Explorer Post Advisor of the Year

2018 Explorer Post Advisor of the Year

Deputy Priscilla Silva

Alameda County, CA

NSA established the Law Enforcement Explorer Post Advisor Award in 1988 to recognize a post advisor for outstanding contributions to a law enforcement explorer post sponsored by a sheriff's office. Candidates are judged on their recruiting efforts, size of post and tenure of explorers, written program plans, explorer training, and post activities. This award is sponsored by GTL.

Previous Winners

1999   Sergeant Barbara Smith - St. Lucie County, FL

2000   Sergeant Hank Davis - Contra Costa County , CA

2002   Deputy Gregory L. Rabanus - Hamilton County, OH

2001   Sergeant Brian Davy - Natrona County, WY

2003   Segeant Tygh Thompson - Washington County, OR

2004   Deputy Lillian "lee" Sutterfield - Palm Beach County, FL

2004   Corporal Andy Gerrard - Riverside County, CA

2005   Sergeant Theresa (Teri) Ellingham - Will County, IL

2006   Kendall K. Anderson - Jacksonville, FL

2007   Corporal Yakeisha Hines - Prince Georges County, MD

2008   Deputy Sonya Matthews - Kitsap County, WA

2009   Deputy Barry Bland - Hanover County, VA

2010   Leiuteant LaFate E. Day, Jr. - Lafourche Parish, LA

2011   Deputy Joni Goodley - Pinellas County, Fl

2012   Deputy Rich Bennett - Dane County, WI

2013   Oscar Garcia - Washington County, UT

2014  Deputy James Butterfield - Pinellas County, FL

2015  Master Deputy James Cole - Orange County, FL

2016 Sergeant Dawanna Witt - Dakota County, Minnesota