prestigious award that is rarely presented to civilians outside of the National Guard community) - October 2000
Cited as one of the best presenters at National Guard Bureau Excess Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas - October 1999
Significant Event Award for highly successful development and implementation of the Personnel Accountability and Scanning System (PASS) for Enriched Uranium Operations at Y-12 - January 1999