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Stephen Lettic, PhD -  

Dr. Stephen "Steve" Lettic has 24 years experience in law enforcement and law enforcement training that has given him insight to program development, standards, and evaluation. He is also a author, speaker, trainer, and college professor. He has presented keynote speeches, workshops, and seminars on law enforcement reform and law enforcement training as well as other topics nationally and internationally. Dr. Lettic has earned his Bachelor of Science in Law and Justice, Masters of Science degree in Industrial Psychology, and a Doctorate in Human Services. Dr. Lettic is passionate about public safety training and development! 

Anthony Anderman, MS ED -  

Mr. Anthony (Tony) Anderman is an author, speaker, and trainer. Mr. Anderman has 20 years of experience in management, leadership, and team building, and he presents keynote speeches, workshops, and seminars on the topics nationally and internationally. Mr. Anderman’s accomplishments include the development of a 10-week Command College for the National Police Academy in Pakistan, and an Advanced Facilitation Course for Government of Sakhalin Island, Russia. Mr. Anderman performed as the Lead Curriculum Developer for the DARPA “SSIM” program designed to teach warfighters how to gain trust and respect of the Communities in which they served. His work helped educate Marines on Basic Human dynamics skills needed to overcome social barriers, regardless of Cultural differences. Mr. Anderman earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Adult Education and Instructional Systems Design. Prior to his current career, he proudly served in the United States Marines.


Ryann Leonard, PhD - 

 Dr. Ryann Leonard is a college professor, instructor who has 15 years of experience in education, curriculum development, and communication of basic psychological and interpersonal research specifically applied to criminal justice systems. Dr. Leonard has published research related to bias in decision-making, social influences on behavior, and criminal justice procedure. Additionally, she has facilitated assessment and objectives development at both local and state levels. In terms of public safety, Dr. Leonard frequently trains with law enforcement. She has coordinated or assisted with many full-scale and table top exercises, provides actors to create realistic simulations, and provides feedback on behavioral influences during tactical response. Dr. Leonard serves on several state-wide and local task forces and boards with law, fire, and emergency management agencies. Dr. Leonard earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and a Master of Science and Doctorate in Philosophy in Psychology within the Legal System.  


 WSAPSTE was created in 2017 with the aim to provide training/educational resources, exchange of ideas, presentation skills, and a mechanism for Washington State certifications .   WSAPSTE is a registered  501(c)(3) and 509(a)(2).

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