About

Board of Directors

Michael Powell

President/Executive Director

Mike has spent 27 years in Law Enforcement, including Federal, State & local positions. He has completed over 3215 hours of police training. Mike has experience as a former U.S. Coast Guard M.L.E. Officer and as Assistant Police Chief and State Investigator. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration, and a P.O.S.T. Certified Managerial Certificate from the State of Georgia. Mike is a Life Member of the N.R.A., F.O.P. lodge 13 Georgia, and the Blue Knights. He also is associated with the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police, Inc., is a Chaplain for Georgia Internal Affairs Investigators, and also served as President of the Police Benevolent Association of Georgia, Inc. from 1990-2001.

Jennifer Chambrin

Secretary

Jennifer Chambrin is a graduate of Georgia State University. She has worked with Congressman Barr since 1997; she served as Assistant Press Secretary, Scheduler and Assistant District Director in his office. She has extensive experience working with federal and state agencies, and in setting up and working non-profits and campaigns.

Derek Barr

Treasurer

Derek Barr obtained his B.B.A. in Management from the University of Georgia in 2004 and a J.D. from John Marshall Law School in Atlanta in 2011. From 2005 to 2008, Derek was Director of Research for Liberty Strategies. Since May in 2009, Derek has been the law clerk for Bob Barr, where he has performed legal research on numerous civil and criminal matters, attended court proceedings, and drafted many types of motions.

Pete Pukish

Board Member

Pete Pukish has been involved in law enforcement for the past 25 years. He is the founder of Satori International and is a recognized, world class martial arts instructor. His organization is dedicated to bringing law enforcement and military personnel the highest level of instruction in all aspects of Close Quarter Battle. In addition, he manages and executes executive protection details worldwide.

George Wells

Board Member

George Wells served five years on Recon Liaison Team, Iraq. He is a Master Instructor with Sabre Tactical, a combat/trauma medic, combat tracker and serves currently as a reserve Sergeant with the Lake Arthur Police in New Mexico. He is also a Board Certified Orthotist. He has recently opened Long Mountain Outfitters a fully licensed weapons and ammunition wholesaler and international broker.