Instructor: Brenda Dietzman
Biography: In 2019, Col. Brenda Dietzman retired from the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kansas as the undersheriff in charge of jail operations. She oversaw two facilities with a total population of 1400+ inmates, 300+ employees and a $40 million budget. During her time in law enforcement, she also served as the captain in charge of the Patrol Division and the Judicial Division, a lieutenant in both the Patrol Division and the Special Project Unit, a Community Policing sergeant, detective, and a road patrol deputy. She has over 28 years of law enforcement and corrections experience.
Col. Dietzman (Ret.) is a speaker who provides evidence-based training solutions for both individual and organizational improvement. She is an IADLEST internationally certified trainer and has presented to national and international audiences for both private and public sector organizations. Her areas of expertise include resilience, leadership, developing women leaders and generational topics.
She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration of Justice from Wichita State University. She enjoys traveling, photography, mountain biking, running, meditation and reading. She is married and has three adorable rescue dogs.