2018 Northwest Leadership Seminar Program Schedule

WEDNESDAY
March 7, 2018

7:00 AM

Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast

8:15 AM

Opening Ceremonies

8:30 AM

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Speaker: Jack E. Enter
Walking the Narrow Road of Leadership

Jack has been associated with the field of criminal justice since 1972 when he began his career as a law enforcement officer. He obtained his Ph.D. in 1984 and has served as a university professor and administrator, and as Director of Information and Education for the Governor’s Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. Jack’s presentation will examine leadership principles and provide practical methods to use to become effective leaders who “walk the narrow road of leadership excellence.”

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM

Valerie Van Brocklin

Speaker: Valerie Van Brocklin
The Spirit of Leadership

Before she earned her law degree at the University of Virginia and sought high-adventure in Alaska by joining the Anchorage District Attorney’s Office, Valerie (Val) had a teaching career. For over 30 years, Val has been winning hearts, inspiring action and helping people find greater meaning in the work they do. She got here through a unique combination of skills, education, and “in the trenches” experience—all fueled by her own passion for people who have chosen to serve others.

 

5:00 PM

Seminar Concludes 

THURSDAY
March 8, 2018

7:00 AM

Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM

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Speaker: Dr. Robert Douglas
Mental Health / Suicide Prevention

Considered a leading expert in the area of police suicide according to Dateline, CNN, Time Magazine, and USA Today, Bob is Founder and Executive Director of the National Police Suicide Foundation, Inc., and a retired police agent from the Baltimore City Police Department. He is a member of the American Association of Suicidologists, Senior Chaplain for ICPC, and a recipient of the Jack Price Award. He has also authored three books: Death With No Valor, Hope Beyond the Badge, and Healing for a Hero’s Heart.

12:00 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM

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Speaker: Lt. David Grossman
The Bullef Proof Mind

A retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, Dave is an internationally recognized scholar, author, and speaker who is one of the world’s foremost experts in the field of human aggression and the roots of violence and violent crime. He is also one of the nation’s leading law enforcement trainers. Dave is a former Army Ranger, West Point psychology professor, and Professor of Military Science who drew on his combined experience to establish a new field of scientific endeavor that he has named “Killology.”

5:00 PM

Seminar Concludes 

FRIDAY
March 9, 2018

7:00 AM

Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM

Rick Rigsby

Speaker: Rick Rigsby
Leadership Development and Building Successful Teams

Through motivational speaking, corporate coaching, books and social media, Rick encourages and empowers audience members to become great people who do great things. The San Francisco native is a former award-winning journalist, who followed a television news career with six years of graduate school—culminating with a Ph.D. from the University of Oregon. A college professor for two decades, Rick spent most of those years at Texas A&M University, where he also served as character coach and chaplain for the Aggies football team. In addition to academic publications, Rick is the author of Lessons from a Third Grade Dropout—the story of timeless common-sense wisdom learned from his father.

12:00 PM

Seminar Concludes 

Cost of the seminar is $295 per person. Last day to cancel is Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Registrations are transferable.