COMMITTEE PARTICIPATION AND INFORMATION

COMMITTEE MEETINGS ARE OPEN.

Anyone may attend a Committee Meeting listed below – you do not need to be a Committee Member to attend.

JOINING A COMMITTEE.

If you are interested in joining a Committee, you will need to be appointed by the NSA President. Please email the staff liaison listed below to express your interest in joining their Committee.

COMMITTEE EXPECTATIONS.

  • You are expected to attend all called Committee meetings during the conferences.
  • Any appointed member of a NSA Committee who fails to attend two (2) consecutive regularly-scheduled meetings may be subject to removal.
  • Committee participation is voluntary.
  • You or your agency will be responsible for expenses to register for and attend the meetings.

All Committee Members must be current NSA members. If you are not a NSA member, please email membership@sheriffs.org to set up your NSA membership.

2023 COMMITTEE MEETING SCHEDULE

Below is an alphabetical list of the dates and times of the various committee meetings during the 2023 Winter Conference.

Animal Cruelty and Abuse Committee

Saturday, February 4, 9:00am – 11:00am
Chair: Sheriff Troy Wellman, Moody Co., SD
Vice Chair: Sheriff Brad Cole, Christian Co., MO
Staff Liaison: Chelsea Rider

Border Security Committee

Monday, February 6, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Chair: Sheriff Mark Dannels, Cochise Co., AZ
Vice Chair: Sheriff Benny Martinez, Brooks Co., TX
Staff Liaison: Jessica Vanderpool and Victor Ibanez

Committee of Past Presidents

Saturday, February 4, 8:00am – 9:00am
Chair: Sheriff Danny Glick, Laramie Co., WY
Staff Liaison: Julie Ann Schmidt

Committee of State Sheriffs’ Associations

Monday, February 6, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Chair: Executive Director Bill Hutton, Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association
Vice Chair: Executive Director Jennifer Marson, Arizona Sheriffs’ Association
Staff Liaison: Tim Woods

Constitution and Bylaws Committee

Saturday, February 4, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Chair: Sheriff Bill Bohnyak, Orange Co., VT
Vice Chair: Executive Director Steve Casey, Florida Sheriffs’ Association
Staff Liaison: Tim Woods

Court Security, Transportation of Prisoners, and Civil Process Committee

Saturday, February 4, 2:15pm – 3:15pm
Chair:  Sheriff Huey Hoss Mack, Baldwin Co., AL
Vice Chair: Sheriff Troy Wellman, Moody Co., SD
Staff Liaison: Chelsea Rider

Domestic Violence and Crime Victim Services Committee

Saturday, February 4, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Chair: Sheriff Kathy Witt, Fayette Co., KY
Vice Chair: Sheriff Vanessa Crawford, City of Petersburg, VA
Staff Liaison: Meghan Beal

Drug Enforcement Committee

Sunday, February 5, 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Chair: Sheriff Mike Milstead, Minnehaha Co., SD
Vice Chair: Sheriff Juan Figueroa, Ulster Co., NY
Staff Liaison: Candace Hill

Education and Awards Committee

Education and Awards Committee Meeting

Saturday, February 4, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Chair: Sheriff Huey “Hoss” Mack, Baldwin Co., AL
Vice Chair: Sheriff Steve Sparrow, Oldham Co., KY
Staff Liaison: Chelsea Rider and Ross Mirmelstein

Awards & Ferris E. Lucas Award Workgroup

Saturday, February 4, 9:00am – 11:00am
Chair:  Steve Doyle
Staff Liaison: Ross Mirmelstein

Emerging Technology and CJIS Committee

Saturday, February 4, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Chair: Sheriff (ret.) David Goad, Allegany Co., MD
Vice Chair: Chief (ret.) Scott Edson, Los Angeles Co., CA
Staff Liaison: Jonathan Herrman

Executive Committee Meeting

Friday, February 3, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Chair:  NSA President

Governmental Affairs Committee

Monday, February 6, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Chair: Sheriff Jim Skinner, Collin Co., TX
Vice Chair: Sheriff Bill Bohnyak, Orange Co., VT
Staff Liaison: Tim Woods

Homeland Security Committee/Global Policing Affairs

Saturday, February 4, 9:00am – 11:00am
Co-Chair: Sheriff Michael Chapman, Loudoun Co., VA
Co-Chair: Sheriff Justin Smith, Larimer Co., CO
Staff Liaison: Erin Lyons

Jail, Detention & Corrections Committee

Saturday, February 4, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Chair: Sheriff Gabe Morgan, City of Newport News, VA
Vice Chair: Sheriff Jim Quattrone, Chautauqua Co., NY
Staff Liaison: Carrie Hill

Legal Affairs Committee

Sunday, February 5, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Chair: Sheriff Greg Champagne, St. Charles Parish, LA
Vice Chair: Carrie Hill, Executive Director, Massachusetts Sheriffs’ Association

Outreach Committee

Sunday, February 5, 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Chair: Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn, Wood Co., OH
Vice Chair: Sheriff Troy Wellman, Moody Co., SD
Staff Liaison: Zach George

School Safety and Security Committee

Saturday, February 4, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Chair: Sheriff William Brueggemann, Cass Co., NE
Vice Chair: Executive Director Stephen Luce, Indiana Sheriffs’ Association, IN
Staff Liaison: Zach George

Traffic Safety Committee

Saturday, February 4, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Chair: Sheriff (ret.) John Whetsel, Oklahoma Co., OK
Vice Chair: Sheriff Brad Cole, Christian Co., MO
Staff Liaison: Candace Hill

Western States Policy Committee

Chair: Sheriff Brett Schroetlin, Grand Co., CO
Vice Chair:
Sheriff Leo Dutton, Lewis and Clark Co., MT
Staff Liaison: Jessica Vanderpool

Youth Programs and Juvenile Justice Committee

Sunday, February 5, 3:45pm – 5:45pm
Chair: Sheriff Steven Sparrow, Oldham Co., KY
Vice Chair: Sheriff Ron Spike, Yates Co., NY
Staff Liaison: Kristi Barksdale