Leave No Victim Behind VI

Tuesday, October 25 2022 7:30 AM - Thursday, October 27 2022 5:00 PM [CDT]

301, Student Center Drive, San Marcos, TX, 78666, United States

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Tuesday, October 25 2022 7:30 AM - Thursday, October 27 2022 5:00 PM [CDT]

LBJ Student Center, 301, San Marcos, TX, 78666, United States.

The Texas State University Police Department and the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney, County of Maui are pleased to announce the Leave No Victim Behind VI national training conference for 2022. The conference will take place on October 25-27, 2022, at the Texas State University Campus in San Marcos, Texas. The Leave No Victim Behind conference series will continue its focus on best practices for responding to mass violence and unique partnerships between law enforcement and victim services to assist victims of crime.

This year’s conference theme is "The Brutal Plagues Devastating The Globe; Hate Crimes and Gun Violence - How Do We Respond? How Do We Heal? Collaborative Strategies for Mass Violence Response and Recovery”. The conference will allow participants the opportunity to learn how communities continue to meet the needs of victims, survivors and responders of a large-scale mass violence incident on a short and long term basis. Participants will hear from responders and victims of recent and past mass violent events.

Leave No Victim Behind

https://leavenovictimbehind.org

The Brutal Plagues Devastating the Globe: Hate Crimes and Gun Violence How Do We Respond? How Do We Heal? Collaborative Strategies for Mass Violence Response and Recovery hosted by the Texas State University Police Department and the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney, County of Maui.

Contact the Organizer

Anita Ahuja, MA
Victim/Witness Program Director
Department of the Prosecuting Attorney County of Maui

About Anita Ahuja, MA

Victim/Witness Program Director
Department of the Prosecuting Attorney County of Maui
Matthew Carmichael
Chief of Police
Texas State University Police Department

Currently serving as the Chief of Police at Texas State University. Chief Carmichael is the co-founder of Leave No Victim Behind and serves as the Executive Director.

police.txstate.edu

About Matthew Carmichael

Chief of Police
Texas State University Police Department
Gregory Murphy
Chief of Police
San Diego State University

About Gregory Murphy

Chief of Police
San Diego State University
Nader Oweis
Chief of Police
Sonoma State University Police Department

About Nader Oweis

Chief of Police
Sonoma State University Police Department
Gale Yandell
Senior Chaplain EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF TRAINING
International Fellowship of Chaplains

About Gale Yandell

Senior Chaplain EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF TRAINING
International Fellowship of Chaplains
Tennille Pereira
Licensed Attorney
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada

Tennille Pereira is a licensed attorney in Las Vegas with the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. When 1 October happened, Tennille facilitated and provided civil legal services for the bereaved families and survivors of the 1 October shooting at the Family Assistance Center. Tennille worked as a staff attorney advocating on behalf of all those impacted in the early months of recovery with the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center and was appointed to her current position as the Director of the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center in 2019. Under her leadership the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center was honored with the prestigious National Victim Service Award by the Office for Victims’ of Crime in 2020 and was designated as the first Statewide Victim Assistance Center for Nevada in 2021. She is a member of the Nevada Resilience Advisory Committee and the National Resiliency Center Director’s Forum. Tennille was also appointed to the 1 October Memorial Committee by Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak and elected as the Chairwoman of that Committee.

About Tennille Pereira

Licensed Attorney
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
Kristina Rose
Director
Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice

Kristina Rose is the Director of the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), where she oversees programs and services that support crime victims and survivors. Ms. Rose was appointed to this position by President Joe Biden, and sworn in on July 12, 2021. At OVC, she oversees nearly $9 billion in grant funding to provide vital compensation and assistance to persons impacted by crime. OVC also invests in new and innovative approaches to improving the criminal justice and community response to crime victimization and raises awareness of crime victim rights.

https://ovc.ojp.gov/about/ovc-director#:~:text=Kristina%20Rose%20is%20the%20Director,in%20on%20July%2012%2C%202021

About Kristina Rose

Director
Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice
Kelly Muklevicz
Supervising Victim Advocate
Ventura County District Attorney's Office

Kelly is a Supervising Victim Advocate with the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office. Following deployment to the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017, and the Borderline Bar and Grill shooting in Thousand Oaks, CA on November 7, 2918, Kelly currently manages a Anti-Terrorism and Emergency Assistance Program grant which provides no cost long term mental health services to the nearly 14,000 Route 91 survivors and families in the Southern California region, as well as the Borderline community in Ventura County.

About Kelly Muklevicz

Supervising Victim Advocate
Ventura County District Attorney's Office
Kimmi Herring
Associate Vice President
Community Programs at Safe Horizon

Kimmi Herring, LMSW (she/her/hers) is the Associate Vice President of Community Programs at Safe Horizon, the nation’s leading victim assistance organization. She provides administrative support to Community Program Directors who manage programs city-wide, addressing the needs of individuals, families, and communities impacted by violence and abuse; and licensed social workers who provide support to NYC college and university students and faculty around issues of domestic violence and sexual assault. Kimmi is a co-chair of the Safe Horizon Anti-Racism Steering Committee, where she plays an active role in the agency’s efforts to be a more racially equitable and inclusive workplace and to strengthen service delivery to racially and socio-economically diverse communities. Kimmi believes in building the capacity of BIPOC youth in their efforts to effect change in their environments. She serves as a mentor to new and aspiring social workers and sits on the Advisory Council of the Master of Social Work Program at CUNY York College. During her 22-year career, Kimmi has presented at several national and state conferences, and facilitated countless trainings for social service agencies, schools, healthcare professionals, and personnel from the criminal justice fields on issues such as bereavement for co-victims, parental and sibling grief, and navigating the criminal justice system. She regularly participates on city-wide task forces and coalitions representing Safe Horizon. Kimmi is a trained grief educator, mediator, and trauma counselor. She provides comprehensive, direct services, including individual and group counseling across various victimizations, including Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), Intra-Family Violence, Rape and Sexual Assault, and Homicide. She is a staunch victim advocate, supporting victims of crime along their individual, and has a Master of Social Work from the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. She is licensed to practice in the State of New York.

About Kimmi Herring

Associate Vice President
Community Programs at Safe Horizon
Kiersten Florence
Student Body Vice President at Texas State University
Texas State University Student Government

Kiersten Florence is a sophomore at Texas State University and is pursuing a degree in Business Management. She is a leader and a doer. She has held many leadership positions and believes in a strong quality work ethic. She cares about Texas State University and our community. Kiersten is serving as Student Body Vice President at Texas State University.

https://studentgovernment.dos.txst.edu/officers/executive.html

About Kiersten Florence

Student Body Vice President at Texas State University
Texas State University Student Government
Harry Dunn
Private First Class
United States Capitol Police

Harry A. Dunn joined the U.S. Capitol Police (“USCP”) in 2008 and since 2011 has served at the officer rank as a Private First Class (“PFC”). Since 2009, PFC Dunn has been assigned to a USCP First Responder Unit responsible for maintaining perimeter security around the exterior of the U.S. Capitol, thereby creating a safe environment within the Capitol complex for Members of Congress, congressional staff and employees, and visitors to the Capitol. During the course of his tenure with USCP, PFC Dunn has provided security for scores of major events at the Capitol, including presidential inaugurations, joint sessions of Congress, and State of the Union addresses. He has participated in the USCP’s response to hundreds of protests and demonstrations where individuals gathered at the Capitol have peacefully exercised their First Amendment rights. He has also served as an Incident Commander responsible for responding to emergency situations such as attempted breaches of the Capitol perimeter or the discovery of suspicious packages. In addition, PFC Dunn has served as a Crisis Intervention Officer responsible for assisting individuals who may be experiencing a mental crisis, and as a member of USCP Crisis Negotiation Teams trained to respond to hostage or barricade situations. PFC Dunn also participates in USCP programs and activities to promote equity, diversity and inclusion within the USCP. PFC Dunn has received several awards and commendations for his exemplary service in the USCP, including the Capitol Police Service Medal, the Capitol Police Achievement Medal, and a commendation for interdicting an individual in possession of a firearm who was attempting to enter the Capitol. PFC Dunn graduated from James Madison University in 2005 with a B.S. degree in Health Science with a concentration in public health education.

About Harry Dunn

Private First Class
United States Capitol Police
Elizabeth Cronin
Director
New York State Office of Victim Services

ELIZABETH CRONIN, ESQ Elizabeth Cronin is Director of the New York State Office of Victim Services. She was appointed in 2013 by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. Previously, Ms. Cronin was the Director of the Office of Legal Affairs for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. In that capacity, she was responsible for the operation of the Staff Attorney’s Office and Office of Staff Counsel (Circuit Mediation) and overseeing all of the legal work produced by the Office. In addition, Ms. Cronin is a published author and frequent public speaker on legal and administrative topics, including prosecuting domestic violence cases, immigration law, and evidence, among others Ms. Cronin was an adjunct professor in the Criminal Justice and Sociology Department at Pace University and taught classes to graduate and undergraduate students in the subjects of domestic violence, criminal justice, criminal law and law enforcement ethics. She also holds two certifications in coaching. Prior to joining the Second Circuit, Ms. Cronin served as an Assistant District Attorney and Deputy Bureau Chief, Westchester County District Attorney’s Office where she specialized in the prosecution of domestic violence, child abuse, elder abuse and sex crimes. She tried all levels of felonies and worked closely with crime victims. She lectured and consulted extensively including with Victims Assistance Service, domestic violence shelters, hospitals, the police academy, and Lehman College among others. She also worked on developing grant proposals and assisted in drafting legislation. Ms. Cronin served as a law clerk after law school in the Connecticut courts and was an associate attorney for a Connecticut firm before joining the D.A.’s Office and finding her passion. She received a B.A. in Politics from Fairfield University and a J.D. from Pace University School of Law. As Director, she serves as the Office’s representative on numerous committees and task forces, including the: OVS Advisory Council; NYS Domestic Violence Advisory Council; Domestic Violence Fatality Review; NYS Sentencing Commission; Women in the Courts Committee (OCA); U.S. Sentencing Commission Victim Advisory Group; Children’s Justice Task Force; NYS Public Safety Accountability Task Force; National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards; and is Second Vice President of the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators, among many others.

About Elizabeth Cronin

Director
New York State Office of Victim Services
Katie Egglefield
Deputy Director
New York State Office of Victim Services

Katie Egglefield has been the Deputy Director of Compensation for the Deputy Director since August 2021. In this role, Katie oversees the Victim Compensation Program and the Forensic Rape Exam (FRE) Direct Reimbursement Program operations. Before her work in the victim services field, she worked for the New York State Department of Health, conducting health services research and evaluating the quality of health care delivery for the state. Katie’s other experience includes monitoring health data compliance and process development in both the public and private sectors.

About Katie Egglefield

Deputy Director
New York State Office of Victim Services
Maggie Feinstein
Director
10/27 Healing Partnership

About Maggie Feinstein

Director
10/27 Healing Partnership
Elizabeth Cronin
Director
New York State Office of Victim Services

About Elizabeth Cronin

Director
New York State Office of Victim Services
Claire Selib
Executive Director
National Organization for Victim Assistance

About Claire Selib

Executive Director
National Organization for Victim Assistance
Roger Roberts
Director of Crisis Response Services
National Organization for Victim Assistance

About Roger Roberts

Director of Crisis Response Services
National Organization for Victim Assistance
Kasey Halcon
Deputy County Executive
County of Santa Clara, California

About Kasey Halcon

Deputy County Executive
County of Santa Clara, California

About Texas State University Student Government

https://studentgovernment.dos.txst.edu/aboutus/mission-vission-values.html Sponsor Logo

About Texas State University Police Department

https://www.police.txstate.edu/ Sponsor Logo

About Maui County District Attorney's Office

https://www.mauicounty.gov/123/Prosecuting-Attorney Sponsor Logo

07:30 AM
Breakfast and Networking

Full Breakfast and Networking

07:30 AM - 08:15 AMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
08:15 AM
Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony

08:15 AM - 08:30 AMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
08:45 AM
Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker

08:45 AM - 09:30 AM
09:30 AM
Break

Take a Well Deserved Break!

09:30 AM - 09:45 AMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
09:45 AM
Panel DIscussion

Expert Panel Discussion - Tree of Life Synagogue, Pittsburgh, PA

09:45 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Maggie Feinstein

    Director

11:30 AM
Panel DIscussion

Lunch with keynote speaker, United States Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn

11:30 AM - 12:45 PMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
  • Harry Dunn

    Private First Class

12:00 PM
Lunch with Keynote Speaker

Lunch with Keynote Speaker

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  • Harry Dunn

    Private First Class

12:45 PM
Break

Break

12:45 PM - 01:00 PMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
01:00 PM
Panel DIscussion

Expert Panel Discussion – Hate Crime Forums and Resources

01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
02:30 PM
Break

Break

02:30 PM - 02:45 PMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
02:45 PM
Panel DIscussion

School Shooting Survivors

02:45 PM - 04:30 PM
04:30 PM
Closing Track

Closing For The Day

04:30 PM - 05:00 PMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
07:30 AM
Breakfast and Networking

Breakfast and Networking

07:30 AM - 08:15 AMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
08:15 AM
Opening New Day

Welcome Back

08:15 AM - 08:30 AMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
08:30 AM
Panel DIscussion

Mass Violence Events in New York

08:30 AM - 10:15 AMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
  • Elizabeth Cronin

    Director

10:15 AM
Break

Break

10:15 AM - 10:30 AMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
10:30 AM

Special Session

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
11:15 AM
Panel Discussion

NOVA Crisis Response Teams

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Claire Selib

    Executive Director

12:00 PM
Lunch with Keynote Speaker

Lunch with Keynote Speaker

12:00 PM - 01:15 PMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
01:15 PM
Break

Break

01:15 PM - 01:30 PMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
01:30 PM
Panel DIscussion

Mass Violence Events in Texas

01:30 PM - 03:15 PMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
03:15 PM
Break

Break

03:15 PM - 03:30 PMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
03:30 PM
Break

Expert Panel Discussion

03:30 PM - 04:30 PMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
04:30 PM
Inspirational

An Inspirational Close

04:30 PM - 05:00 PMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
07:30 AM
Breakfast and Networking

Breakfast and Networking

07:30 AM - 08:15 AMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
08:15 AM
Opening New Day

Welcome Back

08:15 AM - 08:30 AMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
08:30 AM
Panel DIscussion

Response to Mass Violence in Santa Clara County, California

08:30 AM - 09:45 AMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
  • Kasey Halcon

    Deputy County Executive

09:45 AM
Break

Break

09:45 AM - 10:00 AMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
10:00 AM
Panel DIscussion

Community Healing, Las Vegas Five Years Later

10:00 AM - 10:45 AMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
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  • Tennille Pereira

    Licensed Attorney

10:45 AM
Keynote Speaker

Resources from the Federal Office for Victims of Crime

10:45 AM - 11:15 PMLBJ Student Center Main Ballroom
11:15 AM
Panel DIscussion

Resiliency Center Discussion, Best Practices and Lessons Learned

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
12:00 PM
Lunch with Keynote Speaker

Lunch with Keynote Speaker

12:00 PM - 01:15 PM
01:30 PM
Expert Presentation

Supporting First Responders

01:30 PM - 02:15 PM
02:15 PM
Panel DIscussion

Mass Violence Incident Trials - Planning and Implementation Guide - National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center and the U.S. Attorney's Office

02:15 PM - 03:15 PM
03:00 PM
Expert Presentation

Community Expectations When Responding to an Active Shooter

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
04:00 PM
Break

Break

04:00 PM - 04:15 PM
04:15 PM
Clsoing

Conference Closing

04:15 PM - 04:45 PM
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