Sample Seminars

Please note, the following seminars have been extracted from the 2005 delegate schedule. This list has been made available to demonstrate some of the topics which delegates can learn about for possible careers or other interests. The 2006 schedule may be made available prior to the June 18th arrival of the delegates, however all delegates will not receive their copy of the final schedule until their arrival to Rider University on Father's Day.



MONDAY, JUNE 20th   (10:20-11:20 AM)

Careers on Wall Street and the Stock Market (Bart Luedke Center, Cavalla Room)

Moderator: David Bagatelle (former ALJBS Delegate), Executive Vice President, Signature Bank and President/CEO, Signature Securities Group  

Trauma Center Careers (Bart Luedke Center Theater)

David Graves, RN, BSN, CPRN, Cooper Medical Center Trauma Unit.

Careers in Law Enforcement (Yvonne Theater)

Capt. Bill Baig (former ALJBS Delegate), Pompton Lakes, NJ, Police Department; Lt. Bruce Melson, Cherry Hill Police Dept.; Michael D. Paquette, Former Police Chief, South Brunswick; Trooper Adam Polhemus (former ALJBS Delegate), New Jersey State Police.

Careers in Architecture and Building (Bart Luedke Center, Room 245)

Sean O'Neil (former ALJBS Boys Nation Senator), Structural Engineer, Buro Happold Consulting Engineers; Matthew Herman, Architect/MEP Engineer, Buro Happold Consulting Engineers


TUESDAY, JUNE 21st  (10:30-11:30 AM)

Law Case Studies (Yvonne Theater)

                E. Drew Britcher, Esq. (former Boys' Nation Senator).

Careers in Politics (Bart Luedke Center Theater)

Kay LiCausi, President, KL Strategies.  

Careers in Business (Bart Luedke Center, Cavalla Room)

Moderator: David Bagatelle (former ALJBS Delegate), Executive Vice President, Signature Bank and President/CEO, Signature Securities Group; Ken Nilson, Senior Vice President, Commerce Bank; James Reitz (former ALJBS Delegate), Vice President of Sales, Sungard Availability Services; Hakeem Adebayo, Assistant Vice President and Community Banking Manager, Sovereign Bank.

Careers in the Military and the Military Academies (Sweigart Auditorium)

Moderator: Raymond Vanden Berghe, Retired US Navy; Capt. Dave Snedeker, U. S. Army (Retired), New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs; Various Representatives from Military Academies.


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22nd   (10:30-11:30 AM)

Careers in the State Police (Sweigart Auditorium)

Moderator: Trooper Adam Polhemus (former ALJBS Delegate), New Jersey State Police; Trooper Andrew Russano, New Jersey State Police, Recruiting Unit; Troopers from the New Jersey State Police Community Outreach Unit.

Careers in Medicine (Bart Luedke Center, Cavalla Room)

Dr. Richard Kane (former ALJBS Delegate), Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine; Jeremy Minarcik (former ALJBS Delegate), Laboratory Manager, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Marty Katrhins, Columbia Medical School Student and Stanley Kaplan MCAT Prep Instructor.

Law School and Careers in the Legal Profession (Yvonne Theater)       

Lynton Turner, Esq., Medical Malpractice Defense Attorney; Leonard Baker, Esq., Criminal Defense Attorney.

Careers in Military and Civilian Engineering (Bart Luedke Center Theater)

Allan Croly, Engineer, Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors; Alexander Cosmas, Engineer, Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors.


THURSDAY, JUNE 23rd  (10:30-11:30 AM)

Careers in Public Administration (Bart Luedke Center Theater)

Moderator: Kevin McLernon, Administrator, Burlington Twp.; Richard Brook, Administrator, Florence Twp.

Funding Your College Education and Building a Transportable Skill Set (Bart Luedke Center, Room 245)

Michael Kubik, Global Procurement Director, Perot Systems.

Role of the Press and Careers in Journalism (Bart Luedke Center, Cavalla Room)

Ron Martin, Editor, The Burlington County Times.

Careers in Education: Teaching and Administration (Yvonne Theater)

Dr. James Kerfoot, Superintendent, Southern Regional School District; Marshall "Ted" Behr (former American Legion Dept. of NJ Commander), Retired School Superintendent.


All statesmen must attend one seminar each day.