1. Cliff Shrum - email: email@example.com Cliff currently teaches several homeland security courses in WCCC’s new Homeland Security Associate in Applied Science degree program. He is a retired US Army Special Forces Command Sergeant Major.
Prior to coming to WCCC, Mr. Shrum served as the program/project manager for the Pennsylvania Region 13 Task Force for more than 5 years. He was responsible for the region’s involvement in security and logistics for the G20 event in Pittsburgh. He authored numerous documents to include vulnerability assessments, emergency operations plans, and continuity of operations plans. In addition, Mr. Shrum assisted in the development and execution of the largest full-scale exercise to date in Pennsylvania (Steel Hammer). He has served on several Department of Homeland Security Peer Review committees and is recognized as an expert in homeland security throughout many of the Urban Areas Security Initiatives (UASI) all over the country.
He was one of the lead authors of the Homeland Security Training Consortium which is comprised of 13 counties and the city of Pittsburgh in southwest Pennsylvania. He was the driving force for WCCC to win the first UASI Outstanding Excellence Award for Higher Education and for being recognized for the Bellwether Award. He holds numerous certifications and has received several awards during his tenure with Region 13.
2. Bob Martin - email: firstname.lastname@example.org Bob has over 28 years of public safety management experience including three years as a US Army Military Policeman. His duties have included performing, supervising and managing law enforcement, EMS, wildland and structural firefighting, search and rescue and has served as incident commander in for a wide variety of all risk incidents. He was the first ever national security and intelligence manager for the National Park Service where he provided oversight and guidance for the security of 9 National Icons, numerous critical infrastructure sites, nearly 400 national park units, 89 million acres of parkland, over 15,000 employees and over 300 million visitors to those sites annually. Some National Icons that Bob helped protect included the Statue of Liberty, USS Constitution and Boston Historical Sites, Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, the St Louis Arch and Mount Rushmore.
Bob also serves as the WCCC Law Enforcement and Homeland Security Programs Coordinator, where he coordinates the year-round municipal police academies as well as all law enforcement, lethal weapons, tactical, and professional security officer specialty training. He was the lead author of the Region 13 Homeland Security Higher Education Training Consortium which is comprised of 4 community colleges, Pitt and Penn State. Bob has an AAS from Central Texas College in Law Enforcement, a BS from Columbia Southern University in Criminal Justice Administration, and a Master's in Homeland Security from the American Military University. His thesis was on the threats posed to the US by Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCO's).