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Advisory Board

The Advisory Board will meet in regular sessions once a semester and will serve as a steering group for the School, provide council, training, and connectivity to the law enforcement and criminal justice community. The co-chairs of the Board are Mr. Robert Champion, Special Agent in Charge, Dallas Field Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and Mr. Brett McGuire, City Manager, City of Lake Worth. The director of the Advisory Board is Dr. Randy Butler.

Advisory Board Members
Name Title
Dr. Alex del Carmen Executive Director, School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Strategic Studies, Tarleton State University
Dr. Randy Butler Director, Advisory Board, School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Strategic Studies
Tracy Aaron Chief of Police, Mansfield Police Department
Brent Carr Judge, Tarrant County Criminal Court Nine
Nilo Castillo Executive Vice President, CyberSecurity Information Group
Robert Champion Special Agent in Charge, Dallas Field Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Charles Cinquemani Chief of Police, DFW Department of Public Safety
Billy Cordell Chief of Police, Burleson Police Department
Tom Cowan Chief of Police (ret.), Chairman, Professional Image and Ethics Committee, Texas Police Chiefs Association
Steve Dye Chief of Police, Grand Prairie Police Department
Tom Griffith Chief of Public Safety, Town of Pantego
Mark Hafner Interim City Manager, Director of Public Safety, City of Keller
Michael Holder Chief of Police, Colleyville Police Department
Leighton Iles Director, Judicial District of Tarrant County, Texas Community Supervision and Corrections Department
Dr. Arrick Jackson Vice President of COmmunicy and Industry Education Services/NW Campus, Tarrant County College District
Kevin Kolbye Assistant Chief, Arlington Police Department
Keith Lane Chief of Police, Haltom City Police Department
Ricardo Lawrence Team Leader - Facilities Field Operations, Federal Protective Service, National Protection Program Directorate, Department of Homeland Security
Chris McGregor Assistant Criminal District Attorney, Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office - Criminal District Court No. 2
Brett McGuire City Manager, City of Lake Worth
Eddie Salame Chief of Police, Grapevine Police Department
Robert Severance Deputy City Manager, City of Cleburne
Gregory Smith Associate Director, Institute for Law Enforcement Administration, The Center for American and International Law
R. Matt Welch Chief of Police, Tarleton State University
James Williams Major General, USMC (ret.), Lotus Tiger International, LLC
Monte Zillinger Director, Police Training, Resource Protection, BNSF Railway Company
Rick Pyle Chief of Highland Park Police Department
Michelle Morgan Director, One Safe Place
Kenny Weldon Tarleton State University
Rick Kessler Director, Police Training, Resource Protection, BNSF Railway
John Joyce One Safe Place/Bass Security