Associate Vice President, Public Safety
Bill Ortman was named Associate Vice President, Public Safety, in September 2014. In this role, he will strategically direct the College’s Department of Public Safety; align the policy and procedures of the department with the overall Berkeley College Mission; and focus on ensuring the safety of students and staff. Mr. Ortman will serve as Chair of the Berkeley College Safety and Security Advisory Committee, which is responsible for reviewing security practices at the College.
Mr. Ortman most recently served as Campus Safety Director at Caldwell University in Caldwell, NJ, where he was Chair of the Crisis Intervention Team. He is a member of the College and University Public Safety Association (CUPSA), where he served as President in 2012. He is a current and founding member of the New Jersey College President’s Council Campus Safety and Security Committee. Mr. Ortman also is the former Police Commissioner of the Borough of Keyport, NJ.
He holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Seton Hall University, as well as a Teaching Certification from the State of New Jersey, a Substance Awareness Coordinator Certification from Jersey City State College, and a Graduate Certification in Emergency Management from Kean University.