Trustee Profiles

Bryan Hubbard  

Trustee Hubbard represents Region I (Northern Bay Area, Central Coast and Redwood Chapters) He has been an Oakland Police Officer for 20 years. Trustee Hubbard served in the Patrol Division and the Beat Health Unit as a police officer. He was promoted to sergeant in 2010. He served as the In-Service Training Coordinator for five years and the Basic Recruit Academy Coordinator for five years. Currently, Trustee Hubbard is an acting watch commander assigned to East Oakland. He served as a director for the Oakland Police Officers’ Association for 14 years, five of which were on the executive team as the Treasurer, Secretary, and Vice-President. Trustee Hubbard also serves as the Vice-President of the Oakland Police Foundation. In April 2020, he was elected to the Insurance and Benefits Trust of PORAC. In November 2021, he was elected Vice Chairman to the Insurance and Benefits Trust of PORAC.

Dave Wilson  

Trustee Wilson represents Region I (Northern Bay Area, Central Coast and Redwood Chapters). In November 2021, he was elected to the Insurance and Benefits Trust of PORAC.

Patrick Martin

Patrick Martin  

Trustee Martin represents Region II (South San Joaquin Valley, Central California and North Valley Chapters). Trustee Martin began his career in law enforcement as a Deputy Sheriff with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department in 1983. Subsequently, he worked as a Deputy for the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Department for about three years beginning in 1999. More recently, Trustee Martin was employed as a Deputy with the Butte County Sheriff’s Office for a period of about thirteen years ending in 2017. Currently he is employed as a District Attorney Investigator with the Butte County District Attorney’s Office. Trustee Martin was briefly elected as the President of the Butte County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association, but for the past eight years he has been the elected Treasurer of that organization. Trustee Martin was elected in October 2019 to the Insurance and Benefits Trust of PORAC.

Steve Latham

Steve Latham  

Trustee Latham represents Region II (South San Joaquin Valley, Central California and North Valley Chapters). He began his career with the Fresno Police Department in 2004. Trustee Latham is currently assigned as a motor Officer in the Traffic unit. He has served on the board of the Fresno Police Officers Association since 2014 and currently serves as the second Vice-President. In November 2021, he was elected to the Insurance and Benefits Trust of PORAC.

Cody Green

Cody Green  

Trustee Green represents Region III (Tri-Counties, Los Angeles North and Los Angeles South Chapters). He has been with the Santa Monica Police Department for 14 years, and is currently a Sergeant assigned to Patrol. Cody is a Trustee of the Santa Monica Police Officers Retirement Medical Trust which manages assets of 15 million dollars. He has a Master’s degree in Public Administration and was elected in November 2015 to the Insurance & Benefits Trust.

Roger Garcia  

Trustee Garcia represents Region III (Tri-Counties, Los Angeles North and Los Angeles South Chapters). Trustee Garcia began his law enforcement career in 2004 when he was hired by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department as a public safety dispatcher. In 2006 he was hired as a police officer with the Oxnard Police Department. Trustee Garcia worked as a patrol officer for several years and was promoted to detective in 2009. His assignments included investigating robberies, homicides, along with participating in an FBI gang task force. Trustee Garcia is currently the treasurer for the PORAC Tri-Counties Chapter and Oxnard Peace Officers Foundation. He was elected to the Insurance and Benefits Trust of PORAC in September 2018. In November 2021, he was elected Treasurer to the Insurance and Benefits Trust of PORAC.

Richard Buss

Richard Buss  

Trustee Buss represents Region IV (Inland, Orange County and San Diego/Imperial Chapters). Buss began his law enforcement career in 2001 with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. In 2013, he took on the role as the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s, Rancho Cucamonga Station, alternate board of director for SEBA (Sheriff’s Employees Benefits Association) and in 2015 he was elected as the station director. He remains a member of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and is currently assigned to patrol at the Rancho Cucamonga Station. Buss has been a member of PORAC since 2001. In April 2017 he was elected to the Insurance and Benefits Trust of PORAC and selected as the Trust Vice-Chairman November 2019. In November 2021 he was elected Chairman to the Insurance and Benefits Trust of PORAC

Dustin Bruzee

Dustin Bruzee  

Trustee Bruzee represents Region IV (Inland, Orange County and San Diego/Imperial Chapters). Trustee Bruzee have been a police officer for 20 years. He began his law enforcement career at the Fresno Police Department in 2001 and is currently a Sergeant with the Chula Vista Police Department, assigned as the supervisor for UAS Operations. Trustee Bruzee has been involved in local association leadership for 15 years at various levels. He currently serves as the Vice President of the Chula Vista POA and also serves as the PAC Chair. In November 2021, he was elected to the Insurance and Benefits Trust of PORAC.

Damon Kurtz

Damon Kurtz  

Trustee Kurtz began his career in law enforcement as a deputy with the Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office in 1994.  Later he went to work as a deputy in San Luis Obispo County from 1998 to 2004. In 2004 Damon became a police officer for the City of Fresno Police Department. He was elected to the executive board of the FPOA as a business representative in 2009 and first vice president in 2012. He was elected to the PORAC Insurance and Benefits Trust as a Region II Trustee representing North Valley, Central California, South San Joaquin and Nevada Chapters in May of 2013 and became Chairman of the Trust in 2016. In November 2017 he was elected as the PORAC Vice President and was appointed as the Presidents appointee to the Insurance and Benefits Trust of PORAC.

Gary Frace

Gary Frace  

Trustee Frace began his law enforcement career in 2006 when he was hired by Lake County Sheriff’s Department where he worked patrol exclusively. In 2013 he was promoted to Sergeant and became the supervisor of the Lake County Gang Task Force, the Field Training program and the K-9 program. He was elected to the PORAC board of directors in 2009 to represent the Redwood Chapter where he represents Lake, Mendocino, Humboldt and Del Notre counties. In 2016 he became the PORAC Board appointee assigned to the Insurance and Benefits Trust of PORAC.

Franco Vado

Franco Vado  

Trustee Vado began his law enforcement career in 1995 with the San Jose Police Department. Vado was elected as a director of the San Jose Police Officers' Association in 2009 and was elected to Chief Financial Officer in July 2010. In November 2010 he was elected to the Insurance and Benefits Trust of PORAC. He served as Chairman for the Insurance and Benefits Trust of PORAC from November 2019 to November 2021, when he was appointed as the Retired Associate Member Representative.