Board Members

Chris Stines - Presidentstines-bpa

Sergeant Chris Stines is currently assigned as a Patrol Sergeant. He is currently a member of the Special Response Team, a background investigator, and a Certified Voice Stress Analyst. Previous experience includes assignments to the Robbery Detail, the Drug Task Force, the Crowd Management Team, and as a Field Training Officer.

He has served for six years as the elected President of the Association, and has served three years on the Board of Directors.

Sergeant Stines is a graduate of UC Davis with a degree in Japanese Language, and enjoys hiking, playing guitar, and reading science fiction in his spare time.


 

Emily J Murphy - Vice Presidentmurphy-bpa

Sergeant Emily Murphy is currently assigned to the Recruitment Sergeant in the Recruitment and Retention Unit. Her prior assignments include Drug Task Force, Field Training Officer, Homicide Detective, and Field Training Sergeant. She has served on the board for over ten years, six years as the Vice President. Currently she represents the BPA (and her love of rescue-animals) in the capacity of a volunteer at the Berkeley Humane Society.

 


 

Chris Schulz - Administrative Vice President ChrisSchulzBPA

Officer Schulz has been a police officer for 12 years. He has been with BPD for over 4 years. He has worked in the Bicycle Patrol Unit and currently works patrol. Chris is currently a Field Training Officer and is also an instructor in the Defensive Tactics Unit. Chris was elected to the board in 2018.

 


Samantha Speelman - Secretaryspeelman-bpa

Officer Samantha Speelman has been with the Berkeley Police Department for 16 years. She has worked in the Patrol Division as well as the Special Victim's Unit. She is currently working as a Policy and Planning Sergeant. Samantha is a Special Response Team Negotiator and a Crisis Intervention Team Officer. Samantha has served on the BPA Board for six years.

 


Scott Salas - TreasurerScottSalasBPA

Officer Salas has been with BPD for 14 years. He has held assignments in the Drug Task Force and Special Investigations Bureau. Scott is currently assigned to Patrol and holds collateral duties as a sniper on the Special Response Team and as a Firearms and Tactics Instructor. Scott is also a Field Training Officer. Scott was elected to the BPA in 2017 and has served as Treasurer for 2 years.

 


Kevin Kleppe - Co-TreasurerKevinKleppeBPA

Officer Kleppe has been with BPD for 8 years. Kevin has held an assignment in the Drug Task Force. Kevin is currently assigned to Patrol and holds collateral duties as an Assistant Team Leader on the Special Response Team and as a Firearms and Tactics Instructor. Kevin is also a Field Training Officer. Kevin was elected to the Board in 2018 and currently serves as Co-Treasurer.

 


 

Daniel Breaux - Sgt. At ArmsDanielBreauxBPA

Officer Breaux has been with BPD for over 3 years. Daniel is currently the Recruiting Officer in the Recruitment and Retention Unit. Daniel is a tactical operator on the Special Response Team and is also an instructor in the Defensive Tactics Unit. Daniel was elected to the board in 2018 and currently serves as the Sgt. At Arms.

 


 

Joseph Ledoux - Board MemberJoeLedouxBPA

Officer Ledoux has been with BPD for 12 years. Joe has held assignments in the Drug Task Force and Special Investigations Bureau. Joe is also a member of BPD's Situational Awareness Group. Joe is currently assigned to Patrol where he has duties as a Field Training Officer. Joe was elected to the BPA in 2017. He currently serves as the Internal Affairs and PRC Liason.

 

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