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SANDALL 2017 Winter Institute

Friday, February 10, 2017

Library Safety and Security: Protecting Our People and Resources

Sgt. Joshua DaFoe has been with the San Diego Police Department for 22 years.  He spent much of his career on patrol working in City Heights as well as fifteen years on the SWAT unit.  Currently Sgt. DaFoe is assigned to the training division as the departments Mass Threat Training Coordinator.  Sgt. DaFoe is in charge of managing, supervising, directing and leading all Mass Threat related training and programs. Sgt. DaFoe develops training and facilitates drills, training exercises and contingency plans. Sgt. DaFoe acts as a liaison with local military, county, state and federal agencies to determine best practices. Additionally, he visits and assesses city facilities and private businesses to determine risks, vulnerabilities, consequences and mitigation options.

Virginia C. Hire Damrauer currently works for the San Diego Public Library as an Information Systems Technician in the Information Technology department.  A strong believer in lifelong learning, she has a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science, a Master’s degree in Business Administration, a Master of Fine Arts degree in Videogame Production and Design, and an Executive Juris Doctor degree.

Daniel A. Libby served as a member of the U.S. National Security Agency/Central Security Service from 1976 through 2000.  Mr. Libby retired as a Chief Warrant Officer (W4) and upon retirement Mr. Libby attended University of California, San Diego in their Information System Forensic program.  He formed Digital Forensics, Inc. in 2001 and presently serves as Director & Chief Examiner.   Digital Forensics, Inc. focuses on forensic processing of digital evidence; computers, video, audio and the firm serves government, corporate and legal clientele.  Mr. Libby holds the following professional certifications: Certified Forensic Consultant (CFC), Accessdata Certified Examiner (CFC), and Certified in Homeland Security (CHS-III).

Julie A. Page is Co-Coordinator for both the California Preservation Program (CPP), an initiative of the California State Library, and the Western States & Territories Preservation Assistance Service (WESTPAS). She is a trainer for the WESTPAS workshop “Protecting Cultural Collections: Disaster Prevention, Preparedness, Response & Recovery” and is a member of FAIC’s National Heritage Responders. Julie has presented on disaster topics for libraries, archives, and museums and has published in the areas of preservation education and disaster preparedness. She helped establish the San Diego/Imperial County Libraries Disaster Response Network (SILDRN) and is currently working with the San Diego County Office of Emergency Services and the California Office of Emergency Services to incorporate cultural and historic resources into local and state emergency response and recovery plans.