About Campus Safety

Tom King

Tom King

Director of Campus Safety – Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges

Tom has been at Haverford College for fourteen years, and began working with Bryn Mawr four years ago.  He was a Detective and Detective Supervisor with the Philadelphia Police Department for twenty years, and was with the University of Pennsylvania Police Department’s Detective Commander & Deputy Chief for four years. He has a M.Ed. and teaches a Graduate-level course called Education Law at Holy Family's University.  Tom is an avid cyclist, and rides and races whenever he gets time. He is "enamored" with the Social Honor Code, and enjoys seeing students progress, learn, and grow as they approach life after college.

Lil Burroughs

 Lil Burroughs

Director of Operations, Campus Safety for Bryn Mawr & Haverford Colleges.

Lil has been with Bryn Mawr since 2012 and has worked in Campus Safety for over twenty years at such places including Cabrini College, Philadelphia University and the Philadelphia Police Department. Lil has her Masters Degree from St. Joseph's University in Public Safety Management. Lil is thrilled to be a member of this fine Campus Safety team.

John Kelley

John Kelley

Lieutenant

John has been with Bryn Mawr College since 2010.  John spent seven years as municipal police officer, thirteen years in college public safety, and ten years with a Fortune 500 company as a security manager.  He has a B.S. in Business Administration and an M.S. in Human Resource Management.  He is married with four children and enjoys cross-country motorcycle riding. 

Mike Ramsey

Mike Ramsey

Card Access Administrator

Mike has been with Bryn Mawr College since 2003. He was formerly with the United States Marine Corps and the Montgomery County Corrections Department. He is the department's Training Officer, RAD instructor and Card Access Administrator. Mike likes to spend time with his family and loves to travel.  

Jerry Fayette

Jerry Fayette

Sergeant

Jerry has been with Bryn Mawr College since 2013.  Jerry is a former Sergeant with the Abington Police Department and served in the K-9 unit.  He has a B.S. in Criminal Justice from St. Joseph's University.  He has two children and enjoys exercising an spending time outdoors in his free time.

Art Weidle

Art Weidle

Sergeant

Art has been with Bryn Mawr College since 2011. Art has twenty-eight years experience as an officer and supervisor in the Lower Merion Police Department. Art's duties included staff and inspections and quality control for the department. He has a B.A. in Criminal Justice from LaSalle University. He is married with two daughters.

Joe Sweeney

Joe Sweeney

Sergeant

Joe has been with Bryn Mawr College since 2013. Joe retired as a Lieutenant from the Philadelphia Police Department after twenty-four years and spent six years as an Investigator with the Pa. Office of Inspector General.  He also has security experience in the private sector.  He is a graduate of Villanova University. 

Cheryl Ann    Tavares

Cheryl Ann Tavares

Campus Safety Officer

Cheryl has been with Bryn Mawr College since 2007.  She previously worked security at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, GA.  She likes dancing and reading. Cheryl loves working at Bryn Mawr because it feels like an extended family.

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Lisa Jenkins

 Campus Safety Dispatcher

Lisa has been with Bryn Mawr College since 1987. She previously worked in Dining Services as well as the College Post Office. Lisa received her certification in the Association of Public Safety Communication Officers (APCO)at the Philadelphia University. She enjoys reading, shopping, cooking, dancing and watching movies.  Lisa enjoys working at Bryn Mawr because of “the people and the community.”

Jennifer Turner

Jennifer Turner

 Campus Safety Officer

Jen has been with Bryn Mawr College since 2007. Jen attended the  Burlington Police Academy, New Jersey Department of Corrections Academy, and the Campus Public Safety Institute Academy. She is a certified member of the International Police Mountain Bike Association. Jen is a certified pet groomer and proficient in American Sign Language. Jen says she “likes interacting with students and the community.”

Jim McDevitt

Jim McDevitt

Campus Safety Officer

Jim has been with Bryn Mawr College since 1996. He has a background in property management. 

Lisa Cowan

Lisa Cowan

Campus Safety Office Manager


Lisa has been with Bryn Mawr College since 1987. She previously worked at St. Edmond’s Home for Children in the HR department, and as a medical secretary for an Ophthalmology/Surgery practice. She attended Mt. Aloysius College and enjoys reading and traveling.  Lisa says “the small community here allows you to get to know students during their four years at Bryn Mawr."

Tim Crowley

Tim Crowley

Corporal

Tim has been with Bryn Mawr College since 2012. He previously worked for PNC Bank for thirty-seven years. He is a Viet Nam Veteran. Tim has four children and two grandchildren.

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Daniel Shappell

Corporal

Dan has been with Bryn Mawr College since 2011. Dan was a police officer and criminal investigator for twenty-three years, and the director of an ambulance company. He is a Marine Corps Veteran. Dan is married with two sons, and enjoys spending time at local beaches with his family. Dan is a volunteer fireman and an assistant scoutmaster.

Barry O'Keefe

Barry O’Keefe

Campus Safety Officer


Barry has been with Bryn Mawr College since 2012. He is a former Lower Merion Police Officer.  He is a graduate of Villanova University. Prior to working for the Public Safety Departments at Bryn Mawr and Haverford College, Barry owned a painting business for twenty years. He is an avid football and baseball fan.

Cheryl Osbourne

Cheryl Osbourne

Corporal

Cheryl has been with Bryn Mawr College since 1993.  She graduated from Palm Beach Junior College and worked as a corrections officer in Florida. Cheryl enjoys cooking and traveling and Bryn Mawr’s beautiful  campus.

Barry Hess

Barry Hess

Campus Safety Officer

Barry has been with Bryn Mawr College since 2011. Barry completed a mountain bike training course given by the Lower Merion Police Department and when possible does bike patrol on campus. He also enjoys riding his bike in his spare time.  

Brian Reedy

Brian Reedy

Brian has been with Bryn Mawr College since 2012.  Brian is a former Albany N.Y. Police Officer/Investigator with twenty years experience. Brian also worked on the New York Auto Crimes Task Force and U.S. Marshals Task Force. He has a B.S. in Business Administration from the College of St. Rose.

 

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Julie McReynolds

Julie has been with Bryn Mawr College since 2013.  Julie is a part time Physical Education Teacher at St. Joseph/ St. Roberts grade school. She has a degree in Political Science from University of Wisconsin-Parkside and was previously a police officer with Dane County Sheriff Office in Madison, Wi. Julie is a widow with a son. She loves any sport, especially playing soccer and watching football.

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