The Airport Law Enforcement Committee provides a forum and resource of best practices for law enforcement leaders who provide services at Florida’s Public Airports. Matters that are directly relevant to providing law enforcement services will be discussed at each conference and at meetings held as needed. Legislative, and training will be explored and brought forward for consideration by the members to the Florida Police Chiefs Association Executive Officers and Board of Directors by the Committee Chair.

Committee Members

Chief Renee’ Purden (Chair), Melbourne Airport Police Department, Phone:  (321) 723-6227
Chief Shawn Chamberlain, Lee County Port Authority Police Department, Phone: (239) 590-4770
Director Brian Gilliam, Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, Phone: (407) 825-7170
Chief Thomas Fuehrer, Sanford Airport Police Department, Phone: (407) 585-4094
Director Mark Stevens
, Jacksonville Aviation Authority Police Department, Phone: (904) 741-2231
Chief John Van Etten, Panama City Airport Police Department, Phone: (850) 636-8961
Chief Charles Vazquez, Tampa International Airport Police Department, Phone: (813) 870-8764

The Awards Committee evaluates nominees for the Lee McGehee Police Officer(s) of the Year, Rocky Pomerance Excellence in Policing, Public Private Partnership Committee awards, and Lifesaving Awards and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors; evaluates explorer nominees for college scholarships and makes recommendations to the Foundation Board of Trustees.

Committee Members

Chief Nelson Andreu (Chair) – West Miami Police Department, Phone: (305) 266-0530
Assistant Chief John Barkley – Naples Police Department, Phone: (239) 213-4853
Chief David Currey – Vero Beach Police Department, Phone: (772) 978-4610
Captain David De La Espriella, Miami Beach Police Department, Phone: (305) 673-7776
Major Brian R. Gerity – Sunrise Police Department, Phone: (954) 746-3352
Chief Sean Hemingway
– Bay Harbor Islands Police Department, Phone: (305) 866-6242
Deputy Chief Wayne Miller,
 Orange City Police Department, Phone: (386) 775-5474
Assistant Chief Mike Mills (Ret.) – South Miami Police Department, Phone: (305) 283-6735
Major Williams “Skip” Washa – 
Aventure Police Department, Phone: (305) 466-8969

The following members of the Highway Safety Committee meet regularly throughout the year to exercise oversight in all Traffic Safety matters. The Committee makes recommendations regarding traffic related legislation, issues and programs to the Board.

Committee Members

Chief Art Bodenheimer (Chair), Lake Alfred Police Department, Phone: (863) 291-5200
Assistant Chief Robert Bage, North Miami Police Department, Phone: (305) 891-0294
Deputy Chief Samuel Bejar, North Bay Village Police Department, Phone: (305) 758-2626
Chief Kevin P. Brunelle, Winter Springs Police Department, Phone: (407) 327-6658
Chief Dale Coleman, Oviedo Police Department, Phone: (407) 971-5737
Chief James Cruse
, Perry Police Department, Phone: (850) 584-5121
Major Joshua Lewis, Riviera Beach Police Department, Phone: (561) 723-1505
Deputy Chief Michael Loux, Largo Police Department, Phone: (727) 586-7388
Chief Tommi Lyter, Pensacola Police Department, Phone: (850) 435-1858
Deputy Chief Bill McEachnie, Maitland Police Department, Phone: (407) 875-2820
Chief Michelle Morris, Sebastian Police Department, Phone: (772) 388-4415
Chief Brett Railey, Winter Park Police Department/Retired
Coordinator Tim Roberts, Florida Law Enforcement Liaison Program, Phone: (850) 694-1130
Colonel Gene Spaulding
Florida Highway Patrol, Phone: (850) 617-2300
Commander Joshua Stone, Gulfport Police Department, Phone: (727) 552-1351
Chief MIchael Teague, Town of Lake Hamilton Police Department, Phone: (863) 439-4711
Captain Brian Unmisig, Pinellas Park Police Department, Phone: (727) 369-7803

The following members of the Legislative Committee exercise oversight in all legislative matters, develops and recommends a legislative agenda to the Board of Directors.

Committee Members

Chief Daniel Slaughter (Chair), Clearwater Police Department, Phone: (727) 562-4343
Major Paul Acosta, Miami Beach Police Department, Phone: (305) 673-7776
Chief Kenneth Albano,
Temple Terrace Police Department, Phone: (813) 506-6500
Chief Daniel Alexander, 
Boca Raton Police Department, Phone: (561) 338-1201
Deputy Chief Mike Balken, Ocala Police Department, Phone: (352) 369-7179
Chief Shane Bennett, 
Lawtey Police Department, Phone: (904) 782-3751
Chief Charles Broadway, Clermont Police Department, Phone: (352) 394-5588
Captain Jorge Campos, Gainesville Police Department, Phone:  (352) 393-7784
Chief Shawn Chamberlain, Lee County Port Authority Police Department, Phone: (239) 590-4770
Director Stephan Dembinsky, Daytona Beach Shores Police Department, Phone: (386) 763-5334
Chief Scott Ervin, Panama City Police Department, Phone:  (850) 872-3102
Chief Frank Fabrizio,
Ponce Inlet Police Department, Phone: (386) 236-2160
Chief James Gabbard, City of Vero Beach/Retired, Phone: (772) 473-7966
Chief Robert Hardwick, St. Augustine Beach Police Department, Phone: (904) 471-3600
Chief Larry Krantz, Casselberry Police Department, Phone: (407) 262-7616
Captain Shane McSheehy
, Eustis Police Department, Phone: (352) 483-5400
Deputy Chief Richard Morris, West Palm Beach Police Department, Phone:  (561) 822-1613
Chief Nelson Moya, Palm Bay Police Department, Phone: (321) 952-3458
Deputy Chief Wayne Miller,Orange City Police Department, Phone: (386) 775-5474
Chief Daniel Oates
, Miami Beach Police Department, Phone: (305) 673-7925
Chief Keith Touchberry, Fellsmere Police Department, Phone: (772) 571-1360
Committee Advisors & Legal Counsel
Timothy Stanfield, GreenbergTraurig, Phone: (850) 933-1760
David Marsey, Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, Phone: (850) 222-6550
Melissa Zelniker-Presser, Police Legal Advisor, Plantation Police Department, Phone: (954) 797-2629
Bradley Weissman
, Police Legal Advisor, Ft. Lauderdale PD & Broward County Chiefs of Police Association, Phone: (954) 828-5626

The following members of the Past Presidents Committee meet/confer as necessary provides input, a historical perspective in decision making, and serve as advisors to the President and Board of Directors. Evaluates nominees for the Wall of Honor and makes recommendations to the Executive Committee.

Committee Chair

Chief Paul Sireci
Tampa International Airport Police Department (Retired)

Committee includes all Past Presidents of the Florida Police Chiefs Association. For a complete list of Past Presidents, Click Here .

With input from members of the Association, this committee assists in the development and evaluation of all educational programs; oversees and facilitates the Executive Search Program, with an interest in maintaining the quality of police management in Florida; reviews and recommends deletions, changes and/or additions of the Bylaws to the Board of Directors and members; and, at the direction of the Board of Directors, reviews complaints of ethical misconduct, determines facts, and reports findings to the Board.

Committee Members

Chief Anthony Holloway (Chair) – St. Petersburg Police Department, Phone: (727) 893-7588
Chief Albert “Butch” Arenal
– Coconut Creek Police Department, Phone: (954) 956-1570
Deputy Chief Samuel Bejar – North Bay Village Police Department, Phone: (305) 758-2626
Chief Terence Calloway – Florida A & M University Police Department, Phone: (850) 599-2206
Chief Bart Connelly – Cape Coral Police Department/Retired
Major David Dalton – Clearwater Police Department, Phone:  (727) 562-4299
Chief Tracy L. Frazzano – Marco Island Police Department, Phone:  (239) 389-3973
Captain Steven A. Geller – Plantation Police Department, Phone: (954) 605-8100
Major Brian R. Gerity – Sunrise Police Department, Phone: (954) 746-3352
Chief Argatha Gilmore
– Lake City Police Department, Phone: (386) 758-5484
Bureau Chief Chris Johnson, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Phone:(850) 410-7800
Captain Shane McSheehy
– Eustis Police Department, Phone: (352) 483-5400
Chief David Perry
 – Florida State University Police Department, Phone: (850) 644-1240
Major Lawrence Revell, Tallahassee Police Department, Phone: (850) 556-1353
Asst. Chief Gene Sapino, Delray Beach Police Department, Phone: (561) 243-7851
Asst. Commissioner Jim Sewell
 – FDLE/Retired, Phone: (727) 821-5014
Staff Sergeant Shane Strickland – Clermont Police Department, Phone: (352) 536-8408
Chief Dorene Thomas – Pinellas Park Police Department/Retired, Phone: (727) 656-0870
Chief Keith Touchberry- Fellsmere Police Department, Phone: (772) 646-6310
Chief George Turner – Brooksville Police Department (Ret.), Phone:  (352) 585-8828
Chief Scott Tyler
– Palmetto Police Department, Phone: (941) 723-4587
Lt. Timothy Volkerson – Winter Park Police Department, Phone: (407) 599-3663

The committee is charged with enhancing the relationship between the law enforcement community and the private security sector and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors and General Membership providing information to enhance community safety.
Public Private Security Partnership Committee Awards

Committee Members

Chief Doug Muldoon (Chair), Palm Bay Police Department/Retired, Phone: 321.863.9167
Chief Richard Hedges (Secretary),
St. Augustine Beach Police Department/Retired, Phone: 904.669.4253
Douglas Bassett,
 General Manager, Comcast Inc., Phone: 215.486.7588
Pierre A. Bellemare
, Bellemare, Inc., Phone: 941.518.3795
Marshal Bill Berger
, U.S. Marshal Service, Phone: 813.483.4201
Nolan Bomar
, Divisional Loss Prevention Manager, Publix Supermarkets, Phone: 904.781.8600
Chief Sean Brammer, FAU Police Department, Phone: 561.297.3503
Marcelo Bravo
, Macy’s, Phone: 561.248.3481
Chief John Brooks
, Sunrise Police Department/Retired, Phone: 954.746.3399
William L. Corfield, Special Investigations Team, Target Corporation, Phone: (904)534-3696
Chief David Currey, Vero Beach Police Department, Phone: 772.978.4610
Joseph DiGennaro, S.V.P. Corporate Security, Bank of America, Phone: 561.454-0972
Josh Edelstein
, Divisional Loss Prevention Manager, Publix Supermarkets, Phone: 954.594.2339
Patrick Fairley, Home Depot, Phone: 954.924-2418
Chief Peter Gauntlett
, St. Cloud Police Department, Phone: 417.891.6707
Chief Thomas Grimaldi, Port Orange Police Department, Phone:  386.506.5870
Thomas Hartley, Miller Electric/Site Security Powered by Miller, Phone:  904.388.8000
John Hawthorne
, Senior Loss Prevention Manager, Publix Supermarkets, Phone: 813.334-1150
Chief Frank Kitzerow, Palm Beach County School District PD, Phone: 561.434-8435
Chief Kevin Lystad
, Miami Shores Police Department, Phone: 305.759.2468
Director Grady Medcalf, Spectrum Security, LLC, Phone: 720.482.4303
Glen Mowrey
, Charlotte-Mecklenburg PD/Retired, Nat’l Law Enforcement Liaison/SIAC, Phone: 704.534.1166
Bob Neely, Executive Director, Alarm Association of Florida (AAF), Phone: 800.899.2099
Thomas Ostrosky, Verizon, Phone: 808.683.2388
Bob Pence, FBI Retired/The Pence Group, Phone:  303.971.0188
Craig L. Richards, Avis Budget Group, Phone: 954.914.4687
Deputy Chief Charles Vitale
, Clermont Police Department, Phone: 352.394.5588
Chief Drew Whitman, Panama City Beach Police Department, Phone: 850.233.5000

The University/Education Chiefs Committee exercises oversight in all K-12 and University campus security and safety matters. Makes recommendations regarding campus safety related legislation, issues and programs to the Board.

Committee Members

Chief Chris Daniel (Chair) – USF Tampa, Phone: (813) 974-2972
Chief Ed Book – Sante Fe College, Phone: (352) 395-5519
Chief Sean Brammer – Florida Atlantic University, Phone: (561) 297-3503
Director John Bukata – Retired, Phone: (954) 931-3475
Chief Terence Calloway – FAMU, Phone: (850) 599-3256
Chief Alex Casas – Florida International University, Phone: (305) 348-1657
Chief Marc Cossich – University of West Florida, Phone:  (850) 474-2415
Major Hector Garcia – Miami-Dade School Police, Phone: (305) 995-2677
Chief Anthony Giaimo, Florida Southwestern State College, Phone: (239) 489-9339
Chief Gregory L. Gibson – Tallahassee Community College, Phone: (850) 201-6446
Retired Chief Randy Gonzalez
– Keiser University, Phone (941) 907-3600
Director Paul Grohowski, Sarasota County School Police, Phone: (941) 927-9000
Deputy Chief Benjamin Guerrero
, Florida International University, Phone: (305) 348-2443
Chief David Hendry – University of South Florida, St. Pete, Phone: (727) 873-4475
Deputy Chief John Houser – Florida Polytechnic University, Phone: (863) 874-8472
Assistant Chief Alphonse Ianniello – Florida International University, Phone: (305) 348-2630
Chief Michael Kessie – New College Police Department, Phone: (941) 487-4210
Chief Frank Kitzerow
 – Palm Beach Schools, Phone: (561) 434-8700
Chief Frank Mackesy – University of North Florida, Phone: (904) 620-4396
Chief Carl Metzger, University of Central Florida, Phone: (407) 823-5242
Chief Steve Moore – Florida Gulf Coast University, Phone: (239) 590-1900
Chief David Perry – Florida State University Police Department, Phone: (850) 644-1240
Chief Linda Stump-Kernick – University of Florida, Phone: (352) 392-5445
Captain Kathleen Vacca, New College of Florida, Phone: (941) 487-4210
Captain Robert Yawn, USFSP, Phone: (727) 873-4444