Keeping New Hampshire Safe is a project of Keeping America Safe. To learn more about Keeping America Safe and its advisory board members please visit our website. A full list of Keeping America Safe’s Advisory Board members are below:
Former Boston Police Commissioner
Currently the President and CEO of Edward Davis, LLC, Ed Davis has been in law enforcement for 35 years. He served as the Police Commissioner of the City of Boston from December 2006 until October 2013 where he administered six world championship celebrations and led the highly successful response to the Boston Marathon bombing.
Vice President, Government Affairs, ANDE; former Director of CO Dept of Public Safety; former FBI special agent
Jim Davis is currently vice president of government affairs for ANDE, a company seeking to change the paradigm related to the use of DNA in law enforcement and public safety. Previously, Davis was a principal in Public Safety Ventures, LLC, a Longmont, CO based venture capital firm focused on public safety technology.
Davis served as a member of Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper’s cabinet as Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Public Safety (CDPS) and Homeland Security Advisor to the Governor. Before working for Governor Hickenlooper, Davis retired after 26 years in the FBI. His last assignment was as Special Agent in Charge of the Denver Division of the FBI and was responsible for all investigative, intelligence, and administrative operations for the FBI in Colorado and Wyoming.
Fire Chief Mike Duyck
Fire Chief/Chief Executive Officer of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue (Linn County, Portland, Ore.)
Chief Mike Duyck has over 30 years experience in the fire service, starting his firefighting career at Washington County (Ore.) Fire District #2, and later joining the City of Lake Oswego (Ore.) Fire Department in 1988. He joined TVF&R in 1995 and became Fire Chief in September 2010. He has served in all ranks of emergency services as well as fleet services, human resources, logistics, emergency management, and government affairs.
Former President of APCO International; Ret. Director of Valley Communications Center (Kent, Wash.)
With over 30 years of public safety communications expertise, Chris Fischer has served in a multitude of capacities in the public safety industry, including managing a 9-1-1 call answer and public safety dispatching for 27 agencies and a life member of APCO.
Former Assistant Chief of Baltimore F.D.
Ray Lehr has been a public safety leader for more than 45 years. He served on the Baltimore City Fire Department for 30 years – holding every rank up to Assistant Chief. He then spent ten years in the private sector supporting first responder technology, and five and a half years as the State of Maryland Interoperability Director directing a statewide 700 MHz voice communications system. Most recent Lehr has been an outspoken leader around the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network. He was the National Governors Association Board member on the Public Safety Spectrum Trust and then the Maryland State Point of Contact for FirstNet.
Ret. Fire Chief for the North County Fire Protection District (San Diego, Cal.); Immediate Past President for the International Association of Fire Chiefs
Chief Bill Metcalf served as the Fire Chief/CEO for the North County Fire Protection District for 12 years. During that time, Metcalf oversaw the safety of growing communities in the area and rebuilt aging infrastructure. In addition, Metcalf served as the Treasurer, President and other official roles in the International Association of Fire Chiefs.
Charles H. Ramsey
Former Commissioner, Philadelphia Police Department; Former Police Chief, Washington DC; Former Deputy Superintendent, Chicago Police Department
Charles H. Ramsey led the fourth largest police department in the nation with 6,500 sworn and 8 hundred civilian members of the Philadelphia Police Department before he retired from his post on December 31, 2015. Charles brings nearly fifty years of law enforcement expertise to 21CP Solutions. He served as Washington, D.C. Police Chief and was a Deputy Superintendent in the Chicago Police Department where he implemented the nationally acclaimed model of community policing called the Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy.
Charles is a past President of the Police Executive Research Forum, the Major Cities Chiefs Association, and served on the International Association of Chiefs of Police Executive Committee. In January of 2015, President Barack Obama called on Charles to co-chair the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing.
He has received numerous awards including the John M. Penrith Leadership Award from the FBI National Executive Institute, Leadership awards from the Police Executive Research Forum and the Major Cities Chiefs Association, and the Innovations in American Government Award from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Former Police Chief, City of Tucson, Ariz.
Roberto Villaseñor served with the Tucson Police Department for over 35 years, where he held multiple positions including Chief of the Department and Assistant Chief. Throughout his career, Villaseñor also served on several state and national boards and committees and served on board of the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Ethics and Integrity Advisory Panel.
In 2014, Villaseñor was appointed by President Obama to the President’s National Task Force on 21st Century Policing, and in 2015 was appointed by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey to the Arizona Criminal Justice Council.