Board Member

Deputy Director of Program Analysis and Evaluation, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Grace Lee currently serves as the Deputy Director of DHS Program Analysis and Evaluation (PA&E). She supports senior leadership decision-making through four primary lines of effort: (i) Leads the annual resource allocation decision making process by which the Secretary and Deputy Secretary review and adjudicate multi-year Component resource plans; (ii) Oversees the integration of the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, Execution framework across DHS; (iii) Implements the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018; and (iv) Implements the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act of 2010 by managing the Performance Management framework. Ms. Lee most recently served as the Interagency Policy Advisor to the Senior Response Official to Operation Allies Welcome – a whole-of-nation effort to support Afghan evacuation and resettlement. Prior to this deployment, she served as the Senior Advisor to the acting Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of DHS during transition of Administrations.

Ms. Lee began her federal career in 2012 as a Presidential Management Fellow and has served in several leadership positions including Assistant Director for both the PA&E Integration and Resource teams. She also served on multiple details, such as with the US Border Patrol Operations, the State Department’s Bureau of Conflict Stabilization Operations, and as the Senior Liaison for the Homeland Security Investigation’s Innovation Lab. Prior to joining DHS, Ms. Lee served in legislative and evaluation fellowships in support of international policies and deployed to Uganda to support programs aimed at strengthening the justice system.