Meet the Final Leg Team

SPECIAL OLYMPICS ATHLETES

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Ernest Roundtree

SPECIAL OLYMPICS PENNSYLVANIA

Ernest has been involved with Special Olympics in Pennsylvania for many years. He participates in middle distance running events and is also an accomplished marathon runner, having completed five in the past two years.

He has been a part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg at the Pennsylvania State Summer Games for the past seven years.

He is a trained Global Messenger and has chaired the 2016 Athlete Congress

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Danny Williamson

SPECIAL OLYMPICS MASSACHUSETTS

Danny has been competing with Special olympics for the past nine years and is no stranger to success - brining home over 33 medals including several golds.

He was nominated for the Special Olympics Massachusetts Hall of Fame in 2016.

He regularly volunteers for LETR events including Tip-A-Cop and Torch Runs.

He is trained as a Global Messenger.

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Amy Wollmershauser

SPECIAL OLYMPICS OKLAHOMA

Amy has been involved with Special Olympics and the LETR in Oklahoma for many years. Her father is a retired police officer and her brother a current officer.

She is an accomplished athlete, participating in Track and Field, Snow Shoeing and Bocce at various levels. She has competed at State, National and World Games.

In 2015, Amy's achievements were recognised when she was presented with the LETR International Executive Council's Athlete Award.

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Robin Callaway

SPECIAL OLYMPICS NORTH CAROLINA

Robin has been involved with Special Olympics since 1999 and competes in tennis, softball, bowling, basketball and flag football.

She has been a Global Messenger since 2006 and in 2014 was asked to join the North Carolina LETR Council as an Athlete Ambassador.

In 2015, her hard work, sportsmanship and dedication to the organisation was recognised when she was named the 2015 SO North Carolina Athlete of the Year.

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John Sherbert

SPECIAL OLYMPICS NEBRASKA

John competes in track & field, flag football, unified basketball, unified bowling, volleyball and soccer.

He has been trained through the Athlete Leadership program and recently served as a mentor to another athlete undertaking the program.

He is also the Athlete Representative on the LETR Nebraska Executive Council.

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Jeremy Wall

SPECIAL OLYMPICS WASHINGTON

Jeremy is an active athlete and participates in athletes, softball, basketball and bowling.

During his 18 years with Special Olympics, Jeremy has collected over 100 medals.

TEAM MANAGEMENT

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Brian Johnston

WASHINGTON

Law Enforcement Agency
MONROE POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Sergeant

Law Enforcement Service
33 years
LETR Service
30 years

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John Newnan

MARYLAND

Law Enforcement Agency
HOWARD COUNTY
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Captain (Retired)

Law Enforcement Service
35 years
LETR Service
31 years

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Don Stuart

NEW SOUTH WALES

Law Enforcement Agency
NEW SOUTH WALES
POLICE FORCE

Rank / Position
Senior Sergeant (Retired)

Law Enforcement Service
26 years
LETR Service
14 years

TEAM LEADERS

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Jason Johnson

MONTANA

Law Enforcement Agency
MISSOULA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Rank / Position
Under Sheriff (Retired)

Law Enforcement Service
20 years
LETR Service
19 years

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Bryan Keller

WASHINGTON

Law Enforcement Agency
BOTHELL POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Sergeant

Law Enforcement Service
37 years
LETR Service
30 years

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Matt Koritnik

WYOMING

Law Enforcement Agency
LOVELL POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Patrol Officer

Law Enforcement Service
7 years
LETR Service
7 years

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Patrick Calley

IDAHO

Law Enforcement Agency
ADA COUNTY
SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Rank / Position
Chief
Eagle Police Department

Law Enforcement Service
28 years
LETR Service
28 years

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Joel Goodwin

OREGON

Law Enforcement Agency
CORVALLIS POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Sergeant

Law Enforcement Service
20 years
LETR Service
20 years

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Barry Wilson

ALASKA

Law Enforcement Agency
ALASKA STATE TROOPERS

Rank / Position
Captain

Law Enforcement Service
27 years
LETR Service
25 years

TORCH RUNNERS

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Eric Abt

ARIZONA

Law Enforcement Agency
ARIZONA
DEPT OF CORRECTIONS

Rank / Position
Administrator

Law Enforcement Service
29 years
LETR Service
17 years

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Ty Ah Nee

HAWAII

Law Enforcement Agency
HONOLULU
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Police Officer

Law Enforcement Service
8 years
LETR Service
5 years

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Kevin Barreras

NEW MEXICO

Law Enforcement Agency
NEW MEXICO
CORRECTIONS DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Probation & Parole Officer

Law Enforcement Service
9 years
LETR Service
9 years

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Mark Bishop

ALABAMA

Law Enforcement Agency
SHELBY COUNTY
SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Rank / Position
Lieutenant

Law Enforcement Service
18 years
LETR Service
11 years

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Joe Carlone

CONNECTICUT

Law Enforcement Agency
CONNECTICUT
DEPT OF CORRECTIONS

Rank / Position
Captain (Retired)

Law Enforcement Service
25 years
LETR Service
27 years

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Josh Chapman

INDIANA

Law Enforcement Agency
ZIONSVILLE
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
School Resource Officer

Law Enforcement Service
5 years
LETR Service
3 years

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Larry Crosman

CONNECTICUT

Law Enforcement Agency
MANSFIELD
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Detective Sergeant

Law Enforcement Service
28 years
LETR Service
10 years

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Nick Davis

SOUTH DAKOTA

Law Enforcement Agency
RAPID CITY
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Detective

Law Enforcement Service
5 years
LETR Service
5 years

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Mike Failace

NEW JERSEY

Law Enforcement Agency
LYNDHURST
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Lieutenant (Retired)

Law Enforcement Service
20 years
LETR Service
20 years

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Sandy Fent

OHIO

Law Enforcement Agency
SPRINGFIELD
POLICE DIVISION

Rank / Position
Detective

Law Enforcement Service
21 years
LETR Service
21 years

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Callie Field

VERMONT

Law Enforcement Agency
VERMONT
STATE POLICE

Rank / Position
Corporal / Road Trooper

Law Enforcement Service
21 years
LETR Service
15 years

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Matt Fraize

ALASKA

Law Enforcement Agency
ANCHORAGE
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Senior Patrol Officer

Law Enforcement Service
16 years
LETR Service
10 years

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Stephanie Gallemore

VIRGINIA

Law Enforcement Agency
VIRGINIA DMV
LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION

Rank / Position
Senior Special Agent

Law Enforcement Service
15 years
LETR Service
10 years

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Amie Garrett

GEORGIA

Law Enforcement Agency
COBB COUNTY
SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Rank / Position
Lieutenant

Law Enforcement Service
17 years
LETR Service
5 years

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Therese Giannelli

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

Law Enforcement Agency
CALIFORNIA
DEPT OF CORRECTIONS & REHABILITATION

Rank / Position
Community Resource Manager

Law Enforcement Service
20 years
LETR Service
10 years

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Howie Hanft

MICHIGAN

Law Enforcement Agency
OGEMAW COUNTY
SHERIFF

Rank / Position
Sheriff

Law Enforcement Service
37 years
LETR Service
25+ years

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Josh Hayes

IDAHO

Law Enforcement Agency
TWIN FALLS
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Patrol Officer

Law Enforcement Service
8 years
LETR Service
6 years

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Kevin Heaton

COLORADO

Law Enforcement Agency
ARAPAHOE COUNTY
SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Rank / Position
Lieutenant

Law Enforcement Service
28 years
LETR Service
14 years

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Adam Heitzenrater

SOUTH CAROLINA

Law Enforcement Agency
SOUTH CAROLINA
STATE TRANSPORT POLICE

Rank / Position
Corporal

Law Enforcement Service
17 years
LETR Service
10 years

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Felipe Hernandez

KENTUCKY

Law Enforcement Agency
JEFFERSON COUNTY
SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Rank / Position
Deputy

Law Enforcement Service
27 years
LETR Service
20 years

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Brandon Johnson

WASHINGTON

Law Enforcement Agency
EAST WENATCHEE
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Patrol Officer

Law Enforcement Service
13 years
LETR Service
13 years

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Terry Kuykendall

ARKANSAS

Law Enforcement Agency
NORTH LITTLE ROCK
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Sergeant

Law Enforcement Service
22 years
LETR Service
22 years

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Al Labrada

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Law Enforcement Agency
LOS ANGELES
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Captain

Law Enforcement Service
24 years
LETR Service
7 years

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Ron Lane

IOWA

Law Enforcement Agency
IOWA
DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Rank / Position
Conservation Officer

Law Enforcement Service
20 years
LETR Service
19 years

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Travis Look

NEVADA

Law Enforcement Agency
RENO
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Patrol Officer

Law Enforcement Service
12 years
LETR Service
2 years

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Pat Mans

MINNESOTA

Law Enforcement Agency
SAVAGE
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Sergeant

Law Enforcement Service
23 years
LETR Service
13 years

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Tracie Mathews

TEXAS

Law Enforcement Agency
HOUSTON
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Patrol Officer

Law Enforcement Service
14 years
LETR Service
7 years

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Dave McGarvey

PENNSYLVANIA

Law Enforcement Agency
PENNSYLVANIA
STATE POLICE

Rank / Position
Master Trooper

Law Enforcement Service
27 years
LETR Service
7 years

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Cyndi McLane

MISSOURI

Law Enforcement Agency
COLUMBIA
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Sergeant

Law Enforcement Service
17 years
LETR Service
16 years

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Josh Metcalf

OKLAHOMA

Law Enforcement Agency
TULSA
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Patrol Officer

Law Enforcement Service
7 years
LETR Service
7 years

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Michael Meziere

MISSISSIPPI

Law Enforcement Agency
OLIVE BRANCH
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Detective

Law Enforcement Service
9 years
LETR Service
2 years

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Chris Mueller

ILLINOIS

Law Enforcement Agency
SPRINGFIELD
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Lieutenant (Retired)

Law Enforcement Service
26 years
LETR Service
22 years

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Jennifer Osborn

NORTH CAROLINA

Law Enforcement Agency
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Rank / Position
Sergeant

Law Enforcement Service
13 years
LETR Service
8 years

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Jason Parce

MONTANA

Law Enforcement Agency
KALISPELL
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Master Patrolman

Law Enforcement Service
12 years
LETR Service
11 years

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Jennifer Payne

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Law Enforcement Agency
STRAFFORD COUNTY
SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Rank / Position
Sergeant

Law Enforcement Service
11 years
LETR Service
7 years

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James Pittman

LOUISIANA

Law Enforcement Agency
LOUISIANA
STATE POLICE

Rank / Position
Trooper

Law Enforcement Service
10 years
LETR Service
5 years

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John Prewesnicak

NEW YORK

Law Enforcement Agency
ROCHESTER
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Lieutenant

Law Enforcement Service
31 years
LETR Service
10 years

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Gus Proctor

MARYLAND

Law Enforcement Agency
CHARLES COUNTY
SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Rank / Position
Sergeant

Law Enforcement Service
26 years
LETR Service
12 years

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Rock Rakosi

OREGON

Law Enforcement Agency
MYRTLE POINT
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Chief of Police

Law Enforcement Service
21 years
LETR Service
20 years

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Rich Rosell

FLORIDA

Law Enforcement Agency
INDIAN RIVER SHORES
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

Rank / Position
Chief

Law Enforcement Service
35 years
LETR Service
20 years

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Joelle Ryan

DELAWARE

Law Enforcement Agency
UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Sergeant

Law Enforcement Service
9 years
LETR Service
7 years

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Kate Schaper

WISCONSIN

Law Enforcement Agency
KENOSHA
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Patrol Officer

Law Enforcement Service
12 years
LETR Service
8 years

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Doug Smith

MAINE

Law Enforcement Agency
BANGOR
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Patrol Officer

Law Enforcement Service
16 years
LETR Service
16 years

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Adam Taylor

KANSAS

Law Enforcement Agency
PRAIRIE VILLAGE
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Sergeant

Law Enforcement Service
18 years
LETR Service
18 years

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Seth VanHorn

NEBRASKA

Law Enforcement Agency
KEARNEY
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Officer

Law Enforcement Service
11 years
LETR Service
10 years

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Julie Wickett

WYOMING

Law Enforcement Agency
GLENROCK
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Officer

Law Enforcement Service
15 years
LETR Service
12 years

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Bill Ziehl

RHODE ISLAND

Law Enforcement Agency
FOSTER
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Chief of Police

Law Enforcement Service
32 years
LETR Service
10 years

LOGISTICS TEAM

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Brian Asmus

WASHINGTON

Law Enforcement Agency
LIBERTY LAKE POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Chief

Law Enforcement Service
27 years
LETR Service
20 years

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Michelle Brostmeyer

IDAHO

Law Enforcement Agency
IDAHO STATE POLICE

Rank / Position
Detective

Law Enforcement Service
5 years
LETR Service
1 years

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Ron Casalenda

WYOMING

Law Enforcement Agency
DOUGLAS
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Chief

Law Enforcement Service
38 years
LETR Service
24 years

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Harry Drucker

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Law Enforcement Agency
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Sergeant

Law Enforcement Service
30 years
LETR Service
10 years

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Patricia Duemmell

WASHINGTON

Law Enforcement Agency
MARYSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Evidence Technician

Law Enforcement Service
24 years
LETR Service
17 years

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Domingo Leveque-Zapata

MONTANA

Law Enforcement Agency
HELENA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Detective Corporal

Law Enforcement Service
10 years
LETR Service
10 years

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Jessica Mathews

ALASKA

Law Enforcement Agency
ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Rank / Position
Superintendent

Law Enforcement Service
28 years
LETR Service
8 years

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Tiffany Monroe

OREGON

Law Enforcement Agency
SPRINGFIELD
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Management Analyst

Law Enforcement Service
20 years
LETR Service
10 years

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Erik Scairpon

WASHINGTON

Law Enforcement Agency
REDMOND POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Lieutenant

Law Enforcement Service
19 years
LETR Service
23 years

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David Smith

NORTHERN IRELAND

Law Enforcement Agency
POLICE SERVICE OF
NORTHERN IRELAND

Rank / Position
Constable

Law Enforcement Service
26 years
LETR Service
22 years

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Frank Tewey

MARYLAND

Law Enforcement Agency
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY
POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Captain

Law Enforcement Service
28 years
LETR Service
9 years

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Rick Wade

WASHINGTON

Law Enforcement Agency
LAKEWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Supervisor (Retired)

Law Enforcement Service
42 years
LETR Service
15 years

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Le-Ann Whitney

WASHINGTON

Law Enforcement Agency
RENTON POLICE DEPARTMENT

Rank / Position
Detective

Law Enforcement Service
11 years
LETR Service
7 years

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Scott Whyte

NEW SOUTH WALES

Law Enforcement Agency
NEW SOUTH WALES
POLICE FORCE

Rank / Position
Detective Superintendent (Retired)

Law Enforcement Service
35 years
LETR Service
11 years

Meet the Team | LETR FINAL LEG