Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Michael Ritchie
DPSF Chairman
Comerica Bank
Michigan Market President
Mike Bruggeman, CPP
DPSF Vice Chair
Director Campus Safety & Security
College for Creative Studies
Sharima Bulchak
DPSF Vice Chair
Strategic Staffing Solutions
Senior Administration
Anne Mervenne
DPSF Treasurer/Secretary
Mervenne & Company

Patti Kukula


Executive Director


Daryl Adams
The Shyft Group
President & CEO
Emily Allen
Motorola Solutions
Vice President MSSSI Sales
Robert Distelrath
Detroit Fire Department
2nd Deputy Commissioner
Lori Doughty
Regional Director of External Affairs
Jay Mahabir
Director, North Region
Gary McFarren
The Home Depot
District Manager
Denise Starr
City of Detroit
Human Resources Director
Sid Taylor
SET Enterprises, Inc.
Founder & Chairman, Retired
Mike Willaert
Detroit Pistons
Senior Vice President Operations
Chuck Wilson
Rock Family of Companies
Chief Security Officer

Chairman Emeritus

James Nicholson
PVS Chemicals
Chairman Emeritus
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Reginald Turner, Jr.
Clark Hill
Chairman Emeritus
Todd Argust
The Detroit Lions
Vice President Operations
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Michael Chriss
DTE Energy
Director Corporate & Government Affairs
David Fischer Jr.
The Suburban Collection
President & CEO
Dennis Graham
MGM Grand Detroit
Vice President of Security
Doug Krizanic
Deloitte Tax LLP
Dave Persyn
Stellantis NV
Head of Security Operations, North America & APAC 
Russell Schomberger
SLED North Central Region at SailPoint
Sales Director 
Lashinda Stair
Motorola Solutions 
Damon Tooles
Tooles Contracting Group
President & CEO
Whitney Walton
Marathon Petroleum
Security Coordinator
Donnell White
TCF National Bank
Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer

Honorary Members

Chief James E. White
Detroit Police Department
Honorary Members
Commissioner Eric Jones
Detroit Fire Department
Honorary Members