About Us

Each member of the FBI St. Louis Citizens Academy Alumni Association is a graduate of an eight-week FBI Citizens Academy course in which the curriculum focuses on federal law enforcement issues and challenges.

• What is the FBI Citizens Academy?
• What are the goals and objectives?
• What are the entry requirements?

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The FBISTLCAAA was established in 2006 with a local membership of FBI Citizens Academy Graduates.

The Board of Directors include the following persons:

Board MemberTerm End Date
Amy AbertJune 30, 2021
Chris SawallJune 30, 2021*
Christy MorenoJune 30, 2021*
David BrickhausJune 30, 2021*
David Wren**
Don AndersonJune 30, 2020
Eling LamJune 30, 2021
Eric StaffordJune 30, 2021
Gary ChanJune 30, 2020
Ibrahim VajzovicJune 30, 2020
Norman Appelman***
Peter SmithDec 31, 2021
Philip DeitchDec 31, 2021
Dr. Randy GrayJune 30, 2020
Stephen LiangJune 30, 2021*

*The term end date of these individuals is either June 30, 2019, or when the next set of Officers are elected, whichever is later.
**The current FBI St. Louis Infragard President is an ex officio, non-voting member of the FBISTLCAAA Board for the duration of his term as the Infragard President.
***The Director Emeritus status is awarded for exemplary dedication to the organization and is a non-voting position on the FBISTLCAAA Board for life.

The Executive Committee consists of the corporate officers appointed by the Board of Directors. Its primary function is to lead the organization and oversee its day-to-day operations. The current Executive Committee’s terms began on Aug 2, 2019, and end on the dates as described above. The Executive Committee is comprised of the following persons:

David Brickhaus, President
Chris Sawall, Vice President
Stephen Liang, Secretary
Christy Moreno, Treasurer
Gary Chan, Immediate Past President

The Board of Directors appoints members to Special Committees, which are assigned to several group-specific projects. Committees usually cover items such as fundraising, membership, community outreach, and communications.

To join the FBI St. Louis Citizens Academy Alumni Association, see the Membership page.