At the PPOA board of directors meeting on August 10, 2022, Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD) Lieutenant Nancy Escobedo was selected by board members to serve as PPOA President. The board also selected LASD Sergeant Jose Rios to serve as 1st Vice President and Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office Sergeant Jay Chapman to serve as board secretary.
- President Escobedo had been providing leadership in the role of interim president since Tab Rhodes resigned as president at the July board meeting. She is a 25-year LASD veteran who was originally hired as an evidence and property custodian in 1997 before being promoted to custody assistant in 1999, deputy in 2001, sergeant in 2014 and lieutenant in 2020.
- 1st Vice President Rios is a 24-year department veteran and formerly served as PPOA board secretary. He also served as an ALADS board member from 2014 to 2016.
- Board Secretary Chapman has 19 years of dedicated law enforcement experience and joined the PPOA board in January 2022.
PPOA is grateful to all three executive board members for stepping forward to provide professional and experienced leadership.