Mr. David J. Pichette is an instructor with Eastern Kentucky University, an academic partner of the RDPC.
Mr. Pichette retired in 2010 as a captain with the Wisconsin State Patrol after a 30 year career in law enforcement. He is a graduate of the 180th session of the FBI National Academy. He is a master exercise practitioner through the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program. He majored in political science at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
Mr. Pichette served as a lead state security planner for several major events, including the 2004 PGA National Championship, 2007 US Men’s Senior Open and the United States Conference of Mayors, held in Madison, Wisconsin. He also coordinated policy and training for Wisconsin State Patrol civil disturbance teams.
Mr. Pichette is recognized in the state of Wisconsin, and nationally, as an Incident Command System instructor. He is an adjunct instructor at Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, Wisconsin. Mr. Pichette founded Incident Management Solutions, LLC, which conducts training and exercises for public and private sector partners.