LEIC Staff


Don Green : Executive Director

Don Green

Executive Director

(865) 946-3221 | 1201 Oak Ridge Turnpike, #101, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Don Green became the Executive Director for the LEIC on December 1, 2009.  Don Green joined the LEIC in April 2008 when he retired as Deputy Chief of Police with the Knoxville Police Department, having served there since 1979. He has over thirty-one years of law enforcement experience.  Prior to his full time employment, he was affiliated with both LEIC and Fox Valley Technical College presenting on leadership, ethics, school safety and community policing.While at the Knoxville Police Department, his assignments included Division Commander of the Criminal Investigations Division and Support Services Division. During his career he served as SWAT team leader and commander, on the Haz-Mat Response Team, Marine Unit, Bicycle Unit, and as an Accident Reconstructionist, as well as on patrol and investigative assignments.

He has been involved in training both for KPD and on a national and international basis in areas such as leadership, ethics, community policing, tactical operations, school safety, and homeland security.  He has also published numerous articles for Law and Order magazine.Green holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice, both from The University of Tennessee. In 2011 he completed an Education Specialist degree from Lincoln Memorial University.  He is a graduate of the 204th session of the FBI National Academy and the 28th Session of the Senior Management Institute for Police (PERF).  He presently serves as the 1st Vice President for the TN Chapter, FBI National Academy Associates and Secretary on the Board for Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) in Anderson County, TN.

Dan Anselment : Training Consultant

Dan Anselment

Training Consultant

(865) 946-3201 | 1201 Oak Ridge Turnpike, #101, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Misty Bean : Business Manager

Misty Bean

Business Manager

(865) 946-3201 | 1201 Oak Ridge Turnpike, #101, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Misty Bean joined the LEIC in 2008 as an Accounting Assistant to provide fiscal support for the center’s staff. She is responsible for all accounting duties related to the National Forensic Science Institute grants and its accounts receivable records, as well as the Regional Community Policing Institute (RCPI) grants involved with law enforcement and community training services.Bean began her career at the University of Tennessee in October 2003 in Mail Services as a Senior Postal Clerk. Her duties there included mail sorting and delivery and processing of incoming and outgoing mail. She transferred to Graphic Arts Service in July 2005 as a Work Order Coordinator. Her duties there included entering job specifications and assisting customers with various printing decisions.

Greg Coker : Training Coordinator

Greg Coker

Training Coordinator

(865) 946-3201 | 1201 Oak Ridge Turnpike, #101, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Amy Hall : Administrative Support Assistant

Amy Hall

Administrative Support Assistant

(865) 946-3201 | 1201 Oak Ridge Turnpike, #101, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Chris Jones : Training Specialist

Chris Jones

Training Specialist

(865) 946-3201 | 1201 Oak Ridge Turnpike, #101, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Jeff Lindsey : Program Manager

Jeff Lindsey

Program Manager

(865) 946-3201 | 1201 Oak Ridge Turnpike, #101, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Emily Miller : Curriculum Specialist

Emily Miller

Curriculum Specialist

(865) 946-3219 | 1201 Oak Ridge Turnpike, #101, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Emily joined the LEIC in June 2008. Miller hails from Chicago, Illinois and after completing her bachelor’s degree she relocated to south Florida, where she worked for the national leadership organization LeadAmerica as a Program Coordinator and Leadership Specialist. Miller co-developed LeadAmerica’s college-accredited personal development curriculum and facilitated experiential learning workshops to over 4,000 high school and college-aged students throughout the United States. During her graduate studies she was a Coordinator to the Women & Politics Institute’s International Women as Leaders program at American University funded by a grant from the Library of Congress. Miller has authored a number of successful grants for LEIC and conducts needs assessments as well as validations on all of LEIC’s programs.Miller graduated magna cum laude in both her B.A. and M.A. degrees. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from DePaul University in Secondary Education and English, and a master’s degree in International Training and Education from American University in Washington, DC.  Her and her husband have three children – a set of boy/girl twins (Franklin and Elizabeth), and another daughter Caroline.

Sharon Sexton : Administrative Specialist

Sharon Sexton

Administrative Specialist

(865) 946-3201 | 1201 Oak Ridge Turnpike, #101, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Melanie Wolfenbarger : Training Specialist

Melanie Wolfenbarger

Training Specialist

(865) 946-3201 | 1201 Oak Ridge Turnpike, #101, Oak Ridge, TN 37830