Tod M. Henby joined the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in May 2005 and was selected as the Director of Security and Safety in the Office of the Executive Director.
Mr. Henby is responsible for managing all programs associated with the physical, personnel and operational security for the Commission. He is also responsible for managing the Continuity of Operation (COOP) efforts as well as emergency preparedness, safety and security awareness and training. A few of Mr. Henby’s initiatives during his first years as the Security and Safety Director was the implementation of Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (Smart Cards), the development of a classified information program and operation, and significant upgrades to the Commission’s overall security protection systems.
Mr. Henby has been in the security profession for more than 30 years, starting out as an undercover investigator for a large department store chain while earning his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice at Mansfield University in Pennsylvania. Immediately after graduation Mr. Henby worked a number of different jobs when he finally made his move to Washington, D.C., where he joined the EPA as a Security Specialist. After serving one year with the EPA he moved to New York City to serve as Assistant Director in charge of Protective Security for former Secretary of State Dr. Henry A. Kissinger. He would later make the move back to Washington and spend 18 years as a Security Manager for the U.S. Navy in Arlington, VA.
Mr. Henby earned his master’s degree in Business and Organizational Security Management from Webster University in 2007 while working at FERC. At Mansfield he was a member of the Mansfield football team and served as Team Captain his senior year. A native of New York, he is married to Ramona Carducci Henby, a program manager with the IRS, and they are parents of two grown children.