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The POST Management Team is comprised of the Executive Director, three Assistant Executive Directors, a Public Information Officer, and 8 Bureau Chiefs. The Management Team works with POST staff, affiliated POST agencies, and associations to develop and maintain programs and services which assist California Law Enforcement in addressing the needs of communities they serve.

The Management Team meets twice a month to discuss organizational issues and share program updates, agency developments, and upcoming events that may impact POST and its stakeholders.

Executive Director

Manny Alvarez, Executive DirectorManuel Alvarez Jr.
Executive Director

On July 26, 2016, the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) appointed Manuel "Manny" Alvarez as the Executive Director of POST.  Manny started his employment and leadership role at POST on September 6, 2016.

Prior to coming on board at POST, Manny served as a Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from 1990 to 2016.  Following his training at the FBI Academy in 1990, he was assigned to the FBI’s San Francisco Field Office, San Jose Resident Agency until 2006.  From 2006 to 2010, he served as the FBI Assistant Legal Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Madrid, Spain.  From 2010 to 2016 he served as an Assistant Special Agent in Charge in the FBI’s Sacramento Field Office.

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Assistant Executive Directors

Jan BullardJan Bullard

Assistant Executive Director
Standards and Development Division

Jan has 26 years of law enforcement experience.  She served one year as a Level II Reserve Officer for the City of South Pasadena, 6 years with the Glendora Police Department as their first female police officer, and 19 years with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department.  While at Santa Barbara her assignments included training manager, background investigator, public information officer, and patrol.  Jan supervised several bureaus including Personnel and Training, Patrol, DARE and Mounted Unit. 

Jan first came to POST in 1997 as a Management Fellow.  In this capacity she spent two years as the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Grant Program Coordinator.  Her demonstrated competency led to full time employment in 1999 as a Law Enforcement Consultant at POST.

Jan’s initial work began in Training Program Services on projects such as, Racial Profiling, Hate Crimes, Model Respiratory Program and the Museum of Tolerance.  For 3 years, she was an Area Consultant for Region 3, assigned to POST's Training Delivery and Compliance Bureau.  Jan was promoted at POST to Bureau Chief of Learning Technology Resources in 2009.

Jan has a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration from the University of La Verne.

Dave CornejoDave Cornejo

Assistant Executive Director
Administrative Services Division

Dave came to POST with over twenty years of State executive and managerial experience overseeing Financial, Information Technology, and Administrative programs.  He has served as the Chief Financial Officer for the California Department of Public Health and the Fiscal Chief for the California Public Employees Retirement System. He has administrative experience with State law enforcement and emergency response programs, including the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Cal-Fire, and the Department of Fish and Wildlife. Prior to becoming a State Manager, Dave was a College Professor at Cosumnes River College in Sacramento and taught both Computer Information Science and Business Administration courses.  Dave has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from California State University, Sacramento.

Stephanie Scofield, Interim Executive DirectorStephanie Scofield

Assistant Executive Director
Field Services Division

Stephanie joined POST in 2008 as a Law Enforcement Consultant after serving for 14 years in California law enforcement. She began her career at POST in the Management Counseling Services Bureau as a Law Enforcement Consultant before serving in both the Basic Training Bureau and the Training Delivery and Compliance Bureau.

In 2011, Stephanie was promoted to Bureau Chief of the Standards, Evaluation and Research Bureau and in 2012, served as the Bureau Chief of the Training Delivery and Compliance Bureau. Stephanie was promoted to Assistant Executive Director of the Administrative Division in 2013 and served in that capacity for two years.  In January 2012 Stephanie was appointed as the Assistant Executive Director of the Field Services Division. 

Bureau Chiefs

Jeff DunnJeff Dunn

Bureau Chief
Training Delivery and Compliance 

Jeff Dunn was Promoted to Bureau Chief of the Training, Delivery and Compliance Services Bureau in June of 2016 after joining POST in 2014.  Jeff spent his two years at POST as the Region IV Manager serving the Central Valley in addition to managing the Reserve Peace Officer Program for POST.  Jeff Dunn began his law enforcement career while in high school as a member of the Tulare County Sheriff’s Explorer program.  In 1986, he joined the Kingsburg Police Department as a Reserve Police Officer.  Jeff   spent almost 20 years as a Police Academy Instructor in topics such as impact weapons, missing persons, and report writing.  As a Sergeant, he served as the supervisor for the following programs: Reserve Peace Officers, Communications, Field Training, and the K9 Unit.  He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2001.  In 2005, he was promoted to Chief of Police where he remained until joining POST in 2014. 

Jeff has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology from Fresno State University and is a graduate of the POST Command College.

Darla EnglerDarla Engler

Bureau Chief
Administrative Services

Darla Engler joined POST in 2007 to serve as Personnel Officer. She brought 21 years of state experience in Personnel and Labor Relations, having served at the State Teacher Retirement System, the California Department of Forestry, and the Student Aid Commission.  Darla promoted to Bureau Chief of Administrative Services in 2011.

Scott Loggins Scott Loggins

Bureau Chief
Basic Training Bureau

Scott Loggins joined POST after 23 years with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department where he held a variety of assignments including corrections, patrol, field training officer and investigations, as well as assignments as the Department’s in-service training coordinator, reserve coordinator, and academy director.  He held command-level assignments in both administration and operations, and throughout his career served as an academy instructor.  Scott held the rank of Lieutenant when he retired from the Sheriff’s Department in 2011.  Scott worked in the Basic Training Bureau for POST as a Law Enforcement Consultant where he managed all Basic Course Certification Reviews, facilitated various committees, and taught in the Director-Coordinator, Recruit Training Officer, and Scenario Manager courses before being promoted to his current position as the Basic Training Bureau Chief in 2013.

Scott has a Master's Degree in Emergency Services Administration from the California State University, Long Beach, and is a graduate of the POST Master Instructor Development Program, the POST Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute, and the FBI National Academy (Class 228).

Colin O'Keefe Colin O'Keefe

Bureau Chief
Computer Services

Colin O'Keefe worked for 10 years at several Fortune 500 corporations in the areas of information technology, foreign currency exchange system design, and technical product marketing.  He joined POST in 2004, and has overseen projects in Network Management, Telecommunications, POST Web Applications, and Computer-Based Law Enforcement Testing.  Colin promoted to Bureau Chief of the Computer Services Bureau in 2013.

Colin is a graduate of the State of California IT Management Academy XIII.  He holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from UC Davis. 

Don Shingara Don Shingara

Bureau Chief
Management Counseling, Leadership Development

Don Shingara became a POST employee in 2008 after serving 21 years in law enforcement. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute.  Don was assigned to the Basic Training Bureau from 2008 to 2012, where his duties included analyzing Field Training courses and programs, developing content for the Public Safety Dispatcher Basic Course, and assisting in Regular Basic Course academy reviews.  In 2012, he was assigned to the Management Counseling, Leadership Development Bureau where he conducted management studies related to evidence and property, organizational efficiency, and effectiveness. 

Don was promoted to Bureau Chief of the Management Counseling, Leadership Development Bureau in July 2015.  Don holds an Associate’s Degree in General Studies, a Bachelor’s Degree in English, and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management.  He proudly served in the United States Air Force Reserve as both an enlisted person and commissioned officer.

Bob ZiglarBob Ziglar

Bureau Chief
Training Program Services

Bob Ziglar, appointed Bureau Chief for the Training Program Services Bureau in August 2013, has been involved in the field of law enforcement and law enforcement training for the past 36 years.  Bob is a retired Sergeant from the Capitola Police Department where he served as a Field Training Officer, Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Field Training Sergeant, and the department Training Manager.  Bob has worked as an Academy Instructor, Course Coordinator, and Director of the South Bay Regional Public Safety Consortium where he was responsible for up to ten academies a year conducted in four counties.  Upon leaving South Bay Regional, Bob was hired as the Director of Public Safety Training at Cabrillo College where he was responsible for the Fire Technology, Criminal Justice, and Emergency Medical Technician Programs.  This included all in-service training for law enforcement and fire departments in the county.  Bob has worked for POST in the Basic Training Bureau in various capacities, most recently as the Basic Course Coordinator for the last three years.

Bob has participated in the development of the Police Training Officer Program as a pilot member and instructor.  He also facilitated revisions to Scenario Testing by changing the testing process to a competency-based evaluation format.  In addition, Bob presented the POST Scenario Managers Workshop for over eighteen years.

Bob has an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice, a Bachelor's Degree in Human Relations and Organizational Behavior, and a Master's Degree in Emergency Services Administration.