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N AT I O N A L PA S T P R E S I D E N T S Whe r e a r e t he y Now?
Bill Burke (99th Session) President 1987 A : We are living in New Hampshire and traveling back and forth to California. Our kids and grandkids live in San Diego and in Morro Bay. We are UNH Hockey fans and I enjoy skiing on NH Mountains. I had the privilege of serving on the California Chapter FBI/NAA Board in- cluding a term as President. With the support of all the Western Chapters I became a member of the FBI/NAA National Board and served for eight years including a term as President in 1987. My career started with the Los Angeles Police Department in 1960 and I moved thru the ranks to retire in 1985 as a Commander. I was the Chief of Police in Burlington, Vermont in 1985/86 and became the Chief of Police in Portsmouth, NH in 1987. When I retired from Portsmouth PD on December 31, 1998, I became a Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley Dean Witter and received training at the World Trade Center in New York City. While serving on the executive board I, along with my fellow board members performed significant duties as change agents for the FBI/NAA.
We revised the Constitution and By-laws, assumed more hands on planning for the Retraining Sessions, improved budgeting and accounting methods and worked closely with the FBI to foster closer ties of NAA gradu- ates with the NAA upon return of graduates to their respective agencies. We had a lot of fun throughout our terms of office and became the first board to engender and participate in an international retrainer in Europe (Spain 1st Session). Jim Cotter was our Historian during this era. George Graves (81st Session) Past National Secretary/ Treasurer A : I am still active with regional and state chapters, local Chief ’s group, and still work for firms as consultant for management studies, pro- motions etc. I am active with rail safety issues, and maintain contact with past presidents. I’m still doing some assessment center work, recently became part of a team for a suburban police chief ’s position; and later this year will be with a
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