Dr. Alathari is the Chief of the U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) where she oversees the center’s targeted violence behavioral research program. The findings from these projects have identified behaviors, motives, and triggers of individuals who engage in various forms of targeted violence to include school violence, workplace violence, terrorism, attacks against government officials and facilities, and mass attacks in public spaces. Dr. Alathari also oversees NTAC’s training and consultation programs. She has testified before congress, frequently presents on threat assessment, and provides guidance to government agencies, K-12 schools, universities, and corporations on threat cases and establishing threat assessment programs. Dr. Alathari was the recipient of the 2022 DHS Secretary's Award for Innovation, 2019 DHS Secretary’s Meritorious Service Award, 2019 Secret Service Director’s Team Impact Award, and the 2015 DHS Law Enforcement Information Sharing (LEIS) Visionary Award. Dr. Alathari earned a Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuropsychology from The George Washington University.
Officer Jermaine Galloway, known as the “Tall Cop”, is a nationally and internationally recognized presenter, five time national award winner, international award winner and resource for those involved with prevention, education, treatment and enforcement. Officer Galloway began his law enforcement career in 1997 and has more than 24 years experience in alcohol and drug education, enforcement and prevention. As a full time trainer, the “Tall Cop” currently dedicates thousands of hours to community scans, research and substance abuse identification in various communities across the country. While in law enforcement, Officer Galloway was a member of the DUI task force, a CSI, community policing unit and a field-training officer. The Tall Cop calls the great state of Texas, home, as he travels and trains nationally and internationally. For more information about Jermaine, check out his website.
Dr. Melissa Reeves, Ph.D., NCSP, LPC is a nationally certified school psychologist, licensed special education teacher, licensed professional counselor, and former district coordinator of social/emotional/behavioral services. She is past president of the National Association of School Psychologists, most recently was an Associate Professor at Winthrop University, and previously worked for the Cherry Creek School District in Colorado. Dr. Reeves has over 20 years’ experience working in public schools and a private school, in addition to providing mental health services in day and residential treatment settings. Dr. Reeves is a co-author of the PREPaRE Crisis Prevention and Intervention curriculum and travels both nationally and internationally training professionals in crisis prevention and intervention, threat and suicide assessment, trauma and PTSD, and cognitive-behavioral interventions. She is a senior consultant with Sigma Threat Management Associates, an ONTIC Company, and also a senior advisor for Safe and Sound Schools, an organization founded by two parents who lost their children in the Sandy Hook tragedy. She has authored multiple books and publications focusing on school safety, trauma, and threat assessment.
Verkada is the leader in cloud-based enterprise building security. By building high-end hardware on an intuitive, cloud-based software platform, modern enterprises are able to run safer, smarter buildings across all of their locations. More than 5,000 organizations, including 28 Fortune 500 companies, use Verkada to protect people and assets, secure facilities, and gain new insights that improve the efficiency of their operations. Verkada’s vision is to be the operating system that runs every building in the world. www.verkada.com
Verkada is a 2022 PLATINUM level sponsor
REECE is a Portland-based company with a tradition of great service and support. They offer the best in access control, video surveillance, intrusion monitoring and fire safety. REECE maintains strong relationships with the world’s leading security manufacturers to provide best-in-class technology solutions. They work with a wide range of businesses, school districts, and government agencies. rcss.us
REECE is a 2022 SILVER level sponsor
TC Chevy is a locally-owned dealership in Ashland. The full-service dealership, which has been operating since 1985, offers a no-pressure hassle-free shopping experience, selling both new and pre-owned vehicles, and they are one of the leading Chevrolet dealers in Southern Oregon. OSROA is excited to welcome TC Chevy as a partner and we appreciate their commitment to safer schools and safer kids! www.tcchevy.com
TC Chevy is a 2022 BRONZE level sponsor