Purchase the recording from the Propeller Club LA/LB webinar that took place on October 22, 2020.
About the speaker:
Captain Ore assumed the duties of Captain of the Port and Sector Commander, U.S. Coast Guard
Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach in May 2020, where she guides a team of over 550 active duty,
reserve and civilian personnel conducting federal maritime safety and security, defense and law
enforcement operations throughout the central California coastal region. Her career spans the
formulation, funding, implementation, and management of maritime safety and security policies
and programs at local, regional and national levels.
Prior to joining Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach, Captain Ore was a National Security Affairs
Fellow with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. She previously worked with maritime
communities in the Pacific Northwest, the Port of New York and New Jersey, and Louisiana Gulf
Coast to lead safety and security operations, develop response plans for contingencies, and respond
to disasters including Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. She coordinated
multi-agency safety and security operations for the 2004 Republican National Convention and
United Nations General Assembly, the Athos 1 oil spill in the Delaware Bay, and Super Bowl
XLIV in 2015.
The first among the United States Sea Services, Rebecca will represent the United States in the
2020 Halifax International Security Forum Peace With Women Fellowship. Her policy work
includes Director for Maritime Security and Arctic Region Policy at the National Security Council,
Program Examiner at the Office of Management and Budget, fellow on the United States House
of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Homeland Security and
analyst in Coast Guard’s Office of Budget and Programs.