The Diversity Leadership Conference Committee would like to thank the following people for thier outstanding contributions to the 2012 Diversity Leadership Conference!
Keynote and Plenary Speakers
LTG David H. Huntoon (3 Oct Opening Remarks)
Superintendent, United States Military Academy
Alva Mason (3 Oct Morning Plenary)
Manager of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Relations at Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A.
GEN Dennis L. Via (3 Oct Lunch Plenary)
Commanding General, United States Army Material Command
Vipp Jaswal (3 Oct Dinner Plenary)
Fox News Channel, International Development and Business
Dr. Martina Carroll-Garrison (3 Oct Cadet Evening Lecture and Keynote Address)
Department of Justice
Larry Stubblefield (4 Oct Morning Plenary)
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Diversity and Leadership, Assistant Secretary of the Army, Manpower & Reserve Affairs, Washington, DC
Marc H. Morial (4 Oct Lunch Plenary)
President and Chief Executive Officer, National Urban League
Alvin Law (4 Oct Capstone Speaker)
Considering that he was born without arms, simply overcoming that challenge would be impressive enough. But, “Overachiever” would be a much better word to describe this man than “Disabled”.
LTC Tim Wall
Chief, Army Equal Opportunity Program and Policy
LCdr Leedjia A. Svec PhD
Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) Senior Scientist and Director of Basic and Applied Research
Former United States Army Infantry Soldier who reported the Mahmudiyah killings eventually inspire the book, Black Hearts: One Platoon's Descent into Madness in Iraq's Triangle of Death.
MAJ Jeremy Ussery
Regimental Tactical Officer and The Company Commander that reorganized B company, 1st Battalion, 502d Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) following the incident in Mahmudiyah.
Chief Executive Officer, Rachel's Challenge
Program Presenter, Rachel's Challenge
Dr. Gary Namie
WBI is the first and only U.S. organization dedicated to the eradication of workplace bullying that combines help for individuals, research, books, public education, training for professionals-unions-employers, legislative advocacy, and consulting solutions for organizations.
Faith and Belief
Rev. (Dr.) Klon K. Kitchen, Jr.
President, Executive Director & Endorser for Chaplaincy Full Gospel Churches / President, Trinity Full Gospel Fellowship
Dr. Dennis Rowe (USMA ‘73)
Director, Candidate SAT/ACT Improvement Program
MG Ron Johnson
Former Deputy Commanding General, US Army Corps of Engineers and Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences at West Point
Dr. Donna O. Johnson
President and CEO, Guaranteed 4.0 Learning System
Dr. Ericka Rovira
West Point Dept. of Behavioral Sciences & Leader for Project EXCEL
Chris Johnson (USMA ’73)
Former General Counsel for General Motors
Ms. Pat Locke (USMA ‘80)
West Point Leadership and Ethics Conference
Ms. Iris Chen
I Have A Dream Foundation
Jim Gagliano (USMA ‘87)
Federal Bureau of Investigation for NY State
Meagan Venable (USMA '07)
West Point Admissions and Project Leader for Inside/Out
Lauren Gore (USMA '07)
Harvard Business School and Urban Initiatives Leader - Detroit
Vice President / Creative Director at NBC News
Richard H. Davis, M. Ed.
Founder, Executive Director of PSL3 - Project Student Leader
Dr. Laurie Cannady
Associate Professor of Enlish at Lockhaven University
Narelle (Elle) Helmer
Plaintiff featured in the Invisible War
Lissa V. Young
Former Army Helicopter Pilot, Currently pursuing her doctorate in education at Harvard University
Members of the United States Military Academy Debate Team