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September 2013 - January 2014 Members

Thomas M. Cooley Law School
300 S. Capitol 
Lansing, Michigan 48901
517-371-5140


September 2013 - January 2014



Director & Faculty Advisor
Brigadier General (ret.) Michael C. H. McDaniel, J.D.

Co-Founder

B.A., St. Bonaventure University, 1979
J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 1982
MSS, Army War College, 2005
M.A.S.S., Naval Postgraduate School, 2007




Faculty Co-Advisor
Tammy Brown Asher, J.D.

A.S., University of Vermont, 1981
B.A., University of Vermont, 1983
J.D., magna cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1983









Editorial Board:

Editor-in-Chief

Paul Powers, J.D.

B.A., University of Iowa, 2005
J.D., magna cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2015
Thomas M. Cooley Law Review, Senior Editor
Associate at Betty, Neuman & McMahon, P.L.C.






Managing Editor

Captain James Brigman

B.A., Michigan State University
J.D., Third Year Law Student, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014
Michigan National Guard/United States Army









Articles Selections Editor
Peter Mommer, J.D.

B.A., cum laude, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2006
M.A., The University of Queensland-Australia, 2009
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland and National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2015
On the Department of State Federal Register for Diplomatic Appointment, awaiting appointment as a Foreign Service Officer. 




Research Editor
Melissa Winkler, J.D.

B.A., Oakland University, 2009
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014
Associate at Fakhoury Law Group, PLC








Publications Editor & Webmaster
George V. Motakis, J.D., LL.M.

B.A., New York University, 2001
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2009
LL.M in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Criminal Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014







Senior Editors

Tyler Phillips

B.A., Michigan State University, 2009
J.D., Third Year Law Student, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014








James Springer

B.A., Oakland University, 2008
J.D., cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2012
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014









Library Liaisons

Alissa Marie Raasch-Schmidt, J.D., M.L.I.S.

A.S., Delta College, 1998
B.S., Michigan State University, 2001
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2011
M.L.I.S., Wayne State University, 2012





















Executive Advisors
Frank M. Spano, J.D.

Co-Founder

A.A. in Criminal Justice, Valley Forge Military College, 2001
B.S. in Occupational Education, Wayland Baptist University, 2007
Citation in Strategic Management, Harvard University, 2010
J.D., cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
Ph.D., Northcentral University, Candidate
U.S. Air Force, 2002-2008


Senior Advisors













Heidi Lott-Page, J.D., LL.M.

B.I.S., Murray State University, 2008
J.D., cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2011
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, 2013
Homeland & National Security Law Review, Editor-in-Chief, 2012-2013









Dan Shawl, J.D.

B.A., Eastern Michigan University, 2002
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
Homeland & National Security Law Review, Business Editor, 2012-2013
United States Navy, 1991-1995
Petty Officer Third Class, E-4













Associate Editors

Helen Berry, J.D.

A.S., Ivy Tech Community College, 2008
B.A., Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne, 2010
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014







Christina Calandro, J.D.

Dual B.A., University of Missouri, 2010
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2015







Kaitlyn Harder

B.A., Eastern Michigan University
J.D./LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014








Gregory Lacey, J.D.

B.A., Oakland University, 2008
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2015
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, 2011-Present





Kate Mortensen

B.A., Michigan State University, 2011
J.D.,Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014








Captain Carmen Quesenberry, J.D.

B.S., Radford University, 2004
M.S. in Criminal Justice, Radford University, 2008
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014
United States Army Reserve





Lindsey Schaller, J.D.

B.A., Oakland University, 2006
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014


 




Peter Tomasek

B.A., Adrian College, 2011
J.D./LL.M., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014







Jennifer Tomczyk, J.D.

B.A., Oakland University, 2009
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014






Cory Westmoreland, J.D.

B.A., Western Michigan University, 2007
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2013
LL.M. in Homeland & National Security Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Candidate, 2014




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