Leadership Over Lunch

Hosted by CLP, the Leadership Over Lunch series brings people of regional interest and CLP alumni to GU to share their leadership journey with students, faculty and staff.



Fall 2013

Brian Schaeffer, MPA, EMT-P is the assistant chief of the City of Spokane Fire Department in Spokane, Wash. He has 24 years of fire and EMS experience and has published numerous articles on air management, incident management teams in urban environments and fire service leadership. He is a current member of the IAFC, Washington State Chiefs and retired from IAFF Local 3133. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. from Creighton University.

Hon. Mike Heavey served 14 years as a Washington State lawmaker and over 12 years as a Judge on the King County Superior Court. His work as a volunteer championing the innocence of Seattle neighbor Amanda Knox and Italian co-defendant Raffaele Sollecity inspired Mike get involved in the study of wrongful convictions in the U.S. and around the world.

Tom Veazey is a 2008 graduate of Gonzaga's Comprehensive Leadership Program and currently serves as the Program Director for Mama Hope, an organization that works in close partnership with local African organizations to connect them with the resources required to transform their own communities.