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 AbertDecember 31, 2021
Christy MorenoDecember 31, 2022
David BrickhausDecember 31, 2022
David Wren*
Eling LamDecember 31, 2022
Eric StaffordDecember 31, 2021
Norman Appelman**
Peter SmithDecember 31, 2022
Philip DeitchDecember 31, 2021
Stephen LiangDecember 31, 2021

*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 January 1, 2021, and end on the dates as described above. The Executive Committee is comprised of the following persons:

Christy Moreno, President
Peter Smith, Executive Vice President
Stephen Liang, Secretary
Eling Lam, Treasurer
David Brickhaus, 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.