2018 Speakers

Ara Bagdasarian

CEO and Co-Founder

Corina Bilger

Global Sales Director
H&H Medical Corporation

Scott Browder

Region Sales Manager
Hytera Communications

Kimberly Brunell

Supervisory Special Agent
Federal Bureau of Investigation- Behavioral Analysis Unit

Elizabeth Carreño

Community Relations Manager

Mike Cast

Field Sales Engineer
Biamp Systems

Dr. Peggy Mitchell Clarke

Certified Executive Instructor & Curriculum Author
SSI Guardian

Michael Dorn

Executive Director
Safe Havens International

Daniel Dusseau

Director Public Safety/Chief of Police
Northern Virginia Community College Police Department

Chief Todd Evans

Certified Instructor
SSI Guardian

Laura Frye

Director of Education and Certification

Roland Gallardo


Michele Gay

Co-Founder/Executive Director
Safe and Sound: A Sandy Hook Initiative

Ian Halperin

Executive Director of Communications and Community Relations
Wylie ISD

Robin Hattersley

Executive Editor
Campus Safety

Brent Isaacson

Special Agent
Federal Bureau of Investigation- Buffalo Field Office

Drew Jenkins

Vice President for Global Security Operations
Center for Personal Protection and Safety (CPPS)

Sam Jingfors

Vice President
Safer Schools Together

Sam Kennedy

Director, Technology Support Services
Virginia Commonwealth University Technology Services

Alison Kiss

Executive Director
Clery Center

Jared Marber

Director of Sales
Blackboard Security Management Systems

James Marcella

Director of Industry Associations
Axis Communications

Vivian Marinelli

Senior Director of Crisis Management Services
FEI Behavioral Health

Tom Mayhew

Director of Emergency Management
Northern Virginia Community College

John Montes

Emergency Services Specialist
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Jeffrey Morgan

Director of Security and Emergency Management
University of Central Florida

Joseph Paulino

Chief of Police
San Bernardino City Unified School District (USD)

Amy Pedlow

Assistant Chief of Police
New York State University Police- Buffalo State

Katherine Redmond

Founding Director
National Coalition Against Violent Athletes/SAFE Campuses

Frank Straub, Ph.D.

Director of Strategic Studies
The Police Foundation

John Thomas

Executive Director/Chief

Paul Timm

Vice President
Facility Engineering Associates, P.C.

Eric Vetere

Safety & Emergency Manager
San Bernardino City Unified School District (USD)

Alan Walters

Executive Director Safety & Risk Management
Georgetown's County School District

John Weinstein

Lieutenant/Commander, Strategic Planning
Northern Virginia Community College Police Department

John Woodmansee

Security, Environmental, Health and Safety
State of Connecticut Department of Education

Joe Wurzelbacher


Mick Zais

Deputy Secretary of Education
Brigadier General, U.S. Army (ret.)