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Brian Kauffman

Brian is currently serving as the Executive Director of the Western Community Policing Institute (WCPI) a nationally recognized community policing and homeland security training institute.  He has over twenty years in law enforcement and public safety serving in a variety of positions including patrol supervisor, tactical entry team member, police and corrections training expert and Lieutenant and Captain with Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST).

Brian has trained thousands of public safety and community representatives across the nation in police and homeland security topics.  Brian received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Management and Communication from Western Baptist College, and his Master’s degree in Adult Education and PhD in Educational Leadership from Oregon State University.

Ashley Schaumburg

Ashley is currently Assistant Director for the Western Community Policing Institute (WCPI), a nationally recognized community policing and homeland security training institute.  As Assistant Director, Ashley assists in developing and coordinating community-based homeland security and community policing trainings, nationwide.

Ashley is a graduate of Western Oregon University with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. To meet the challenges of her position, Ashley has completed several FEMA training courses including Leadership and Influence, Decision Making & Problem Solving, Developing and Managing Volunteers, and Effective Communication.

David Rogers

David J. Rogers is a program manager and trainer with Western Community Policing Institute. David is enrolled with the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho. He has 42 years of experience in the Criminal Justice field. He is currently CEO and Chief Instructor for his own consulting and training company, Tribal Public Safety Innovations (TPSI). David’s police experience has spanned 20 years with city police, county sheriff, federal and tribal policing agencies and included positions as Patrolman, Lieutenant, Captain, Undersheriff and Chief including Chief of his own tribe from 2013 to 2016. Dave served as a Probation Officer and Court Commissioner for the Clark County District Courts in Vancouver, Washington for 9 years. He also served as the Tribal Training Program Manager for the Western Community Policing Center followed by the Criminal Justice Center for Innovation at Fox Valley Technical College for 13 years providing a large variety of training including Community Policing on behalf of the COPS Office. During this time, David created the National Indian Youth Police Academy and the Tribal Probation Academy. David specializes in Community Policing, Youth Gangs, Drug Trafficking, Probation, and Jurisdiction in Indian Country.