Advisory Board




Mrs. Deborah Russell Collins, Executive Director of the National Security Training Institute, has almost thirty years of experience in a wide array of fields to include training, organizational consulting, facilitation, and industrial security management. Deedee is nationally recognized as an expert in the design and delivery of motivational security awareness programs throughout the intelligence community and has worked with a variety of clients throughout the US Government and industry. Prior to establishing her own consulting business, Deedee was a senior manager with ESL/TRW for 15 years and responsible for new business development, community affairs, professional security staff training and development, security awareness and managing corporate security services.

In her consulting practice, Deedee has teamed with Special Aerospace Security Services, Inc. (SASSI) for the past twenty years to deliver some of the highest rated professional security officer training in the government and industry. Deedee is acknowledged as a leading expert in the area of workplace violence, having survived a shooting at her former employer ESL/TRW. She has delivered numerous presentations and worked with various government agencies and private corporations to establish programs to proactively confront this epidemic in our society. She has produced two videotapes for government agencies that are currently being disseminated world-wide on this subject.




Jay Chambers has over 25 years of government service having served 23 years in the U. S. Air Force as well as three years as a law enforcement officer in the State of Mississippi. He is employed by ManTech International. He began his U. S. Air Force career in 1985 and served in thirteen different locations including five overseas assignments in Belgium, Saudi Arabia, Korea, Italy and Germany. During his career, he served in Operations DESERT SHEILD/STORM, was an Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida, and commanded two Security Forces Squadrons, one in South Carolina and one in Italy.

While in command, his unit was selected as the ‘Best Large Security Forces Squadron in the U. S. Air Force’ and his Anti-terrorism/Force Protection Program was selected as the best program in the Department of Defense. His last two military assignments were the Deputy Director of Security Forces for the United States Air Force in Europe and Deputy Director of Security and Counterintelligence at the National Reconnaissance Office. His major military awards include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, six Meritorious Service Medals, two Air Force Commendation Medals and three Air Force Achievement Medals.