Meet The 2023-2024 President
Welcome IACLEA's 2023-2024 President,
Chief Paul H. Dean
President Paul H. Dean is the Chief of Police and Associate Vice President for Public Safety and Risk Management for the University of New Hampshire. President Dean is a 38-year law enforcement veteran and holds a Master of Science degree in Leadership and a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Criminal Justice Management from Granite State College and an Executive Certificate in Public Leadership from the Harvard University Kennedy School.
President Dean graduated from the 186th Session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA, and the Babson College Command Officer Training program in Wellesley, MA.
President Dean is an adjunct instructor for the University of New Hampshire and Great Bay Community College Homeland Security Programs. President Dean serves with the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) as an instructor in terrorism and emergency management-related issues.
On Thursday, June 29th, 2023, in Orlando, FL, President Dean was sworn in by the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Christopher A. Wray, as the 2023-2024 term President of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) at IACLEA's 2023 Annual Conference and Exposition.
President Dean is also the President of the New Hampshire Campus Law Enforcement Administrators Association, Executive Board of the United States Department of Homeland Security State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Government Coordinating Council (SLTGCC), Immediate Past President of the Strafford County Chief's, and as an Executive Board member of the NH Joint Terrorism Task Force and Director at large for the NH Association of Chiefs of Police.
President Dean serves on the President's Leadership Council and Senior Management team and numerous campus committees, including the bias response team, Title IX steering committee, and Transportation Safety committee, and is the Chairperson of the University Emergency Group.