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Area of expertise: Crisis response, death notification for urban victims of DWI/DUI, gun violence, and homicide
David Vincent began his career in victim services with Law Enforcement Chaplaincy (Sacramento, CA) in 1999. As a volunteer community chaplain, he responded to hundreds of critical incidents, providing immediate, on-scene practical and emotional support to surviving victims. In 2002, Mr. Vincent became the founding Executive Director of U.S. Crisis Care. USCC facilitates networking and sharing of best practices among community-based crisis care programs and supports the development of crisis care programs in communities. In this role, he has overseen USCC's publication of the national standard crisis care volunteer training curriculum, crisis care program certification standards, nationally standardized protocols for crisis care programs, and an online crisis care volunteer scheduling and management system. Mr. Vincent is well-known for both his verbal and written communication skills and has presented on crisis-related topics to a wide variety of constituencies. He has conducted peer reviews for both OJP and the Department of Health and Human Services. He specializes in developing clear, concise written materials, cultivating buy-in from senior public safety officials and other critical stakeholders, and recruiting volunteers. Mr. Vincent holds both an M.B.A. and a B.A. from the University of California.