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Sheriff Baca commands the largest Sheriff’s Department in the United States with a budget of 2.4 billion dollars. He leads nearly 18,000 budgeted sworn and professional staff. 
The Sheriff’s Department is the law enforcement services provider to 42 incorporated cities, 130 unincorporated communities, 10 community colleges, and over one million daily commuters of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Metrolink. Over 4 million people are directly protected by the Sheriff’s Department. 
The Sheriff’s Department also protects 42 Superior Courts and 600 bench officers. Moreover, the Department manages the nation’s largest local jail system with a housing capacity of nearly 20,000 prisoners. 
Sheriff Baca is the Director of Homeland Security-Mutual Aid for California Region I, which includes the County of Orange. Region I serves 13 million people.
Sheriff Baca incorporates innovative best practices into his leadership style based on pro-active, progressive problem solving. His development of leadership qualities in all levels of the Sheriff’s Department have resulted in strong solutions to problems such as drug addiction, domestic violence, homelessness, gangs, illiteracy, at-risk youth, parenting, and the quality of life in neighborhoods. He also manages eighteen non-profit Youth Athletic League Centers serving at-risk youth in after-school programs involving academics, sports, and cultural arts.
Sheriff Baca also developed the Office of Independent Review, comprised of six civil rights attorneys who provide independent oversight on all internal affairs and internal criminal investigations concerning alleged misconduct by Department personnel. This unique model of civilian oversight is a natural model of police accountability. 
Sheriff Baca earned his Doctorate of Public Administration Degree from the University of Southern California. He is a life member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, USC Chapter. A strong advocate of education, he developed the LASD University consortium with over 20 universities where over 1,000 members of the Sheriff’s Department are enrolled in Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree programs.
Sheriff Baca was elected Sheriff of Los Angeles County in December 1998, and was re-elected in 2010 for his fourth term in office. He entered the Sheriff’s Department on August 23, 1965. He served in the United States Marine Corps Reserves. 


As the CSO of ADP, Roland Cloutier brings one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions a wealth of global protection and security leadership experience, including the management of strategic converged security and business protection programs.
Prior to ADP, Mr. Cloutier served as Vice President and CSO of EMC, where he spearheaded protection of the company's worldwide business operations including leadership of all information, business risk, crisis management, and investigative security operations, across both the commercial and government sectors.
Mr. Cloutier has held executive security management roles at consulting and managed security service organizations and has more than nine years of experience in federal law enforcement. 
Mr. Cloutier is active in industry development and is on the Advisory Boards for Vigilance Corp and Core Security Technologies, and ADP’s board representative for the National Cyber Security Alliance Council.



Joshua D. Filler is the founder and president of Filler Security Strategies, Inc. Mr. Filler has a wide array of senior homeland security and government operations experience at the local and federal level. Mr. Filler has published a wide variety of articles and given speeches and lectures on homeland security and emergency preparedness across the U.S. Mr. Filler served as the first ever Director of the Office of State & Local Government Coordination for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Washington, DC. Mr. Filler was a founding member of DHS, senior advisor to the Secretary of Homeland Security, a member of the Department’s senior management team and a member of the Secretary’s Emergency Response Group for incident management. He currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism and as a homeland security expert at the Project on National Security Reform in Washington, DC, and is a member of the Homeland Security Policy Institute at George Washington University. You can follow Mr. Filler at his Emergency Management Magazine Blog.
As Director of the Office of State & Local Government Coordination, Mr. Filler was the Department of Homeland Security’s primary point of contact for state, local and tribal homeland security leaders, including Homeland Security Directors, Mayors, Governors, Sheriffs, Police Chiefs, Fire Chiefs, Emergency Managers and other leaders and was responsible for coordinating the programs and policies of the Department as they relate to local, state and tribal governments. As such, he worked regularly with senior DHS leaders and other federal officials on national preparedness, grant funding issues, intelligence and information sharing, policy development, communications, and anti-terrorism operations and security planning within the United States and its territories. This included numerous Homeland Security Presidential Directives, the creation of the Urban Areas Security Initiative, the Transit Security Grant Program, the National Incident Management System, the National Response Framework and the National Infrastructure Protection Plan. Mr. Filler also represented DHS before Congress, the news media and was a regular public speaker at national and international conferences on homeland security.
Prior to joining DHS, Mr. Filler was Director of Local Affairs for the White House Office of Homeland Security (OHS) in Washington, DC. As Director of Local Affairs, he was responsible for coordinating with local governments around the country on homeland security matters. This included a wide array of policy and program issues, including the National Strategy for Homeland Security, federal legislative and budget issues, and serving as a member of the OHS Incident Response Group, which managed domestic incidents for the White House. 
Before joining the White House, Mr. Filler served in the Cabinet of Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani in New York as Director of Legislative Affairs for the Mayor and Chief of Staff in the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Operations. His work included oversight responsibilities with the New York Police Department, Fire Department and Office of Emergency Management and numerous other city agencies. After September 11, 2001, Mr. Filler was responsible for emergency operational issues and managing contacts with local, state and federal officials on behalf of New York City in connection with the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. 
Prior to his government service, Mr. Filler was an attorney in private practice in New York. Mr. Filler graduated from Boston University with a B.A. in political science. He received his law degree from St. John’s University School of Law where he was President of the Moot Court Honor Society.
Joshua D. Filler is the founder and president of Filler Security Strategies, Inc. Mr. Filler has a wide array of senior homeland security and government operations experience at the local and federal level. Mr. Filler has published a wide variety of articles and given speeches and lectures on homeland security and emergency preparedness across the U.S. Mr. Filler served as the first ever Director of the Office of State & Local Government Coordination for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Washington, DC. Mr. Filler was a founding member of DHS, senior advisor to the Secretary of Homeland Security, a member of the Department’s senior management team and a member of the Secretary’s Emergency Response Group for incident management. He currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism and as a homeland security expert at the Project on National Security Reform in Washington, DC, and is a member of the Homeland Security Policy Institute at George Washington University. You can follow Mr. Filler at his Emergency Management Magazine Blog.


Ken Glantz serves as the Executive Director of the National Domestic Preparedness Coalition, a 501 C (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to Homeland Security and emergency responder issues. In this capacity, Ken oversees several programs including the Coalition’s 2007 U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Competitive Training Grant Program Grant (CTPG), to develop and train the “Operational Value of Threat, Risk and Vulnerability Assessment” Course. This course is currently being trained in all 50 States and 6 U.S. Territories. He also directed the Coalition’s effort with the DHS Operational Validation Program, wherein technology was given to emergency response agencies to be tested and validated for operational use. He now directs the DHS Science and Technology Operational Assessment Team, currently assessing new and emerging technologies. Further, he administered the development, implementation, training, and certification of the Homeland Security Comprehensive Assessment Model (HLS-CAM) for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program (CEDAP). In 2008, the HLS-CAM was trained in 109 jurisdictions with over 526 agencies represented, during an 8 month period. 
Ken retired in 2006, as a Captain, from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, in Orlando, FL wh
ere he served as the commander of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Division. He was instrumental in the conception, development, and implementation and coauthor of the Homeland Security Comprehensive Assessment Model (HLS-CAM). He was also instrumental in the creation of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Homeland Security Section, the first local law enforcement Homeland Security Section in the nation. As the Division Commander of Critical Infrastructure Protection Division, he served as the Department liaison to the US Department of Homeland Security and the National Domestic Preparedness Coalition.
In 2002, Captain Glantz testified before the Congressional Committee on Government Reform, Sub Committee on Civil Service, Census and Agency Organization, field hearing regarding “Strengthening America’s Borders: Should the issuing of visas be viewed as a diplomatic tool or security measure?” 
Captain Glantz coauthored the Weapons of Mass Destruction Course for First Responders for the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA). He also serves on the NSA Homeland Security Committee as a subject matter expert in the area of vulnerability assessments.
Captain Glantz holds a Master of Arts Degree in Security Management and earned the honor of distinguished graduate from Webster University in 1996. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice and Biology from Rhode Island College in 1990. He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute Command Officer Development Course, University of Louisville in 2001. Captain Glantz is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), board certified in Security Management by the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS, International).
Captain Glantz has over 20 years of law enforcement experience; five years were spent as a patrolman with the Barrington Police Department in Barrington, Rhode Island. As an Orange County Deputy, he has supervised and worked in a multitude of law enforcement units including Patrol, Tourist Oriented Policing Unit, Emergency Response Team, Tactical Operations Unit, Auto Theft and the Florida Cargo Theft Task Force. Captain Glantz also served in the United States Navy.


Mark Keim, M.D. is the Senior Science Advisor for the Office of the Director in the National Center for Environmental Health at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He also serves as a guest faculty at Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine. 
Dr. Keim earned his Bachelor’s degree in physiology at Southern Illinois University and his Medical degree at Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine. He is a residency-trained emergency medicine specialist and a fellowship-trained disaster medicine sub-specialist.
Dr. Keim has provided consultation for the management of dozens of disasters, involving the health of literally millions of people throughout the world. Dr Keim is the author of numerous scientific presentations and publications involving terrorism, environmental health, emergency medicine, toxicology, global health and disaster management.
He serves as co-editor of the Journal of Business Continuity and Emergency Planning and as a section editor for the Hawaii Journal of Public Health and is a peer review consultant for six major scientific journals. His press interviews have appeared on CNN and in numerous national and international network television programs and newspapers including US Today, the Chicago tribune, the LA Times and the Washington Post. 


R. David Paulison is a nationally and internationally recognized leader in emergency and disaster response and recovery, completing seven years of service to our Nation culminating as Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This appointment followed a 30-year career in emergency management and emergency service. Mr. Paulison is a proven organizational leader who led the restoration of FEMA as a competent, credible agency while coordinating with public and private entities to provide more responsive and effective disaster assistance to states, communities and disaster victims. He designed and implemented a new strategic vision for FEMA; developed new and creative senior and junior staff; obtained and maximized the value of new resources that more than doubled the budget and staff of the agency; established accountability and coordinated efforts across federal departments and agencies in coordination with State and major city elected officials, non-government and volunteer organizations and the private sector. Responsible to the President of the United States, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the American people for stewardship of FEMA’s $9.6 billion annual budget, a 16,000 plus member workforce and mission profile to prepare for, mitigate against, respond to, recover from domestic disasters and emergencies – whether natural, man-made or an act of terror. Mr. Paulison is a highly recognized national speaker and media commentator with significant foreign relations experience.
Mr. Paulison served as Administrator of the United States Fire Administration from 2001-2005, a Senate confirmed Presidential appointee. Additional duties in 2003 and 2004 included service as the Director for Preparedness, FEMA. He also served on the transition team during the design of the Department of Homeland Security.
Chief Paulison retired as Fire Chief of Miami-Dade County in 2001 after 30 years in the fire service and nine years as Chief. During his tenure, Chief Paulison was responsible for the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and the internationally experienced Urban Search and Rescue Team.
Mr. Paulison holds a Bachelor of Arts and is a graduate of the John F. Kennedy School of Government Program for Senior Executives at Harvard University. 


Sheriff Richard W. Stanek is the 27th Sheriff of Hennepin County. He took office on January 1, 2007 to serve as the chief law enforcement officer of Minnesota’s largest county, containing 1.3 million residents. 
A 25-year veteran of law enforcement, Sheriff Stanek began his career with the Minneapolis Police Department where he rose through the ranks by earning several promotions for his dedication and passion for public safety. While at the Minneapolis Police Department, he worked as Commander of the Criminal Investigations Division, overseeing investigations in the areas of Homicide, Robbery, Assault, Family Violence, Organized Crime, Narcotics, Gangs and Sex Crimes. Concurrent with his law enforcement career, he served five terms in the Minnesota House of Representatives where he chaired the House Crime Policy and Finance Committee. In 2003, he was appointed by the Governor to lead Minnesota’s largest law enforcement agency as Commissioner of Public Safety and Director of Homeland Security.
Currently, Sheriff Stanek serves on the Department of Homeland Security’s Interagency Threat Assessment and Coordination Group (ITACG) which, through a Presidential directive, allows for the sharing of terrorism-related information. He is a member of the national Criminal Intelligence Coordinating Council (CICC), advising the U.S. Attorney General and U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He is also an active member of the National Sheriffs Association (NSA), Major County Sheriffs’ Association (MCSA) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). He has lectured extensively on law enforcement issues including: crime policy, managing disaster recovery and intelligence-led policing. He has instructed and lectured for the National Critical Incident Management Conference, National Sheriffs’ Association, Police Executive Research Forum, National Emergency Managers Association, and many civic organizations in Hennepin County.
An active volunteer, Sheriff Stanek invests time with community-focused organizations committed to working with youth. He serves as a board member for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities and East Side Neighborhood Services. At the helm of Sheriff’s Office, he has founded the Hennepin County Sheriff Foundation, which supports several initiatives including programs for at-risk youth.
Sheriff Stanek graduated from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and earned a master’s degree in public administration from Hamline University. He has completed executive training at the National Sheriffs’ Institute. Born and raised in northeast Minneapolis, Sheriff Stanek is a lifelong resident of Hennepin County. He lives in Maple Grove with his wife and their 2 children. 


Dr. Allan Turner serves as a Research Professor and Associate Director of the Center for Justice Leadership and Management at George Mason University, Fairfax Virginia. As a member of the Criminology Law and Society faculty, Dr. Turner teaches courses in Leadership, Justice Organizations, and Homeland Security. He is currently working on a multi-year Department of Homeland Security grant to train homeland security professionals to understand and use operationally information gathered in various risk assessment methodologies. Dr. Turner’s research presently focuses on the link between homeland security and the criminal justice system organizations with special emphasis on leadership in corrections and law enforcement. He recently completed a two year assignment under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) as a Senior Fellow with the National Preparedness Directorate, Department of Homeland Security where he served as a senior level Program Manager developing and managing a program to field test and analyze the implementation, performance, and impact of security technology in operational settings. Prior to his DHS assignment, Dr. Turner served on assignment as a Visiting Scientist (IPA) in the Office of Science and Technology, National Institute of Justice where he managed national projects in technology research and development focusing on the application of biometrics, tracking and monitoring, surveillance, drug detection, and vulnerability assessment in corrections.
Dr. Turner served 21 years with the Federal Bureau of Prisons. His career with the Bureau consisted of numerous headquarters and field assignments including camp administrator, jail superintendent, associate warden, and warden. Dr. Turner served as warden of the LaTuna Federal Correctional Institution, Anthony, Texas, a 1000 bed medium security facility, where he was responsible for the prisoner transfer between the U.S. and Mexico; the 1,200 bed Medical Center for Federal Prisoners, Springfield, Missouri, which provided medical care to high security inmates and was the largest staff compliment and budget in the Federal Bureau of Prisons; and the Administrative Maximum Security (SuperMax) US Penitentiary, Marion, Illinois, which as the highest security federal penitentiary in the United States housed the most dangerous, high risk inmate population in the federal prison system including leaders of organized crime, gang members, terrorists, and individuals convicted of espionage.
Dr. Turner was appointed to the Federal Government Senior Executive Service in 1983, and retired in 1995 as Senior Deputy Assistant Director Federal Bureau of Prisons Central Office, Washington, D.C. Dr. Turner has also held leadership roles in the American Correctional Association and the American Society of Public Administration and serves as an expert witness on cases involving prison operations.
In addition to his corrections and academic careers, Dr. Turner, a Viet Nam veteran, served in a variety of command and staff positions as an infantry and military police officer in the United States Marine Corps Reserve retiring at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Justice Administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Master of Public Administration and Doctor of Public Administration degrees from the University of Southern California.