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Campus Safety Announces 2011 Director of the Year Finalists

Congratulations to all of our top nominees! The winner(s) will be announced in the April/May issue of Campus Safety magazine as well as on www.CampusSafetyMagazine.com.

The finalists for the 2011 Campus Safety Director of the Year program are listed below. Click on their names to read about some of their accomplishements and view their photo galleries.

Guy Bliesner, Bonneville Joint School District No. 93,Idaho Falls, Idaho 

Paul Callahan, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio

David Carpenter, Baylor Health Care System, Dallas

William Corner, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Mich.

John DiNovo, Saratoga Hospital, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Louis Dixel, A.G. Holley State Hospital, Lantana, Fla.

Richard Gregory, Lone Star College Systems, Houston

Craig Jaccuzzo, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, La. 

Steven Laudenschlager, St. Joseph Hospital, Kokomo, Ind.

Robert Lenahan, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, N.Y.

Eric Plummer, Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia, Ark. 

Shawn Reilly, Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, S.C.

Kenneth Synder, Albion College, Albion, Mich.

Gerald Eugene Summers, Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp., Evansville, Ind.

Ralph Webb, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles Community College District

The Campus Safety Director of the Year Awards program honors those hospital, school and university directors of public safety and security, police chiefs and emergency managers who go above and beyond the call of duty, demonstrating outstanding leadership skills, ingenuity, selflessness and overall achievement.

Click here for more information on this program.

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Robin has been covering the security and campus law enforcement industries since 1998 and is a specialist in school, university and hospital security, public safety and emergency management, as well as emerging technologies and systems integration. She joined CS in 2005 and has authored award-winning editorial on campus law enforcement and security funding, officer recruitment and retention, access control, IP video, network integration, event management, crime trends, the Clery Act, Title IX compliance, sexual assault, dating abuse, emergency communications, incident management software and more. Robin has been featured on national and local media outlets and was formerly associate editor for the trade publication Security Sales & Integration. She obtained her undergraduate degree in history from California State University, Long Beach.

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