Jami S. Haberl, MPH, MHA, Executive Director, Safeguard Iowa Partnership
    Jami Haberl joined the Safeguard Iowa Partnership on September 11, 2007. Prior to joining Safeguard Iowa, she served as a senior program manager at the Iowa Foundation for Medical Care and the executive director for the Centers for Disaster Operations and Response at the Iowa Department of Public Health. 

    At the Iowa Foundation for Medical Care, Jami was responsible for overseeing and providing leadership to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ national program, Physician Quality Reporting Initiative.

    Jami is actively involved in the community as a member of the Des Moines University College of Health Sciences Alumni Board, Des Moines Young Professionals Connection, Drake Neighborhood Association, Iowa Public Health Association and is a volunteer for the local National Multiple Sclerosis Society chapter and Ronald McDonald House. Jami also serves as an adjunct professor for the College of Health Sciences at Des Moines University.

    A native of Lohrville, Iowa, Jami is a graduate of Iowa State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Community Health Education and a graduate of Des Moines University with master’s degrees in Public Health and Healthcare Administration.

    Steve Barenbaum, United Health Group

    Steve has been in Business Continuity Management for over 7 years.  He developed business continuity plans for many large corporations and public utilities. He currently oversees all of UnitedHealth Groups Corporate and International Business Segments as a Business Continuity Leader.

    Carol Martinson, Vice President, Asset Protection, SUPERVALU, Inc.

    Carol Martinson was appointed vice president of Asset Protection for SUPERVALU, Inc. in October 2006. She first joined SUPERVALU as Corporate Security Director in June 2005 and came with extensive experience in various security roles in the grocery, retailing and banking industries. Martinson leads the Asset Protection team to ensure SUPERVALU is the best place to work, shop, and invest by providing a safe and secure environment for customers and associates while protecting company assets.

    Previous to joining Supervalu, Martinson served as risk management director of Lund Food Holdings, Inc. Prior to her tenure at Lund’s, Martinson worked at Target Corporation where she began as an operations and investigations manager on her way to becoming Asset Protection Director. Martinson began her security career at First Bank System starting as a Security Officer and finally Vice President, Corporate Security. She is a Certified Security Services Financial Professional, active in ASIS International, ISMA, IACFI, and has served on the planning commission and boards of Bank Administration Institute, Food Marketing Institute, and Crime Stoppers, Inc. Martinson received a B.A. in Business Administration and English from Concordia University in Moorhead, MN.

    Michael Rozin, Security Manager/Captain of Special Operations, Mall of America

    Michael Rozin’s career has focused on terrorism prevention for over 10 years. Michael Rozin served as a Sergeant in a specialized infantry unit in the Israeli Defense Forces.  During his service Michael participated in operations at West Bank, Syrian and Lebanon borders.  After his military service he joined the Israeli Airport Authority where he worked as a security agent for Ben-Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv under the supervision of the Israeli Security Agency, (Shin Bet).  Throughout his employment with the ISA, Michael received several outstanding performance awards for capturing suspects affiliated with terrorist organizations.

    Michael moved to the United States from Israel in 2005 and since then has been employed by Mall of America (MOA) as Special Operations Security Captain to enhance the counter-terrorism capabilities of MOA Security Department.  In this capacity Michael has developed, implemented and managed a behavior detection unit and a variety of additional innovative security programs focused on mitigating the threat of terrorism.  These programs have achieved results with national and international magnitude.

    Michael is a regular guest speaker at law enforcement conferences on counter-terrorism, suicide terrorism and other proactive security methods.  He has trained a number of law enforcement agencies on counter-terrorism and tactical response techniques.

    In 2008 the security program Michael created for Mall of America was presented to the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Homeland Security as a model for security in the public sector.

    Michael is a graduate of the Institute of Counter-Terrorism in the Interdisciplinary Center in Hertzliya, Israel where he attended a Masters Level Executive Counter-Terrorism Studies program. He is also a certified law-enforcement and civilian instructor in Krav Maga defensive tactics.  He is fluent in Russian, Bulgarian, Hebrew and English.

    Dr. Massoud Amin, Director of the Technological Leadership Institute (TLI) at the University of Minnesota

    Dr. Massoud Amin holds the Honeywell/H.W. Sweatt Chair in Technological Leadership, directs the Technological Leadership Institute (TLI), and is a University Distinguished Teaching Professor and a full professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Minnesota. As Director of the Technological Leadership Institute, he leads a team of 52 senior faculty members from across the University and industry executives, who develop local and global leaders for technology enterprises.
    Professor Amin is an expert in smart grids, dynamical systems and controls, critical infrastructure security & protection, pivotal technologies, IP valuation and strategy, and leads the Minnesota Smart Grid Coalition.
    Prior to joining the University of Minnesota in March 2003, Dr. Amin held positions of increased responsibility including the Area Manager of Infrastructure Security, Grid Operations/Planning, and Energy Markets at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) in Palo Alto, California, and in the aftermath of the tragic events of 9/11, he directed all security-related R&D at EPRI for members and our nation's utilities.
    Dr. Amin is the author or co-author of more than 180 refereed papers, the editor of seven collections of manuscripts, and serves on the editorial boards of six academic journals. At Washington University, students voted him three times Professor of the Year and awarded him the senior class’ Leadership Award in 1995. At EPRI he received several awards including the 2002 President's Award for the Infrastructure Security Initiative, 2000 and 2002 Chauncey Awards (the institute’s highest honor, in March 2001 and 2003), and six EPRI Performance Recognition Awards during 1999-2002 for leadership in three areas. 

    Sr. Deputy William Gaspar, Polk County Sheriff's Office

    Bill has been involved in multiple areas of interface between law enforcement and the private sector including the Intelligence Unit, Fusion Center and the Safeguard Iowa Partnership.

    Bill has been an active partner with Safeguard Iowa Partnership and supports the mission of the public-private partnership. He is a leader by example in the law enforcement community when it comes to interagency cooperation: as an example, as an employee of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office he works within a multi-agency task force housed within the Des Moines Police Department.

    Bill has been instrumental in bringing together law enforcement and private sector representatives on problems and issues of mutual concern within the LEIN Region 5.

    Chris Terzich, Vice President, Enterprise Incident Management
    Chris is responsible for Wells Fargo's emergency preparedness program including development of the company's Enterprise Incident Management Team, first used in response to September 11th. He works extensively on homeland security partnerships, founding the Minnesota Information Sharing and Analysis Center and currently serving as President of InfraGard in Minnesota.

    As a working group member of the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC), Chris provided guidance regarding the critical infrastructure and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).  This guidance became a part of a report on Cross Sector Interdependencies & Risk Assessment which was given to the President of the United States.

    In his 23 years at Wells Fargo, Chris has managed various programs including executive protection and robbery training. He has also provided response and management for a wide range of events from a visit by former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to an employee kidnapping, wildfires and hurricanes.

    Katherine Grimm, Director of Emergency Preparedness, HealthEast

    Katherine Grimm has been the Director of Emergency Preparedness for HealthEast Care System in St Paul, Minnesota since January 2005.  She is in her second term as Co-Chair of the Twin Cities Metropolitan Hospital Compact and serves on a variety of community emergency preparedness committees.  Katherine received her Masters of Public Health Degree from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis and is currently finishing her PhD in the School of Public Health.  She is also a Minnesota Certified Emergency Manager. 

    Lillian McDonald, Executive Director, ECHO

    Lillian McDonald is the Executive Director for Emergency, Community and Health Outreach (ECHO), a Minnesota non-profit agency dedicated to providing multi -media informational programming to limited English proficiency families during local or national emergencies. ECHO produces and broadcasts monthly programs on Twin Cities public television (Minnesota Channel 17) in multiple languages reaching the African, Hispanic and SE Asian communities. English broadcasts hosted by McDonald are included in DVD copies circulated to dozens of agencies across Minnesota. In addition to producing ECHO-TV, broadcasts can be watch on ECHO-Web ( ECHO’s toll free phone line (888-883-8831) features monthly updates on health and safety information in ten languages and ECHO-E/Alerts relies on individual, agency and community partnerships to deliver information from ECHO to individuals and families with limited-English proficiency. Before becoming an Executive Director, McDonald coordinated risk and crisis communication response plans, media relations, internal and public relations work for as the Public Information Officer (PIO) for Saint Paul – Ramsey County Public Health. Lillian also brings with her more than 20 years of professional experience in the communications industry as news reporter, producer and assignment editor for several major market radio and television stations in the Midwest including KARE-11 (NBC) and KMSP-9 (FOX) in Minneapolis and WHO Radio in Des Moines, IA. Her educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, teaching credentials in Speech, Journalism, and English, and a Master’s degree in Educational/Organizational Development and Communications.

    Professor John Radsan, Director, National Security Forum

    John Afsheen Radsan currently serves as the Director of the National Security Forum and as a Professor at the William Mitchell College of Law in St Paul, Minnesota.  He served previously as assistant general counsel, C.I.A., Langley, Virginia and in several private law positions.  Besides his work as a corporate lawyer and as a consultant, Professor Radsan served for over eight years in the federal government. He is an expert on legal issues related to national security. His combination of law enforcement experience, intelligence community experience, and Middle Eastern origins makes him unique within the legal academy. He is often quoted by the local and national media