MELOA Diversity Training Conference Agenda

September 26-27, 2018

Please note: Conference agenda items subject to change without notice.  Please continue to check this page for updates.
Lunch will be provided to conference attendees for both days.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Welcoming Remarks

  • Chief James Craig, Detroit Police Department

Opening  Address

  • Acting Deputy Secretary Claire M. Grady - U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Keynote)

  • Deputy Administrator Patricia F.S. Cogswell - Transportation Security Administration

  • Deputy Chief Scott Luck - United States Border Patrol

Engaged Leaders Create Inclusive Environments

  • Anslem Beach, U.S. Customs and Border Protection 

Active Shooter: Overview of LAX Shooting

  • Darby LaJoye, Executive Assistant Administrator - Transportation Security Administration

Bishop International Airport (Flint) Attack

  • Lt. Jeff Neville, Bishop Airport Police

Training our Next Leaders

  • Heather Issavoran and David O'Keeffe - Naval Postgraduate Academy

Active Shooter Events

  • Sgt. Richard McLatcher - Detroit Police Department

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Welcoming Remarks - Day 2

  • Rear Admiral Joanna M. Nunan - U.S. Coast Guard

NGO Support for the Law Enforcement Community

  • George Selim - Anti-Defamation League

Law Enforcement and Media - Getting the Story Right

  • Jackie Wasiluk - U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Khaalid Walls - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

  • Simon Shaykhet - WXYZ Channel 7 Action News (Moderator)

Safeguarding Our Communities

  • Gary Sikorksi - Jewish Federation

  • Melissa Lesperance - Olympia Entertainment

Women in Leadership

  • Tinesha Cherry - U.S. Customs and Border Protection

  • Lisa Keith - Homeland Security Investigations

Making Prevention a Reality

Dave Kotal - Federal Bureau of Investigation

Closing Remarks

  • Cameron Quinn - U.S. Department of Homeland Security