Board of Directors

The National Police Foundation is guided by a diverse Board of Directors from the criminal justice field, academia, the private sector, and other stakeholder communities. The Chairman of the Board of Directors is Dr. Ronal Serpas. The National Police Foundation is led by its President, Jim Burch.

Current Board Members

Michael Brown

Michael L. Brown

Board Member

Peter Cuneo

Board Member
Henry Degeneste

Henry DeGeneste

Board Member
Cheryl Epps

Cheryl Anthony Epps, Esq.

Board Member
Karen Freeman

Karen Freeman

Board Member
Dan Isom

Daniel Isom, Ph.D.

Board Member
David Klinger

David Klinger, Ph.D.

Board Member

George M. Little

Board Member

Cynthia Lum, Ph.D.

Board Member
Bernard Melekian

Bernard Melekian, DPPD

Immediate Past Chair
Mark Mellman

Mark S. Mellman

Board Member
Dan Merkle

Dan Merkle

Board Member
Sue Rahr

Susan Rahr

Board Member
Laurie Robinson

Laurie O. Robinson

Board Member
Ron Serpas

Ronal W. Serpas, Ph.D.

Board Chairman

Past Board Members

Freda Adler, 1996-2002
Ivan Allen, Jr., Chairman: 1970-1975
Greg Berman, 2009-2011
Alfred Blumstein, 1990-1996
George Bohlinger III, 2004-2018
Lee P. Brown, 1996-2002
Jim Bueermann, President: 2012-2018
Michael N. Canlis, 1970-1977
Henry G. Cisneros, 1982-1991
David Cole, 2000-2013
Clarence Edwards, 2010-2018
Dean Esserman, 2013-2015, Chairman: 2015-2017
Richard A. Grasso, 1992-1998
Fred L. Hartley, 1982-1983
Paul Helmke, 2012-2018
Wade Henderson, 2001-2009
Julie Horney, 2006-2015

William H. Hudnut III, 1997-2013
Herbert T. Jenkins, 1972-1981
Robert Kasanof, 1982-1991
Clarence M. Kelley, 1978-1991
H. Stuart Knight, 1982-1991
Philip A. Lacovara, 1984-1991
Richard C. Lee, 1970-1981
David Baker Lewis, 2004-2013
Hubert G. Locke, 1970-1981
Stephen May, 1970-1981
David A. McCandless, 1970-1971
W. Walter Menninger, 1996-2015
William G. Milliken, 1991-1997, Chairman: 1998-2011
Winston V. Morrow, 1983-1991
Jack Moseley, 1990-1991
Patrick V. Murphy, President: 1973-1985

Victor H. Palmieri, 1996-2002
Lawrence W. Pierce, 1970-1971
Thomas G. Pownall, 1982-1993
Frank J. Remington, 1971-1981, 1993-1995
Laurie O. Robinson, 2002-2009
Charles H. Rogovin, President: 1970-1972
Weldon J. Rougeau, 1984-1993, 2002-2011, Chairman: 2011-2015
Henry Ruth, 1998-2004
Francis W. Sargent, Chairman: 1975-1984
Stan R. Schrotel, 1970-1981
Elsie L. Scott, 2009-2018
Stanley K. Sheinbaum, 1993-2003
Alfred A. Slocum, 1993-2013
Andrew L. Sonner, 2004-2015
Herbert R. Sturz, 1970-1981

Sally Suchil, 1993-2000
Quinn Tamm, 1970-1975
Maria Vizcarrondo, 2002-2005
James Vorenberg, 1970-1975
Benjamin Ward, 1990-1996
William H. Webster, 1992-1998, Chairman: 1993-1998
Kathryn J. Whitmire, 1991-1997, 1998-2004
Hubert Williams, President: 1985-2012
James Q. Wilson, 1970-1993, Chairman: 1984-1993
Margaret Bush Wilson, 1976-1993
Ann D. Witte, 1984-1991

Past Board Members

Freda Adler, 1996-2002
Ivan Allen, Jr., Chairman: 1970-1975
Greg Berman, 2009-2011
Alfred Blumstein, 1990-1996
George Bohlinger III, 2004-2018
Lee P. Brown, 1996-2002
Jim Bueermann, President: 2012-2018
Michael N. Canlis, 1970-1977
Henry G. Cisneros, 1982-1991
David Cole, 2000-2013
Clarence Edwards, 2010-2018
Dean Esserman, 2013-2015, Chairman: 2015-2017
Richard A. Grasso, 1992-1998
Fred L. Hartley, 1982-1983
Paul Helmke, 2012-2018
Wade Henderson, 2001-2009
Julie Horney, 2006-2015

William H. Hudnut III, 1997-2013
Herbert T. Jenkins, 1972-1981
Robert Kasanof, 1982-1991
Clarence M. Kelley, 1978-1991
H. Stuart Knight, 1982-1991
Philip A. Lacovara, 1984-1991
Richard C. Lee, 1970-1981
David Baker Lewis, 2004-2013
Hubert G. Locke, 1970-1981
Stephen May, 1970-1981
David A. McCandless, 1970-1971
W. Walter Menninger, 1996-2015
William G. Milliken, 1991-1997, Chairman: 1998-2011
Winston V. Morrow, 1983-1991
Jack Moseley, 1990-1991
Patrick V. Murphy, President: 1973-1985

Victor H. Palmieri, 1996-2002
Lawrence W. Pierce, 1970-1971
Thomas G. Pownall, 1982-1993
Frank J. Remington, 1971-1981, 1993-1995
Laurie O. Robinson, 2002-2009
Charles H. Rogovin, President: 1970-1972
Weldon J. Rougeau, 1984-1993, 2002-2011, Chairman: 2011-2015
Henry Ruth, 1998-2004
Francis W. Sargent, Chairman: 1975-1984
Stan R. Schrotel, 1970-1981
Elsie L. Scott, 2009-2018
Stanley K. Sheinbaum, 1993-2003
Alfred A. Slocum, 1993-2013
Andrew L. Sonner, 2004-2015
Herbert R. Sturz, 1970-1981

Sally Suchil, 1993-2000
Quinn Tamm, 1970-1975
Maria Vizcarrondo, 2002-2005
James Vorenberg, 1970-1975
Benjamin Ward, 1990-1996
William H. Webster, 1992-1998, Chairman: 1993-1998
Kathryn J. Whitmire, 1991-1997, 1998-2004
Hubert Williams, President: 1985-2012
James Q. Wilson, 1970-1993, Chairman: 1984-1993
Margaret Bush Wilson, 1976-1993
Ann D. Witte, 1984-1991