Meet the President 2017-2018


Jon joined Rotary in 2010, and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2012. Jon was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. Jon migrated south to California to attend college at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa. After completion of a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, he settled in Visalia. Jon continued his studies, completing a Master of Science degree in Counseling from California State University, Fresno.

Jon has worked for the Visalia Police Department since 2000. He is a Sergeant currently assigned to the Professional Standards Unit. Jon is also an Adjunct faculty member at the College of the Sequoias, teaching Administration of Justice classes, and in the Police Academy. Jon serves as a committee member for Peace Officer Standards and Training, for both Arrest and Control and Use of Force subject matters for police academy training throughout California. Jon is also a member of the steering committee for the Visalia Chamber of Commerce Leadership Visalia program.

Jon enjoys many outdoor activities, including skiing, hiking, and fishing. He also enjoys spending his free time doing custom woodworking in his wood shop, and cheering on his two teenage daughters at their many soccer games.

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