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New Directors Join CPKN Board

Chief Superintendent Cal Corley, Director General of the Canadian Police College, and Chief Andy McGrogan of the Medicine Hat Police Service were recently welcomed as the newest members of CPKN's Board of Directors.

"These individuals are valuable additions to our Board, "says Sandy Sweet, President of CPKN. "Their experience and knowledge on police training and the broader needs of the police community will be genuine assets as CPKN expands and evolves. We're extremely pleased to have them involved."

During his 35 years with the RCMP, C/Supt. Corley has gained extensive experience as a police officer, senior manager, and executive in areas such as criminal intelligence, national security, drug enforcement, human resources, and change management. As Director General of the Canadian Police College, he oversees the College's role in police leadership and management development, as well as advanced and specialized police training with emphasis in the areas of organized and multi-jurisdictional crime.

Chief McGrogan is a 30 year veteran of the Medicine Hat Police Service and has worked in a wide variety of positions including general Patrol Duties, Communications, Canine, Tactical Team Member and Commander, Criminal Investigations, Professional Standards and Development. After serving as an Inspector of both Support and Operational services, he was promoted to Deputy Chief of Police in September of 2007 and then to Chief of Police in November of 2008.

Chaired by Commissioner Julian Fantino, CPKN's Board of Directors is comprised of twelve members who are primarily senior level policing professionals representing various elements and regions of the Canadian police community. With the support of CPKN staff, the Board oversees the strategic, financial, and operational sustainability of the organization.