Dr. Terry Anderson holds a Ph.D. in Administration and Management (1992). His doctoral work was supervised by Dr. Robert Marx at the School of Business and Dr. Allen Ivey at the School of Counseling and Consulting at the University of Massachusetts, through Columbia Pacific University. His MA and BA were earned at California State University. Terry recently retired from being a professor of leadership, problem management and communication at the university for 38 years. He has conducted executive coaching and mentoring, organization development, strategic planning, team development, and/or executive leadership development projects for corporate and justice and public safety agencies for over 30 years. In public safety, he has been trusted by executives at Folsom Police, New Westminster Police Service, West Vancouver and Vancouver Police, San Diego Police, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Correctional Service of Canada, the LA County Sheriff’s Department and LAPD. He is certified by California POST to facilitate the Executive Team Building Workshop. In the business sector he has done similar work with small businesses, and executives in Fortune 500 firms such as General Telephone and Electric (GTE) and The TORO Company. He is result-oriented and seeks always to move research-based best practices into practice. He is the coauthor of the book, Every Officer is a Leader: Coaching Leadership, Learning and Performance in Justice, Public Safety and Security Organizations, (2012). As Chief Leadership Officer he is an executive member of the Criminal Justice Commission on Credible Leadership Development (CJCCLD), and serves as the lead facilitator and Director on the competency-based project for developing Credible Leadership in police officers at the Los Angeles Police Department.
Dr. Neal Trautman is the Director of the non-profit, Congressional award-winning, National Institute of Ethics. He also instructs anti-corruption seminars to foreign governments for the United States Department of State. His PH.D is from St. John’s University in Administration of Criminal Justice. Following a highly decorated 16 -year law enforcement career, Neal ended his municipal career as the Director of Human Resources for the City of Winter Parks, Florida. He has authored 12 published books, chaired 5 national ethics committees, conducted 4 nationwide anti-corruption research studies, was founding President of the International Association of Ethics Trainers, has instructed over 800 leadership seminars, authored 60 articles and presented 99 conference speeches. Neal was bestowed the American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers’ Service to Society Award in 1999. In 1997 Neal walked alone from Florida to Washington DC to start a national movement to enhance integrity in America.
Ret. Colonel Tim Anderson is retired from the Los Angeles Police Department as a Sergeant II with 28 ½ years of service, 16 years of which he was assigned to Metropolitan Division as an officer with the Special Weapons and Tactics Team and a Tactical Operations supervisor with the K-9 Platoon. He is also retired from the military as a Colonel in the Marine Corps Reserve. His Marine Corps assignments included Commanding Officer of 3D ANGLICO and the 4th Light Armored Infantry Battalion, Chief of Staff – Reserve Marine Air Ground Force Pacific, and Chief of the Rear Area Operations Group – First Marine Expeditionary Force (I MEF). He holds a Master’s Degree from USC and is a graduate of the United States Army War College.
Dr. John S. Morgan served as the Director of the Office of Science and Technology in the Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice, where he directed a wide range of technology programs for criminal justice, including the President’s DNA Initiative, less lethal technologies, body armor, information technology and communications. He also was the first Chief Scientist for the US Army Special Operations Command, advising the command on science and technology matters across Special Forces, the 75th Ranger Regiment, and 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment and serving as chairman of the Special Operations Command Science and Technology Component Council. He was the Deputy Director for Science and Technology at the Counter-Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) of the Department of Defense, where he provided scientific advice to advance international collaborations, socio-cultural analysis, and physical security. He also chaired the Interagency Council on Applied Homeland Security Technology from 2007 to 2010 in collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security, intelligence community, and state and local police agencies. Dr. Morgan conducted research in materials science and detection and mitigation of weapons of mass destruction at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory from 1985 to 2001. He also served eight years in the Maryland House of Delegates, serving on the Judiciary, Ethics, and Commerce and Government Matters Committees. He served as the Congressional Science Fellow of the American Physical Society in 1994-95. He received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 1990; his B.S. in Physics is from Loyola College in Maryland. Currently, he is the President of Coptech LLC, a Raleigh-based consulting company specializing in public safety technology research, training, and business development.
Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) R’ami Spain is a native of West Springfield, MA. She graduated from Norwich University – Military College of Vermont with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. She also holds a Masters Degree in Management from Webster University. Her military education includes the Military Police Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, and the US Army Combined Arms Services Staff School. Lieutenant Colonel Spain entered the Army as a Private in April 1981 and was commissioned as a Military Police Officer in August 1984. In her nearly 25 years in the Army she served in a variety of leadership positions. Some of her key assignments include: Military Police Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, Company Commander, and Provost Marshal Operations Officer at the Law Enforcement Command at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; the Personnel Officer for the Military Prison also at Fort Leavenworth; Provost Marshal (Military Police Chief), Frankfurt Germany; Assistant Operations Officer, Camp Zama Law Enforcement, Japan; Commander for Law Enforcement for Garrison Support Units, at both Fort Bragg, NC, and Fort Polk, LA. Some of her awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (awarded three times), Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, United States Army parachutist badge, and the Military Police Bronze Order of the Marechanssee. LTC Spain’s career path focused primarily on law enforcement and corrections. Her specialty training includes Special Reaction Team Training, Instinctive Shooting, and Officer Safety Training. Upon retirement from the military, LTC Spain entered the corporate world where she initially was the Regional Manager for an access control contract for 8 Army installations, across 3 states, operating out of Chesapeake, VA and Aiken, SC. Following the conclusion of that contract, she was the Police Chief for the Law Enforcement Department at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site in Aiken, SC. She currently is the Director of the Security Operations Division at Savannah River, with responsibilities for the Law Enforcement Department, the Perimeter Protection Department and the Aviation Operations Department.
Ret. Lt. Col. Wellington R. Scott is a graduate of North Carolina State University’s Administrative Officer’s Management Program, and an honorary member of Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society. He was a member of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol for 28 years and retired as the Deputy Commander in 2013. He directed the North Carolina State Highway Patrol’s First Line Supervisors School where he developed curriculum and provided instruction for newly promoted First Line Supervisors. Lieutenant Colonel Scott served as a Troop Commander, Unit Commander in Charge of Promotion and Performance Management, Director of Support Services, Director of Professional Standards, Director of Field Operations, and Deputy Commander of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. He received Specialized Instructor Certifications in Defensive Tactics, Fitness Specialist and Biomechanics, Verbal Judo, and Performance Management Instructor Training from Developmental Dimensions International. He is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the National Association of Field Training Officers, and is an Honorary member of Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society. Lieutenant Colonel Scott now serves as the President of the Sheriff’s Institute for Ethical Leadership Development (SHIELD) a Division of the International Academy of Public Safety.
Paul R. Howe has 20 year veteran and former Special Operations Team Leader and instructor with combat experience in multiple venues. Paul built and leads Combat Shooting and Tactics (CSAT) www.combatshootingandtactics.com CSAT began as a Tactical Law Enforcement Training organization teaching Advance Hostage Rescue and has evolved into Government Security Training, Civilian tactical training and Leadership Training. Paul began work in law enforcement and then entered military service to establish a solid hands on career in public and national service. Paul has trained top tier organizations and agencies throughout the operational spectrum for over 25 years in all aspects of high risk training. He has authored numerous tactical articles and delivered numerous seminars on leadership and training, most recently working the State Department’s MSD program. Paul has authored the book “Leadership and Training for the Fight.” Paul holds a bachelor from Liberty University and a Master’s in Interdisciplinary Studies from Stephen F. Austin State University (Communications, Political Science and History) where he received the 1999 “Teaching Excellence Award” for the schools Applied Arts and Science Department while assigned to the ROTC program there.
G. Patrick (Pat) Forbis started his career in Law Enforcement in 1984. He served as a City Police Officer in Eastern North Carolina until 1987. In 1987 Pat was selected to attend the 8th NC Alcohol Law Enforcement Training Academy and upon graduation was sworn in as a Special Agent. Throughout his career he served as a Special Agent in the field, was a member of the Special Operations Team, the Public Nuisance Abatement Section and as a NC Certified General and Firearms Instructor oversaw the NCALE’s Firearms Training Program both in the field and at the training academy level. Being Promoted to Assistant Special Agent in Charge in 1995 and Special Agent in Charge of the Northeastern District of North Carolina in 1999, the position Pat retired from in 2013 after 28 years service. During his tenure he worked hand in hand with local, state and federal Law Enforcement Agencies on multiple in depth and lengthy investigations. He was awarded the Directors award for excellence highlighting his leadership and mentoring role within the NCALE Division. He holds a NC Advanced Law Enforcement Certification, NC Certified Public Manager Designation and a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Elizabeth City State University. Pat’s awarding of the NC Order of the Long Leaf Pine by Governor Pat McCrory stands out as one of his highest honors. He still serves as a NC Alcohol Law Enforcement Reserve Special Agent.
Charlie Payne is an accomplished leader with over 30 years of success in diverse efforts that including special operations, complex maritime protection efforts, and international threat financing investigations; Counter IED operations; national policy and contingency plan (CONPLAN) development and federal program management. Charlie served twenty-two years of active Navy service in the explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) field. Mr. Payne progressed through the ranks from EOD Assistant to be commissioned as a Chief Warrant Officer in 1998. He led classified efforts to interdict suspected nuclear material in major cites and is a recognized expert in all facets of Counter Proliferation and Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). He has significant weapons and explosives R&D experience including foreign munitions exploitation (FME), operation of remote munitions disassembly facilities as well as large-scale demolition and range clearance operations. Charlie founded then led DHS Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP) for over 8 years during multiple attacks and plots against the United States and its allies. He created and led efforts that trained over 3,000 law enforcement officers annually in all 50 states and 6 territories, including bomb squads, SWAT, public safety dive and explosive detection canine teams. As well, he guided over $700M in State Homeland Security Grant funding annually from 2007-2009. He has intense commitment to state and local law enforcement. Serving in advisory roles to the National Tactical Officers Association, International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators and the National Bomb Squad Commander’s Advisory Board, and International Association of Chiefs of Police. He was the primary force behind the development of Presidential Directives for counter IED policy (HSPD-19/PPD-17). He personally led the effort to write the National Strategy for Combatting Terrorist Use of Explosives in the United States and HSPD-19 Implementation Plan. Charlie provided strategic national leadership as founding member Deputy Director of Joint Program Office for C-IED in partnership with the FBI. His strong partnership with the FBI was essential to the success of multiple DHS/DOJ counterterrorism operations, including EU-US cooperative C-IED efforts. He is a member of key working groups such as SWGDOG, JIEDDO Weapons Technical Intelligence, and TEDAC Executive Board. Chairman for the TSWG Improvised Device Defeat Subgroup, and multiple DHS Integrated Product Teams. He was the catalyst for successful Senate and House legislative actions, for over 8 years, which restored, codified and preserved DHS and DOJ authorities, budget and manpower resources. Mr. Payne is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Primoris International Incorporated, a start up entity specializing in highly specialized law enforcement and intelligence community technology and global security operations.
Russ Reithmeyer has served in military and law enforcement special operations units for over 26 years. He has advised, trained, and operated with multiple foreign military units and police departments. As a leader within a unique special operations police unit, he helped develop effective tools and tactics to counter terrorism and enhance security for the National Passenger Rail System. Throughout his career, Russ worked to advance C4ISR technologies in the military and with the Amtrak Police department. While in charge of the Force Modernization staff at the US Army Special Forces Command, he effectively translated operational needs to USASOC from deployed units which resulted in rapid fielding of cutting edge technology. He has extensive experience developing training courses and running exercises for response to security threats to detect, deter, and defend against terrorist acts and criminal incidents. He is an accomplished instructor and has taught at the JFK Special Warfare Center at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He has trained hundreds of SWAT team and police members at the local, regional, and federal level on active shooter and train tactics. He earned a BS Business degree from Excelsior College in 1999 and an MBA from Webster University in 2004. He has been trained in military and law enforcement schools and courses gaining considerable expertise in Transportation and Facility Security, Anti-Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism, WMD threats, Active Shooter, Suicide Bombing & IEDs, Operations & Intelligence, and C4ISR. Russ is a member of the California Tactical Officers Association and the National Technical Investigators Association.
Chief George Allen Smith is a fourth generation law enforcement officer who has been involved in the field of law enforcement for a majority of his professional life. He began his career as a Police Dispatcher with the Atlantic Beach Police Department at the age of 17. In 1977 he joined the North Carolina Highway Patrol as a Telecommunicator and in 1979 he was accepted and attended the 65th Basic Academy for the North Carolina Highway Patrol. He served 27 years with the Highway Patrol rising through the ranks and retired at the rank of Lieutenant. After leaving the Highway Patrol he turned his attention to the Emergency Management field and served as the Carteret County Emergency Services Director for two years. In 2007 his hometown of Atlantic Beach offered him the position of Police Chief which he readily accepted, and served in the same position that his grandfather had served before him. Allen has been educated in analytical and office management skills by the Administrative Officers Management Program (AOMP) at NC State and was elected to serve as class president. He is an experienced certified law enforcement trainer who during his career served as a trainer for the North Carolina Highway Patrol as well as the Community College System in North Carolina where he conducted training for a wide variation of topics ranging from tactical communication skills to precision and pursuit driving. He remains active as an educator for the local college where he continues to teach. He is currently a member of the Salter Path United Methodist Church, the North Carolina Chiefs of Police Association, the North Carolina Police Executives Association, the Administrative Officers Management Alumni (past president), the NC Association of Emergency Managers (past board member), as well as other professional organizations. He also serves as a board member for the NC Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission (Governors Appointee), the NC Domestic Preparedness Region III (Chairman), the NC State Interoperable Executive Committee, the NC Area Maritime Security Council, NC Safe Harbors Council, the Carteret County E-911 Advisory Board (Vice Chair), the Carteret County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) (Vice Chair).
Stan Friedman is a thirty eight year law enforcement veteran serving on the local, state and federal levels including ten years as police chief. Chief Friedman holds a Masters in Criminology, Bachelors in Sociology and is an FBI National Academy Graduate. Chief Friedman has an extensive background in patrol operations, criminal investigations, crime prevention, support services, traffic control, emergency preparedness, public / media relations, K-9 operations, motorcycles unit operations, community and problem-oriented policing, budget preparation, organizational development, arson and bomb investigations, defensive tactics instructor and university faculty member. Stan has served in the United States Army Military Police, UCLA Police Department, Interim Police Chief CSU, Special Investigator California State University, Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety at California State University Northridge Police Department, Director of Security for the J. Paul Getty Museum in California, Chief of Security, Trinidad Rancheria, CA., Humboldt County Chief of Security within the Native American reservation, Police Reserve Officer and Detective with Arcata Police Department, Patrolman and Sergeant for the University of California San Francisco, Police Captain at the Federal Reserve Bank Police Department in San Francisco, CA.
Kenneth R. Koch is a thirty year military and law enforcement professional. Ken began his career as an enlisted member of the United States Air Force, special operations team. As a civilian law enforcement commander he has specialized in leadership development and critical incident response. Chief Koch holds an Associate’s Degree in Communications Technology, a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and is a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy. Chief Koch served in the Flagstaff Police Department, Arizona for 23 years, Chief of Police in Taos, New Mexico. His expertise in law enforcement are… uniformed patrol operations, criminal investigations, narcotics enforcement, media relations, firearms instructor, mobile field force expert, emergency services command, tactical operations command, SWAT, crisis negotiations, explosive disposal, domestic violence intervention, sexual assault prevention, victim advocacy, traffic safety regulations. Ken is a certified instructor with the International Association of Chiefs of Police for the Leadership in Police Organizations program. With over 20 years of experience in police training, specializing in community policing concepts, ethics, critical incident response, policy development, risk management and stress management he is an asset to this commission.
Andy F. Nazario is currently serving the Eastern New Mexico University as professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice. Dr. Nazario served in United States Navy and as Captain in the United States Army. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Education, Master of Arts in Public Affairs, and a Ph.D. in Business & Criminal Justice and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. Dr. Nazario is retired from the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Department in Albuquerque, New Mexico. At the Sheriff’s Office he held a variety of positions to include; Area Commander, Internal Affairs Commander, and Assistant Division Support Services Commander. He is also seasoned as a patrol and investigations Sergeant with specialized skills in homicide, sex crimes, and crime scene investigations. Prior to his 20 years at the Sheriff’s Department he was major crimes investigator for the Lubbock, Texas Criminal District Attorney’s Officer and served as Patrolman, FTO and Detective with the Lubbock Police Department. Combined Dr. Nazario has nearly 30 years of law enforcement experience. Dr. Andy Nazario continues to develop courses for the university and the New Mexico State Police Training Academy. He has given special attention to the field of leadership with an emphasis on both first line supervision and upper level leadership competencies. Andy is a published book author and contributing research author.
Dennis Cole has thirty one years of experience in domestic and international law enforcement special operations and training. Captain Cole holds an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, Bachelor’s degree Business Administration and Master’s Degree in Management. He is a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy Serving as Captain with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, he developed an array of special weapons and tactics (SWAT) techniques. He also developed special crisis resolution techniques for the Central Intelligence Agency, United States Navy, United States Marine Corps, the Department of Energy, the Secret Service, the Federal Bureau of Investigations, the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms and the National Institute of Justice. Captain Cole is published in law enforcement text books, trade magazines and a contributing author on crisis management issues and chemical agents. Dennis has served as a Fireboat Captain in San Diego Harbor, Chief of Police for the City of Vista, CA., Director of the San Diego Regional Public Safety Training Institute at Miramar College, Associate Professor within the San Diego Community College system and Commander of the Police and Fire Training Academy, San Diego Regional Public Safety Training Institute, San Diego, CA.
Thomas R. Krsnich has 35 years of service as Conservation Warden with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Warden Krsnich holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice, and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. In his service with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Thomas has served as Field Conservation Warden, Environmental Crimes Investigator and Investigations Supervisor. Warden Krsnich’s expertise lies in law enforcement principles of investigative techniques, investigative unit operations, interview and interrogation, case management, law enforcement leadership development, law enforcement management and supervision, forensic investigative techniques, pre-employment background investigations, professional standards, and environmental enforcement. As an administrator of an environmental criminal investigations Warden Krsnich is a sought after guest lecturer on environmental law enforcement. His expertise lies in the arena of environmental crimes, digital forensic computer examiner, technical investigator and the maximization of human capital productivity of Uniformed Wardens and Environmental Protection Specialists by utilizing triage based case assessment methods. Warden Krsnich is recognized as an innovative leader in combining environmental and commercial investigation units on major environmental criminal investigations.
Joe Monroe is currently serving as the Police Chief at the University of Kentucky Police Department. Chief Monroe holds a bachelor’s degree, is a graduate of the Criminal Justice Executive Development Program, School of Strategic Leadership, International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators Executive Development Institute, the FBI National Academy, alumnus of the FBI LEEDS / LEEDA Command Institute and recently completed coursework for a Master’s in Criminal Justice. His police career began at Transylvania Department of Public Safety in 1991 and in became an officer with the UK Police Department and has advanced through the ranks, serving as a detective, sergeant, lieutenant and major. Chief Monroe serves as developer and trainer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Office for Domestic Preparedness training programs. Monroe has a passionate interest and focus on leadership development of his staff. While at UK he has been able to re-energize the police department and advance its reputation as a respected police department through training, discipline, accountability, and stimulating creativity and growth. Joe has served on numerous national advisory committees and he is an adjunct faculty instructor for Texas A&M.
Edward L.A. Bailor served 32 years with the United States Capitol Police. Inspector Bailor is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, holding a Bachelor’s of Science and a Bachelor’s of Public Administration, he’s a graduate of the Police Executive Research Forum’s Senior Management Institute for Police. Ed is the founder of Bailor Security Consultants and GEM Protection services. While serving at the United States Capitol Police Department Inspector Bailor came through the ranks commanding hundreds of men and women and a wide range of tasks to include; state of the art protective and response programs. He lead the Civil Disturbance Unit and was the Emergency Coordinator for the U.S. Capitol Buildings Emergency Preparedness Plan, he also commanded the Special Events Sections handling thousands of events from demonstrations to Inaugurations. Ed’s last commanded with USCP was managing the Patrol Mobile Response Division including such things as Patrol, K-9, Horse Mounted Unit, Motorcycle Unit, Crime Scene Search, the Off-Site Delivery Inspection Center, Crisis Management Unit, Hostage Negotiations, Civil Disturbance Unit, Tiger Team and the USCP Containment Emergency Response SWAT-Team. Ed is a certified instructor focusing on both academic and physical specialties.