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Mary Bertuccelli

Scottsdale, AZ

Friedrich Steiner

Graz, Austria

Rhonda Maher

Riverside, CA

Ebenezer Godwyll-Addison

Accra, Ghana

Members can cast their votes between August 30th, 2021 at 12:00 am CST and October 1st, 2021 at 23:59 CST.

Candidates for IACA President

Mary Bertuccelli

Mary Bertuccelli is the Crime Analysis Unit Supervisor for the Scottsdale Police Department in Scottsdale, AZ. She started her career in law enforcement in 1997 working for the Washington/Baltimore HIDTA in Greenbelt, MD and then was assigned to the Baltimore Police Department as a Criminal Intelligence Analyst. She has been with the Scottsdale Police Department since 2001.

Mary holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Arizona and has taught both Crime Analysis & Police Function courses at Arizona State University as well as being invited in 2009 to instruct the Brazilian Military Police in the Fundamentals of Intelligence Analysis.

Mary is the current president of the International Association of Crime Analysts. She served on the conference committee for nine years and has been a member of the IACA since 2002. She’s also an active member and past president of the Arizona Association of Crime Analysts (AACA) and is a member of the International Association of Law Enforcement Analysts (IALEIA). She is passionate about working cold cases and is currently on the FBI’s National Advisory Board for the Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP).

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, riding horses and hiking with her dogs.

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Friedrich "Sam" Steiner

Friedrich Steiner has been a proud member of the IACA since 2011 currently serving as the Chair of European Development, a Sub-committee under the International Outreach Committee. Known to many as “Sam” or “Sammy”, he has been a familiar face around the Annual IACA Conferences and International Symposiums. He has played a major role in the growth of European membership and bringing IACA training events to Austria and Germany.

Sammy is a Chief Inspector with the Austrian Federal Police and was instrumental in the creation of the Styrian Crime Analysis Unit in 2005 and has been at the helm from the start. He truly understands the incredible role the IACA plays on the international stage. His operations have been modeled on concepts he has learned through the IACA and have made it his goal to bring these values to analysts and law enforcement internationally.

Having been a frontline officer since 1980, his vast experience in uniform, undercover work combatting serious drug crime, and as a Command Officer has prepared him for a management and leadership role in this association.

He is married, a father of three, and a grandfather of two (plus one dachshund)! He is a 5th-degree black belt in Judo and Certified Instructor, and enjoys recreational archery with family and friends.

His Personal Mission: Continuous Learning, Driving Change, and Growing his International Network

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Candidates for IACA Treasurer

Rhonda Maher

Prior to becoming a Crime & Intelligence Analyst, Rhonda Maher served for 18 years in Accounts Payable and Receivable. Some of the corporations Rhonda worked include the following; International Multifoods Corporation, Grace Corporation, and Panasonic Corporation. Rhonda transitioned to government work by taking the position as the accounts payable and receivable person and was in charge of the entire City and County Library system for the City of Riverside. Rhonda finished her career in accounting from a position in the City of Riverside Treasury/Utilities Department before leaving and becoming a Crime & Intelligence Analyst with Riverside City Police Department in 1995.

Rhonda earned her bachelor’s degree from Cal State Long Beach and has been a Crime and Intelligence Analyst for 27 years. Rhonda completed her Crime & Intelligence Certification from the University of California, Riverside in July 1997 and in 2005 received Certification in Geographic Profiling. Rhonda joined San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department in 2000 as a Crime & Intelligence Analyst and is currently assigned to the Intelligence Division. Rhonda took part in the creation of the Inland Empire Crime & Intelligence Analyst Association in 1997. Rhonda has served on the IECIAA board in all positions and while President of IECIAA she also served a dual role as California President. Rhonda has been a member in good standing of IACA since 2003, she has served as the conference registrar and currently holds the board position as IACA Treasurer.

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Ebenezer Godwyll-Addison

Ebenezer Godwyll-Addison trained as a law enforcement officer from 2003 to 2004 and is a Crime and Intelligence Analyst and an investigator par excellence.
As an investigator, he served in various capacities as general investigator, a Drugs Law Enforcement investigator. He became a Counter Terrorism Intelligence Officer and currently practices as a Crime and Intelligence Analyst.

Godwyll-Addison holds various certificates in Biblical Studies from the Ministry of the Mystery in Christ Bible School, Fort Wayne, Arkansas, U.S.A. and Diploma in Biblical Studies from the Firm Foundation Faith Bible Institute, Takoradi.
He is an FBI trained Crisis and Hostage Negotiator and a trained Counter Terrorism and Police Operational Analysis by Germany’s Bundeskriminalamt and has attended specialized courses in Post Terrorist Attack Investigations, Investigations of Terrorism Cases organized by the French Police. He is a product of the West African Regional Training Centre – Accra, a training facility run by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, and an alumnus of the International Law Enforcement Academy (I.L.E.A.), worldwide.

Ebenezer has completed his M.A. in Communication Studies (awaiting graduation), with specialization in Integrated Marketing Communications. He holds a B.A. in Communication Studies (Strategic Communications option). He has also completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Security Studies.

He is a member of various law enforcement professional associations which include the International Association of Crime Analysts (I.A.C.A.), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (A.C.F.E.), the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (I.A.L.E.A.), ASIS International, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (I.A.C.P). He was named by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (I.A.C.P.) in its September, 2020 edition of its Police Chief Magazine as of one of emerging law enforcement leaders around the globe to be awarded and awarded under its 40 Under 40 Award categories and granted a complimentary membership of the association for the 2020/2021 calendar year.
He is a dynamic and a versatile personality who easily adapts to changing situations and circumstance unscathed. He is a rare gem in the security industry. With his about eighteen (18) years’ experience in the security industry, he is indeed an analytical thinker and a problem solver.

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