TAL Global’s Erroll Southers to Receive the Earl
Warren Outstanding Public Service Award
College & University Pressroom
May 06, 2010 10:33 AM Eastern Daylight Time
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Erroll Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director of
Counter-Terrorism and Infrastructure Protection will receive the Earl Warren Outstanding Public Service
Award. This award is presented to a civic leader who has made an outstanding, sustained contribution to good
government in the Los Angeles Metropolitan area.
Southers joins past recipients that include former President Ronald Regan, former governor of the State of California
Edmund G. Brown, former mayor of the City of Los Angeles Tom Bradley, and Eli Broad (an American
philanthropist and founder of KB Home & SunAmerica) among others.
“I am humbled just knowing I will join such an esteemed group of previous Earl Warren Award recipients and I am
thankful to the association and the University for selecting me as the recipient of the award for 2010,” Southers said.
“I will continue my work of focusing on interdisciplinary solutions to the challenges facing our national security.”
Southers is also the Associate Director of the National Homeland Security Center for Risk and Economic Analysis
of Terrorism Events (CREATE) at the University of Southern California (USC). He was a Presidential nominee for
Assistant Secretary of the TSA, served as the Chief of Counter-Terrorism and Intelligence for the Los Angeles
World Airports Police Department (the nation's largest dedicated Airport law enforcement division) and was
Governor Schwarzenegger's Deputy Director in the California Office of Homeland Security. Southers also worked in
the FBI where he was assigned to the terrorism and foreign counterintelligence squad, and was a member of SWAT.
He also served in the Santa Monica (CA) Police Department and was on the faculty of the Rio Hondo Police
The award is being presented by the Los Angeles Metropolitan Chapter of the American Society of Public
Administration (ASPA) on Thursday, May 13, 2010 at the California State University Dominguez Hills, located at
1000 East Victoria Street in Carson, CA. The ceremony will take place in the Grand Ballroom of the Loker Student
About TAL Global
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