Kent is a the Managing Partner for The Strategic Organization (TSO). TSO provides a suite of strategic thinking and planning services to a wide variety of public, private and association clients. TSO improves how organizations run by helping senior leadership adopt an integrated approach of planning, learning, communicating and taking strategic action. The Strategic Organization processes rest on the simple notion that planning and action must be focused, aligned, actionable and accountable. Prior to launching his own company he worked as an urban teacher and coach, an association executive and a director of state and local programs for the National Governors Association.
Gregory Perkins is a Diplomate of the Board, American College of Certified Forensic Counselors and credentialed as a Clinically Certified Forensic Counselor and Clinically Certified Juvenile Treatment Specialist with a specialty in youthful offender counseling. He is further certified by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services as a Certified Forensic Screener and Evaluator.
As a Licensed Advance Practice Social Worker, Dr. Perkins has extensive experiences in working with the juvenile justice and court systems; has engaged in direct practice with high and at-risk children and families; has provided parenting education and advocacy on behalf of family systems. He has served in consultation, collaboration and training with local and statewide agencies. Dr. Perkins has presented at a nationally recognized research conference and received recognition by the Executive Director of the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission as a “subject-matter expert” and trainer on issues relating to juvenile justice. He has served as a consultant and trainer to the National Resource Center for Children and Youth Services at the University of Oklahoma, Tulsa and visiting lecturer at the North Carolina Justice Academy. Dr. Perkins is an active member of the clergy and serves as a Pastor of a congregation in his local community.
Chaplain (Colonel) USA, ret. Ron Huggler received his Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and his Doctor of Divinity from Erskine Theological Seminary.Ordained by the Christian & Missionary Alliance, he served for over 30years in the Army, retiring in 2010.
His last assignment was as the Installation/Garrison chaplain at Fort Bliss, Texas.In this position he was heavily involved in deployment cycle support training to include reunion and reintegration/resiliency training for soldiers and their family members. Ron has been married for 34 years to Susan, who is a retired Army nurse.
Paul is currently the North Idaho Regional Director for Catholic Charities of Idaho. Paul received his MSW from the University of Idaho and completed extensive professional training in PTSD. Paul has completed the Clinical Training Program at the National Center for PTSD, the Advanced Clinical Training in Prolonged Exposure by Dr. Edna Foa at the Center for Treatment and Study of Anxiety (CTSA) Perlman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania and is certified as a Prolonged Exposure Therapist for treatment of PTSD; Dr. Foa at CTSA.
During his career Paul has also served as a Case Manager & Job Counselor at the Idaho Department of Vocational Rehabilitation and as a Clinical Case Manager for the Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) Grant Per Diem (GPD) Transitional Housing St. Vincent de Paul program.