Board of Directors

Denver Police Officers Foundation

Denver Police Officers Foundation Board of Directors 2023 (pending updates)

Denver Police Department

  • Chief of Police Ron Thomas, Chairperson
  • Deputy Chief Joseph Montoya
  • President Lt. Kenneth Chavez, NPLOA
  • Representatives of Denver Police Officer organizations:
    • Police Protective Association
    • Fraternal Order of Police
    • Black Police Officers
    • National Latino Peace Officers Association
    • The Women’s Collective
    • Brotherhood
    • LGBTQ+

Community Representatives

  • Ralph Barocas, RBC Wealth Management
  • David Caldiero, David Ellis Jewelers
  • Marshall Fogel, Attorney, Burg Simpson Law Firm
  • Jennifer Malchiodi, Philosophy Communication
  • Elaine Neal, Retired Juvenile Courts
  • Morey Troy, Business Owner
  • Christine Wiley, Rocky Mountain Law Enforcement Federal Credit Union

Past Presidents/Trustees

  • Sgt. Joseph Chacon, Founder
  • Lt. Edward Leger, Latino/Latina
  • (Retired) Det. JC Tyus Jr, Executive Director
  • (Retired) Cpt. Brian Gallagher, PPA
  • Sgt. Joseph Engelbert


  • Attorney Micheal Shea
  • Accountant Larry Neu
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