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Committee and Task Force Chairs and Objectives

Accreditation Commission

Oversee the implementation and administration of the Accreditation Program.

Chair: Jessica Luedtke
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8424


Board Liaison: David Tedjeske

Staff Liaison: Jack Leonard

Awards and Recognition

Solicit and review candidates nominated for the various awards, recognition, and scholarships; select annual award recipients; identify new criteria to honor accomplishments of members; and recommend new scholarships and or awards to the Board of Directors, as appropriate.

Chair: Eric Heath
The University of Chicago
Department of Safety and Security
5235 South Harper Ct; Suite 1214 
Chicago, IL 60615
(773) 702-8144


Board Liaison: David Bousquet

Staff Liaison: Maddie Gosser
Staff Liaison: Elizabeth Welsh

Domestic Preparedness

Identifies emerging trends and best practices in campus preparedness for man-made and natural disasters. Oversees the Critical Incident Management training program supported by funding from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and oversees the final evaluative report on activities under the grant. Seeks opportunities to partner with other entities to develop and promote an all-hazards approach to Emergency Preparedness and Campus Safety.

Chair: Paul Dean
University of New Hampshire 
18 Waterworks Road
Durham, New Hampshire 03824  
(603) 862-1427


Board Liaison: Jack Moorman

Education and Learning

Develop, monitor and deliver topical training workshops to be sponsored by IACLEA or in partnership with other professional associations; develop the education program for the Annual Conference. Develop a prioritized list of as many topics as possible that would be suitable for a web-based training medium. Identify one to three experienced instructors for each identified topic.

Chair: Rick Tupper
Augustana University
2001 South Summit Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57197
(605) 274-4499


Board Liaison: John Vinson

Education & Learning Subcommittees:

Executive Development Institute Advisory Group

Coordinate the multi-day Executive Development Institute (EDI) Management Program designed to train current and newly appointed chiefs of police, directors of public safety, directors of security, command personnel, etc.  The curriculum to consist of leadership and management topics pertaining to a campus environment.


Distance Learning

Expand training via the web and emerging technologies of campus public safety professionals by delivering live and multi-media professional development programs.

Chair: Jeff Talbott
University of Redlands
1200 East Colton Avenue
Redlands, CA 92373  
(909) 748-8058


Vice-Chair: Stan Skipworth
Claremont University Consortium
150 E. Eighth Street
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 621-8033


Staff Liaison: Josh Bronson

Annual Conference

Develop the education program for the Annual Conference. Select the speakers for the General Sessions and workshops.

Chair: Michael Kwiatkowski
University of Chicago
6054 S Drexel Ave
Chicago, IL 60637-1401
Phone: (773) 702-3957


Co-Chair: Melvin Williams
Bethune-Cookman University
640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 481-2325

Education and Learning Task Force:

Command Level Training Task Force

Assist staff in developing and piloting a multi-day course program aimed at and intended to prepare first line supervisors for command level responsibility. The development of this course program is a need identified by IACLEA members to prepare the first line supervisor for the key responsibilities of command/mid-level management during critical incidents or the everyday administration of a campus public safety agency.

Chair: Rick Tupper
Augustana University
2001 South Summit Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57197
(605) 274-4499


Board Liaison: John Vinson

Government Relations

Monitor and respond to proposed and enacted legislation impacting upon campus law enforcement or security in the U.S. and Canada; establish and maintain appropriate governmental and inter-organizational liaisons; develop and implement a system of state and provincial liaisons providing direct communication links; provide assistance to and advocacy for state or provincial legislative initiatives; develop programs to help member agencies respond to federal regulations affecting crime data and compliance with crime awareness laws. Seek development of communications with International Member Institutional Representatives to support their government relations programs.

Chair: Theodore Baran
Gallaudet University
800 Florida Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 651-5088


Co-Chair: Eric Heath
The University of Chicago
Department of Safety and Security
5235 South Harper Ct; Suite 1214 
Chicago, IL 60615
(773) 702-8144

Staff Liaison: Jeff Allison

Leadership Development

Identify candidates from the membership for nomination to vacant positions on the board of directors.

Chair: William Taylor
(Immediate Past President)

Collin College- Spring Creek Campus
2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway
Plano, TX 75074
Phone: (972) 578-5579


Staff Liaison: Maddie Gosser

Membership Development

Stimulate IACLEA membership growth through outreach to non-member institutions.  Provide resources, networking opportunities and mentoring relationships in an effort to equip new members with the tools necessary to adapt to the rigors of campus public safety. Increased organizational membership, new member retention and networking through regional, annual, and mid-year conferences will be key elements for success.

Chair: Yvonne Meyer
Missouri Western State University
4525 Downs Drive
Blum Union 201
Saint Joseph, Missouri 64507
Phone: 816-271-4438


Co-Chair (Two-Year)
Terry McCauley
Oakland Community College
17 S. Saginaw St.
Pontiac, MI 48342
(248) 232-4662


Co-Chair (International)
Raymond P. Wheatley
Dublin City University
Dublin, DUB 11
Phone: +353.1.7008015


Co-Chair (Canada): TBD


Board Liaison: Jim Pollard

Staff Liaison: Deana Burke

Corporate Partner Advisory Committee

Provide feedback to the Association on the operation of the Corporate Partnership Program. Suggest new marketing strategies, and communication/technology enhancements to increase value. Assist with implementing changes to the program, as approved by the Board of directors. Advise on content expertise and funding for the Association’s strategic objectives and projects.

Chair: Kyle Gordon
STANLEY Security
30 Commerce Way
Woburn, MA 01801
Phone: (585) 709-6269


Board Liaison: Tom Johnson

Staff Liaison: Maddie Gosser

Two Year Institution Committee

Develop and recommend to the Board of Directors new programs, training, and services designed specifically for two year institutions.

Chair: Cleveland Smith
Anne Arundel Community College
101 College Parkway
Arnold, MD 21012-1895
(410) 777-1190


Board Liaison: Paul Ominksy

Communications Committee

Assist staff with the implementation of the Strategic Communications Plan. Oversee and coordinate the Association’s external communications strategies and programs to include prepared position statements, press releases and a current cadre of subject matter experts. Identify new initiatives and monitor existing programs to enhance communications and information-sharing with internal and external audiences. Update the Crisis Communications Plan.

Chair: Kathy Zoner
Cornell University
G-2 Barton Hall
Ithaca, NY
(607) 255-8945 


Staff Liaison: Gwen Fitzgerald

Annual Conference Oversight Commitee

To provide general oversigh of the Annual Conference, including the areas of Conference site selection, host responsbilities, budget, staff services, opening ceremony, and special events. 

Chair: Paul Ominksy
Princeton University
200 Elm Drive
Princeton, NJ 08544
(609) 258-6688


Staff Liaison: Elizabeth Welsh


Security Technology Task Force

To explore the use of technology, with a particular focus to the new horizons of technology, including to implement the social media policy and plan, and oversee the development of an association mobile app.

Chair: David L. Perry
Florida State University
PO Box 3064215
Tallahassee, FL 32306
Phone: (850) 644-1240

Board Liaison: Michael Ragan  

Website Task Force

To manage and oversee a redesign of the IACLEA website to be completed in 2017. Among the major goals of this initiative is to identify an overall strategy for the website that reflects members’ needs, as well as to incorporate “responsive web design” technology, so the website is mobile-friendly.

Chair: David L. Perry
Florida State University
PO Box 3064215
Tallahassee, FL 32306
Phone: (850) 644-1240

Board Liaison: Adán Tejada
Staff Liaison: Gwen Fitzgerald

LEMAP Task Force

To examine the fee structure and to explore and implement strategies and methods by which IACLEA can more effectively market and promote this service. Additionally, the Task Force will explore the possibility of seeking IACLEA seeking reviews proactively and bidding on reviews of member and nonmember agencies. These strategies should whenever possible lead to enhanced revenues for the Association to better serve its members.

Chair: Connie Sampson
Georgia State University
15 Edgewood Ave
Atlanta, GA
404.413.3230 work

Staff Liaison: Jack Leonard

Representatives to other Associations and Work Groups

Law Enforcement Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence

Brian K. Jordan
Howard University
2244 Tenth St NW #270
Washington, DC 20001-4012
(202) 806-1102


Association for Student Conduct Administrators

Adan Tejada
Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Rd
PO Box 3111 - Dept of Public Safety
Moraga, CA 94575-3111
(925) 631-8097


Coalition of Higher Education Associations to Prevent Substance Abuse UCR Subcommittee

Torch Run

Lisa A. Walter
University of Wisconsin - Stout
817 South Broadway, Room 110
PO Box 790
Menomonie, WI 54751
(715) 232-2266


Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education

Regina G. Lawson
Wake Forest University
PO Box 7686
Winston Salem, NC 27109
(336) 758-6066