BTI Institute Involvement in Homeland Security Enterprise
Texas Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force
Through coordination with the Office of the Attorney General of Texas, the BTI Institute will observe and work with the Texas Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force in 2017-2018 and seek full membership on the Task Force during the next legislative session.
Texas Homeland Security Council
The Texas Office of Homeland Security has invited the BTI Institute to join the Texas Homeland Security Council. Director Kakadiaris represented the BTI Institute at the Homeland Security Council’s meeting on April 6.
Texas State Transportation Innovation Council (TxSTIC)
In December 2016, Ioannis Pavlidis, Ph.D., BTI Institute Thrust Lead for Transnational Flows of People (Technology), was invited to represent the BTI Institute on the Texas State Transportation Innovation Council.
Houston Area Council on Human Trafficking
Nicole F. Bromfield, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Graduate College of Social Work at the University of Houston, was nominated as the BTI Institute’s representative to the Houston Area Council on Human Trafficking.