UAB Police Chief Anthony B. Purcell now is the Southeast region director on the board governing the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA). He began his three-year term on July 1.

In 2005-2006 he was a member of a subcommittee of IACLEA’s Domestic Preparedness Committee that developed a guide to communications between campus public safety agencies and federal-state-local emergency responders. Purcell joined UAB as an assistant vice president in October 2006.