For agencies that aspire to excellence, the IACLEA Accreditation standards demand that agencies follow best practices in operations, training, administration, and human resources.
“Accreditation has helped our agency identify and plan for facility and equipment enhancements. The enhancements improve our professionalism and effectiveness.” -Chief Sam Garrison, Texas Woman’s University
The IACLEA Accreditation Commission is the Association’s governing body for the IACLEA Accreditation Program. As such, it is empowered by the Board of Directors to develop, revise, and interpret accreditation standards and procedures. It also holds the authority to grant or deny IACLEA Accreditation to agencies, based upon their compliance with applicable standards.
The Commission consists of 12 voluntary members, nine of whom are IACLEA members appointed by the president and confirmed by the Board. Particular care is taken to ensure that the Commission membership is representative of the diversity of the Association. To the extent possible, efforts are made to include representatives of both two- and four-year institutions; sworn and non-sworn agencies; public and private institutions; and the six geographic regions within the United States, as well as Canada. Additional members are drawn from allied associations, including a business officer, appointed by the National Association of College and University Business Officers; a student affairs officer, appointed by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators; and a college president, appointed by the American Council on Education or from one of the other three college presidents' associations. The members of the Accreditation Commission serve five-year terms and may serve two consecutive terms.
Accreditation Commission Members:
Jessica Luedtke, Commission Chair (2015-2020)
Public Safety Manager
Medical College of Wisconsin
Traevena L. Byrd (2016-2021)
Robert G. Cramer (2016-2021)
Vice President for Administration
University of Wisconsin System
Don Enloe (2015-2020)
Director of Campus Safety
University of Denver
Jim Nawoichyk (2018-2023)
Director of Campus Safety & Security
St. Thomas Aquinas College
Michael Parks (2015-2020)
Chief of Police
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Daniel Redmond (2017-2022)
Director of Campus Community Police Service
Jen Day Shaw, Ph.D. (2014-2019)
Senior Fellow, NASPA
Cleveland Smith (2016-2021)
Deputy Director of Public Safety & Police
Anne Arundel Community College
Laura Wilson (2015-2020)
Chief of Police
Chris Wuchenich (2017-2022)
Chief of Police and Associate Vice-President for Law Enforcement and Safety
University of South Carolina
Kathy R. Zoner (2014-2019)
Chief of Police (retired)
For additional information, please contact IACLEA Director of Professional Services Jerry Murphy at email@example.com.
IACLEA thanks our friends at Corporate Partner D. Stafford & Associates for their generous sponsorship of IACLEA Accreditation.