The 66th Annual NECUSA Conference will be held
June 9 – 12, 2019
Saint Michael’s College in Colchester Vermont


June 24th Sunday – Board Meeting/Registration/Lodging

NOTE: Special One-Day Open Session on June 27th for Conference Attendees and Separate Registrants

  • 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Conference Registration
  • 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Hiring and Retention in Campus Safety – (Tom King/Haverford & Bryn Mawr Colleges; Lilian Burroughs/Haverford & Bryn Mawr Colleges; and Michael Hill/Swarthmore College)
  • 7:30p.m. -11p.m. Hospitality Room

June 25th Monday – Day One of Conference (vendors in until evening on Tuesday)

  • 7:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. Conference and Vendor Registration/Vendor Setup
  • 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Buffet breakfast
  • 9:00a.m.-10:00 a.m. Opening Ceremonies
  • 10:00a.m.-12-noon Federal Compliance Update & Lessons Learned from Recent DoED Audits – (Dr. Mike DeBowes of D. Stafford & Associates)
  • 12-Noon-1:15 p.m. Lunch and Vendor Introductions
  • 1:15p.m.-2:00 p.m. Vendor Area Opens – Raffles!
  • 2:00p.m.-3:30p.m. Campus Mental Health Concerns – (Dr. Jeff Foster, AVP of College Life/Gettysburg College)
  • 3:30p.m.-3:45p.m. Break (Refreshments/Snacks/Raffles
  • 3:45p.m.-5:00p.m. Principles of Emergency Management into Public Safety Practices Campus Wide – (Doug Babcock, Director of Public Safety, Saint Michael’s College)
  • 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Vendor Networking Reception (heavy hors d’oeuvres and Refreshments)
  • 7:30p.m. -11p.m. Hospitality Room

(NOTE: Formal Vendor Program Ends. Vendors welcome to stay through Tuesday evening and continue their vendor displays at their discretion).

June 26th Tuesday – (Day Two of Conference)

  • 7:30a.m.-8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast
  • 8:30a.m.-10:00a.m. Current Threat Streams Facing Higher ED – (PA State Police Threat Analysis Unit)
  • 10:00a.m.-10:15a.m. Break
  • 10:15a.m.-12-Noon NECUSA Annual Business Meeting and Elections
  • 12-Noon-1:00 pm Member and Past President’s Recognition Luncheon and Swearing in of New Board Members
  • 1:00p.m.-1:45p.m. Professional Session 5: Cracker Barrel (An annual favorite: bring your questions!) – Facilitated by Board
  • 1:45p.m.-2:00 pm Break (Refreshments/Snacks/Raffles)
  • 2:00p.m.-4:00 pm Timely Warning and Emergency Notifications—How to Practically Apply the Requirements – (Lindi Swope of D. Stafford & Associates)
  • 4:15p.m.-5:30p.m. Managing the Mass Casualty Threat – (Joseph Metzinger, FBI SA)
  • 6:00 p.m. – 8:00pm Awards and Recognition Picnic
  • 8pm to 11pm Hospitality Room

Conference Ends

June 27th Wednesday – (One Day Professional Development Session –Paid Conference Attendees are Welcome to Attend)

“Advanced Campus & Community-Based Police Leadership” presented by WSM Trainers and Consultants – Lee Struble, President of WSM and Chief Higgins, Associate of WSM.

WSM Trainers and Consultants have been providing training programs and comprehensive assessment and consulting services to higher education institutions throughout the United States since 1996. The Advanced Campus and Community-Based Police Leadership program is an excellent program for Department Heads, Supervisors, and future campus safety/law enforcement leaders.

This one day session is free for full conference attendees. Non-conference attendees can participate in this valuable program for a low cost of $149.00/per person.