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Board of Director Election Results

The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) is pleased to announce the results of the proposed bylaw changes and the 2018-19 Board of Directors election. All proposed bylaw changes have been passed and will be implemented. 

We offer our congratulations to the following members elected to the Board of Directors: 

President-Elect: Chief John Vinson, University of Washington

Assistant Vice-President for Student Life/Chief of Police John Vinson has led the University of Washington Police Department (UWPD) as Chief of Police since February 2009. The triple accredited (IACLEA, CALEA, WASPC) UWPD provides comprehensive public safety and police services to a campus daytime population of 72,000 in an urban environment. Under Chief Vinson’s leadership, the UWPD has developed and implemented strategic initiatives in community policing, organizational efficiency and proactive policing strategies.

With over 24 years of law enforcement experience, Chief Vinson holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration from Western Michigan University and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. Along with his extensive varied law enforcement experiences, Dr. Vinson is an adjunct faculty member teaching leadership and management courses in the Master of Public Administration Program at Central Michigan University... Read more

Chief Vinson weighs in on his new role, “I’m extremely honored and humbled to continue to serve IACLEA in this new position.  I look forward to working with our members, the President, Board of Directors, and Executive Director, as we ensure that IACLEA remains the leading authority for campus public safety.  It’s going to be an exciting year.”

Canada Regional Director: Director Pat Patton, University of Regina

Pat Patton started her career as a Patrol Officer in 1986 for Campus Security at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, SK. In 1996, Pat moved to the University of Regina and has overseen the development of Campus Security from a few part-time contract officers to a 24/7 operation with 16 staff and a Manager of Campus Security operations. 

In 2012, Pat was named the Director, Security and Operations, taking on additional responsibilities in Facilities Management. She continues in her roles as the key developer of security-related policy on campus as well as a key participant in strategic initiatives across campus including policy development for alcohol management, development of an Early Intervention Team and the co-chair of the “Man Up Against Violence” movement... Read more

Director-at-Large: Chief Yvonne Meyer, Aurora University

Yvonne Meyer is currently the co-chair of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) Membership Development Committee and has been an active member of IACLEA since 2007. Her past committee work includes a member of the: Membership Development Committee, Two-Year Institutions, and the Awards and Recognition Committee.   In 2007 she was awarded the IACLEA Award for Merit. 

Presently, Chief Meyer is the Senior Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police for Aurora University in Aurora, IL.  She has worked for several colleges and universities over the past 15 years.  This work has provided her with a wide breadth of knowledge as well as the ability to increase her depth of understanding in the concerns of our campus communities. 

Chief Meyer began working in emergency services in 1994, but made the transition to Police Officer after attending the Illinois State Police Academy in 2003. She obtained her Bachelor degree in Public Safety Management and earned her Master of Public Administration soon afterward... Read more

International Regional Director: Director Mark Sutton, Aston University

I am the Head of Security at Aston University appointed in January 2011. I have been a committed supporter of AUCSO since joining the sector and joined the Executive in 2012 after being elected Regional Chair of the Midlands area. I was then elected as the Chair of the Association in 2015 where I have represented the Association at a number of events and have been a speaker at the conference, as well as leading on Association awards. I have also had the privilege of speaking as the Chair of AUCSO at the IACLEA conference on two separate occasions, Nashville and Milwaukee. 

My university security career was preceded by a 31-year career in UK policing, serving in senior roles in a wide range of disciplines, including Criminal Investigation, Territorial Command, and Criminal Justice. He also had responsibility for the strategic roles in Welsh Policing for Investigative Interviewing and Doorstep Crime... Read more

Mid-Atlantic Regional Director: Chief Patrick Ogden, University of Delaware

Chief Patrick Ogden is a thirty year veteran of Delaware law enforcement.  He was selected to lead the University of Delaware Police Department, as Chief on October 12, 2009.  The University community is comprised of over 21,000 students, as well as 4,000 faculty and staff.  The Department has an authorized strength of 50 police officers, 10 (911) dispatchers, 13 security officers, 4 administrative support employees, 50 part-time cadets, and 50 volunteer Emergency Medical Technicians, who operate the department’s Emergency Care Unit.  Over the past eight years, Chief Ogden developed and executed innovative crime reduction strategies and community policing initiatives that increased safety and welfare within the University community.  Utilizing a collaborative approach, he enhanced partnerships with the Newark Police Department, FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force, U.S. Marshal’s Service, and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration... Read more

Mountain-Pacific Regional Director: Chief John Ojeisekhoba, Biola University

Chief John Ojeisekhoba has served the Biola University Campus Safety Department since 2000 and has been the chief of the department for the last 9 years. Within that time, Chief Ojeisekhoba has sought to improve the department to the highest standard possible. He developed what he refers to as the Campus Safety Model, identifying three key areas to accomplish the department’s mission, vision and values; safety and crime prevention, customer-based services/image, and a robust emergency preparedness and response program. To achieve optimum results in these three areas, Chief Ojeisekhoba guided the department in building strong partnerships with twenty-four departments and areas across campus, bridging gaps and improving the relationship with the student body, collaborating with external agencies and campus safety departments, overseeing the development and growth of department personnel, elevating professionalism across the department, and strategically developing processes, systems, resources, and proven methods. Chief Ojeisekhoba has served as an adjunct faculty member at Biola University for over fifteen years and is a member of the President’s Advisory Council... Read more

Additionally, as Chief Vinson transitions into the President-Elect role, Chief Paul Dean of the University of New Hampshire has been appointed to fulfill the remaining year of the three-year Director-at-Large term Vinson was serving. 

Director-at-Large: Chief Paul Dean, University of New Hampshire

Paul H. Dean is the Chief of Police and Assistant Vice President for Public Safety and Risk Management for the University of New Hampshire. Chief Dean is a 33 year veteran of law enforcement and holds a Master’s of Science in Leadership and, Bachelors of Science with honors in Criminal Justice Management from Granite State College. Chief Dean is a graduate of the 186th Session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA and The Babson College Command Officer Training program in Wellesley MA.

Chief Dean serves as an adjunct instructor for the Great Bay Community College-Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Program and, the University of New Hampshire Homeland Security Program. Chief Dean served as an adjunct instructor for Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) in collaboration with the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators Homeland Security Program, as an instructor in terrorism and emergency management related issues... Read more

"I am excited to welcome Yvonne, Mark, Patrick, John, and Paul and to welcome back Pat and John to the Board of Directors," says David Bousquet, IACLEA President. "Each of them brings a deep passion for the profession and is sure to strengthen IACLEA's impact on the greater campus public safety community."

The IACLEA Board of Directors serves as the elected governing body of the association. Learn more about roles, responsibilities, and eligibility to serve on the board here. Each Association leader will start his or her term at the installation ceremony on July 2, 2018, in Orlando, Florida as part of the 2018 IACLEA Annual Conference.

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