2018-19 Speaker Slate
SEPTEMBER 26, 2018
DR. JOHN LOTT, JR. "Gun Control Lies"
Dr. Lott is an economist and world-recognized expert on guns and crime. He is a prolific author for both academic and popular publications. He is a columnist for Fox News and Town Hall.com
OCTOBER 24, 2018
CAPTAIN BRAD ARLETH, Spokane Police Department "Opiate and Heroin Addiction in Spokane"
Captain Arleth oversees the Major Crimes Unit, the Domestic Violence Unit, SVU and others.
He is interested in how police efforts can not only reduce crime, but work with community members and elected officials to build community efficacy.
NOVEMBER 28, 2018
LAURA OLIVA "Healing the Culture"
Laura Oliva is a faculty member at Healing the Culture, an international nonprofit pro-life organization. She is dedicated to empowering young people to defend the dignity and value of human life through principles of logic, ethics and justice.
JANUARY 23, 2019
LIV FINNE "How School Choice is Improving Public Education"
LIV FINNE is the Director of the Center for Education at Washington Policy Center. Liv is committed to improving public schools by expanding school options for all parents.
FEBRUARY 27, 2019
DEPUTY CHRIS JOHNSTON "Active Shooter Scenarios"
Deputy Johnston is assigned to the Crime Prevention Unit for the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
His duties include instructing personal safety, women’s self-defense, active shooter survival, workplace violence prevention and many others.
MARCH 20, 2019 NOTE: THIS IS 1 WEEK EARLIER THAN USUAL!
ELAINE DONNELLY "Social Change in the Military: Where are we going with this?"
Elaine Donnelly is founder and president of the Center for Military Readiness, an independent, non-partisan Public policy organization that reports and analyzes military/social issues. She has provided testimony to Congress several times and appeared on most network and cable discussion programs.