Paul Berger has over thirty years of increasingly challenging professional experience including twelve years in command and managerial positions at a SUNY University Center and six years in system-wide leadership positions. He has expertise in law enforcement operations; emergency preparedness; agency administration; supervision of personnel; working with diverse populations; human resource management; policy development and implementation; and effective organization/team building. He holds... Read Full Bio
Brian Bridges brings a wealth of law enforcement experience to TRG, with over 42 years in service. He has served as interim Chief at three higher education institutions in Wisconsin – Madison, Stevens Point and LaCrosse.
Bridges started his career as a deputy sheriff and eventually was hired... Read Full Bio
Rhonda Glover Reese graduated from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. She later received a Master of Science degree in Management from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Mrs. Reese is currently enrolled at the Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona, pursuing a Doctor of Education... Read Full Bio
Leslie Ann Howard just retired as president and chief executive officer of United Way of Dane County, a position she had held since 1989. She is the first woman to hold this position in the 93-year history of the organization. Ms. Howard joined United Way in 1981 as director of the Volunteer Center, and in 1982 became vice president of Planning, Fund Distribution and Agency Services. During her... Read Full Bio
Senior Director for Campus Safety and Emergency Management (Ret.) Phillip A. Johnson Director Johnson has nearly 40 years of campus law enforcement experience. He recently retired from the University of Notre Dame after 33 years of service, as the Senior Director for Campus Safety and Emergency Management. Prior to assuming the Senior Director role, Senior Director Johnson... Read Full Bio
R. Bruce McBride has served more than 40 years in higher education, both as a professor and an administrator. With four years of experience as a police officer, he began his career as an assistant professor of Criminal Justice at the State University of New York, College of Technology at Utica/Rome. In 1985, he moved to Utica College of Syracuse University, where he taught... Read Full Bio
Tamara McCollough has tremendous knowledge and experience in higher education policy and law enforcement accreditation standards. Tamara has a Master’s Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Indiana State University. She is detailed and high achieving. She currently serves as the Director of Public Safety at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana. Previously, Tamara served as a Field Training Officer Program Supervisor, while simultaneously holding the role as... Read Full Bio
Deputy Secretary (ret)- Consultant
Deputy Secretary of Corrections Morgan retired from the state of Wisconsin Department of Corrections in 2018. She headed to Tunisa, Africa for two years to train and assist the Tunisian government’s reform of their correctional system. After returning to the United States in 2020 she consulted regularly with the Riseling Group, LLC. In July of 2021 she will head to Saudi... Read Full Bio
Gloria Reyes has committed her career to public service, specifically in the criminal justice system. Her employment history includes successful tenures at the Wisconsin State Public Defender’s Office, Wisconsin Department of Justice, Madison Police Department, Madison’s Mayoral Office as Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and overseeing the City of Madison Racial Equity Initiative... Read Full Bio
Anne E. Schwartz is a communications and risk assessment strategist. She’s a published book author with success in reputation management, brand protection and relationship-building through development and execution of communication and community relations strategies. She received the ADDY Award in 2016 from American Advertising Federation for ads for DOJ opiate abuse awareness campaign. Additionally, she is a member of Virtual Social Media Working Group for the Department of Homeland... Read Full Bio
Julie is a nationally recognized authority on education law, including areas of equity, diversity, and constitutional rights.
Scott retired in September 2021 from the California State University, Northridge (CSUN) Police Department after serving 29 years in both university and municipal law enforcement. Having worked at CSUN since 1998, rising though the ranks to achieve the Captain's position, Scott is very familiar with all apects of university law enforcement and campus safety. During this time, he was assigned to serve as interim Chief of Police for both Humboldt State University and California State... Read Full Bio