2019 ELTS Conference: January 16th-18th

2019 ELTS Conference

Seaside Convention Center - January 16th-18th

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Charles Huth

In addition to serving as a senior consultant with Arbinger, Charles “Chip” Huth is a 
Major with the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department. He has 26 years of law enforcement experience, commands KCPD’s Special Operations Division, and is the State of Missouri’s defensive tactics subject matter expert. He also consults for international law enforcement, military, and corporate clients. He formerly led the Street Crimes Unit Tactical Enforcement Squad and has planned, coordinated, and executed over 2500 high-risk tactical operations.
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Scott Friedman

Former President of the National Speakers Association (NSA) will be presenting on Predicting the Future by Creating It. Friedman is an internationally sought after professional speaker and author. As a motivational humorist, Scott inspires and entertains with fun-filled, interactive and content-rich programs. Scott's main area of expertise is employee innovation, customer experience, happiness at work and using humor/celebration as a strategic tool. 
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Paul Butler

Butler is a speaker, presenter, instructor, and entertainer. He excels in the areas of motivation, leadership, customer service, and attitude empowerment. He will be speaking on Leadership for a Lifetime: How the Past Prepares Us for the Future. During his 27 years of law enforcement, he has been a public servant, training officer, sergeant, crisis negotiator, chief of police, and chief deputy. These opportunities have given him a unique perspective on a vast array of situations and circumstances that many people find themselves in every day. These experiences have helped him to develop the answers to questions and cures to problems most people are facing at work and in life on a continual basis.
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 Carmelin Rivera

Carmelin Rivera is an Acting Lieutenant with the San Diego Police Department and has over 20 years of experience in training managers and leaders at all levels of government.  He has developed and/or facilitated courses and workshops on emotional survival in the workplace, emotional intelligence, toxic leadership, ethics, professionalism, implicit bias, cultural diversity, and effective interactions.  Carmelin collaborated the Police Executive Research Forum and the Department of Justice to develop best practices for employee wellness units in public safety.  He is also partnering with local clergy to develop the San Diego Community Clergy Response Team, a community policing initiative that will pair clergy with public safety personnel to build community trust, de-escalate critical incidents, and provide resources to community members.  Carmelin is a PhD student at the University of San Diego's Leadership Studies program.  His specialization is in Organizational Leadership and Consulting, which involves training on leadership coaching.  His research interests include toxic leadership and the role negative mental models play in establishing toxic organizational cultures.  His passion is to develop exemplary, well-balanced leaders across all industries.

 Sandra Albrektsen
Assistant Chief Albrektsen has been a member of the San Diego Police Department for over 30 years. During Chief Albrektsen’s career, she has held positions in both investigations and patrol. In January 2017, she was appointed to Assistant Chief of Training and Development. 
In her current assignment, she is responsible for a regional academy hosting over 400 students four times a year, Backgrounds and Recruiting, Human Resources, Executive Development, In-Service Training and the Wellness Unit. Sandra is a college professor teaching Criminal Justice, Community Relations, and Law courses in the San Diego area.
Sandra has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, from San Diego State University. She is a graduate of Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute, and the FBI National Academy, Session 274. 
In 2017, Assistant Chief Albrektsen was honored by the ‘Women in Blue,’ and is a founding member of the Women Leaders in Law Enforcement. Sandra also holds memberships in International Association of Chiefs of Police, FBI National Academy Associates, and National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives. 
Sandra is passionate about the health and well-being of all law enforcement officers and believes in a mind, body, spirit approach to wellness. She is a third generation public servant who resides in Southern California with her husband, a retired sergeant. She has one son in his first semester at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.




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Key Contacts

Kevin Campbell
Executive Director
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Marie Campbell
Association Executive
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Anne Campbell
Association Executive
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