Derrick Dortch

  • Innovations in cybersecurity at DHS

    Megan Mahle, business operations manger for the cybersecurity division of the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss the mission of the organization. October 21, 2016

  • Disaster preparation

    What can you do to make your protect your home or business from a natural disaster? Find out when Julie Rochman, president and CEO of the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access. October 7, 2016

  • Presidential transitions

    David Eagles, director of the Center for Presidential Transition, will discuss what his office is doing in the lead up to the 2016 Presidential election, and Eric Katz, staff writer for Government Executive, will discuss what a President Clinton or a President Trump would mean for federal agencies and employees. August 19, 2016

  • Trends in the clearance jobs market

    What’s the latest in the clearance job market? Find out this week when Evan Lesser, managing director and co-founder of, joins host Derrick Dortch. July 29, 2016

  • An update on the Army’s HR Command

    Maj. Gen. Thomas Seamands joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss the goals and mission of the Army Human Resources Command. July 22, 2016

  • What is SAMHSA?

    Kana Enomoto and Kaitlin White with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration will discuss the programs and services provided by the agency to address substance abuse and mental health issues in America’s communities. July 1, 2016

  • Trends in the federal job market

    Mike Bruni, talent acquisition manager and SC3, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss job trends in the federal government, the kinds of workers that agencies need, and how to land a job in what is a competitive and challenging federal market. May 27, 2016

  • 7 areas to watch in the FY 2017 defense budget

    Katherine Blakeley, research fellow for the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss her new report on the seven areas to watch in the FY 2017 defense budget. April 29, 2016

  • Feds & the 2016 presidential race

    What do federal employees think about the two leading candidates for President? Find out on this week’s Fed Access when Government Executive Staff Writer Eric Katz joins host Derrick Dortch. April 22, 2016

  • The state of DC’s emergency management operations

    Chris Geldart, director of the District of Columbia’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss lessons learned from the 2017 snowstorm and the daylong Metro shutdown. April 15, 2016