MALVERN, Pa., March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The NCHERM Group (www.thenchermgroup.org) takes great pleasure in announcing the appointment of Daniel C. Swinton to the newly created position of Vice President, effective June 2012.
Brett A. Sokolow, Esq., Chair of the NCHERM Group, said, "I am just elated that Daniel has accepted the position. It was created for him, and I cannot think of anyone who would be a better fit for us. We welcome Daniel and his family to the NCHERM family, and cannot wait to get started on the exciting projects ahead."
The NCHERM Group was formed in 2012 to serve as the umbrella for eight organizations: NCHERM, the National Center for Higher Education Risk Management (www.ncherm.org), NaBITA, the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (www.nabita.org), SCOPE, the School and College Organization for Prevention Educators (www.wearescope.org), ATIXA, the Association of Title IX Administrators (www.atixa.org), NCHERM-CR (www.ncherm.org/services/ncherm-conflict-resolution/), the NCHERM Behavioral Mental Health Concerns Team (http://ncherm.org/services/bmhct/), the NCHERM Title IX Expert Witness service (www.titleixexpertwitness.com) and Student Affairs E-News (www.studentaffairsenews.com/).
The creation of the Vice President position will help with the integration of each of the organizations into the Group, and Swinton's role will be to advance and harness synergies across the activities of this rapidly advancing firm. Previously, Dr. Swinton served as the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of the Office of Student Conduct & Academic Integrity at Vanderbilt University.
Swinton said, "I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with such a dynamic, growing and mission-centered organization. Additionally, I look forward to working alongside nationwide experts who are dedicated to empowering educators to help make our campuses safer and more conducive to learning and development. As Vice President of the NCHERM Group, I look forward to helping to advance within the education field The NCHERM Group's unique blend of thought and knowledge dissemination, law and policy issues, as well as educationally robust programming. NCHERM has positively and dramatically impacted my own experience as a higher education administrator and I feel fortunate to have the opportunity to foster the same experiences for others in the field. I am honored to become part of the NCHERM family and look forward to advancing The NCHERM Group's focus on providing educational professionals with holistic, proactive preventive law and risk management opportunities and ideas.
"I also owe my friends and colleagues at Vanderbilt University a debt of gratitude for their guidance, support, and mentoring over the years and for exemplifying dedicated care and concern for every student. Vanderbilt has given me much and I will be forever grateful."
For more information, contact: Samantha Dutill, Executive Director of NCHERM, (610) 993-0229, [email protected]
SOURCE NCHERM Group