This highly qualified expert has been at the forefront of advancing campus safety and victims' rights for over 25 years. He began his career in campus safety at the University of Tennessee - Knoxville after an on-campus murder. He created the first national program focused exclusively on providing assistance to the victims of campus violence, with a primary focus on sexual violence. This program assisted victims in pursuing their rights on campus under the Clery Act and Title IX. Most recently, He served as the Director of the VTV Family Outreach Foundation's 32 National Campus Safety Initiative (32 NCSI). In 2008, he was recognized on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives as the leading person in this Nation in advocating more action and tougher action against crimes that are committed on campus. Through his work, he has helped to develop, draft, and secure passage of regulations for seven major pieces of federal legislation, including the Clery Act and the Campus SaVE Act. Additionally, he has trained thousands of campus officials on the Clery Act training and is widely recognized as a public speaker on campus safety issues in the national media, such as CBS Evening News, MSNBC, NPR, and Time Magazine.
BA, Political Science, University of Tennessee
Former, Student Director, Safe Campuses Now
Former, Tennessee Field Director, Security On Campus, Inc.
Former, Regional Vice President, Security On Campus, Inc.
Former, Vice President, Security On Campus, Inc.
Former, Senior Vice President, Security On Campus, Inc.
Former, Director of Public Policy, Security On Campus, Inc.
Former, Vice President Board of Directors, SurvJustice
Former, Director of 32 National Campus Safety Initiative, VTV Family Outreach Foundation
Current, Consultant, a private campus security consultancy