About The Salem Police Foundation

The Salem Police Foundation was founded in 2010.

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Salem Police Foundation is to Promote Community Support for the Salem Police Department.

Vision Statement

To enhance public safety by supporting the Salem Police Department, its members, and the community.

Purpose

  • Employee Recognition and Development
  • Community Outreach/Partnerships/Recruitment/Crime Prevention/Awareness
  • Service Enhancements
  • Assistance for Department Members and their Families
  • Special Projects

Our 2019 Leadership

Board

  • Dan Wellert, President
  • Cyndi Leinassar, Vice President
  • Michelle Morrow, Secretary
  • John D. Hawkins, Treasurer
  • Kathy Belcher, Board Member
  • Jerry Thompson, Board Member
  • Rich Kansky, Board Member
  • Pete DeMuniz, Board Member
  • Chief Jerry Moore, Ex Officio Member

Advisory Council

  • Sen. Jackie Winters, Honorary Member
  • Diane McLaran, Chemeketa Community College

Staff

  • Mary Louise VanNatta, APR, CAE, Executive Director
  • Claudia Vorse, Associate Director