Acting Executive Secretary - Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE)
Alison August Treppel is the Acting Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism (CICTE) of the Secretariat for Multidimensional Security of the Organization of American States. Appointed in August 2016, she is responsible for promoting the Organization’s counter terrorism agenda throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. She also manages the day-to-day operations of the CICTE Secretariat.
She previously acted as Deputy Director of the OAS Department of Public Security where she provided technical and managerial oversight to OAS efforts to prevent and combat threats to citizen security in the Americas, including firearms trafficking. She also served as political liaison to numerous OAS security-related fora, such as the Committee on Hemispheric Security, inter-American Conventions and meetings of national authorities on transnational organized crime, among others.
A native of the United States, she has served the Organization in various other capacities since 1992, including education and development.