It's a Wild, Wild World!


Monday, November 6: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Managing apartment communities is not for the faint at heart. Attend this session to gain knowledge on staying safe while working at your community, responding to an active shooter situation, identifying and reporting drug or gang activity and responding to the heroin epidemic.


Moderator:

Charlene Wray, Volunteers of America
Charlene has over 25 years of experience in multifamily property management working with very diverse programs. Her experience in affordable housing includes working with: Low Income Housing Tax Credit; Project Based section 8, HUD Section 202, 236, 221(d)(3), RAD Conversions and USDA Rural Development 515 and 538. Charlene has specific experience with "problem properties" struggling with lease-up, occupancy, turnover and security concerns. Working in intercity and rural communities with properties of diverse clientele, Charlene has experience in innovative solutions to assure the safety of the physical asset as well has on-site staff. Charlene currently works with Volunteers of America and also offers consulting services in the affordable housing management field.


Speakers:

Sergeant Chris Cheatham, Columbus Police Department
Sergeant Chris Cheatham has served 20 Years in Patrol, 15 Years as a Patrol Officer and 5 Years as a Patrol Sergeant. He graduated from Ohio University with a B.S. in Criminology and has been a OPOTC Defensive Tactics Instructor since 2000 and a Master Taser Instructor since 2009.

Lt. Paul Ohl, Columbus Police Department SWAT
Lieutenant Paul Ohl has served with the Columbus, Ohio, Division of Police since 1989 and has served as the SWAT Platoon Commander since 2012. He also has the canine unit under his command, as well as the hostage negotiation team. Prior to serving as the SWAT Platoon Commander, Lieutenant Ohl supervised units within the Strategic Response Bureau and was responsible for investigating gangs and career criminals, street crime enforcement teams and crime analysts. Lieutenant Ohl also supervised the community policing section. From 2015 to 2017, Lieutenant Ohl led an initiative to restructure the response to active aggressor incidents and created the training curriculum for approximately 1800 police officers and 1500 firefighters. Lieutenant Ohl graduated from the Ohio State University in 1988 with a B.A. in Sociology and began his career there as a university law enforcement officer in 1988 and was a member of the SRT team as a sniper.

Lt. Robb Moore, Columbus Division of Fire TEMS
Robb has served with the Columbus Division of Fire for 22 years where he was recently promoted to lieutenant. During that time, he has served as a firefighter, HAZMAT technician, rescue technician, dive supervisor, paramedic, and instructor. He is one of the founding members of the DART (Dive And Rescue Team) and TEMS (Tactical Emergency Medical Support) teams.

Sergeant Chantay Boxill, Columbus Police Department