Alan Heisterkamp Ed.D., Director, Center for Violence Prevention at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.
Dr. Heisterkamp served as director of the MVP Leadership Institute at the Center for Violence Prevention at UNI from 2011 -2014. Prior to that, he served as a consultant with the Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention from 2007-2011 and as the principal investigator on a four-year case study entitled, The Sioux City Project. He was the education consultant on the award winning film documentary, BULLY. He also co-facilitated research on the Coaching Boys Into Men program in 2007 and continues to instruct school and community leaders in bystander prevention education using the Mentors in Violence Prevention Model (MVP). Dr. Heisterkamp served as a public school administrator, school counselor, teacher and athletic coach for 23 years.
Wm. Michael Fleming Ph.D. CFLE, Director of Research and Assessment at the Center for Violence Prevention.
Dr. Fleming is an associate professor of family studies at the University of Northern Iowa. His scholarship and teaching focuses on the dynamics associated with interpersonal violence; models of prevention and early intervention in secondary and higher education schools; and education and training of domestic/sexual assault educators and advocates. His community engagement includes serving on boards for domestic/sexual agencies; serving on regional and state wide task forces and coalitions focusing on domestic/sexual assault, as well as working with non-profits providing program and evaluation consultation.
Dr. Annette Lynch, Advisor to the Center for Violence Prevention.
Annette Lynch, founding director of the Center for Violence Prevention, lead the Flagship Campus Violence Prevention Grant project serving all three state supported universities in Iowa between 2007 and 2011. Dr. Lynch currently serves as interim director and professor in the School of Applied Human Sciences at UNI.