Who We Are

The CPOMF’s Board of Directors is composed of active and retired peace officers from across California, representing all ranks of law enforcement, all appointed by their respective associations. Our Special Advisory Committee includes law enforcement personnel, survivors and other individuals fully dedicated to the CPOMF mission. We are proud and fortunate that all Directors and Advisors volunteer 100% of their time and resources.

CPOMF Board of Directors, Advisors and Staff

Executive Officers


Ezra Salomon 

San Joaquin County Deputy Sheriffs Association

Sergeant at Arms

Bill Young 

Southern California Alliance of Law Enforcement


Rick Armendariz

California Police Chiefs Association, Anaheim Police Department

Keith Bennett

California Correctional Peace Officers Association

Sean Boegler

Deputy Sheriff's Association of San Diego County

Dave Brown

Riverside Sheriffs Association

Rich Chambers

Long Beach Police Officers Association

Jose Duran

Anaheim Police Officers Association

Michelle Gray

Survivor Representative

Surviving Spouse 2004

Derrek Kaff

California Police Chiefs Association, Northern California, Woodland Police Department

John Kenney

California Narcotic Officers' Association

Shannan Moon

California State Sheriffs’ Association, Nevada County Sheriff’s Office

McDavid Mutuc

Irvine Police Association, Irvine Police Department

Axel Reyes

California Association of Highway Patrolmen

Nate Seger

Sacramento County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association

Dustin Smith

Sacramento Police Officers Association

Robert Trostle

San Bernardino County Safety Employees’ Benefit Association

Special Advisory Committee

Laure Bao

Santa Ana Police Department Honor Guard

Paul Bartlett

Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs

Aaron Dunsing

San Joaquin Co. SD Honor Guard

Naomi Garcia

Riverside County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard

Bob Guinan

San Francisco Police Department (Retired)

Stephanie Miller

Survivor Spouse 2007

Russell L. Richeda

Saltzman & Johnson Law Corporation

Julie Sherman

Straussner • Sherman

Michael Vallery

San Joaquin County School District (Ret.) (Retired)

David Whelan

Long Beach Police Officers Association (Ret.)


Deputy Director

Michelle Mendoza mmendoza@camemorial.org

Executive Director

Mark Nichols mnichols@camemorial.org

Santa Ana Police Department (Ret.)

Program Coordinator

Dana Perryman dperryman@camemorial.org


Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (Ret.)

Art Brown