SACRAMENTO - California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) Board Members attended the California Coalition of Law Enforcement Associations' (CCLEA) 2015 Legislative Reception held at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel Tuesday, January 13th.
"This annual legislative reception, hosted by CCLEA, which CSLEA is a part of, is a very special opportunity for CSLEA Board Members to meet and greet state lawmakers as they begin a new legislative session," said CSLEA President Alan Barcelona. "We met some of the newest legislators just recently elected and greeted those we have fostered relationships with for years. We look forward to working with the Senators and Assembly Members as we pursue what's best for our California Statewide Law Enforcement Association members."
The CSLEA Board Members who attended the reception included:
Alan Barcelona, President
Ricardo Sanchez, CFO
Kenny Ehrman, Unit A Vice President, AMVIC President
Al Cardwood, ASA-DOJ President
Kevin Highbaugh, CABCA President
Frank Capetillo, CACI President
George Tiongson, CAFDI President
Tom Ineichen, CARII President
Francine Toth, COLRE President
Also from CSLEA:
Megan Corona, COLRE Secretary and Membership Committee Member Christine Ehrman.
Prior to the reception, CSLEA Board Members attended a CCLEA Board meeting in which important issues facing law enforcement officers were discussed. CCLEA consists of more than 50 law enforcement associations and 80,000 peace officers throughout California. The coalition is dedicated to furthering law enforcement techniques and standards, improving peace officer welfare, fostering goodwill among members and ensuring ethicality in relationships with the public and within the law enforcement community.
Some of the state legislators who attended the reception included: Senators Joel Anderson and Cathleen Galgiani and Assembly Members Rob Bonta, Jim Cooper, Patrick O'Donnell and Autumn Brooke. Also in attendance was California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones.