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May Selected as New Public Safety Chair at Gulf Coast State College

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Gulf Coast State College is pleased to announce that Gregory May will serve as Chair of the Public Safety Division at the North Bay Campus.

May, a Detroit native, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Administration from Barry University and a Master of Science degree in Criminology from Florida State University. As a former fulltime police officer, May has served as a Reservist with the Panama City Beach Police Department since 1986. He is certified as a Florida Department of Law Enforcement Instructor and holds many training certificates. He has worked as a subject matter expert for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement since 1996.

May's employment at Gulf Coast began in 1994. He taught as an adjunct professor and served as the Coordinator for the Public Safety Division until 2005. Then, from 2005 to September 2013, he worked as the Public Safety Coordinator for Corporate College, GCSC's business, community and continuing education center.

May is the President of the Gulf Coast Criminal Justice Trainers Association, a board member of the Salvation Army and former chair of their Domestic Violence Sub-committee. He is a founding board member of the Bereaved Military Families of America, a member of the Bay County Domestic Violence Task Force Board, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Statewide Curriculum Review Task Force and has affiliations with many Prince Hall Masonic and Fraternal Associations.

"Greg May is uniquely qualified to lead the Public Safety Division with almost 20 years of service to the College and a significant law enforcement background," said Dr. Jim Kerley, GCSC President. "We are pleased with his appointment, especially with the expertise he brings to the position."

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