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Tentative Transborder Narco-terrorism Conference Speakers

Dr. Joseph C. Rallo
President, Angelo State University
Opening Ceremonies

Dr. Robert S. Ehlers
Director, ASU Center for Security Studies
Opening Ceremonies

Matthew Addington
DOJ, DEA, Executive Director, El Paso Intelligence Center (EPIC)

Walt Huffman
Dean, Texas Tech University School of Law
“The Rule of Law vs. Rule of Man”

Pat Lykos
District Attorney, Harris County
Panel, Breakout Session or General Session

Dr. Jorge Ramirez
Texas Tech University School of Law
“Rule of Law”

Dave Lewis
Colonel, U.S. Air Force-Retired
ROTC Commander, Texas Tech University
“Strategic Studies”

Gregory Fontenot
Director, UFMCS
Steve Rotkoff

Colonel, U.S. Army-Retired
“Applying Decision Support and Red Teaming” (Applying Alternative Perspectives to Counter Narco-terrorism Efforts)

Trinidad J. Salazar
Executive Director, PIT/TIP
Breakout Session or General Session

George Baker
Director, OnStar
“Technology: OnStar LEO/Military Tool”

Hector Gonzalez
FBI; ASAC FBI Office, McAllen, Texas

David A. Sobyro
Director, Regional Counternarcotics Program; OSD Policy
“Counternarcotics Policy and Strategy”

Panel: “Psychology of the Narco-terrorist”

  • Dr. James Phelps
    ASU Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
  • Dr. Jeff Dailey
    ASU Assistant Professor of Border Security
  • Dr. Mark Pullin
    ASU Assistant Professor of Border Security
  • Dr. Manuel F. Zamora
    ASU Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Michael Marizco
Tucson Border Region: KJZZ 91.5 FM; NPR Arizona;
“Transborder Narco-terrorism: A Journalist’s Perspective”

Gregory Fontenot
Director, UFMCS
“Red Teaming”

Col. Bentley Nettles
Texas National Guard
“How Terrorists Think and How to Think About Terrorism”

Robert Soria
ASAC, Homeland Security
“Bulk Cash Smuggling”

Leonid Kalmanovich
Trainer, PerSys Medical
“Field Medical Care for Police and Military Personnel”

Dr. Steve Recca
Deputy Director, Partnership Programs, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Center for Homeland Defense and Security
“Information Sharing”

Phil Waters
Sergeant, Houston Police Department
“Homicide Investigations”

Brian Harris
Sergeant, Houston Police Department
“Drug-related Homicide Investigations”

Randy Harris
Courtroom Security Specialist, Ener-Tel
“Courtroom Security for Special Cases”

Transborder Narco-terrorism Conference


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