Category: FMESA

On November 4th, 2021

The Passing of CSLEA Member – Firefighter Security Officer Eric Padgett

It is with deep sadness in which the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) shares with you the news of the passing of CSLEA Member Eric Padgett.  Eric passed away on November 3, 2021 after a brave and hard-fought battle with cancer.   He worked as a firefighter/security officer at Yountville Veterans Home, a firefighter at […]

On July 8th, 2021

State Fire Marshal’s Office Investigates Illegal Fireworks in Riverside

“Illegal fireworks put people and property at risk.  Anyone who is aware of the sales and possession of illegal fireworks should alert law enforcement.  We cannot risk the fire and public safety danger.” – CSLEA President Alan Barcelona RIVERSIDE - On July 2, 2021, the Cal Fire Office of the State Fire Marshal and Riverside […]

On March 10th, 2021

CSLEA’s Andrea Perez Meets with New Cal OES Emergency Services Coordinators

SACRAMENTO – On March 9, 2021, California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) Senior Counsel Andrea Perez conducted a new employee orientation with two new emergency services coordinators at Cal OES. “It was a pleasure to speak with Jasen Vela who will be working in Sacramento County and Chris Valenzono who will be working in Orange […]

On February 9th, 2021

CSLEA Welcomes Cal OES Public Safety Professionals to Union Membership

SACRAMENTO- On February 9, 2021, California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) Senior Counsel Andrea Perez had the pleasure of conducting a new employee orientation for two of CSLEA’s newest members now working at Cal OES. “While I didn’t get to physically meet them and shake their hands, Alexis  McMurray, a communications operator and Jose Contreras, […]

On January 14th, 2021

CSLEA Joins CALFIRE’s All Chiefs Meeting on Behalf of Communications Operators

SACRAMENTO - On January 8, 2020, California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) Supervising Counsel David De La Riva and Senior Counsel Andrea Perez, along with Fire Marshal Emergency Services Association (FMESA) Vice President Shelly Fontes, participated via teleconference in the annual All Chiefs Meeting for Cal FIRE. Typically, the meeting is held at the CALFIRE […]

On December 31st, 2020

CSLEA First Responder Members Among First to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

SACRAMENTO - While details about when the COVID-19 vaccine will be available to all California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) members and state workers are still being worked out, some CSLEA first responder members are now receiving it. Camp Roberts Firefighters and CSLEA Members Nate Ditmore and Kyle Coffman received their COVID-19 vaccine on December […]

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