Ms. Sarah Mironcow

Department of Homeland Security Chair

Department of Homeland Security Chair

Eisenhower School

Sarah Mironcow joined NDU in 2018.  Previously, she managed U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) capacity building efforts in the Caribbean Basin, she served as an (A) CBP Attaché overseas, and was a vital liaison to Department of State’s Haiti Task Force 1 after the devastating 2010 earthquake. 

In the last 16 years, she worked for two CBP Commissioners supporting international affairs as well as strategic communications, which included the response and recovery phases of Hurricanes Katrina, Wilma, and Rita.  Other assignments have included the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Public Affairs under Secretary Tom Ridge, CBP’s Office of Intelligence, and CBP’s multi-billion dollar program:  the Secure Border Initiative.

Ms. Mironcow worked in the private sector before joining the government as a Presidential Management Fellow in 2003. 

She has a Bachelor of International Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Tulsa, and a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy from the Eisenhower School at National Defense University. 

She resides in Bethesda, MD with her husband.