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Joshua Thomas Acker, Ph.D., Ret., Director of Human Resources, Pinellas County Sheriff's Office

Lieutenant, Pinellas County Sheriff's Office - Retired

Cherie Castellano

Program Director, Cop 2 Cop

Thomas Gillan, CLET, CSTS

Director, Central Florida Police Stress Unit

Allen R. Kates, MFAW, BCECR

Trauma expert, journalist and author

Ellen Kirschman, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Andy O'Hara

Executive Director, Badge of Life

James T. Reese, Ph.D.

President, James T. Reese AND Associates

Stephanie Samuels

Psychotherapist, Copline Inc.

Donna Schulz

Law Enforcement Coordination Manager, US Attorney's Office, Middle District of Florida, Retired

James Sewell, PhD.

Retired Assistant Commissioner, Florida Department of Law Enforcement

James Steffens

Forensic Services and S.W.A.T. Tactical Commander - Pasco County (FL) Sheriff's Office

Teresa T. Tate

Founder, Survivors of Law Enforcement Suicide

John M. Violanti, Ph.D.

Faculty, Law Enforcement Wellness Association

Mary Van Haute

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