Advisory Board

The ILEA Advisory Board is a distinguished group of practitioners, academics and key stakeholders dedicated to improving the profession of policing.

Chair

Gregory W. Rushin
Bio (pdf)
Chief, Plano Police Dept.
Plano, TX

Vice Chair

Doug Kowalski
Bio (pdf)
Chief, Prosper Police Dept.
Prosper, TX

Secretary

Cheryl Dunlop
Bio (pdf)
Director of Administrative Services, City of Rockwall
Rockwall, TX

Immediate Past Alumni President

Coby Pewitt
Assistant Chief
Richardson Police Dept.
Richardson, TX

Committee Members

Robert L. Bing, III, Ph.D.
Bio (pdf)
Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice Department, University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX

Marian Brown
Bio (pdf)
Sheriff, Dallas County Sheriff’s Dept.
Dallas, TX

Galia Cohen, Ph.D.
Bio (pdf)
Senior Lecturer
Department of Criminology, The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, TX

Bruce D. Glasscock
Bio (pdf)
City Manager (Ret.), City of Plano
Plano, TX

David N. James
Bio (pdf)
Chief (Retired), Carrollton Police Dept.
Carrollton, TX

Will D. Johnson
Bio (pdf)
Chief, Arlington Police Dept.
Arlington, TX

David G. Kiddle
Bio (pdf)
Deputy Chief, Grand Rapids Police Dept.
Grand Rapids, MI

Thomas E. Meloni, Ph.D.
Bio (pdf)
Assistant Professor, School of Law, Enforcement and Justice Administration
Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL

Kenneth J. Mighell, Esq.
Bio (pdf)
Cowles and Thompson
Dallas, TX

Derick Miller
Bio (pdf)
Chief, Carrollton Police Dept.
Carrollton, TX

Roy W. Minter, Jr.
Bio (pdf)
Chief, Savannah Police Dept.
Atlanta, GA

Jimmy Perdue
Bio (pdf)
Public Safety Director, North Richland Hills Police Dept.
North Richland Hills, TX

Ruben A. Puente
Bio (pdf)
Assistant Director, Office of the Director of Police, University of Texas System
Austin, TX

John M. Ray
Bio (pdf)
Division Director, Law Enforcement and Security Training, Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX)
College Station, TX

Charles A. Rohre
Bio (pdf)
Senior Consultant, Waters & Company
Dallas, TX

Catrina Shead
Bio (pdf)
Deputy Chief, Dallas Police Dept.
Dallas, TX

Edward L.Smith
Bio (pdf)
Chief of Police
Nicoma Park Police Dept.
Nicoma Park, OK

Darren M. Stevens
Bio (pdf)
Assistant Chief, Frisco Police Dept.
Frisco, TX

Mac Tristan
Bio (pdf)
Chief of Police (Ret.)
Coppell Police Dept.
Coppell, TX