Paul Ellis, President

2013-10-01_2132Paul has been with the Phoenix Police Department since 1978.  He retired with over 31 years with the department.  Upon retirement he transitioned into a Reserve Officer position and currently volunteers his time with Phoenix Police as a fully sworn police officer, primarily teaching G.R.E.A.T. to Phoenix area children and families.
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Domingo Herraiz, Vice Chair

2013-10-01_2136As the director of IACP Programs, Domingo Herraiz’s responsibilities include oversight of the Association’s work in the areas of highway safety, technology, mental health, children and youth, criminal justice system reform, children exposed to violence, crime and victimization, police administration, data and information sharing, crime prevention, and police research. Mr. Herraiz has more than 30 years of government and public safety experience in dealing with local, state, and federal policies. Read More



Dr. Jannett Bradford, Treasurer


Jannett Bradford, PhD, is a strategic planning and certified government financial manager (CGFM) currently working at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC), Department of Homeland Security. Her government service began in 1980 on active duty with the US Air Force, culminating in her final assignment as Director of Strategic Policy and Plans, Joint Interagency Task Force West, Alameda, CA. Read More





Gene Bataille, Secretary

batailleGene Bataille is the former Director of Athletic Relations for the Rutgers University Department of Athletics. Gene served in that position for the university’s football team since 2007 mentoring Rutgers Football athletes in general life skills and providing guidance for their personal development. He supervised and worked with local and away police departments regarding advanced security for all football events. Gene was also the NFL liaison, organizing annual NFL Pro Day where players are showcased for visiting NFL team scouts.  Gene also served as a guest speaker / instructor for various Rutgers classes. Read More



Vanessa McLemore, Business Manager

VanessaAfter 25 years of service, Vanessa L. McLemore retired in January, 2009 from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms & Explosives. She began her career as a special agent in Detroit, MI in 1983 and has served in various capacities throughout her career. She worked as a field agent conducting firearms, arson, drug and undercover investigations in Detroit, Los Angeles and Washington DC.  In 1989, Vanessa was promoted to First-line Supervisor in Detroit. MI, becoming the first African-American female special agent Supervisor in ATF.  In 1995, she transferred to ATF Headquarters, Office of Inspection/Office Review and in 1998 was promoted to the Assistant Special Agent in Charge in Atlanta, Georgia. Read More



Gerald P. Richard II, Esq., Board Member

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Gerald P. Richard II, Esq., currently is the Assistant Director for the Arizona Department of Economic Security’s Division of Child Support Services. He a member of the Department of Justice, Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) Collaborative Reform Initiative Team focusing on the Salinas, California police department.  Read More