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as and represents approx. 1200 Constables and their deputies.

memorial breakfast and cere- mony was held honoring our NA Graduates that have passed on. The conference then concluded with the Business Meeting. The attendees were also treated to a hospitality room throughout the week that provided Cajun sausage, fried boudin, fried chicken, sandwiches, deserts and some excellent fermented and distilled liquors (vivacious spirits). The Chapter had the pleasure of the Section II Representative KevinWingerson in attendance. Kevin naturally participated in the golf outing on Monday morning. The Louisiana Chapter would like to express our appreciation to Ascension Parish Sheriff J effWi- ley , his Chief Deputy Tony Bacala and staff for their participation in hosting a conference that rewarded all of the attendees and vendors. n Recently the following mem- bers of the Louisiana Chapter were recognized for their out- standing professionalism: Chief Tim Lentz (220th Session) – Appointed as the Chief of Police for the Covington Police Depart- ment, Covington, LA. Jeffrey S. “Shannon”Womack (212th Session) – Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant – Denham Springs Police Department, Denham Springs, LA.

WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA n On July 31, 2014, Captain Larry Horak of the Margate Po- lice Department (FL), and gradu- ate of the 239th session attended the retirement fete for FBI Special Agent (SA) Glenn R. Bonczek of the FBI’s Pittsburgh field office. Glenn served as the Section Two Counselor for the 239th session which graduated in December 2009. SA Bonczek’s farewell party was held at the Hofbrau House in Pittsburgh. SA Bonczek served the FBI for 29 years. Prior to his bureau service, he

Dan Marsala

NEW YORK/EASTERN CANADA n Don Marsala , 134th Session, recently retired from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY where he served as the Direc- tor of Safety and Security since 1994. Don retired from the Tar- rytown, NY Police Department after twenty years of service and became a Senior Investigator for Pinkerton Investigations in New York City before joining Vassar. NORTHWEST n Lt. Jerome Miller , 214th Ses- sion, retired from the Sioux Falls Police Dept. on April 11th, 2014 after 25 years of service. n Eric Werner , 231st Session, was appointed Chief of Police for the Maple Grove Police Depart- ment (MN) on June 9, 2014.

(L-R) FBI SA Tod Wilson, SA Bonczek and Captain Larry Horak. All three served together as first office agents while employed by the FBI.

drug task force. The previous Director, David Smith , 243rd Session retired to take on a new business opportunity in Naples, Florida. TEXAS n Mike Thompson , 169th Session, was recently awarded the “Constable of the Year “ award from the Justice of Peace Constable Association. It was presented in Wichita Falls Texas on June 26th. JPCA is the largest elected official Association in Tex-

served as a police officer for a variety of departments around the Pittsburgh area. Post retire- ment, SA Bonczek will be serving in a law enforcement capacity with the South Allegheny school district.


OHIO n Donald Hall , 251st Session was promoted to Director of the MED- WAY Drug Enforcement Agency, a multi county

Jones , 250th Session, was promoted to Deputy Chief of the Kennebunk Police De- partment in July 2014.

Daniel Jones

Donald Hall


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