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Inspiring future criminal justice professionals!

The mission of the Texas Public Safety Association is to provide Law Public Safety Corrections and Security students with knowledge, skills, leadership, and student growth through real world career preparation, experience, training and competition opportunities.

The purpose of the Texas Public Safety Association (TPSA) is to extend learning beyond the classroom for teachers/advisors and students. TPSA is a co-curricular non-profit student organization across the state of Texas. TPSA provides leadership opportunities and real world experience exposure to high school students through the means of leadership roles and competition. TPSA focuses on expanding the knowledge of current students enrolled in the Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security (LPSCS) Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathway.

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Who We Are

The Executive Board

The board manages, organizes, and runs the Texas Public Safety Association.

Kira Hassler Newsom
President
Cari Conwell
Vice President
Thomas Helgoth
Treasurer
Michael Sanders
Secretary

The Regional Board

The regional board represents regions in the organization and advocates for schools in their region.

Melissa Hollingsworth
Central Regional Representative
Frank Rios
Southwest Regional Representative
Noe Baeza
West Regional Representative
Johnnie Shepherd
East Regional Representative
IMPORTANT

Guiding Documents

Important documents pertaining to the operation of the Texas Public Safety Association.

Policies
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Addendum A: Student Board
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Bylaws
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Code of Conduct
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W-9 Taxpayer ID
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Liability Release
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