FBI LAS VEGAS CITIZENS ACADEMY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
In April 2009, FBI Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Steven Martinez of the Las Vegas Field Office approached a number of graduates of the FBI Las Vegas Citizens Academy about forming an FBI Las Vegas Citizens Academy Alumni Association. The first organizational meeting of the Provisional Board of Directors was held at Frias Holding Company on May 18, 2009 and was attended by Mark James (’09), President and CEO of Frias Holding Company; Jeffrey Silver, Partner, Dickinson Wright; Tim Wong, President and CEO of Arcata Associates; and Holly James, Community Outreach Specialist, FBI.
The By-Laws and Articles of Incorporation were filed with the Secretary of State of Nevada on October 19, 2009 and included the following Board of Directors: Mark James, Jeffrey Silver, Tim Wong, Christopher Bjornstad, Srinivas Vuthoori, Michael Saltman, and William E. Martin. Mark James was elected President and Christopher Bjornstad was elected Secretary/Treasurer. The first General Membership meeting of the organization was held at Aliante Resort Hotel on October 20, 2009.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
FBI National Citizens Academy Alumni Association – dedicated to supporting the mission of the FBI in its role as the official liaison between the FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association (FBICAAA) Chapters and the FBI.
Federal Trade Commission Prevent business practices that are anticompetitive or deceptive or unfair to consumers; enhance informed consumer choice and public understanding of the competitive process; and to accomplish this without unduly burdening legitimate business activity.
InfraGard – association of businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants dedicated to sharing information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the United States. The focus is to protect our country’s critical infrastructure from physical and cyber threats.
Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI, Inc. – a fraternal, educational and community-minded organization of nearly 8,000 members who served with honor as Special Agents in the FBI.