Board Members

Terrance Hopkins

President
Terrance is a 30 year veteran of the Dallas Police Department. He worked at North West Patrol, South West Patrol, was an FTO for ten years, and a Class Coordinator at the Basic Training Academy. Terrance served as the Fiscal Officer, 3rd Vice President, 2nd Vice President, and presently serving a second term as President. He is currently assigned to the Tactical Support Unit.

Mary Lavender

1st Vice President
Mary is a 25-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department. She worked at Southeast Patrol, Basic Training Academy, IAD, and currently at Tactical Support. Mary served as the Association Secretary. Mary believes that you judge a person by their works not their words.

Larry Moody

2nd Vice President
Larry Moody is a 13 year veteran of the Dallas Police Department.

Jesika Jones

3rd Vice President
Jesika has been a Dallas Police Officer for 7 ½ years. She has worked at Southeast patrol, South Central patrol, and the Office of the Chief of Police. She has been a FTO and a Class Advisor at the Basic Training Academy. Jesika is currently assigned to SWAT.

Tawana Walls

Parliamentarian
Tawana is a 19-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department. She is a Sergeant assigned to Southeast Patrol. Tawana is a dedicated and faithful servant to Christ. She is committed to empowering and motivating others.

Ashley Olford

Secretary
Ashley is a 13-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department. She has worked at South Central Patrol and Southeast Patrol.

Ashley Anderson

Sergeant-At-Arms
Ashley is a 10 veteran of the Dallas Police Department. Ashley is a Sergeant currently assigned to Personnel.

Bernard Johnson

DISD
Bernard is a 16-year veteran of DISD. He has worked for Duncanville ISD and Glenn Heights Police Department. He was a FTO and Gang Liaison Officer with DISD. He is currently a Sergeant. Bernard’s life mission has been to prepare individuals to handle life opportunities in the best positive way possible.

Terri Thomas

DISD
Terri is a 28-year veteran of the Dallas ISD Police Department. She was the first female DISD officer promoted to Lieutenant in 2016. Terri is currently assigned to the Support Services Division.

Frank Webb

DISD
Frank is a 21-year veteran with DISD. He is currently a Sergeant.

Tonya Gassaway

Dallas City Marshal
Tonya is a 5-year veteran with the Dallas Marshals Office. She has been in law enforcement for more than 24 years—twenty of those years spent with Dallas ISD Police Department. Tonya's life goal is to utilize her knowledge and experience to ensure the public's safety and security. She strives to remain an intricate progressive part of the business world.

Ashley Williams

DFW Police
Ashley is a 12-year veteran with DFW Police Department. She is a motivational source in her department and uses her positive attitude to encourage others to work hard and succeed. She takes great pleasure in planning and participating in community outreach events
The BPA was formed to openly challenge the Dallas Police Department's race and gender bias policies, duality and disparate treatment of the people of color and women.

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