Brent Meyer is the Vice President of PORAC. Elected in 2013, Meyer is primarily responsible for PORAC’s recruiting and retention efforts. Prior to being elected to lead PORAC, Meyer served as president of the board of directors of the Sacramento Police Officers Association (SPOA) from 2007 to 2011. Officer Meyer, who earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice management, has been with the Sacramento Police Department since 1992. He began his career as a student trainee and was a community service officer until 1998, when he was sworn in as a Sacramento police officer. During his time with the department, Officer Meyer has worked in patrol; in the department’s federally grant-funded Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving (COPPS) program at the Regional Community Policing Institute in Sacramento; as a traffic enforcement officer on a motorcycle; and as a bicycle patrol officer in the central core of downtown. Within those assignments, he has trained other police officers and community service officers, and served in the capacity of an interim supervisor. Officer Meyer holds Basic, Intermediate and Advanced California POST Certificates.