Director of Campus Safety and Emergency Management
Magdalena “Maggie” Santos ’86 joined CC as director of campus safety and emergency management in September 2015. Maggie served the Colorado Springs Police Department for nearly 25 years following a five-year teaching career in Colorado Springs School District 49. Maggie has expertise in neighborhood and community relations, early-intervention programs, problem-oriented policing, and emergency management. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in Spanish education from Colorado College, graduated from the Colorado Springs Police Department Training Academy, completed credits for a master’s degree in education at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, and furthered her education through the Center for Creative Leadership, Leadership in Police Organizations, and the Rocky Mountain Command College.
Associate Director of Campus Safety
Nick came to Colorado College in 2006 as the Parking Manager and was promoted to Assistant Director in 2010 and Associate Director in 2015. He has 18 years of campus safety experience, including eight years with the American University Department of Public Safety, one year with the Colorado Springs Police Department, and now in his ninth year with the Department of Campus Safety here at CC. His background is primarily in parking, transportation, and special events management. He has served as a student officer, a parking enforcement officer, a transportation and parking enforcement coordinator, an emergency response team member, a personal protection detail lead, and a sexual misconduct investigator. Nick is trained in the FEMA Incident Command System, he is an IPMBA certified bike patrol officer, a CPTED certified inspector, and one of CC's sexual misconduct investigators. He has a bachelor's degree in International Studies with a focus in Conflict Resolution from the American University School of International Service.
Carl came to Colorado College in 1996 after completing 26 ½ years in the U.S. Army. Carl retired as a First Sergeant. Carl was born and raised in Savannah, GA. Carl is married with one son. From 1996 to 1999 Carl worked in Mathias, Slocum and Loomis Halls. In the summer Carl worked in Bemis and McGregor Halls for the Summer Start Program. Carl is the relief shift supervisor. Carl is trained in the event management and FEMA Incident Command system. He conducts a weekly campus lighting assessment to identify any campus exterior lights that are out in need of repair.
Originally from New Jersey, Dwayne began working at Colorado College in August of 2006. Dwayne is a decorated United States Army veteran, serving several overseas tours. Dwayne received his both his Associates of Arts degree in Criminal Justice, and completed his Bachelors in Criminal Justice and Security Management, from University of Phoenix. Dwayne is trained in the FEMA Incident Command System, is an IPMBA certified bike patrol officer, trained in conducting CPTED assessments, and supervises the midnight shift. Dwayne says that, "one of my most important accomplishments in my life so far is realizing who I really am and not trying to play up any egos or pretend to be someone I am not; The best thing you can do is to find your true self and be the real you every day. This kind of accomplishment will last for life."
Wayne Griffin if assigned as Day Shift Supervisor for Campus Safety. He is a retired police investigator from the Chicago Police Department after 31 years of service working in the Organized and Gang Crimes Divisions for most of his career. After retirement he became a Commercial Pilot and flew with a major airline. He has worked in with Higher Education Safety since 2011. He also served in the United States Navy and was Honorably Discharged.