Brandielee Baker, NLPMP: Co-founder Code 9 Project, S.H.A.R.E. Programs Creator/Program Developer
Executive Facilitator, Founder of Positive Constructs LLC. Her mission is to restore
quality of life to those suffering from stress related disorders.
Deborah Ortiz: Co-founder Code 9 Project, Facilitator S.H.A.R.E.
Workshops and Creator of the Documentary Code 9 Officer Needs Assistance. Deborah has
established a network of education and support for first responders and their families
after her husband’s 22 year law enforcement career left him and their family struggling
with the effects of his PTSD.
Chris Fladgate: Chris is a partner at GS2Law and based in New York City,
he advises not-for-profit
organizations as well as practicing in intellectual property and construction law. After
lawyer in Australia and Hong Kong, Chris moved to New York in 2005 and now lives in Brooklyn
his wife and three kids.
Alexis Leist is currently the Special Counsel for the Legal Matters Unit of Intelligence Affairs at the New York City Police Department. Prior to that position, she worked for almost a decade as Senior Counsel in the New York City Law Department, defending the NYPD in federal civil rights cases. She was also an Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney's Office for five years.
Sergeant Ray Holub Code 9 S.H.A.R.E. co-facilitator - Ray is an active duty member of the NYPD. Sergeant Holub is currently one of the supervisors in charge of security of a number of critical facilities in NYC. Ray has always had a passion for the well-being and training of his fellow officers . He believes that through proper training we can have a positive impact for all First Responders dealing with stress, trauma and PTSD
CODE 9 PROJECT PARTNERS
Insites Rockers Behind the Badge Jose Rodriguez-Schmidt James Gamboa Joseph Kuchta John Wagner
Mesa Police Department, Mesa Arizona
CODE 9 AMBASSADORS
Robert Cubby - Retired Captain New Jersey City police Department
Jennifer Elliott - Master Police Officer/Detective City of Falls Church Police Falls Church, VA
Nathan Schlitz was a Police Officer and Detective with the Mesa Police Department in Arizona for twelve years
Thomas A. Giannettino - Thomas was as an Investigator with the New York State Police. He is also a 21 year veteran of the United States Air Force/ NY Air National Guard
Luke Jensen Police Officer 2001-2010 - Iowa US Army Reserves 1998-2010 Staff Sergeant-Military Police and Military Police Investigator
Gordon Smith Retired Captain of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department after 31 years of service.
Wendy Nelson McIlwraith - Georgia
Courtney Tedder - South Dakota
Fred and Nancie Bamonte - Mesa, Arizona
Kelly Preston Boone County 9-1-1 dispatcher for 20 years. Married to Officer Mike Preston for 11 years. Mike was a 19 police officer and Marine veteran. Eow 1-13-16. We have 4 children.
Our mission is to provide education, support and viable self-help tools to all Public Civil
Servants and their families for the purpose of managing, reducing and eventually eliminating
the compressive stress effects, such as PTSD and suicide.