Chief Executive Seminar Graduation

17 graduate from the Chief Executive Seminar
For Immediate Release
November 19, 2014
The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute announces the graduation of 17 senior executives from the Chief Executive Seminar on November 19, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Staybride Suites, 1600 Summit Lake Drive in Tallahassee, Fla. The graduates, who represent criminal justice agencies from around the state, serve in leadership roles within their agencies.
Participants met for one week a month for three months, taking classes on topics such as future trends, managing generations, Florida economics, risk management, succession planning and implementing strategic change.
The goal of the Chief Executive Seminar is to prepare Florida’s criminal justice leadership for the challenging demands of the future. Class participants study trends and events that may affect criminal justice professionals and Florida, while developing new leadership skills to address the changes that lie ahead.
The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute, established within the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and affiliated with the state university system, was established in 1990 by the Florida Legislature in recognition of the need for an innovative and multifaceted approach to the education and training of criminal justice professionals. 
Below is a list of graduates of the 48th Chief Executive Seminar.
For Further Information Contact:
Gretl Plessinger, Samantha Andrews or Steve Arthur
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001

Graduates of Class 48
Chief Executive Seminar
Executive Director
Monica Baker
State Attorney’s Office
 Third Judicial Circuit
Chief Shane Bennett Lawtey Police Department
Chief Chuck Broadway Clermont Police Department
Major Mark Brown Florida Highway Patrol
Lt. Colonel Tim Cannon Department of Financial Services
Division of Insurance Fraud
Chief John Eason Wauchula Police Department
Warden Angela Gordon Florida Department of Corrections
Marion Correctional Institution
Major Buddy Hand Department of Financial Services
Division of Insurance Fraud
Chief Robert Hardwick St. Augustine Beach Police Department
Major Mike Hedberg Collier County Sheriff’s Office
Chief Dennes R. Hutto Parker Police Department
Chief Deputy
Dennis Lemma
Seminole County Sheriff’s Office
Major Bill T. Mann Polk County Sheriff’s Office
Polk State College
Chief Deputy
Michael H. Maurer
Hernando County Sheriff’s Office
Circuit Administrator Tammi Schimming Florida Department of Corrections
Circuit 7 Community Corrections
Chief Chris Summers Tallahassee Community College Police
Captain Jeff Young Tarpon Springs Police Department



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