FBI SPECIAL AGENT IN CHARGE TIMOTHY GALLAGHER TO SPEAK AT ANNUAL MEETING OF 200 CLUB OF HUNTERDON COUNTY ON NOVEMBER 1

The 200 Club of Hunterdon County, NJ, Inc. will host Timothy Gallagher, the FBI’s Special Agent in Charge of the Newark, NJ Division of the FBI on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the Mountain View Chalet, Route 173 at its annual reorganization meeting.  A cash bar begins at 6 pm with a Surf & Turf Dinner beginning at 7 pm.  The cost of the dinner is $ 65 per person, payable in advance.  Responses must be received by Monday, October 30.  Anyone wishing to attend may send a check to 200 Club of Hunterdon County PO Box 5203 Clinton, NJ 08809.

Former FBI Director James B. Comey named Timothy Gallagher as the Special Agent in Charge of the Newark Division. Mr. Gallagher most recently served as a deputy assistant director in the Criminal Investigative Division.               Mr. Gallagher began his career as a special agent in May 1996 in the Cleveland Division’s Canton Resident Agency and investigated all criminal programs. He was a member of the Evidence Response Team and responded to the crash site of United Flight 93 in Somerset, Pennsylvania, on September 11, 2001. Among his other FBI Headquarters assignments, Mr. Gallagher served as a supervisory special agent in the Financial Crimes Section where he specialized in combating identity theft and mortgage fraud. In 2004, he coordinated a national mortgage fraud takedown to call attention to the growing threat.

As a supervisory special agent in the Kansas City Division, he oversaw the White Collar Crime Squad, which focused on public corruption, mortgage fraud and civil rights violations. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Gallagher was a team leader in the Inspection Division, where he conducted programmatic reviews, audits and investigations of FBI operations.   In 2008, Mr. Gallagher became the assistant special agent in charge of WFO’s Intelligence Division. During his tenure, he was responsible for the integration of intelligence into operations at WFO, served as the Intelligence program manager and provided daily operational oversight of the Analytical and Language Services Branches.

Mr. Gallagher was promoted to chief of the Cyber Division’s Strategic Outreach and Initiatives Section in 2010. In this role, he oversaw the Innocent Images National Initiative, a multi-agency investigative program to combat the proliferation of child pornography and other child exploitation crimes facilitated by computers.

Mr. Gallagher was named Special Agent in Charge of the Criminal Division at the Washington Field Office (WFO) on October 9, 2012. In this capacity, he was in charge of criminal and cyber investigations in the District of Columbia and northern Virginia. He served as chief of the Financial Crimes Section at FBI Headquarters, where he was the national program manager of the White Collar Crime program, which addressed health care fraud, corporate/securities fraud and financial institution/mortgage fraud.

Mr. Gallagher was born and raised in New York. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from St. Peter’s College in New Jersey, and the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Walsh University in Ohio. Before joining the FBI, Mr. Gallagher spent five years investigating allegations of fraud and corruption in technology transfer programs at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Department of Defense.

Membership in the 200 Club is open to anyone.  The cost to join the 200 Club is $ 200 paid one time plus annual dues of $ 75.

The 200 Club will hold its annual reorganization meeting wherein it will elect 4 trustees, which serve 3 year terms and who govern the Club’s business.  Current officers of the 200 Club of Hunterdon County are:  Peter DeLoria, President, Frank Fuzo, Vice-President, Richard Reiner, Secretary and Les Hall, Treasurer.  The Club is governed by a 15 member Board of Trustees.  The Club holds an annual Valor & Merit Awards Banquet in May where it recognizes the heroic and courageous actions of Hunterdon’s police, fire and first aid members as well as members of the NJ State Police serving Hunterdon and Warren counties.

The 200 Club of Hunterdon County, NJ, Inc. was formed in 1976 as a NJ not-for-profit with the purpose of providing financial assistance to the families of police fire and rescue personnel who lose their life on active duty or are severely injured in the course of performing their duty, as well as scholarships and valor recognition to law enforcement, fire and emergency service personnel and their families.   Donations made to the 200 Club outside of membership dues are tax deductible as the law allows.  The 200 Club is made up of 295 members, including all Hunterdon chiefs of police/officers in charge who serve as ex-officio members.

For more information or an application for membership please contact 200 Club Secretary Richard Reiner at 200clubofhunterdon@gmail.com .