Board of Advisors


LEIC receives guidance from its advisory board. The LEIC Advisory Board is made up of law enforcement officials and curriculum specialists from around the country. The board meets twice a year with the agency to review ongoing work and talk about growth of LEIC.

Name Title Organization
Terry Ashe Executive Director TN Sheriff’s Association Tennessee Sheriff’s Association
Dr. William Bass Professor Emeritus, Anthropology Research Facility University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Dr. Brian Donavant Professor University of Tennessee, Martin, TN
Mark Gwyn Director (Retired) Tennessee Bureau of Investigations
David Rausch Director Tennessee Bureau of Investigations
John Mehr Sheriff Madison County Sheriff’s Office
Holly Latham Senior Forensic Scientist Kansas Bureau of Investigations
Michael Rallings Director Memphis Police Department
Justin Grogan President Tennessee School Resources Officers
John Freeze Director Continuing Education University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN
Lisa Christian Chief Deputy Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office
Hubert Smith Community Member Knoxville Community
Maggi Duncan Director Tennessee Assoc. Chief’s of Police
Mike Sullivan Col. United States Army(Ret.) LEIC Director (Ret.) Law Enforcement Innovation Center, TN
Eric Watson Sheriff Bradley County Sheriff’s Office
Dr. Herb Byrd Vice President for Public Service University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service
Rick Scarbrough Director Law Enforcement Innovation Center, Knoxville, TN