EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS
Sergeant Jacob Verhalen - President
Sergeant 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. Sergeant VerHalen has worked a variety of assignments and he is currently a Sergeant in our Patrol Division. He is also a firearms instructor.
Sergeant Brandon Monsoor - Vice President
Sergeant Brandon Monsoor has been a Peace Officer for 12 years where he started his career with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office. 10 years with Folsom Police Department, he has held a number of positions within the department, most notably Detectives, SWAT, training officer, and now the rank of supervisor.
Officer Patrick Thibeault - Treasurer
Officer Patrick Thibeault began his Law Enforcement career in 2014 with the Belmont Police Department. He has served with the Folsom Police Department since 2017. Officer Thibeault has worked a variety of assignments including Honor Guard, Crisis Negotiation Team, Field Training Officer, and Firearms Instructor. He is currently assigned to the Operations Division as a Patrol Officer.
Detective Scott Somersett - Secretary
Detective Scott Somersett began his Law Enforcement career with the Folsom Police Department in 2015. He has worked a variety of assignments including Patrol, SWAT, and Drug Recognition Expert. He is currently assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division with his partner K9 Dexter.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dispatcher Ashley Shunta - Member at Large
Dispatcher Ashley Shunta began her career with El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office in 2016 and has served Folsom Police Department since 2019. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from CSU Sacramento, and is currently a member of the Crime Scene Investigation and Tactical Dispatch teams at Folsom PD.
Corporal Paul Rice - Member at Large
Corporal Paul Rice began his career with the Amador County Sheriff Department, but soon realized that Folsom was the place to be. With 14 years of service to our city, Corporal Paul Rice has held positions within our Motor Traffic Unit as well as a Field Training Officer. He currently instructs our police department in the areas of firearms and less lethal application, is an operator of our SWAT team, is the department training coordinator, and is currently a supervisor in our patrol division.
Dispatcher Ashlee Antonelli - Member at Large
Dispatcher Ashlee Antonelli began her career with Folsom Police Department in 2018. Prior to her career she volunteered for a non profit in Napa County after receiving certification as a Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Counselor. Professionally she has served as the Judicial and Executive Administrative Assistant for Yolo Superior Court, as well as a Legal Process Clerk for the Solano County District Attorney's Office Felony Division. She is currently one of the Communications Training Officer's in dispatch.