Trustee Kurtz represents Region II (North Valley, Central California, South San Joaquin and Nevada Chapters). 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 in May of 2013.