RDML Ore assumed the duties of Assistant Commandant for Intelligence (CG-2), in August 2022. She provides strategic leadership for the Coast Guard Intelligence Program, encompassing collection activities, analysis and production, geospatial intelligence, counterintelligence, cryptology, and associated information technology and security functions.
In her previous assignment as Commanding Officer and Captain of the Port at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach, she facilitated regional partnerships and led a team of 550 active duty, reserve and civilian personnel, and a 1,200 member volunteer Auxiliary workforce. Her team was responsible for safeguarding the marine transportation system flowing through the vital ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. As the Federal On-Scene Coordinator for the Pipeline 00547 Response in October 2021, she led a team of 1,800 personnel to mitigate oil affecting northern Mexico and the counties of Orange and San Diego.
In prior assignments, RDML Ore implemented maritime safety and security regimes at the international, national, state, and local levels across the spectrum of strategy, policy, budget, and operations. Serving on the National Security Council Staff as Director for Maritime Security and Arctic Region Policy from 2015 to 2017, she negotiated international commitments for multilateral cooperation among the eight Arctic States to include terms to achieve global sustainability standards for the Arctic region. Her work on maritime policy streamlined and expedited dissemination of global maritime alerts and warnings, and aided European allies in managing the maritime migration crisis in the Aegean Sea.
Serving in the Pacific Northwest, Ports of New York and New Jersey, and the Ports of South Louisiana and New Orleans, she integrated among maritime communities to address complex port and contingency operations. Her previous policy work at Office of Management and Budget, and The House of Representatives affords unique insights into the harmonization of government regulation, stakeholder priorities, and the flow of maritime commerce.
RDML Ore holds a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and a Masters of Public Administration from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a National Security Affairs Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, and a German Marshall Fund Marshall Memorial Fellow.