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California Chapter at Tom Ham’s Lighthouse on the bay. The San Diego Harbor Police conducted a demonstration of police boat capabilities.
Joe Gaylord Award n Congratulations to long- time Chapter member, Jim Humphries (Session 85), who was recently recognized with our Chapter’s Joe Gaylord Award. The award is given to deserv- ing Chapter members for their dedication and support of the Chapter. Retirements and Promotions The following members of the Arizona Chapter have retired after lengthy years of service to the Arizona law enforcement community: n Mesa Police Assistant Chief Michael Soelberg (Session 258) retired from Mesa Police Depart- ment and was hired as the Police Chief for the Town of Gilbert. n Assistant Chief Ramon Batista (Session 259) retired from the Tucson Police Department and was hired as the Police Chief for the Mesa Police Department. n Chief Dan Brown (Session 267) left St. John and hired as the new Police Chief for the Winslow Police Department. CALIFORNIA n The 2017 FBINAA Califor- nia Chapter Executive Board welcomed the members to San Diego. n The California Chapter held its annual trainer at the beauti- ful Hyatt Mission Bay in San Diego, California from August 29 through September 01, 2017. The conference kicked off with a golf tournament at the Riverwalk Golf Course. A great time was had by all golfers. Vendors and sponsors were teamed up with NA Members. National University representatives Damon Martin and Jack Hamlin played with Past President Kevin Jensen , NA 222 and 1st VP Mike Barletta , NA 222. Following the golf tournament, a dinner was held to honor all the past presidents from the
Peoria PD • Lt. Joe Pacello Goodyear PD • Cmdr. Anthony Vasquez Phoenix PD • Chief William Ponce Quartzsite PD • Major Deston Coleman AZ DPS • Lt. Corey Doggett Tucson PD • Lt. Christopher Hiser Sierra Vista PD Session 270 (Graduating 12/15/17) • Deputy Chief Walter Miller Flagstaff PD • Lt. John Brambila Prescott PD • Cmdr. Colby Brandt Glendale PD • Cmdr. James Jackson Surprise PD Charity Golf Tournament n Thanks to all that participated in our 3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament in October. A special thanks to Cmdr. Jeff Grow for his work on putting it all together. Chapter Training n We hope to see everyone at our next Chapter Training in November. The focus of the train- ing will be S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strength & Honor In Everyday Lawful Deci- sions) . This law enforcement and public safety focused resiliency program addresses the personal and professional realities that can lead to divorce, substance abuse & suicide. Volunteer Opportunities n Anyone wishing to help with the 2019 FBINAA Annual Training Conference being hosted by our Chapter is encouraged to contact Joe Gaylord (jgaylord@cap-az. com) or Jim Gallagher (james. email@example.com) . In addition, Jim could probably use help with his run for Section 1 Representative in 2019. Session 269
celebrated the evening with the California Past Presidents.
Former FBI San Diego Division SAC and now San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore welcomed the group.
2007 Past National President Timothy Overton , NA 150,
(L-R) 3rd VP Eric Sonstegard, IPP Russell McKinney, Treasurer Cris Trulsson, CSDC Roxana Kennedy, 2nd VP Daman Christensen, , President Ken Tanaka, 4th VP Craig Chew, Secretary Gina Haynes, 1st VP Mike Barletta, Historian Wayne Ikeuchi, Training Manager Jim Smith.
(L-R) Kevin Jensen, Damon Martin, Mike Barletta, Jack Hamlin
SD Harbor Police put on a demonstration during the FBINAA CA Chapter Annual Retrainer.
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