Monday, March 6, David Kerr, Lexington Public Saftey

IMG_0577Mr. David Kerr has served as the Director of Public Safety for Lexington County since October 2011.  Prior to assuming this position he served in the United States Army for 22 years. He entered Basic Military Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri in 1989 and served as a Counterintelligence Agent for 11 years.  After serving in Europe, Bosnia, Kuwait, Panama and Stateside, he attained the rank of Sergeant First Class and in 2000 he attended Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, GA and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Military Police Corps.

He served in positions of increasing responsibility, which included Platoon Leader in the Republic of Korea; two company commands in Missouri; Operations/Police Advisor in Baghdad, Iraq; Law & Order Operations Officer in Maryland; and Senior Security Advisor, to the Saudi Arabian National Guard in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  Mr. Kerr retired as the Chief of Police at Fort Jackson, South Carolina in 2011.  Mr. Kerr is American Board Certified in Homeland Security – Level II and has extensive experience in the management of law enforcement, emergency response, security and antiterrorism programs worldwide.  He currently serves as the Chairman of Leadership Lexington County and serves as an advisor on the State Palmetto 800 Communications Committee.

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The February 13th meeting with Jen Thompson from Lighthouse for Life is now online!

If you missed the meeting, you can make it up online.  Please email Debbie so she can adjust your attendance.  Please note: our speaker chose to walk around the room as she presented her information instead of using the podium and the camera only captured her audio.  I hope each of you will take a moment to listen to this powerful presentation.

Join Us on Monday, Feb. 13th when we have Jen Thompson from Lighthouse for Life

Jen ThompsonLighthouse for Life is a 501c3 non-profit organization seeking to take steps against sex trafficking. We desire to see everyone joined together to put a stop to the trafficking of our loved ones around us. We also desire to provide grace and restoration to victims being rescued from trafficking.

Jen Thompson became Executive Director of Lighthouse for Life on February 1st, 2016. She graduated from USC-S in 2000 with a degree in Physical Education and in 2013 from USC – Columbia with her Masters in Educational Leadership. She is thrilled to have the honor to work with Lighthouse for Life.

Lighthouse for Life Website