Pictured right to left: President Patty Wells, 1st VP Don Tuton, 2nd VP Rosanna Cordero-Stutz, 3rd VP Jeffery Eifler, Immediate Past President Mike Oh, Treasurer/Secretary Craig Capri
Congratulation to the 2022 FBINAA Florida Chapter Board. The incoming Florida Chapter Board was sworn in at the annual business meeting which was held during the 2021 National Training Conference in Orlando.
Congratulations to Bella Martin, the Florida Chapter representative at the FBINAA Youth Leadership Program, Session 22.
A Special Thank You to the Florida Chapter Secretary/Treasurer William “Bill” Hall, NA Session 184, who served the Florida Board and all the members for 11 years as the secretary/treasurer. Bill worked tirelessly at handling all of the Chapters business affairs, finances, and correspondences. His dedication and efforts were instrumental in raising the Chapter to the point it is now. Bill was the go-to guy for all the Chapter Presidents, Board Representatives, and members to get assistance from to accomplish the Chapters goals.
Mike Hardee, NA Session 232, Immediate Past President of the Florida Chapter and retired from the Clay County Sheriff’s Office was selected to serve as the Chaplain on the FBINAA Board for a four-year term. Mike is always willing to assist the Florida Chapter family and now will take his talents to the national board.
Chief Craig Capri, NA Session 234, Eustis Police Department, was selected to be the incoming Secretary/Treasurer for the Florida Chapter. Craig will assume the duties in January 2022, when Bill Hall's term ends.
Tim Cannon, NA Session 234, a member of the Florida Chapter and a past Chapter President is to be congratulated on being elected as the Section III Representative on the FBINAA National Board.
Director Stephen Dembinsky, NA Session 188, Daytona Beach Shores Department of Public Safety (FL), was appointed as the 2022 President of the Florida Police Chief’s Association.
John Vecchio, NA Session 260, Chief of investigations FDLE Tampa, is now a board member of the Regional Organized Crime Information Center (ROCIC).
Jeffery Eifler, NA Session 276, was recently elected as the 3rd V.P. on the Florida Board, and has been promoted to Major with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputy Chief Jeffery Miller, NA Session 262, Holly Hill Police Department (FL), has been named the Interim Chief of Police, with the retirement of Chief Stephen Aldrich.
Chief William Proctor, NA Session 249, Port Orange Police Department (FL), has been named the Interim Chief of Police, with the retirement of Chief Thomas Grimaldi. The City is doing a nationwide search.
Bruce Butler, NA Session 254, was recently promoted to Patrol Captain of the North and Central Florida District for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Refuge Law Enforcement.
Jakari Young, NA Session 275, has been promoted from Assistant Chief to Chief of Police at the Daytona Beach Police Department.
Brian Hester, NA Session 265, has been promoted to Deputy Chief at the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office.
Chief Stephen Aldrich, NA Session 238, Holly Hill Police Department (FL) retired after 29 years of service.
Chief Thomas Grimaldi, NA Session 259, Port Orange Police Department (FL) retired on June 11, 2021, after 5 years. Chief Grimaldi previously served in Bristol, Connecticut for 26 years.
Samuel Ceballos, NA Session 250, Chief of Police, Pinecrest Police Department, retired on June 30, 2021, after serving for two decades in law enforcement with the last nine years as Chief.