History

This is a very informal history of all the previous members of ACPAA who have helped make this organization possible over the last few years. This section is a work-in-progress so please check back frequently to see what we’ve discovered!

The current executive board can be found here.

2017 

Executive Board

  • Clarice Lovett, President

  • Alice Robinson, Vice President

  • Gloria Dawson, Secretary

  • Lola Allen, Treasurer

  • Katie Barrett, Director

  • Steve Ruge, Director

COMMITTEES AND PROJECTS

  • Dee Wittmer, ALERT Team

  • Lieutenant Robert Jackson, Aurora Police Liaison

  • Marilyn Burnside, Blanket Project

  • Clarice Lovett, CMART

  • Marcia Todd, Citizens' Police Academy Liaison

  • Tim Todd / Sharon Crimson / Bill Howeth, Database Committee

  • Yvonne Fryback, History/Archives

  • Clarice Lovett, Mailchimp

  • John Engels / Katie Barrett, Membership

  • Arnee Halcromb-Oliver, Newsletter

  • Kim Williams, Phone Tree

  • Kelly Lancelot, Programs

  • Janie King, Special Events

  • Alice Robinson, ACPAAA Volunteer Coordinator

  • Scott Willis, Website

PROGRAMS

  • Crimes Against Children Unit / CMART and Special Victims Unit, Agent David Thailing and Agent Lana Maddox, Aurora Police (Winter Meeting)

  • APD Crime Lab Response to the Aurora Theatre Shooting, Investigator Darlin Harrell, Aurora Police (Spring Meeting)

  • Role of the APD Public Information Office, Sgt. Chris Amsler, Aurora Police (Summer Meeting)

  • Special Event: Arapahoe County Bomb Squad (August 26, 2017)

  • Human Trafficking, Carla Morian, District Attorney 18th Judicial District (Fall Meeting)

2016

Executive Board

  • Clarice Lovett, President

  • Alice Robinson, Vice President

  • Joyce Rowley, Secretary

  • Lola Allen, Treasurer

  • Marla Downer, Director

  • Kim Williams, Director

COMMITTEES

  • Lieutenant Jad Lanigan / Lieutenant Robert Jackson, APD Liaison

  • Alice Jackson, APD Volunteer Coordinator

  • Marcia Todd, Citizens' Police Academy Liaison

  • Tim Todd, Database

  • John Engels, Membership

  • Arnee Halcromb-Oliver, Newsletter

  • Kim Williams, Phone Tree

  • Kelly Lancelot, Programs

  • Janie King, Special Events

  • Alice Robinson, ACPAAA Volunteer Coordinator

PROGRAMS

  • Emergency Response Team, Lt. Michael McClelland, Sgt. Matthew Brukbacher, Sgt. Pat Shaker, Officer Brian Phipps, Aurora Police (Winter Meeting)

  • Arapahoe County Coroner's Office: Medicolegal Death Investigator, Ms. Elisabeth Ortiz, Death Investigator (Spring Meeting)

  • Internet Scams and Predators, Agent John Lee, Aurora Police (Summer Meeting)

  • Traffic Accident Reconstruction and DUI Enforcement Team, Sgt. Craig Baumfalk, Officer Jerry Armstrong, Officer Ryan Marker, Officer Everett Williams, Aurora Police (Fall Meeting)

2015

Executive Board

  • Marcia Todd, President

  • Alice Robinson, Vice President

  • Joyce Rowley, Secretary

  • Lola Allen, Treasurer

  • Marla Downer, Director

  • Clarice Lovett, Director

COMMITTEES

  • Lieutenant Christian Lertch, APD Liaison

  • Marcia Todd, CPA Liaison

  • Tim Todd, Database

  • John Engels, Membership

  • Arnee Halcromb-Oliver, Newsletter

  • Kim Williams, Phone Tree

  • Kelly Lancelot, Programs

  • Janie King, Special Events

  • Alice Robinson, ACPAAA Volunteer Coordinator

Programs

  • Run-Hide-Fight, Officer Justin Baumgartner, Glendale, CO Police (Winter Meeting)

  • Heroes Behind The Badge (90 Minute Video - No Presenter) (Spring Meeting)

  • Welcome Chief Nicholas (Nick) Metz, Aurora Police (Summer Meeting)

  • Marijuana Enforcement, Sgt. Scott Pendleton, Aurora Police (Fall Meeting)

2014 

Executive Board

  • Marcia Todd, President

  • Alice Robinson, Vice President

  • Joyce Rowley, Secretary

  • Lola Allen, Treasurer

  • Alice Jackson, Director

  • Clarice Lovett, Director

Committees

  • Lieutenant Christian Lertch, APD Liaison

  • Karen Rogers, APD Volunteer Coordinator

  • Tim Todd, Database

  • John Engels, Membership

  • Arnee Halcromb-Oliver, Newsletter

  • Kim Williams, Phone Tree

  • Janie King, Special Events

  • Alice Robinson, ACPAAA Volunteer Coordinator

PROGRAMS

  • Homicide Investigations, Det. Gretchen Fronapfel, Major Crimes Unit, Aurora Police (Winter Meeting)

  • Outfoxing the Predators, Ms. Barbara Martin-Worley, Director, Consumer Protection, 18th Judicial District (Spring Meeting)

  • Aurora Police Robot, Sgt. Barry Cape, Officer Steve Ficco, Officer Beau Ewen (Summer Meeting)

  • Aurora Police K-9 Unit, Sgt. Brandon Samuels, K-9 Unit Sergeant (Fall)

  • Special Event: How to be a Good Witness (October 1, 2014)

2013 

Executive Board

  • Marcia Todd, President

  • D. J. Akers, Vice President

  • Linda Manchester, Secretary

  • Lola Allen, Treasurer

  • Alice Robinson, Director

  • Alice Jackson, Director

COMMITTEES

  • Lieutenant Christian Lertch, APD Liaison

  • Tim Todd, Database

  • John Engels, Membership

  • Kim Williams, Phone Tree

  • D. J. Akers, Programs

  • Gloria Dawson, Special Events

  • Alice Robinson, Volunteer Coordinator

Programs

  • Experiences in Officer-Involved Shooting and Aftermath of Journey Back to Mental Health, Sgt. Lou Guida, Senior Supervisor, Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office (Winter Meeting)

  • Aurora 911: Where is Your Emergency?, Ms. Marena Lertch, Sr. Supervisor, Aurora Public Safety Communications Center (Spring Meeting)

  • Counterterrorism in Colorado, Lt. Sam McGhee, Deputy Executive Director, Colorado Information Analysis Center (CIAC) (Summer Meeting)

  • United States Secret Service, Agent Mark Breuker, Special Agent, US Secret Service (Fall Meeting)

2012 

EXECUTIVE BOARD

  • Marcia Todd, President

  • D. J. Akers, Vice President

  • Alice Jackson, Secretary

  • Lola Allen, Treasurer

  • Alice Robinson, Director

  • Linda Manchester, Director

COMMITTEES

  • Lieutenant Christian Lertch, APD Liaison

  • Tim Todd, Database

  • John Engels, Membership

  • Arnee Halcromb-Oliver, Newsletter

  • Kim Williams, Phone Tree

  • D. J. Akers, Programs

  • Gloria Dawson, Special Events

  • Alice Robinson, Volunteer Coordinator

Programs

  • Juvenile Justice System in Jefferson County, Senior Investigator George Mumma, Jr., Jefferson County District Attorney (Winter Meeting)

  • APD Traffic Unit, Officer Gary L. Rogers, Traffic Unit (Spring Meeting)

  • FBI: Denver Division, Mr. David Joly, Denver Division, Federal Bureau of Investigations (Summer Meeting)

  • Colorado Bureau of Investigations, Ms. Susan Medina, Public Information Officer, CBI (Fall Meeting)

2011 

Executive Board

  • Marcia Todd, President

  • D. J. Akers, Vice President

  • Alice Jackson, Secretary

  • Lola Allen, Treasurer

  • Alice Robinson, Director

  • Gloria Dawson, Director

committees

  • Lieutenant Troy Edwards, APD Liaison

  • Steven Noi, Community Outreach

  • Tim Todd, Database

  • John Engels, Membership

  • Arnee Halcromb-Oliver, Newsletter

  • Kim Williams, Phone Tree

  • Melinda Epp, Programs

  • Gloria Dawson, Special Events

  • Alice Robinson, Volunteer Coordinator

Programs

  • Arson Investigations, Cpt. Hunter Hackbarth, Aurora Fire and Rescue (Winter Meeting)

  • Medical Marijuana, Det. Steve Stanton, Narcotics Division, Aurora Police (Spring Meeting)

  • Digging Up the Truth: Exhumation Cases, Dr. Michael Dobersen, Coroner, Arapahoe County (Summer Meeting)

  • TSA: Strategic Approach to Safety, Michael LaFrance, Supervisory Federal Air Marshal, TSA and Jeff Podolski, Stakeholder Manager, Denver International Airport (Fall Meeting)

2010

Executive Board

  • Marcia Todd, President

  • Richard Smith, Vice President

  • Lola Allen, Treasurer

  • D. J. Akers, Director

  • Glenn Vaughn, Director

Committees

  • Lieutenant Steve Neumeyer, APD Liaison

  • Steven Noi, Community Outreach

  • Tim Todd, Database

  • John Engels, Membership

  • Arnee Halcromb-Oliver, Newsletter

  • Kim Williams, Phone Tree

  • Melinda Epp, Programs

  • Alice Robinson, Volunteer Coordinator

Programs

  • Security in Aurora Public Schools, Tudy Wicks, Security Supervisor, Aurora Public Schools (Winter Meeting)

  • Cold Case Unit, Det. Steve Connor/Det. R. J. Wilson, Aurora Police Department (Spring Meeting)

  • Sex Assaults, Det. Dale Fenstermacher, Sex Crimes Unit, Aurora Police Department (Summer Meeting)

  • Crimes Against Children, Sgt. Joe Young, Crimes Against Children Unit, Aurora Police Department (Fall Meeting)

2009

Executive Board

  • Tim Todd, President

  • Richard Smith, Vice President

  • Marcia Todd, Secretary

  • Lola Allen, Treasurer

  • D. J. Akers, Director

  • Angie Kendrick, Director

Committees

  • Lieutenant Steve Neumeyer, APD Liaison

  • Tim Todd, Database

  • John Engels, Membership

  • Arnee Halcromb-Oliver, Newsletter

  • Kim Williams, Phone Tree

  • Melinda Epp, Programs

  • Alice Robinson, Volunteer Coordinator

Programs

  • Gang Unit (Winter Meeting)

  • The Concerns of Aurora's Citizens, Chief Dan Oates, Aurora Police Department (Spring Meeting)

  • APD K-9's and Handlers Strut Their Stuff, Aurora Police Department K-9 unit (Summer Meeting)

  • Don't Become A Victim: Protect Yourself From Scams, Mr. Mason Finks, Director of Consumer Protection for the 18th Judicial District (Fall Meeting)

2008

Executive Board

  • Tim Todd, President

  • Liz Tokheim, Vice President

  • Marcia Todd, Secretary

  • Lola Allen, Treasurer

  • Melinda Epp, Director

  • Carol Peel, Director

Committees

  • Lieutenant Mike Shultz, APD Liaison

  • Tim Todd, Database

  • Membership, John Engels

  • Arnee Halcromb-Oliver, Newsletter

  • Kim Williams, Phone Tree

  • Melinda Epp, Programs

  • Alice Robinson, Volunteer Coordinator

Programs

  • DUI Enforcement, Unnamed Sergeant, Aurora Police Department (Fall Meeting)

Information culled from previous newsletter editions and believed to be accurate. If something is incorrect, please let us know.