2013 Winter Conference

January 28 - February 2

Washington, DC

Winter Conference

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2013 Winter Conference Special Events

Welcom Reception

Wednesday, January 30 @ 6.00pm - 7.30pb

Hosted by NSA President, Sheriff Larry Amerson and Mrs. Annalisa Amerson, Calhoun County, AL


Keynote Speakers

Thursday, January 31 @ 9.00am
U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT)
Elected to the U.S. Senate in 2010, Senator Lee is a member of the Judiciary Committee and serves as ranking Member of the Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Subcommittee. He is also the top Republican on the Water and Power Subcommittee of the Energy and National Resources Committee. And he serves on the Foreign Relations Committee and Joint Economic Committee.
Senator Lee’s career includes public service as General Counsel to former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman and as Assistant U.S. Attorney in Salt Lake City. He also spent several years in private law practice, specializing in appellate and Supreme Court litigation.
Senator Lee advocates efforts to support constitutionally limited government, fiscal responsibility, individual liberty, and economic prosperity. In his keynote address, Senator Lee will speak on the U.S. Forest Service’s proposed rule changes to expand its federal police powers.
Friday, February 1 @ 9.00am
Brigadier General Nick Halley (U.S. Army, Retired)
Brigadier General Nick Halley, U.S. Army Retired, is an internationally recognized expert on leadership and terrorism. He has appeared on the Fox News network as a military and terrorist expert. He has commanded over ten thousand soldiers in combat in Vietnam, Grenada and Desert Storm in Iraq.
Since retirement from the Army, he has had a distinguished career at the Director/Vice President/General Manager level with several prestigious international firms including Motorola.
General Halley is an author of two best-selling books - Leadership Under Fire! and Terrorism-The Target Is You!

Jail Symposium

Friday, February 1 @ 10.00am - 6.00pm
NSA is proud to present the following seminars at out Winter conference that are focused exclusively on Jail Operations:
  • Use of Force present by Gary Deland
  • First Amendment/Legal Issues presented by Carrie Hill
  • Emergency and Contingency Planning presented by Mike Haley
  • Not So "Best Practices" (Legal-based vs. Best Practices) presented by Gary Deland


Exhibit Hall

Thursday, January 31 @ 10.00am - 2.00pm

  • Coffee Break and Cash Drawings @ 10.00am
  • Coffee Break and Cash Drawings @ 1.00pm

Friday, February 1 @ 8.00am - 12.00pm

  • Coffee Break and Cash Drawings @ 10.00am


NSA President’s Reception

Saturday, February 2 @ 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Hosted by NSA President, Sheriff Larry Amerson, and Mrs. Annalisa Amerson, Calhoun Co., AL