The SRLEEA Board of Governors is invaluable and works to deepen the relevance and influence of the association. They are a diverse group of recognized law enforcement leaders from small, rural & tribal agencies and other specialists who have the expertise to advocate, enhance and strengthen small, rural & tribal law enforcement through SRLEEA.

The mission of the Board of Governors is to serve as the review board for policies, procedures, and practices related to the delivery of services from SRLEEA; to approve position statements, certifications, training, branding and to advise on regional and national issues facing small, rural & tribal law enforcement.

The Board of Governors consist of the following:

3 Current Law Enforcement Executives from each of the 5 regions

2 Current Police Chiefs At-Large

2 Current Tribal Police Chiefs At-Large

2 Current Elected Sheriffs At-Large

9 Members At-Large

Founding Board Members

Regions MAP

2024 Executive Board
Sheriff Vanessa Crawford, Petersburg Office of the Sheriff, VA – SRLEEA President
Sheriff Eliezer “Eli” Rivera, Cheshire County Office of the Sheriff, New Hampshire – SRLEEA Board Chair
Sheriff Kim Stewart, Dona Ana County Office of the Sheriff, NM – SRLEEA Board Vice Chair
Chief Adam Salyards, Spring Township Police Department, Centre County, PA – SRLEEA Board 1st Vice Chair
Chief Ruben Ortiz Jr., Lovelock Paiute Tribe Police Department, NV – SRLEEA 2nd Vice Chair
Sheriff Travis Patten, Adams County Office of the Sheriff, Mississippi – SRLEEA Sergent at Arms

2024 Board Members

Chief Kenny Antolik, Berwyn Heights Police Department, MD
Chief John Flannery, Village of Endeavor Police Department, WI
Sheriff John Pollack, Branch County Office of the Sheriff, MI
Sheriff Scott Hable, Renville County Office of the Sheriff, Minnesota
Sheriff Christopher West, Lowndes County Office of the Sheriff, Alabama
Chief Gregory Percy, Benson Police Department, NC
Sheriff Jeffrey Richards, Franklin County Office of the Sheriff, Kansas
Sheriff Jason Sandholdt, Marion County Office of the Sheriff, IA
Constable Guy Beveridge, Coryell County Constable Office, Precinct 1, TX
Chief Kevin McKinney, Carlin Police Department, NV
Sheriff Thomas Boyer, Valley County Sheriff’s Office, MT
Chief George Turegano, Huron (CA) Police Department
Chief Benjamin J. Boeke, Oskaloosa Police Dept, IA
Chief Torin Misko, Hartland Police Department, WI
Chief James Salazar, La Push Police Department, Quileute Tribal Nation, WA
Sheriff Richard Giardino, Fulton County. Office of the Sheriff, NY
Chief Shaun Jones, Middleburg Police Department, VA

Chief Bryan Miers, City of Trinidad,- Police Department, TX

Sheriff John D Merchant, Brown County Sheriffs Office, KS
Chief Deputy David Gray, La Paz County Sheriff’s Office, AZ
Chief Derek Bos, City and Borough of Juneau Police Department, AK
Chief Micheal Longhat, BIA-OJS Anadarko Agency, OK
Chief Christopher Workman, Cheswold Police Department, Delaware

Founding Board Members
Chief Mike Wagner, Siler City Police Department, NC
Chief (ret) Joseph Brooks, III Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Police Department, CN
Chief Heath Scott Haines, Borough Police Department, Alaska
Chief Alice Fulk, Arkansas Capitol Police, Arkansas
Lieutenant Francis Borelli, Ret. Fairmont Heights Police Department. MD
Sheriff (ret) William (Bill) Brueggermann, Cass County Office of the Sheriff, NE
Chief John Comparetto, Passaic County Office of the Sheriff, NJ
Chief William Lux, Pokagon Band of Potawatomi, MI
Under Sheriff (ret) Kevin Monroe, Allegany County Office of the Sheriff, NY
Captain Kim Francisco, North Little Rock Police Department, AK
Chief Rock Rakosi, Myrtle Point Police Department, OR
Captain Susan Harrell, Hendry County Office of the Sheriff, FL
Sheriff (ret) Heidi Visocan, Sheridan County Office of the Sheriff, MT
Chief Jacob Molitor, Meskwaki Nation Police Department, IA
Sheriff Michael Brown, Bedford County Office of the Sheriff, VA
Chief Amos Damron, Morningside Police Department, MD
Attorney Sherry Ramsey, Legal Counsel