EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS


Sergeant John Lewis - President

John Lewis has been a Peace Officer for 21 years. Starting his career with the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office then to the Ukiah Police Department. For the past nine years he has been with the Folsom Police Department. During his career, John has worked patrol, investigations, major narcotics, gang enforcement and SWAT. John is currently assigned as a Patrol Supervisor.


Detective Jake VerHalen - Vice President

Detective Jake VerHalen began his law enforcement career in 1998 with the Calaveras County Sheriff's Department. He has served with the Folsom Police Department since 2007 and this is his first time serving on the board. Detective VerHalen has worked a variety of assignments and he is currently assigned to Investigations. He is also a firearms instructor.


Debra Salvo - Treasurer

Detective Debra Salvo began her law enforcement career in Sutter County, in 1992. Debra has served with the Folsom Police Department since 2004. Debra has worked a variety of assignments and she currently serves as a part-time Mounted Officer and member of the Crisis Negotiations Team.


Dan Stockbridge - Secretary

Dan Stockbridge has been with the Folsom Police Department since 2011 after transferring from the Yuba County Sheriff's Department. Dan Stockbridge is a Communications Training Officer and also serves on the Department's Tactical Dispatcher Team. Dan Stockbridge has been working as a public safety dispatcher for 6 years and was awarded the OPST Dispatcher of the year in 2011.


BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Master Officer Todd Laraway

Officer Todd Laraway started his career with the California Highway Patrol in Central Los Angeles. After a few years, he and his family moved to Maui where he worked as an officer with the Maui Police Department. Officer Laraway and his family decided to move back to California in 2008 where Laraway has worked for the Folsom Police Department ever since. Officer Laraway is currently a Master Officer and was a K9 Officer prior to his current position.


Officer David Canepa

Officer Canepa has worked for the Folsom Police Department for two years and has over 15 years of Law Enforcement experience. Prior to working for the Folsom Police Department, Officer Canepa worked for the Sacramento Police Department and Sacramento County Probation Department. Officer Canepa has worked a variety of assignments including patrol and POP and is currently a Police Training Officer and member of the Departments Critical Incident Negotiation Team.


Detective Brian Mendenhall

Detective Brian Mendenhall began his career with the Folsom Police Department in 2008. Brian has worked a variety of assignments including patrol, SWAT, Police Training Officer and Honor Guard. He is currently assigned to investigations unit.

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