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San Diego Association of Public Safety Dispatchers
Executive Officers

Jeffrey Hebert, President

Jeff is a communications manager with the San Diego County Sheriff's Department and has been with the department since 1995. During his time with the Sheriff's Department, he has been a communications training officer, academy instructor, and training supervisor.

Jeff is a subject matter expert in public safety interoperability communications and is a Lead Instructor for the San Diego-Imperial County Regional Communications System.  He is Chairman of the San Diego Law Enforcement Assistance Network committee (www.sdlean.org)and serves on the Public Safety Dispatcher Advisory Council for the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. 

Jeff has served as President of the San Diego Association of Public Safety Dispatchers since 2005.


Tiffany Walker, Vice President

Tiffany has been the Public Safety Dispatch Supervisor with the San Diego Harbor Police Department since 2003. Prior to Harbor Police, she worked as a Police Dispatcher for the Coronado Police Department and the San Diego State University Police Department. She has worked in Public Safety since 1988.

Tiffany is a Communications Training Officer, has completed the forty hour POST Instructor Development Course, and is a certified CLETS/NCIC and RCS instructor for the Harbor Police.

Tiffany has served as Association Vice President since April of 2011.


Sara Chandroo, Secretary
Sara has been a Lead Dispatcher with the San Diego State University Police Department since 2012. Prior to her supervisory role, she was a dispatcher at SDSU PD and with San Diego Sheriff’s Department for 5 years.

Sara is a training officer for the SDSU PD and also created their 2 week training academy for trainees prior to their assignment with a CTO.

Sara has served as Association Secretary since 2012.

Melissa Hernandez, Treasurer

Melissa has been a dispatcher with the San Diego County Sheriff's Department since 1997.  She's had numerous assignments, duties and responsibilities including Communications Training Officer, Sheriffs Radio Academy instructor, Miramar College POST Basic Dispatcher Academy instructor and member of the Sheriff's dispatcher recruiting team.  She is currently responsible for the maintenance of the Sheriff's computer aided dispatch geofile database.  Melissa is a POST Master Instructor.

Melissa has served as Association Treasurer since January of 2005.  She also serves as the Association's Class Coordinator, scheduling classes, arranging locations for training, processing student registration and billing.

San Diego Association of Public Safety Dispatchers
5663 Balboa Ave. #387 San Diego, CA 92111-2705
619.342.7344 president@sdapsd.org
APSD is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
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