Timothy Davis

Timothy Davis is a Police Officer with the Sacramento Police Department.  Tim began his law enforcement career as a Deputy Sheriff with the Yuba County Sheriffs Office in 1997, where he was assigned as a custody deputy in the Yuba County Jail.  In 1998 Tim was hired by the Sacramento Police Department and attend the Sacramento Police Academy, graduating in March of 1999.  Tim has worked several assignments in the Department, including Patrol, Traffic Enforcement, and DUI Enforcement.  Tim has served as a Field Training Officer since 2007 and a Department Instructor since 2008. 

Tim became certified as a RADAR and LIDAR instructor and then developed, obtained POST certification for, and instructs a combined RADAR / LIDAR course.  Tim developed expertise in DUI enforcement and became a certified instructor in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST).  Tim also became a certified Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) and a DRE Instructor.  Tim has taught numerous traffic-related courses, including SFST, Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE), RADAR / LIDAR as well as the Traffic Enforcement Learning Domain at the Sacramento Police Department.  Tim ran the Departments Office of Traffic Safety grant for several years, including supervising traffic and DUI enforcement officers and organizing and carrying out the Departments rigorous DUI Checkpoint schedule.  

Tim has frequently led his Department in DUI arrests and has received fifteen awards from the Mothers Against Drug Driving for his work in arresting impaired drivers.  Tim was also honored with the California Office of Traffic Safety’s 2010 Award for Traffic Safety Excellence for his work in improving traffic safety in California.  Tim received the Sacramento Police Departments Life Saving Award in 2005 for saving the life of a child while working in South Sacramento.  Tim received a Department Unit Citation as part of the traffic enforcement team in 2004.

Tim felt an early call to represent his fellow officers and was elected to the Sacramento Police Officers Association’s Board of Directors in 2001.  In 2003 Tim was elected as Association Secretary, where he served until 2006.  Tim remained active in his Association and was elected President of the Sacramento Police Officers Association in 2015 and was reelected as President in 2017.  In 2015 Tim was appointed to the PORAC Board of Directors as Director at Large.  In 2017 Tim was appointed as a trustee to the PORAC Retiree Medical Trust (RMT).  In 2018 Tim was elected to serve as Treasurer of PORAC.  Tim also serves on the California Peace Officers Memorial Foundation (CPOMF) Board and is a founding member of the United Coalition of Public Safety (UCOPS).

Tim has a bachelor’s degree in history and geology from Brigham Young University.  Tim has a Juris Doctorate from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.  Tim is an active member of the California Bar.  Tim comes from a law enforcement family.  His father is a retired Sacramento Police Officer and his son recently completed the Sacramento Police Academy and is currently working for the department as a CSO.  Tim is an Eagle Scout and volunteers with his local scout troop.  Tim has been married to his wife, April for over twenty-three years and is the father of five.  Tim enjoys hiking and being in the outdoors.

Damon Kurtz

Damon is a current police officer with the Fresno Police Department. He began his career in law enforcement as a Deputy Sheriff with the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department in 1994. He lateraled to the San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Department in 1998 before coming to the Fresno Police Department in 2004. Damon worked 14 years as a patrol officer as well as several various assignments and extra duties such as Field Training Officer, Domestic Violence Detective, Bicycle Patrol, Mounted Patrol, and Dive Team.

Damon was first elected as a Trustee to the PORAC Insurance and Benefits Trust, representing Region II in 2013. In 2015 he was selected to represent the Trust as its Chairman. In 2018, Damon was elected as the Vice president of PORAC.

Prior to his election to PORAC Vice President Damon served for 10 years on the Fresno Police Officers’ Association Executive Board. 2 years as President, 4 years as its First Vice President, and 4 years as a Business Representative. Damon is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served 4 years before starting his career in law enforcement.

Randy Beintema

Randy Beintema is retired from the San Joaquin County Sheriff Office.  He began his law enforcement career in 1973 when he joined the U.S. Army and was a Military Police Officer.  He was stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado where he served as part of the 984th MP Company as a police officer and K9 patrol/narcotics detection handler until November of 1974.  In 1974 he was transferred to Safeguard Command with a Top-Secret clearance where he severed as part of the nuclear warhead protection company.  After being discharged he returned home to attend college.

In 1978 he was hired by Alameda County Sheriff Office and attended the academy at the Santa Rita Academy.  After graduating, Randy was assigned to Custody Division where he worked in the Greystone Facility and compound.  In 1980 he lateraled to San Joaquin County Sheriff Office where he served until the end of his career in 2008.  During his time with the San Joaquin County Sheriff he worked in the Custody Division, Court Services and Patrol Division.  He was a CTO in Custody, an FTO in Operations Division, hostage negotiator, peer support member and worked Patrol, Community Car Program and Boat Patrol.  He served as one of the FTO Sergeants, Swing Shift Patrol Sergeant, Area Commander and Administrative Lieutenant.  At the time of his retirement Randy was Captain of Operations Division.

He has attended the PORAC Annual Conference of Members since 1984 when he was elected to the San Joaquin DSA as a board member.  He served in the DSA as a board member, PAC director, Vice President and President until his promotion to Sergeant in 2002.  He has served on the PORAC Board of Directors under 6 Presidents and is currently one of the Region II Executive Committee Board members.  He has served as the Chairman of the Scholarship Committee since 1986, and currently sits on the Budget Committee, Credentials and now as PORAC Secretary, chairs the Bylaws Committee.   Randy was awarded the Len Delaney Award in 1998, as well as in 2001 for his performance as a PORAC Director.   He also serves as the Treasurer for PORAC Valley Chapter.

Randy is married to his wife Stacy and has two grown children Nick and Madie.  He finds sitting on the Board of Directors of PORAC an honor to his own association, Valley Chapter and Region II.

Brian Marvel

Brian Marvel is a Police Officer III with the San Diego Police Department (SDPD). After joining in 1999, he served ten years in patrol operations at several divisions. He worked in several specialized assignments that included the Bravo Team (demonstration control unit), the Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT), and eight years as a Terrorism Liaison Officer. His last assignment was in the Wellness Unit and as the Military Liaison officer for the department. He is a veteran and an adjunct professor at the San Diego Regional Police Academy.

Brian’s first elected PORAC position, in 2015, was President of the San Diego-Imperial Counties chapter of PORAC, covering federal, state, county and local associations from the Pacific Ocean to Arizona along the California-Mexican border.

In 2017, Brian was overwhelmingly elected President of PORAC. He also serves on the California Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board (RIPA). Brian is the fourth PORAC President from the SDPD.

Prior to his election as PORAC President, Brian was elected in 2009 to the first of five two-year terms as President of the San Diego Police Officers Association (SDPOA), representing 1,850 plus members. He was the longest serving President in the 106-year history of the SDPOA. He was originally elected to the board in 2007 as a director.

Brian is the Past-President of Californians Against Slavery, which spearheaded the passage of Prop 35 (2012), the Californians Against Sexual Exploitation Act, which was the most successful ballot initiative since California began the process in 1914. He is the treasurer for the CCLEA (CA Coalition of Law Enforcement Associations).

 

Marcelo Blanco

Marcelo Blanco is a Captain with the Upland Police Department and is in charge of the Support Services Division. Marcelo has spent the last 27 years of his career with the City of Upland. He began his career in Law Enforcement as a high school volunteer through a ROP (Regional Occupational Program) class working in Crime Prevention. Upon graduating high school, he was hired part-time by the Department as a Cadet. Several years later, he was hired full time as a dispatcher and later became the first civilian Crime Prevention Officer. Shortly thereafter, he attended the San Bernardino Valley College Extended Law Enforcement Academy and upon graduation hired as a Police Officer. He was assigned to the patrol division, later became an Explorer Advisor, D.A.R.E./S.R.O Officer, and a Terrorism Liaison Officer assigned to the Joint Terrorism Task Force. He was promoted to Detective, where he investigated commercial thefts, missing persons, auto theft, child and elder abuse, sexual assaults and homicide. He was promoted to Sergeant where he worked within the patrol division; some of his collateral duties include; Explorer Coordinator, Mobile Field Force Team Leader, Bicycle Patrol Team Leader, Force Options Simulator Coordinator, and Terrorism Liaison Officer Coordinator.  From field supervisor, he was promoted to Lieutenant where he was assigned as a patrol watch commander and eventually as the Administrative Services Commander.  Currently, he is a Captain in the Support Services Division of the Department.  He is responsible for Investigations, Records, CSI, Animal Control, the building, and the Agency’s budget.

Marcelo began representing his fellow officers shortly after getting hired as an officer.  He began as an active member of the Upland Police Officers’ Association Political Action Committee. He rose through the ranks of the Upland Police Officers’ Association, culminating with 5 years as their president. Marcelo was first elected to be president of the Inland Chapter of PORAC and the PORAC Board of Directors representing the Inland Chapter in November of 2007.  In November of 2009, he was elected Treasurer of PORAC. As Treasurer he is responsible for PORAC’s fiscal wellbeing, budget and reserves; in addition, he chairs the Budget and Fiscal Management Committees. Marcelo has had the opportunity to put to good use the accounting classes he completed while in Community College in earning his Business Administration Certificate.

Marcelo has a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management an Associate’s degree in Liberal Studies with a certificate in Business Administration through Chaffey College. He possesses a Designated Subject Vocational Education Teaching Credential through the State of California and spends his spare time teaching Law Enforcement basics to Fontana Unified School District Students at Kaiser High School. Besides Law Enforcement and representing Police Officers throughout the State, Marcelo has a passion for educating the future of Law Enforcement. When he has spare time, you can find Marcelo with his prized possession in hand, his digital camera.  Marcelo is an avid photographer of scenery.