Campus Safety Announces Director of the Year Finalists


Campus Safety magazine is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2009 Campus Safety Director of the Year award program.

The program, which is now in its fourth year, recognizes university, hospital and school security and law enforcement executives who go above and beyond the call of duty, demonstrating outstanding leadership skills, ingenuity, selflessness and overall achievement.

The finalists are:

  • William H. Adcox
    Chief of Police/Chief Security Officer
    University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • David Dougherty
    Director of Security Services
    Aultman Hospital
    Canton, Ohio
  • Jason D. Friedberg
    Chief of Police
    Bucknell University
    Lewisburg, Penn.
  • Carmelo Huertas Jr.
    Director of Public Safety
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
    Newark, N.J.
  • Michael Parks
    Director of Campus Security
    Minnesota State University, Moorhead
    Moorhead, Minn.
  • John Pickens
    Chief of Police
    Arizona State University
    Tempe, Ariz.
  • Bob Roberts
    Chief of Police
    West Virginia University
    Morgantown, W.V.
  • Gary L. Sigrist Jr.
    Safety Project Director
    South Western City Schools
    Grove City, Ohio
  • Robert Smilek
    Chief of Police
    Middlesex County College
    Edison, N.J.
  • Bryan Warren
    Director of Corporate Security
    Carolinas Healthcare System
    Charlotte, N.C.

The winner(s) will be announced at the Campus Safety Conference, which will take place March 30-31 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif. To register for this event, go to or call (800) 576-8788.

For additional information on the finalists, click here.

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