Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Webinar: Community Engagement Strategies for Teen Driver Safety Parent Awareness Programs


2020 Minnesota TZD Webinar Series: 
Community Engagement Strategies for Teen Driver Safety Parent Awareness Programs 

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm Central Time 

About the Webinar:
Parental awareness and active involvement is essential to reducing teen crashes, injuries, and deaths. In this webinar, you will learn about the Point of Impact (POI) program, how to effectively engage participants, and how you can provide POI learning opportunities in your community. This webinar is free to attend, but registration is required. If you're unable to attend the live session, a recording of the webinar will be available after the event. Click here to register!

About the Speakers:

Gordy Pehrson is a project coordinator in the Office of Traffic Safety, Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS). Gordy has worked for DPS for 36 years. For the past 16 years, he managed a variety of Office of Traffic Safety projects. Prior to his current position, Gordy coordinated employee training for the DPS Driver License Examining Division and was a Driver License Exam Supervisor. Before joining DPS, Gordy taught driver education for novice teen drivers and motorcyclists.

Police Chief Brady Juell with the Elko New Market Police Department has been serving the public for 26 years as a law enforcement professional. In that time, he has served at all levels of public safety for many organizations. Chief Juell obtained his B.S. from Minnesota State University Mankato and his master’s degree in public safety and law enforcement leadership from the University of St. Thomas. Chief Juell is currently on the Board of Directors for Southern Valley Alliance (Advocates for victims of violence) and the president of the Scott County Chiefs of Police Association. He is a community-values-based policing leader and emphasizes community-based education by law enforcement to be proactive in the community to help prevent crime and tragedy before it happens.