Cameron McEllhiney is the Director of Training and Education for NACOLE. As the Director of Training and Education, Ms. McEllhiney plays a leading role in designing, coordinating, delivering, and evaluating local, regional, and national training programs. She also provides support to oversight practitioners and advocates across the country.
Ms. McEllhiney first became involved with civilian oversight in 1998 when she was appointed to the Indianapolis Citizens' Police Complaint Board. She served with this Board for six years, including two as President. Since 2004, Ms. McEllhiney has performed work for NACOLE as a contractor, later transitioning to the conference coordinator with a primary focus on planning and supporting the Annual Conference, and eventually becoming NACOLE’s first full-time employee. In addition to her work with NACOLE, she volunteers with local civic organizations and assists them with fundraising and membership drives, budgeting, succession planning, governance issues, and special events.
Cameron received her undergraduate degree in political science from DePauw University and resides in Indianapolis, Indiana with her husband and daughters.