Staff & Board

Key Staff:

As a leader in the law enforcement training and consulting industry, UMCPI is comprised of experienced public safety executives, consultants, and business professionals.  They are committed to the highest standards of quality and professionalism.  Our team’s unique background includes work in the academic, public, and private sector.

Dennis Cusick
Executive Director
Chief of Police, Emeritus

 

Direct: 651-917-2259 | Office: 651-917-2255 x107
[email protected]

Dennis has 34 years of municipal law enforcement experience, including 18 years as a Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police. He has served public safety agencies as a consultant for 15 years, helping to develop solutions to the complex environment facing law enforcement today.

William Micklus
Associate Director

Direct: 612-817-0653
651-917-2255 x106
[email protected]

Bill served for 29 years as a Peace Officer for the Burnsville, MN Police Department, including many years as a trainer within the department.  Bill has worked for another 15 years as a trainer and consultant to public safety agencies, from small localities to the U.S. Capitol Police.

Susan Engel
Finance Manager

651-287-7444
[email protected]

Susan has over 25 years experience in financial management and operations, for a variety of nonprofit and private sector organizations.  She holds a M.B.A from Yale University and a B.A. from the University of Virginia.

 

Molly Van Wagner
Grant Manager

651-287-7441
[email protected]

Molly has 25 years of experience in the nonprofit, higher education, public, and private sectors.  She holds a bachelors and master’s degree in business administration and is currently finishing her Doctorate of Public Administration at Hamline University in St. Paul, MN.

 

 

2017 Board of Directors

Executive Committee

President | Kevin A. Campana
Attorney

Vice-President | Lieutenant Peggy Johnson
Duluth Police Department, Retired

Secretary | Donald S. Winger, M.A.
Program Director, Police Science & Public Safety Administration
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Treasurer | Ann Gergen
Executive Director
Association of Governmental Risk Pools (AGRiP)

Directors

Jon Iverson, Esq.
Iverson Reuvers Condon, Attorneys at Law

Emy Johnson
Director, Assets Protection, Target Corporation
Council Member, City of Shoreview

Chief of Police Kelly McCarthy
Mendota Heights Police Department

David Pecchia
Executive Director Minnesota Chiefs of Police, Retired
Chief of Police, Lino Lakes Police Department, Retired

Chief of Police Michael Tusken
Duluth Police Department

Matt Bostrom-on Leave of Absence
Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office, Retired
University of Oxford-England