Appendix B INDIVIDUALS INTERVIEWED BY RESEARCH PANEL

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The Virginia Tech Review Panel conducted more than 200 interviews. The interviewees included family members of victims; injured victims; students; and individuals from universities, law enforcement, hospitals, mental health organizations, courts, and schools. During the course of the review, the interviews were conducted in person, through public meetings, by phone, and through group meetings. A number of people were interviewed multiple times. The panel wishes to express its appreciation to everyone who graciously provided their time and comments to this undertaking. Virginia Tech
Carl Bean Cathy Griffin Betzel Erv Blythe Tom Brown Sherry K. Lynch Conrad Fred D’Aguilar Ed Falco Christopher Flynn, MD Davis R. Ford Nikki Giovanni Kay Heidbreder Bob Hicok Zenobia Lawrence Hikes Lawrence G. Hincker Maggie Holmes Jim Hyatt Frances Keene Gail Kirby Judy Lilly Heidi McCoy Jim McCoy Lenwood McCoy Jennifer Mooney Jerome Niles Lisa Norris Lynn Nystrom Ishwar Puri Kerry J. Redican Lucinda Roy Carolyn Rude English Department Faculty Cook Counseling Center Vice President for Information Technology Dean of Students Cook Counseling Center English Department Faculty English Department Faculty Director, Cook Counseling Center Vice Provost for Academic Affairs English Department Faculty University Counsel English Department Faculty Vice President for Student Affairs Associate Vice President for University Relations Manager, West Ambler Johnston Hall Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Director, Judicial Affairs Faculty in Norris Hall Associate Vice President Director of Administrative Operations, News and External Relations Capital Design and Construction Liaison of University President to Panel Coordinator Undergraduate Counseling Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences English Department Faculty Director, News and External Relations, College of Engineering (faculty in Norris Hall) Chairman, Engineering Mechanics Dept. (faculty in Norris Hall) President, Faculty Senate Past Chair, English Department Chair, English Department

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Joe Schetz Maisha Marie Smith Ed Spencer Charles Steger

Aerospace and Ocean Engineering Faculty Cook Counseling Center Faculty in Norris Hall President

Other Universities and Colleges
Richard Alvarez Grant Azdell Mary Ann Bergeron Walter Bortz William Brady, MD William Thomas Burnett, MD Valerie J. Cushman Susan Davis Chris Domes Roy Ferguson Pamela Fox Ken Garren Nancy Gray Robert B. Lambeth Robert Lindgren Greg McMillan Katherine M. Loring Courtney Penn Herb Peterson Richard Pfau Jeff Phillips Michael Puglisi Robert Reiser, MD James C. Renick Robert Satcher LeeAnn Shank Wesley Shinn Douglas Southard Phil Stone Loren Swartzendruber Melvin C. Terrell Madelyn Wessel Chief Financial Officer, Hollins University College Chaplain, Lynchburg College Virginia Community Services Board President, Hampden-Sydney College University of Virginia, Department of Emergency Medicine University of Virginia, Medical Director of the Virginia State Police Division 6 SWAT Team Athletic Director, Randolph College University of Virginia, Special Advisor/Liaison to the General Counsel, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs Chief Admissions Officer, Marymount University Executive Assistant to the President, Bridgewater College President, Mary Baldwin College President, Lynchburg College President, Hollins University President, Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia President, Randolph-Macon College Executive Assistant to President, Emory and Henry College Vice President for Administration, Virginia Wesleyan College Special Assistant to the President, Roanoke College Vice President for Business and Finance, University of Richmond President, Averett University Director of Administrative Services, Ferrum College President, Virginia Intermont College Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Senior Vice President, American Council on Education President, Saint Paul’s College General Counsel, Washington and Lee University Dean, Appalachian School of Law Provost, Jefferson College of Health Sciences President, Bridgewater College President, Eastern Mennonite University Vice President of Student Affairs, Northeastern Illinois University Special Advisor/Liasion to the General Counsel and Chair, Psychological Assessment Board, University of Virginia

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William Woods, MD Andrea Zuschin

Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Dean of Student Affairs, Ferrum College

National Higher Education Associations
Robert M. Berdahl George R. Boggs Susan Chilcott Charles L. Currie Benjamin F. Quillian James C. Renick David Ward President, Association of American Universities President and CEO, American Association of Community Colleges Vice President for Communications, American Association of State Colleges and Universities President, Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities Senior Vice President, American Council on Education Senior Vice President, American Council on Education President, American Council on Education

Law Enforcement
Donald J. Ackerman Joseph Alberts Richard Ault Kenneth Baker Ed Bracht David Cardona Rick Cederquist Don Challis Kim Crannis Lenny Depaul Robert C. Dillard Jonathan Duecker Chuck Eaton Samuel Feemster Martin D. Ficke W. Steve Flaherty Wendell Flinchum Kevin Foust Vincent Giardani Richard Gibson Christopher Giovino Ray Harp Charles Kammerdener Robert Kemmler Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge, FBI Criminal Division (NY) Captain, Virginia Tech Police Department Supervisory Special Agent for the FBI, (ret.), Academy Group Inc. Supervisory Special Agent for the FBI, U.S. Secret Service (ret.), Academy Group Inc., Manassas, VA Director of Security, Hofstra University Special Agent-in-Charge, FBI Criminal Division (NY) Counter-Terrorism Coordinator, Union County (NJ) Sheriff's Office Chief, College of William and Mary Police Department Chief, Blacksburg Police Department U.S. Marshal's Service (NY/NJ), Fugitive Task Force Chief, University of Richmond Police Department and President, Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police Assistant Commissioner, New York Police Department Special Agent, Salem, VA, Virginia State Police Supervisory Special Agent for the FBI, Behavioral Science Unit SES Resources International/ Special Agent-in-Charge (ret.) Immigration and Customs Enforcement (NY) Superintendent, Virginia State Police Chief, Virginia Tech Police Department Supervisory Special Agent for the FBI, Roanoke, VA New York Police Department Counter-Terrorism Division Chief, University of Virginia Police Department SES Resources/Dempsey Myers Co. SWAT Team Commander and Homicide Detective, Arlington County (VA) Police Department (ret.) New York Police Department, Special Operations Division Lt. Col., Virginia State Police; Deputy Director, Bureau of Administration and Support Service

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Kenneth Lanning Jeff Lee Stephen Mardigian George Marshall Raymond Martinez Bart McEntire William McMahon Ken Middleton Terrence Modglin Andrew Mulrain Eliud P. Pagan Chauncey Parker Robert Patnaude Alfred Perales Kevin Ponder David Resch Anthony Rocco Jill Roark Bradley D. Schnur Esq. Dennis Schnur Andre Simons Sean Smith Philip C. Spinelli Matt Sullivan Bob Sweeney Thomas Turner Shaun F. VanSlyke Anthony Wilson Jason Winkle Joan Yale

Supervisory Special Agent for the FBI (ret.) Active Shooter Training Program, International Tactical Officers Organization Supervisory Special Agent for the FBI (ret.), Academy Group Inc. New York State Police New York Police Department Counter-Terrorism Division Resident Agent-in-Charge, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Roanoke, VA Special Agent-in-Charge, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Roanoke, VA High-Intensity Drug Traffic Agency (NY/NJ) Executive Director, College Crime Watch Nassau County, New York Police Department. Office of Homeland Security, State of New York Director, High-Intensity Drug Traffic Agency (NY/NJ) Captain, New York State Police Sergeant, University of Illinois Police Department, Chicago, IL Special Agent, FBI Criminal Division (NY) Chief, Behavioral Analysis Unit, FBI, Quantico, VA Nassau County, New York Police Department. Terrorism and Special Jurisdiction, Victim Assistance Coordinator, Federal Bureau of Investigation President, SES Resources International Inc. Chairman, Police Foundation of Nassau County Inc. Supervisory Special Agent for the FBI, Behavioral Analysis Unit, Quantico, VA Sergeant, Emergency Response Team Virginia Tech Police Department Union County, New Jersey Office of Counter-Terrorism Detective/Lt. Suffolk County, New York Police and Hostage Negotiation Team Lieutenant, Suffolk County, New York Police Emergency Services Bureau Director of Security, Roanoke College Supervisory Special Agent for the FBI, Behavioral Analysis Unit, Quantico, VA Sergeant, Emergency Response Team, Blacksburg Police Department President, Active Shooter Training Program, International Tactical Officers Organization Nassau County, New York Police Department

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Families of Victims
Mrs. Alameddine Stephanie Hofer Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Bluhm Mr. and Ms. Cloyd Mrs. Patricia Craig Ms. Betty Cuevas Mrs. Linda Granata Mr. Gregory Gwaltney Ms. Lori Haas Marian Hammaren and Chris Poote Mr.. John Hammaren Mr. Michael Herbstritt Mr. and Mrs. Eric Hilscher Mrs. Tracey Lane Mr. Jerzy Nowak Mr. William O’Neil Mrs. Celeste Peterson Mr. and Mrs. Larry Pryde Mr. and Mrs. Peter Read Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Samaha Mrs. Holly Adams-Sherman Mr. Girish Suratkal Mr. and Mrs. Paul Turner Ms. Liselle Vega-Coates Ortiz Mr. and Mrs. White Mother of Ross Alameddine Wife of Christopher James Bishop Parents of Brian Roy Bluhm Parents of Austin Michelle Cloyd Aunt to Ryan Christopher Clark Mother of Daniel Alejandro Perez Wife of Kevin P. Granata Father of Matthew Gregory Gwaltney Mother of Emily Haas Mother and Stepfather of Caitlin Millar Hammaren Father of Caitlin Millar Hammaren Father of Jeremy Michael Herbstritt Parents of Emily Jane Hilscher Mother of Jarret Lee Lane Husband of Jocelyne Couture-Nowak Father of Daniel Patrick O’Neil Mother of Erin Nicole Peterson Parents of Julia Kathleen Pryde Parents of Mary Karen Read Parents of Reema Joseph Samaha Mother of Leslie Geraldine Sherman Brother of Minal Hiralal Panchal Parents of Maxine Shelly Turner Wife of Juan Ramon Ortiz Parents of Nicole Regina White

Cho Family
Mr. and Mrs. Cho Sun Cho Wade Smith Parents of Seung Hui Cho Sister of Seung Hui Cho Attorney at Law, Tharrington Smith, Raleigh, NC; Advisor, Friend to Cho Family

Injured Victims and Their Families
Alec Calhoun Colin Goddard Suzanne Grimes Emily Haas Jeremy Kirkendall Mrs. Miller Student, Virginia Tech Student, Virginia Tech Mother of Kevin Sterne Student, Virginia Tech Virginia National Guard Mother of Heidi Miller

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Erin Sheehan

Student, Virginia Tech

Rescue Squads
Allan Belcher Sidney Bingley William W. Booker IV Charles Coffelt Paul Davenport Jeremy Davis Jason Dominiczak Kevin Hamm Matthew Johnson Tom Lovejoy Alisa Nussman John O’Shea Neil Turner Colin Whitmore Carilion Patient Transportation Services Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad Virginia Tech Rescue Squad Carilion Patient Transportation Services Carilion Patient Transportation Services Virginia Tech Rescue Squad Virginia Tech Rescue Squad Christiansburg Rescue Squad Captain, Virginia Tech Rescue Squad Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad Virginia Tech Rescue Squad Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad Montgomery County EMS Coordinator Virginia Tech Rescue Squad

Hospitals
Carole Agee Deborah Akers Pat Campbell Candice Carroll Loressa Cole Susan Davis Michael Donato, MD Robert Dowling, MD Patrick Earnest Ted Georges, MD Carol Gilbert, MD Mike Hill Scott Hill Anne Hutton Judith M. Kirkendall David Linkous Rick McGraw William Modzeleski John O’Shea Fred Rawlins, DO Legal Counsel, Carilion Hospital Lewis-Gale Medical Center Director of Nursing, New River Valley Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer, Lewis–Gale Medical Center Montgomery Regional Hospital Special Advisor/, Liaison to the General Counsel, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital Emergency Room Lewis–Gale Medical Center Carilion New River Valley Medical Center Carilion New River Valley Medical Center EMS Regional Medical Director Director, Emergency Department, Montgomery Regional Hospital Chief Executive Officer, Montgomery Regional Hospital Manager, CONNECT, Carilion Hospital Administrator, Criminal History Records, Richmond, VA Director, Staff Development and Emergency Management, Montgomery Regional Hospital Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital Emergency Room Assistant Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Education Lieutenant and Cardiac Technician, Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad Carilion New River Valley Medical Center

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Mike Turner Holly Wheeling, MD

Clinical Support Representative, Carilion St. Albans Montgomery Regional Hospital

Federal, State, and Local Agencies
Marcella Fierro, MD Robert Foresman Mandie Patterson Patricia Sneed Jessica Stallard Karen Thomas Mary Ware Chief Medical Examiner, VA Director of Emergency Management, Rockbridge County, VA Chief Victim Service Section, Department of Criminal Justice Services, VA Emergency Planning Manager, Virginia Department of Social Services Assistant Director, Victim Services, Montgomery County, Virginia Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services Director, Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund

Mental Health Professionals
Harvey Barker, MD Richard Bonnie Gail Burruss Pam Kestner Chappalear Lin Chenault Katuko T. Coelho Roy Crouse Joan M. Ridick Depue Russell Federman Kathy Godbey James Griffith, MD Kathy Highfield Dennis Hunt D. J. Ida Jerald Kay , MD Wun Jung Kim, MD Jeanne Kincaid Francis Lu, MD James Madero Director of Crisis and Intervention, New River Community Service Board Director, Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy, University of Virginia Director, Adult Clinical Services and Crisis Intervention, Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare Executive Director, Council of Community Services Executive Director, New River Community Service Board Center for Multicultural Human Services Independent Evaluator for Commitment Clinical Psychologist, Pastoral Counseling, Culpeper, VA Director, Counseling and Psychological Services, University of Virginia New River Community Service Board, pre-screener for commitment Psychiatrist, Center for Multicultural Human Services Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare Executive Director, Center for Multicultural Human Services Clinical Psychologist and Executive Director, National Asian American and Pacific Islander Mental Health Association Chair, College Mental Health Committee for the American Psychiatric Association, Chair of the Department. of Psychiatry, Wright State School of Medicine Psychiatrist and Professor, University of Pittsburgh ADA/OCR , Attorney with Drummond Woodson Chair, APA Council on Minority Mental Health and Health Disparities, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, UCSF Clinical Psychologist, Former NIMH Staff/School Violence Specialist, California School of Professional Psychologists at Alliant International University

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Kent McDaniel, MD Jasdeep Migliani, MD Frank Ochberg, MD Carrie Owens Annelle Primm, MD Andres Pumariega, MD James S. Reinhard Gregory B. Saathoff, MD Les Saltzberg Jim Sikkema Bruce Smoller, MD James W. Stewart III Terry Teel Clavitis Washington-Brown Richard West

Consultant Psychiatrist to the Office of the Inspector General, VA Staff Psychiatrist, St Albans Medical Center, Carilion Health System Former Director of Michigan Department of Mental Health Director of Victim Services, Montgomery County, VA Director, Division of National and Minority Affairs, American Psychiatric Association Chair of the Diversity Committee for the American Psychiatric Association, Chair Department of Psychiatry, Reading Hospital, PA Commissioner, Virginia Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services Executive Director, Critical Incident Analysis Group, University of Virginia Executive Director, New River Community Service Board Executive Director, Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare President-elect, Medical Association of Maryland; HPC Inspector General, Virginia Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services Attorney for Commitment Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare Psychologist, Research on Preventing Campus Mental Health-Related Incidents

Courts/Hearing Officials
Paul Barnett Donald J. Farber Lorin Costanzo John Molumphy Joseph Graham Painter Special Justice Attorney at Law, San Rafael, CA Special Justice, Virginia Special Justice, Virginia Attorney, Former Special Justice

High School Staff
Dede Bailer Rita Easley Frances Ivey Director, Psychology and Preventative Services, Fairfax County Public Schools School Guidance Counselor, Westfield High School Former Assistant Principal, Westfield High School

Students at Virginia Tech
Joseph Aust Chandler Douglas John Eide Andy Koch Austin Morton Melissa Trotman Cho Roommate Resident Advisor Cho Roommate Cho Suitemate Cho Resident Advisor Resident Advisor

Business
Kathleen Schmid Koltko-Rivera President, Professional Services Group, Winter Park, FL

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Mark E. Koltko-Rivera

Executive Vice President, Professional Services Group, Winter Park, FL

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Other
Steve Capus Steven Erickson Mr. Gibson David McCormick Luke Van Heul President, NBC News Father of Stalking Victim Father of Stalking Victim Vice President, NBC News Former Member, Delta Force

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