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Directors Positions

National Directors:

Kirk L. VanDegrift North West US

Thomas Stanifer North East US

Brian Manna South West US

Robert Ord District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia

Ric Black South East US

Regional Chapter Directors – serve in an administrative and training capacity addressing programs of study in Defensive Tactics and Martial Arts for the Region comprised of one or many states in which they have been given authority for these programs. They are responsible for coordinating state and regional level training seminars in their area. The Regional Chapter Director reports directly to the National Trainer and the national headquarters.

State Chapter Directors – serve in an administrative and training capacity addressing programs of study in Defensive Tactics and Martial Arts for the state in which they have been given authority for these programs. They are responsible for coordination of training programs within their state. The State Director reports directly to the Regional Chapter Director and the national headquarters.

Area Directors – serve in an administrative and training capacity within a state where the physical area of the state is to large to be a controlled and coordinated in a reasonable manner. The practice is to subdivide the state into quadrants or greater parts containing major metropolitan areas. The Area Director would then be responsible for coordinating training programs for defensive tactics and martial arts within their area in direct supervision with the State Director. This Area Director would report directly to the State and Regional Chapter Directors.