President David Fadil

David Fadil is an active Ohio police officer and a veteran concealed carry instructor. He also operates his own Personal Protection business in Ohio. READ MORE

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Vice-President Richard (Rick) Nicola

Rick was became GOLDN's Vice-President in 2020. Rick brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his role, including:

  • Former USMC Rifle Expert and Pistol Sharpshooter
  • PMI (Primary Marksmanship Instructor) USMC
  • NRA Life Member and Chief Range Officer
  • NRA Pistol Certified Instructor
  • NRA Pistol Certified Intro to Pistol Safety and Shooting
  • On Site Armour, correcting minor/major gun issues
  • Training: concealed carry classes (534 Trainees certified)


Treasurer & Secretary Susan Lewis

Susan recently moved to Ohio from Michigan, and first joined GOLD'N as an assistant. Her outstanding record keeping skills and ability to learn the operation quickly earned her the position as secretary on the Board of Directors. READ MORE

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Co-Founder Robert Surgenor

Robert Surgenor was a retired police detective and accomplished author. He was the first police officer to videotape a complete high speed stolen car chase of robbery suspects with their capture ever recorded in the world. Sadly, Bob passed away in 2018. READ MORE

Contact Information

Gun Owners Legal Defense Network

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