Michigan Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators
Educating | Networking | Supporting
The organization's first meeting was held on Thursday, March 11, 1971. Originally titled "The Michigan Association of College and University Security Directors Campus Law Enforcement Administration," it was chartered in January 1972 under the leadership of Richard O. Bernitt - Director of Public Safety at Michigan State University. Letters of invitation were sent out in February of 1972.
The first Board of Directors meeting was held May 15, 1972 at Washtenaw Country Club in Ann Arbor and the first annual meeting, held in conjunction with the MACP meeting, was on June 14, 1972 in Traverse City.
Today, MACLEA is made up of over 35 Michigan higher education campuses with average attendance around 60 people at the Spring and Fall events which are no longer held in conjunction with the MACP Conference.
The earliest known logo
The current logo adopted
The Original 15
Harry Faber - Calvin College
Richard O. Bernitt - Michigan State University
John C. McAuliffe - Central Michigan University
John E. Hayes - Eastern Michigan University
Jack A. Ebli - Ferris State College
Leslie J. Wykes - Grand Rapids Junior College
William A. Johnson - Grand Valley State College
Stevan P. Layne - Michigan Technological University
William R. Lyons - Northern Michigan University
Earl N. Gray - Oakland University
Fred W. Wrenbeck - School Craft College
Don Stevens - The University of Detroit
Fred Davids - The University of Michigan
William R. McDaniel - Wayne State University
Keith Sheeler - Western Michigan University