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  • Plan, direct and administer the services delivered by four major Sheriff's Office Divisions
    • Personnel and Training serving 1,800 employees and a budget of $9M
    • Court Services with 13 Court Houses, 213 employees and a budget of $33M
    • Custody Bureau with 2 jail facilities, 1,100 employees, an inmate population of more than 4,000 and a budget of $37M
    • Records Division with a staff of 47 and a budget of $6.5M
  • Captain – Personnel and Training Division Commander
    • Plan, direct, supervise and coordinate personnel and training services provided to 1,800 Sheriff’s Office Employees with a division of 42 civilian and sworn staff members.  Administer human resource services and programs including recruiting, hiring, background checking, employee dismissals, and related activities; Review, analyze, interpret and apply policies and statutes; Serve as the department’s Equal Employment Opportunity Officer; Manage a total budget of approximately $9.5M
  • Lieutenant – Planning Section Chief Jail Transition Team
    • Evaluate and analyze merging functions from the Department of Correction into the Sheriff’s Office using the Incident Command System. 
    • Identify cost saving measures and best practices. 
    • Provide the Incident Commander with accurate information on which decisions can be made. 
    • Prepare plans and status reports for each operational period.
  • Lieutenant – Assistant Patrol Division Commander
  • Lieutenant – Project Manager Bay Area Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI)

Skip has more than 33 years of public safety experience 

My Skills


  • Leadership
  • Program Management & Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Incident Command
  • Personnel Development & Training
  • Public Relations

Public safety professional

August 2012 - December 2014

public safety administrator

Assitant Sheriff - Santa Clara County Office of the Sheriff, CA

November 2006 - August 2012

public safety manager

Sheriff's Lieutenant & Captain - Santa Clara County Office of the Sheriff, CA