PALMDALE/LANCASTER – The League of Women Voters Antelope Valley will be hosting a pair of “meet and greet” events featuring the new Los Angles County Sheriff captains. Light refreshments will be served as residents of the Antelope Valley get “up close and personal” with these recently appointed leaders.
Palmdale’s Meet & Greet with Captain Don Ford will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today (May 22) at the Chimbole Center.
Lancaster’s Meet & Greet with Captain Patrick ‘Pat’ Nelson will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday (May 23) at the Lancaster United Methodist Church, located at 918 West Avenue J.
League President Denise LaTanzi said: “The more we personally know our community leaders the better our cities will be. Don’t miss this chance to deepen your understanding of what it takes to have quality communities.”
Captain Ford received an associate’s degree in administration of justice from Cerritos College and bachelor’s degree in criminal justice management from Union Institute and University.
Captain Nelson holds a bachelor’s degree in workforce education and development from the University of Southern Illinois and a master’s degree in criminal justice-homeland security from Tiffin University. Nelson is also a graduate of the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training’s prestigious Command College.
The League of Women Voters Antelope Valley (LWCAV) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that neither supports, nor endorses any particular candidate or party.
Anyone interested in becoming a member, or needing further information is encouraged to visit the website at www.lwvav.org.
(Information via press release from the League of Women Voters Antelope Valley.)