Trustee Rea represents Region IV (Inland, Orange County and San Diego/Imperial Chapters). In 1998 Rea began his law enforcement career with the Chula Vista Police Department. In 2003 he was elected to the CVPOA board of directors and has been the treasurer of the CVPOA since 2005. He remains a member of the Chula Vista Police Department and is currently assigned as a motor agent. Rea has been an active member of PORAC since 1998 and was selected by President Cottingham as the Region IV representative on the committee to develop the Retiree Medical Trust. He remains the elected Region IV Trustee, and is the only founding member remaining on the Trust. In November 2008 he was elected to the Insurance and Benefits Trust of PORAC, and in November 2010 became the Chairman.