Steve Recca is Executive Director of the Center for Human Security in the University of Colorado Colorado Springs School of Public Affairs. He concurrently serves as the Director of the University and Agency Partnership Initiative for the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Center for Homeland Defense and Security and as the Humanitarian Assistance Program Advisor with the Pacific Disaster Center. Steve’s previous positions include security policy assignments with the State Department, Department of Defense, Central Intelligence Agency, and in academia. He serves on the Board of Trustees for Marian University and the Board of Directors of the Colorado Emergency Preparedness Partnership and Southeastern Colorado Chapter of the American Red Cross. Steve recently completed his second term on the Board of the Colorado Springs World Affairs Council.
Most important, Steve is married to lovely Darlene. Together, they have three daughters and five grandchildren.