Lauri Stevens “is an interactive media professional
with over 25 years of media experience. She is the Department Chair of Web Design & Interactive Media at The New England
Institute of Art (NEiA) in Boston, a position she's held for over ten years. During her tenure at NEiA she has written several
bachelor's programs, served on NEASC accreditation review committees and visiting teams, and chaired several groups to further
the college's mission.
Lauri is passionate about the Internet, the web, social
media and helping law enforcement leverage these tools to help them do their jobs, connect with their communities, and promote
their departments. Having used the net since the mid-80s, before the web existed, makes her one of the first fraction of a
1% of people in the world on the net.
She holds an MBA in eBusiness from Bentley University,
an MS in Mass Communication/Communication Technology from Boston University, and a BA in Political Science from Clemson University.”