Presidential Lecture Series Continues
Barbara Riggs is set to speak Tuesday in Gibson Theater at Elmira College.
December 9, 2013
Elmira (WENY) -Another distinguished speaker is set to talk this week for Elmira College's Presidential lecture series. Barbara Riggs is set to speak tomorrow in Gibson theater at Elmira College.
She was one of the first 10 women sworn in as Secret Service special agents. Riggs has protected U.S. presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.
She was appointed Deputy Director of the agency in September of 2004. That made her the first woman in the agency's 139-year history to serve in that role, making her the highest -ranking woman in law enforcement at the time. The free event is tomorrow at 6:00 P.M.