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:

2 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

4 Members At-Large

Founding Board Members

Regions MAP

Region 1 – Chief Christopher Workman, Cheswold Police Department, Delaware

Region 1 – Sheriff Eliezer “Eli” Rivera, Cheshire County Office of the Sheriff, New Hampshire

Region 2 – Chief William Lux, Pokagon Band of Potawatomi, Michigan

Region 2 – Sheriff Scott Hable, Renville County Office of the Sheriff, Minnesota

Region 3 – Sheriff Travis Patten, Adams County Office of the Sheriff, Mississippi

Region 3- Sheriff Christopher West, Lowndes County Office of the Sheriff, Alabama

Region 4 – Sheriff Jeffrey Richards, Franklin County Office of the Sheriff, Kansas

Region 4 – Sheriff William (Bill) Brueggermann, Cass County Office of the Sheriff, Nebraska

Region 5 – Chief Heath Scott, Haines Borough Police Department, Alaska

Region 5 – Sheriff Heidi Visocan, Sheridan County Office of the Sheriff

Chief Member – Chief Torin Misko, Hartland Police Department, Wisconsin

Chief Member – Chief Alice Fulk, Arkansas Capitol Police, Arkansas

Sheriff Member – Sheriff Kim Stewart, Dona Ana County Office of the Sheriff, Arizona

Sheriff Member- Sheriff Vanessa Crawford, Petersburg Office of the Sheriff, VA (Vice Chair)

Tribal Member – Chief Jacob Molitor, Meskwaki Nation Police Department, Iowa (Chair)

Tribal Member – Chief Micheal Longhat, BIA-OJS Anadarko Agency, Oklahoma

At-Large Member – Chief Joseph Brooks III, Mashantucket Pequot Nation Police Department, Connecticut

At-Large Member – Chief George Turegano, Huron Police Department, California 

At-Large Member – Sheriff Richard Giardino, Fulton County, Office of the Sheriff, New York

At-Large Member – Chief Kenny Antolik, Berwyn Heights Police Department, Maryland


Founding Member – Chief John Comparetto, Ret., Passaic County Office of the Sheriff, New Jersey.  

Founding Member – Under Sheriff Kevin Monroe, Allegany County Office of the Sheriff, New York

Founding Member – Chief Rock Rakosi, Myrtle Point Police Department, Oregon

Founding Member – Lieutenant Francis Borelli, Ret.

Founding Member – Captain Kim Francisco, North Little Rock Police Department, Arkansas

Founding Member – Captain Susan Harrell, Hendry County Office of the Sheriff, Florida