Delbert L. Spurlock Jr. is founder and Chairman of the Board of Alcel.Inc. a public policy analysis, e-training and software development company. From May 1993 until March 2010, he was also Associate Publisher/Executive Vice President of the Daily News, L.P., New York Daily News. Prior to assuming this position, he served as Deputy Secretary of Labor from October 1991 until January 1993. He was General Counsel of the Army from May 1981 until September 1983 when he accepted the position of Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, a position he held until January 1989. He has also served in various capacities in the federal and California State government, including as the first Chief of the Conflicts of Interest Division of the California Fair Political Practices Commission. He was acting professor of Law at the University of California at Davis and founded the law firm of Spurlock and Thatch, Sacramento. Mr. Spurlock earned a B.A. degree at Oberlin College after attending Hamilton College, where he was the recipient of the Harlan J. Woodfork Prize Scholarship, an LL.B. from Howard University and an LL.M. from George Washington Law Center. He is a past Member of the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Council of the United States, the Board of Directors of the American Arbitration Association, co-Chair of the International Committee of the American Bar Association Section on Dispute Resolution, the Board the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security, Member of the Naval Academy Foundation, and the George Mason University Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution Board of Directors.