Jason Mitchell is the Chief Legal Counsel to the Governor of American Samoa. His focus areas include administrative law, public health, and public safety. Prior to joining the governor's office, he was an Assistant Attorney General in American Samoa, a prosecutor in Georgia, and an Assistant Counsel for the Georgia Department of Corrections. In addition to his legal career, he was a law enforcement officer in Henry County, Georgia for 18 years and a staff instructor at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center where he taught and coordinated courses related to drug and financial investigations.
Jason holds a Juris Doctorate from Atlanta's John Marshall Law School, a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Georgia State University, and an Associate of Applied Science in Explosive Ordnance Disposal from the Community College of the Air Force.
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
American Samoa (GMT-11)
Are you faced with tough decisions about how to handle sensitive situations in your mission? Explore the ethical hazards and dilemmas facing officials and review methods of analyzing and resolving them in this participative workshop.
Photos from recent activities hosted by the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) in support of conferences, training and leadership development, are available below.