MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Homeland security director of Alabama has been elected by his colleagues to a national leadership position.
The Governors Homeland Security Advisors Council has elected Jim
Walker to its Executive Leadership Council.
Walker is the only elected member from a Southern state.
Walker says the position will give Alabama a voice when homeland
security issues are discussed by a new administration in
The council represents homeland security advisers in all states
and U.S. territories.