The following newly-elected union directors were sworn in at today’s board meeting:
- Sergeant Kevin Ahsmuhs
- Sergeant Walter Arcos
- Lieutenant Steve Johnson
- Security Officer Luis Orozco
The PPOA board also selected the following four directors to continue serving in their executive board positions:
- First Vice President Jay Chapman
- Second Vice President Tony Coleman
- Secretary Christopher Lee
- Treasurer Joyce Kato
Following the oath of office for all members above, the Board of Directors selected Lieutenant Johnson to serve as PPOA president. He is currently assigned to East LA Station with past assignments in specialized units such as Internal Affairs and within the Bureau of Labor Relations and Compliance. President Johnson is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy. He proudly served on active duty in the Air Force for eight years, achieving the rank of Captain. President Johnson also attained his master’s degree in business from USC.
PPOA gratefully acknowledges our outgoing board members Juan Carlos Calderon, Nancy Escobedo, Gerry Garcia, and Jose Rios for their service and commitment to this Association.