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Dr. Godfrey Garner

Coordinator, Center for Counterterrorism Studies

Advisory Board

Dr. Zuhdi Jasser

M. Zuhdi Jasser, M.D. is the Founder and President of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy (AIFD) and is the author of A Battle for the Soul of Islam: An American Muslim Patriot’s Fight to Save His Faith. Dr. Jasser was appointed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), for which he currently serves as Commissioner. A devout Muslim, Dr. Jasser earned his medical degree on a U.S. Navy scholarship at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1992. He served 11 years as a medical officer in the U. S. Navy.

Patrick Scott McGlynn

Pat McGlynn has over 26 years of active and reserve military service, including assignments with the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), in Afghanistan, Iraq and other Middle East locations He is the author of multiple authoritative strategic-level intelligence reports addressing terrorism, irregular warfare, WMD, and information operations. He has additionally authored technical papers on Battlefield Biometrics, Autonomous Targeting and Data Thinning, Preserving Intelligence Tradecraft, as well as, Analytical Training Courses on: Counter-Improvise Explosive Devices, Counter Insurgency, Analytical Tradecraft, Terrorism, Irregular Warfare, Information Operations, Collection Management, Activity-Based Intelligence, and Network Analysis. He has a master’s degree from Georgia Southern University.

Stephen McCraney

Lt. Colonel (Ret.), Stephen C. McCraney is an adjunct instructor in Homeland Security Studies at Mississippi College.  He has over 31 years of Law Enforcement and first responder experience as a former Commander of a Weapons of Mass Destruction Unit, Community Corrections Associate Director-Probation and Parole, Certified Police Officer who has worked in College, City, and State level law enforcement positions. He is currently the Chief of Staff for the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency.

Chip Reynolds

A lifelong resident of Clinton, Mississippi, Chip Reynolds received a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts degree from The University of Mississippi in the field of political science. He taught political science at Hinds Community College for more than 20 years. He served for two years as political director of the Mississippi Republican Party for two years working as a field representative for Senator Trent Lott for five years. Chip served as Senator Lott’s campaign director in 1994 and 2000 and as a field representative for Senator Lott’s official staff for the five year interim. He served as political director in the political campaigns of Congressman Chip Pickering 2002, Lieutenant Governor Amy Tuck 2003’ Phil Bryant’s campaign for Lieutenant Governor 2006, and Congressman Gregg Harper’s race in 2008. Chip was selected by newly elected Congressman Gregg Harper to serve as his District Director in January of 2010. Chip has been married to his wife Judi, for 49 years.

Anthony L. Kimery

Anthony L. Kimery is the Editor-in-Chief, Homeland Security Today, and has more than 30 years of experience investigating and analyzing homeland security, counterterrorism and border security issues. "The Kimery Report" won a 2008 National American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) Award for Original Web News Section. Kimery most recently received the ASBPE 2015 Mid-Atlantic Region Silver Impact/Investigative Award for the March 2014 cover report, Deadly Patrol, and a Bronze Feature Article General Interest Award for the April/May 2014 cover article, The Jester Speaks. He also won a 2014 Gold ASBPE Impact/Investigative Award for his report, NSA’s X-KEYSCORE Does Far More than Just Siphon the ‘Net, But is it Working?