Campus Safety App Developer, LiveSafe, Rounds Up Corporate Advisory Board

Prestigious Advisory Board includes leaders in public safety, higher education and military sectors to provide strategic direction and expertise.

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Arlington, VA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014

LiveSafe, Inc., (http://www.livesafemobile.com) a Virginia-based technology company that has developed a mobile safety application designed to increase safety in schools, communities and military installations around the country, has announced its distinguished Corporate Advisory Board. The members include seasoned individuals from the public safety, higher education and military sectors. They play a key role in strategically advising and supporting the LiveSafe leadership team, as well as in developing and implementing its fast-growing mobile safety service in colleges and communities across the nation.

Members of LiveSafe’s Corporate Advisory Board include (http://www.livesafemobile.com/about.php):

  • Mark Sullivan, the 22nd Director of the United States Secret Service who served for 35 years as a Federal Agent
  • Janice K. Fedarcyk, former Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI's New York Office, retired in 2012 and started Fedarcyk Consulting, LLC.
  • Dick Newton, three star retired Lt. General from the United States Air Force
  • Alan Merten, President Emeritus of George Mason University
  • Pat Gross, Chairman of the Board for Rosetta Stone and founder of American Management Systems

“I’m truly excited about the technology that LiveSafe has developed. In this time of limited budgets, LiveSafe provides a force multiplier for law enforcement and campus safety by leveraging the input of everyone in the community. I strongly believe crowdsourcing safety-related intelligence will become an invaluable part of public safety in the years to come,” said Mark Sullivan.

Alan Merten, President Emeritus of George Mason University added, "University and College Presidents & Provosts will be excited to see how LiveSafe engages students to help make schools safer. This teaches students a valuable lesson in civic responsibility while also ensuring a safer campus community for all. It’s exciting to see so many schools from across the country embracing the LiveSafe solution."

Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. General Dick Newton serves on LiveSafe’s Corporate Advisory Board and shared, “I find LiveSafe a powerful solution in three important ways: 1) it’s a Deterrent for bad behaviors, 2) is a Preventative tool for local leaders and safety officials to stop a crime or tragedy from occurring in the first place and 3) enables first responders to React faster, smarter and more effectively through much improved situational awareness. Moreover, in a military setting, LiveSafe provides a compelling solution to two of the most important issues our military face today – combatting sexual assault, harassment and enhancing the prevention of suicide within the ranks.”

“We are honored to have such impressive leaders in their respective fields guide us in our mission to empower men and women to make themselves, their families and their communities safer. We believe public safety needs greater support from all of us, and the LiveSafe mobile safety solution enables a crowd-sourced approach that will revolutionize safety in schools, communities and military installations around the country,” said Jenny Abramson, LiveSafe’s CEO & President.

To learn more about LiveSafe’s Advisory Board, visit http://www.livesafemobile.com/about.php.

About LiveSafe, Inc.:

LiveSafe provides a comprehensive student-centered safety solution that empowers both students and schools to identify problems and potential threats quickly in order to help make all members of the school community safer. Through a personal safety smartphone app and a cloud-based dispatch and command center, LiveSafe enables increased safety by creating a new two-way channel of communication between the community and safety officials. LiveSafe also provides users a suite of emergency services for real time location tracking in distress situations. With LiveSafe, safety officials are able to better identify and assess threats, prevent crimes, and save lives, thus helping to enhance overall safety.

For more information, learn more by visiting http://www.livesafemobile.com/ or download the LiveSafe app found in iTunes store and Google Play.


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