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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The IACLEA Board of Directors is the elected governing body of the Association. The Board of Directors consists of the four officers (President, President-Elect, Vice President for Finance, and Immediate Past-President), eight Regional Directors, three Directors-at-Large, and the Executive Director, who serves as an ex-officio member. Learn more about the eligibility to serve on IACLEA's Board of Directors here

2023-2024 Officers and Directors

 

Paul Dean PRESIDENT
Paul Dean
Chief of Police & Assistant Vice President for Public Safety & Risk Management
University of New Hampshire
18 Waterworks Rd.
Durham, NH 03824
John O IMMEDIATE PAST-PRESIDENT
John Ojeisekhoba 
Associate Vice President & Chief of Campus Safety
Biola University, Campus Safety Department
13800 Biola Ave.
La Mirada, CA 9063
PRESIDENT-ELECT
L. Angela Webb
Associate Vice President of Public Safety
Rhodes College
2000 North Pkwy
Memphis, TN 38112
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Paul M. Cell
520 S Walnut St, Box 2388
Bloomington, IN 47402
 

Board of Directors

Rob Kilfoyle CANADA
All Canadian Provinces
Rob Kilfoyle (2024)
Director, Public Safety & Emergency Management
Humber College
205 Humber College Blvd.
Etobicoke, ON M9W 5L7
Terry Branch INTERNATIONAL
All countries except the United States & Canada
Terry Branch (2025)
Helen Haire MID-AMERICA REGION
Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, South Dakota
Helen Haire (2025)
Chief of Police/Director of Public Safety
University of Northern Iowa
30 Gilchrist Hall
Cedar Falls, IA 50614
John Blaisdell MID-ATLANTIC REGION
Delaware, Maryland, Ohio, District of Columbia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, New York, West Virginia
John Blaisdell (2024)
Director of Safety & Security
Marist College
3399 North Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Matt Pedersen MOUNTAIN PACIFIC REGION
Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Utah, Hawaii, Nevada, Washington, Wyoming
Matt Pedersen (2024)
Chief of Police/Director of Public Safety
Utah Valley University
800 W University Parkway
Orem, UT 84058
Rodney Chatman NORTH ATLANTIC REGION
Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont
Rodney Chatman (2026)
Vice President for Public Safety and Emergency Management
Brown University
70 Brown St., Box 1852
Providence, RI 02912
Jeff Johns SOUTHEAST REGION
Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Louisiana, Florida, North Carolina, Virgin Islands, South Carolina, Georgia, Puerto Rico, Virginia
Jeff Johns (2026)

Chief of Police | Director of Public Safety
Delta State University
10003 W Sunflower Rd,
Cleveland, MS 38733
Michael Thompson SOUTHWEST REGION
Arizona, Texas, California, Colorado, New Mexico
Michael Thompson, Ed.D. (2026)
Chief of Police
Arizona State University
325 E. Apache Blvd.
Tempe, AZ 85281
John Thomas
DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE
John Thomas (2025)
Chief of Police
University of California, Los Angeles
601 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Jessica Luedtke DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE
Debra Williams (2026)
Chief of Police
Clark Atlanta University
223 James P. Brawley Dr. SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Eric Plummer DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE (President-Appointed, Non-voting)
Eric Plummer (2024)

Chief of Police
Radford University
810 E Main St.
Radford, VA 24141
 Jessica Luedtke
DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE (President-Appointed, Non-voting)
Reverend Markel Hutchins (2024)
Chairman, Board of Directors & Chief Executive Officer

MovementForward, Inc.
National Lead Organizer
One Congregation One Precinct (OneCOP) and National Faith & 
Blue Weekend (Faith & Blue), initiatives of MovementForward, Inc.
Board Member | National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
2987 Clairmont Rd NE, Suite 230  
Atlanta, GA 30329
Jessica Luedtke
DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE
Jessica Luedtke (2024)

Associate Director of Public Safety
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 W. Waterplank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

**Jessica Luedtke served as a Director-At-Large until her passing in January 2024**

   

 


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