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South Carolina InfraGard Chapter Fall Meeting

December 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Please join us for the December 2019 InfraGard meeting. This event will take place on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office located in Charleston, SC. Doors will open at 8:00am for registration and networking.

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Topics covered will be :

Insider Threats, the greatest threat to our national security today.

Scams, Simple and sophisticated.

Major General James Livingston-Medal of Honor, Leadership, and what led him to be a Marine.

State of the Ports

Risk Assessment for Government Facilities

Featured speakers to include:

Mr. Roger Stanton – Assistant Director of FBI (retired)

Lt. Ron Maughans

Major General James Livingston

Talmadge Gene Coker

Lt. Col. Glenn Remsen (Ret.)

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8:00-8:45 am

Doors open for meeting located at the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office, rear entrance on Azalea at Leeds Ave. The entrance door will be marked.

8:45-9:15 am

Welcoming and opening remarks, along with the introduction of SC InfraGard Officers, and Sector Chiefs. Comments on speakers.

9:15-10:15 am

Roger Stanton- Insider Threats, the greatest threat to our national security today.

Bio-Roger Stanton served more than 23 years in the Federal Bureau of Investigation, including being the Special Agent in Charge of the Birmingham Field Office, and being named the first Assistant Director for Insider Threats for the FBI. Insider threats, is one of the greatest threats to our national security today. Currently, Mr. Stanton is with the Rapid Defense Institute based in Columbia, SC. Insider Threats and Intelligence Operations are only two of the many areas covered by RDI.

10:15-10:30 am


10:30-11:15 am

Lt. Ron Maughans, Scams, Simple and sophisticated.

Lieutenant Ron Maugans has been in law enforcement with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office for twenty-nine years. Throughout his career, he has been assigned to Uniform Patrol, Crime Scene Investigations, Internal Affairs, Judicial Services and the Security Threat Analysis Division. Lieutenant Maugans was promoted to Sergeant in 2008 where he supervised twelve deputies in the Patrol Division. He was promoted to Inspector in 2011 and assigned to the Internal Affairs Office. In 2013, Lieutenant Maugans was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and was assigned to the Judicial Services Division where he supervised the Warrants and Therapeutic Transport Units. In 2016, Lieutenant Maugans was selected for a fellowship within the Cyber Division of the FBI. As a fellow, he was assigned to the National Cyber Investigative Task Force (NCIJTF) in Washington DC. With the NCIJTF, Lieutenant Maugans was assigned as a Deputy Watch Commander within the FBI’s 24/7 cyber watch center, CyWatch. Lieutenant Maugans also worked with the FBI’s Virtual Currency Team and other components within the NCIJTF. Following his fellowship, Lieutenant Maugans has been assigned to the Security Threat Analysis Division where he supervises crime and Intelligence analysts and is the Sheriff’s Office Intelligence Commander. Lieutenant Maugans is a current member of the National Domestic Communications Assistance Center (NDCAC) technology sub-committee. He has been a keynote speaker for several events to include the Department of Homeland Security’s Corporate Security Symposium, the State Law Enforcement Office of Homeland Security, and several community programs. Lieutenant Maugans is a current member and Sector Chief for the Emergency Services Sector, Low Country Region of InfraGard. Lieutenant Maugans continues to work with the FBI Cyber Unit on local cyber investigations as a part-time Task Force Officer. He maintains a TS/SCI Security Clearance.

11:15-11:50 am

Major General James Livingston-Medal of Honor, Leadership, and what led him to be a Marine.

Bio- Gen. Livingston has had a long and distinguished career. On May 2, 1968, while serving as the Commanding Officer, Company E, 2d Battalion, 4th Marines, he distinguished himself above and beyond the call of duty in action against enemy forces and received the Congressional Medal of Honor. After his second tour in Vietnam, General Livingston served as an instructor at the Army’s Infantry School, Director of Division Schools for the 1 st Marine Division, and, later, as the S-3 for 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines. In March 1975, he returned to Vietnam and served as the Operations Officer for the Vietnam evacuation operations which included Operation “Frequent Wind”, the evacuation of Saigon. He then commanded the Marine Barracks, United Kingdom, London, and served as the Commanding Officer, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, then as the Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations and Training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina. During this period, he earned a master’s degree in Management from Webster University. General Livingston then served with the 2d Marine Division and commanded the 6th Marines before joining the Joint U. S. Assistance Group in the Republic of the Philippines. Following advancement to Brigadier General on June 10, 1988, he served as Deputy Director for Operations at the National Military Command Center in Washington, D.C. During Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, General Livingston commanded the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, 29 Palms, California, and developed the Desert Warfare Training Program. After commanding the 1 st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, he was advanced to Major General on July 8, 1991 and assumed command of the 4th Marine Division (Reinforced). In July 1992 he assumed command of the newly created Marine Reserve Force, and continued through its reorganization in October 1994 with its new title, Marine Forces Reserve.

Major General Livingston is a native of Towns, Georgia. He is a graduate of the Amphibious Warfare School, the Marine Corps Command and Staff College and the Air War College. His decorations include the Medal of Honor; Distinguished Service Medal; Silver Star Medal; Defense Superior Service Medal; Bronze Star Medal, with Combat “V”; Purple Heart, Third Award; Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal, Second Award; Navy Commendation Medal, with Combat “V”; Combat Action ribbon, Second Award; and various other service and foreign decorations. He is also a qualified military parachutist. In 2018 he was awarded South Carolina’s highest honor, the Order of the Palmetto, by Gov. Henry McMaster.

11:50 am-1:00 pm

Bag Lunch at CCSO

1:00-2:00 pm

Talmadge Gene Coker– State of the Ports, with Sector Chief, Talmadge Eugene Coker, and Ports Public Relations. This will include railroads and shipping, expansion to Florence corridor. Gene is the Safety and MTSA Compliance manager for the SC Ports Authority. In addition to being responsible for the Ports Authority’s occupational, safety and health program, Gene is also the facility security officer. As the FSO he is responsible for ensuring the Ports’ compliance with regards to the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002. Gene has been with the Ports Authority for nineteen years and in his current position for the last five years. Prior to joining the Ports Authority, he served in the US Air Force as a transportation specialist with a tour of duty in support of Operation Desert Storm. Gene is the SC InfraGard, Lowcountry Transportation Sector Chief.

2:00-2:45 pm

Lt. Col. Glenn Remsen (Ret.), Risk Assessment for Government Facilities

Bio-Former three-term President of South Carolina InfraGard.

Graduate certificate in Homeland Security, The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina.

Masters of Arts in Religion, from Liberty University.

B.A., Political Science, The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina.

Selected by the Citadel in 1993 to compete for the Rhodes Scholarship to study in Oxford, England.

Reserve deputy for the Richland County Sheriff’s Department and the recipient of the Sheriff’s Medal of Merit for Crime Suppression as a result of his work in Critical Infrastructure Protection in Richland County.

Lieutenant Colonel, South Carolina State Guard, established a specialized unit, the Critical Infrastructure Protection Unit.

Col. Remsen serves full time as a Tactical Officer for the Palmetto Battery at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. Commissioned in the United States Army Reserve in 1994

Named an Honorary Green Beret by the South Carolina Chapter of the Special Forces Association

Graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy

DOD Certifications in Intelligence Analysis, Anti-Terrorism, and Intelligence Oversight

Member of the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society

Has worked alongside members of the Israeli Defense Forces in Ramla, Israel.

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December 4, 2019
8:00 am - 3:00 pm


SC InfraGard


Charleston County Sheriff’s Office
3691 Leeds Avenue
North Charleston, SC United States
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