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Criminal justice leaders graduate from Executive Leadership Seminar

 
For Immediate Release
August 23, 2019
 
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute announces the graduation of 23 criminal justice executives from the Executive Leadership Seminar today. These graduates serve in leadership roles and represent criminal justice agencies from across the state.
 
The Executive Leadership Seminar is an educational opportunity for upper-level managers within Florida criminal justice organizations and seeks to provide a continuing education forum for the development and refinement of leadership skills for Florida’s criminal justice executives. 
 
Seminar participants met for three weeks at FDLE Headquarters in Tallahassee with a focus on quality in leadership and the ability to create and lead change. Topics covered included communicating through a crisis, critical thinking, leading people, managing organizations, overcoming adversity, emotional intelligence and servant leadership.
 
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 to address the need for an innovative and multi-faceted approach to the education and training of criminal justice professionals. 
 
Below is a list of graduates from Class 7 of the Executive Leadership Seminar:
 
Captain John Barrow
Miami-Dade Police Department
 
Associate Dean Wayne Boulier
Broward College Institute of Public Safety
 
Forensic Quality Manager Jason Bundy
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
 
Assistant Chief Lakesha Burton
Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office
 
Captain Misty Clendenney
Citrus County Sheriff's Office
 
Major Tiffanie Cole
Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
 
Deputy Chief Rickey Dumas
Orange County Corrections Department
 
Senior Executive Elise Gann
Clay County Sheriff’s Office
 
Captain Gregory Goreck
Polk County Sheriff’s Office
 
Captain Kenneth Hayden
Hernando County Sheriff’s Office
 
Major Ken LaPee
Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office
 
Assistant Special Agent in Charge Eli Lawson
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
 
Captain Shane Love
Seminole County Sheriff’s Office
 
Assistant Regional Director Michael Morgan
Florida Department of Corrections
 
Captain Amy Moyer
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
 
Captain Mark Raiche
Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office
 
Assistant Chief Paul Restivo
Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office
 
Major Timothy Roufa
Florida Highway Patrol
 
Major Andrew Schneider
Crestview Police Department
 
Chief Deputy John Summers
Liberty County Sheriff’s Office
 
Chief of Forensic Services Donna Wallace
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
 
Chief of Investigations Thomas Waters
Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office
 
Chief of Investigative Services Michael Whitman
Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
 
For further information contact:
Gretl Plessinger, Jessica Cary or Jeremy Burns
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001