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The POST Leadership Team is comprised of the Executive Director, three Assistant Executive Directors, a Public Information Officer, and nine Bureau Chiefs. The Leadership Team works with POST staff, affiliated POST agencies, and associations to develop and maintain programs and services which assist California Law Enforcement in addressing the needs of communities they serve.

The Leadership Team meets twice a month to discuss organizational issues and share program updates, agency developments, and upcoming events that may impact POST and its stakeholders.

Bob StresakBob Stresak

Executive Director

Bob Stresak was appointed Executive Director in December 2012 following the retirement of Paul Cappitelli.  Bob brings 42 years of California law enforcement to the position.  While at POST he served as the Institute of Criminal Investigations coordinator, the Basic Course Coordinator, the POST legislative liaison, the Bureau Chief of Standards and Evaluations Bureau (now Standards, Evaluation and Research Bureau) and as the Assistant Executive Director of Standards and Development Division.   Before joining POST he served with the Los Angeles Police Department for 27 years and upon retiring accepted a position with the California Youth Authority (CYA) Internal Affairs Division.  He joined POST in 1999. Bob holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.

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Assistant Executive Directors

Jan BullardJan Bullard

Assistant Executive Director
Standards and Development Division

Jan has 26 years of law enforcement experience.  She served one year as a Level II Reserve Officer for the City of South Pasadena, 6 years with the Glendora Police Department as their first female police officer, and 19 years with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department.  While at Santa Barbara her assignments included training manager, background investigator, public information officer, and patrol.  Jan supervised several bureaus including Personnel and Training, Patrol, DARE and Mounted Unit. 

Jan first came to POST in 1997 as a Management Fellow.  In this capacity she spent two years as the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Grant Program Coordinator.  Her demonstrated competency led to full time employment in 1999 as a Law Enforcement Consultant at POST.

Jan’s initial work began in Training Program Services on projects such as, Racial Profiling, Hate Crimes, Model Respiratory Program and the Museum of Tolerance.  For 3 years, she was an Area Consultant for Region 3, assigned to POST's Training Delivery and Compliance Bureau.  Jan was promoted at POST to Bureau Chief of Learning Technology Resources in 2009.

Jan has a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration from the University of La Verne.

Alan DealAlan Deal

Assistant Executive Director
Field Services Division

Alan Deal served 22 years with the Los Angeles Police Department as a Sergeant, Lieutenant, and Captain, retiring in 1993.  Alan received a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from CSU Los Angeles and a Master's Degree in Public Communication from Pepperdine University.  He attended the FBI National Academy in 1985 and upon joining POST in 1993, began his first assignment in the Management Counseling Services Bureau.  He was promoted to Bureau Chief of Standards and Evaluation Services Bureau in 1997.  He served as POST's Legislative Liaison and Media Spokesperson, as well as Bureau Chief of Training Program Services Bureau.  In 2007, Alan was promoted to Assistant Executive Director.

Stephanie ScofieldStephanie Scofield

Assistant Executive Director
Administrative Services Division

Stephanie Scofield joined POST in 2008 as a Law Enforcement Consultant after serving for 14 years in law enforcement. She began in the Management Counseling Services Bureau where she conducted organizational studies of California law enforcement agencies and the Basic Training Bureau where she managed the Reserve Peace Officer Program, the Modular Format Program, and the PC 832 Program.  She then served in the Training Delivery and Compliance Services Bureau as the Region 10 Area Consultant for Orange, San Diego, and Imperial Counties.

Stephanie promoted to Bureau Chief of the Standards Evaluations and Research Bureau in 2011.  In 2012, Stephanie served as the Bureau Chief of the Training Delivery and Compliance Services Bureau until her promotion to Assistant Executive Director in November 2013.

Stephanie's law enforcement experience includes 2 years with the Orange County Sheriff's Department and 12 years with the Pleasanton Police Department. She held a variety of assignments including Canine Officer, Field Training Officer, and Detective.  As a Sergeant, she was Patrol Supervisor, Field Training Program Supervisor, and concluded as the Administrative Sergeant.  Stephanie holds a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Fullerton.

Bureau Chiefs

Rich BondRich Bond

Bureau Chief
Management Counseling, Leadership Development

Richard Bond spent 35+ years with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office. Over the span of Rich’s career with Alameda County, he worked a variety of assignments and retired as a Division Commander in 2006. After retirement from Alameda County, Rich accepted a position with the Commission on POST. His first assignment was working as the State Field Training Program (FTP) Consultant and he then assumed the Basic Academy Coordinator’s position. In 2009, Rich transferred to the Training Delivery and Compliance Bureau as a Regional Consultant.

In 2011, Rich was promoted to Bureau Chief and he was assigned to the Management Counseling Leadership Development Bureau. Rich has a Master’s Degree in Management. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and also holds lifetime Vocational State of California Teaching Credentials. Rich has taught in community colleges, a university, and at a law enforcement academy.

Anne BrewerAnne Brewer

Bureau Chief
Learning Technology Resources

Anne began working for POST in 2008 as a Law Enforcement Consultant.  She was assigned to the Legislative Mandates Desk in the Training Program Services Bureau where she developed POST guidelines and publications before she assumed the role of Program Manager for the Institute of Criminal Investigation.  She was also tasked with the management of the Instructor Development Institute.  Anne promoted to Bureau Chief in 2012.

Anne has fifteen years of law enforcement experience prior to coming to POST.  During her career with the California Highway Patrol, she worked road patrol, undercover operations, auto theft investigations, and the Governor’s Protection Detail.  As a sergeant, she worked field duties and specialized assignments in commercial truck enforcement, internal affairs and, as an instructor and POST Coordinator at the CHP Academy.  During this time, she also volunteered for Folsom Police Department conducting background investigations and training.  Prior to her service with the CHP, Anne was as a Deputy Probation Counselor working with juvenile offenders at the Orange County Probation Department’s Youth Guidance Center.  Anne holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from California State University, Fullerton.  She is an active, long time volunteer with the Sacramento County Animal Shelter and City of Folsom Animal Shelter.  Anne is married and lives with her husband and 4 dogs in El Dorado.

Frank DeckerFrank Decker

Bureau Chief
Training Delivery and Compliance

Frank Decker served 26 years with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department before retiring at the rank of Lieutenant in 1999.  Frank received his Bachelor's Degree from California State University, Northridge.  Prior to his retirement, Frank worked at POST as a Management Fellow, on loan from the Sheriff’s Department, to develop a new basic training program for reserve peace officers.  Frank joined POST in 1999 and worked in the Basic Training and Training Delivery and Compliance Bureaus before being promoted to the of Bureau Chief of the Basic Training Bureau in 2004.  In 2013 he transferred to Training Delivery and Compliance as the Bureau Chief.

Darla EnglerDarla Engler

Bureau Chief
Administrative Services

Darla Engler joined POST in 2007 to serve as Personnel Officer. She brought 21 years of state experience in Personnel and Labor Relations, having served at the State Teacher Retirement System, the California Department of Forestry, and the Student Aid Commission.  Darla promoted to Bureau Chief of Administrative Services in 2011.

Scott Loggins Scott Loggins

Bureau Chief
Basic Training Bureau

Scott Loggins joined POST after 23 years with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department where he held a variety of assignments including corrections, patrol, field training officer and investigations, as well as assignments as the Department’s in-service training coordinator, reserve coordinator, and academy director.  He held command-level assignments in both administration and operations, and throughout his career served as an academy instructor.  Scott held the rank of Lieutenant when he retired from the Sheriff’s Department in 2011.  Scott worked in the Basic Training Bureau for POST as a Law Enforcement Consultant where he managed all Basic Course Certification Reviews, facilitated various committees, and taught in the Director-Coordinator, Recruit Training Officer, and Scenario Manager courses before being promoted to his current position as the Basic Training Bureau Chief in 2013.

Scott has a Masters Degree in Emergency Services Administration from the California State University, Long Beach, and is a graduate of the POST Master Instructor Development Program, the POST Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute, and the FBI National Academy (Class 228).

Colin O'Keefe Colin O'Keefe

Bureau Chief
Computer Services

Colin O'Keefe worked for 10 years at several Fortune 500 corporations in the areas of information technology, foreign currency exchange system design, and technical product marketing.  He joined POST in 2004, and has overseen projects in Network Management, Telecommunications, POST Web Applications, and Computer-Based Law Enforcement Testing.  Colin promoted to Bureau Chief of the Computer Services Bureau in 2013.

Colin is a graduate of the State of California IT Management Academy XIII.  He holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from UC Davis.  He is married to Dr. Suzanne O’Keefe, who chairs the California State University, Sacramento Economics Department.  They have three children.

Bob ZiglarBob Ziglar

Bureau Chief
Training Program Services

Bob Ziglar, appointed Bureau Chief for the Training Program Services Bureau in August 2013, has been involved in the field of law enforcement and law enforcement training for the past 36 years.  Bob is a retired Sergeant from the Capitola Police Department where he served as a Field Training Officer, Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Field Training Sergeant, and the department Training Manager.  Bob has worked as an Academy Instructor, Course Coordinator, and Director of the South Bay Regional Public Safety Consortium where he was responsible for up to ten academies a year conducted in four counties.  Upon leaving South Bay Regional, Bob was hired as the Director of Public Safety Training at Cabrillo College where he was responsible for the Fire Technology, Criminal Justice, and Emergency Medical Technician Programs.  This included all in-service training for law enforcement and fire departments in the county.  Bob has worked for POST in the Basic Training Bureau in various capacities, most recently as the Basic Course Coordinator for the last three years.

Bob has participated in the development of the Police Training Officer Program as a pilot member and instructor.  He also facilitated revisions to Scenario Testing by changing the testing process to a competency-based evaluation format.  In addition, Bob presented the POST Scenario Managers Workshop for over eighteen years.

Bob has an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice, a Bachelor's Degree in Human Relations and Organizational Behavior, and a Master's Degree in Emergency Services Administration.

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