Douglas DeLancey

  • Branch Chief, Strategy and Communications
  • Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Mr. Douglas J. DeLancey currently serves as the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP) Strategy Branch Chief, where he is responsible for the daily operation and success of policy, strategy, communications, and stakeholder outreach efforts. He has supported OBP since January 2014 in several capacities, to include leading the first national capabilities-based assessment to determine the required capabilities to counter the threat of terrorist bombings.

Doug is a former Army Colonel who graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a Bachelor of Science degree. He was deployed multiple times in Infantry units, to include Operation Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan)—much of that time finding and attacking the networks responsible for employing improvised explosive devices.

He served as an Aide-de-Camp, Infantry Platoon Leader, Airborne Long Range Surveillance Detachment and Air Assault Company Commander, Airborne Battalion Operations and Executive Officer, Division Planner, and Infantry Battalion Commander. He also served in strategic assignments at the Pentagon in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, and Army Staff; and was awarded the Legion of Merit, three Bronze Stars, and an Army Commendation Medal for Valor over the course of his Army career. He is a graduate of Army Airborne, Air Assault, Jumpmaster, and Ranger School and earned the rating of Senior Parachutist.
Doug has a master’s degree from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and Central Michigan University and has earned an Executive Certificate in Public Leadership from the Harvard Kennedy School of Executive Education in Cambridge, MA.

He is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) © and Project Management Professional (PMP) ©.
In addition, he volunteers on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Surge Capacity Force which deploys to assist during disasters, and as is a volunteer firefighter for his local fire station.


  • Strategic Resilience Planning

    Being prepared for the changing threat environment can benefit greatly in mitigating its impact on infrastructure and the broader community, ensuring resilience, safety and security. How to we develop and plan the best resilience strategies within our CI community? Through discpline in information sharing and making infrastructure preparedness personal, we can help to build resilience into our infrastructures that benefit the whole community.