Commander Dave Bertini is a 29-year veteran of Law Enforcement, and currently a Commander for the Menlo Park Police Department. He is the President of the 100 Club of San Mateo County for 2016 and has accepted a second term as President for 2017. He has been on the Board of Directors since 2010, having served as a board member, secretary and Vice President.
Dave was awarded the 2007 California POST Excellence in Training Award, which was formerly known as the California Governor’s Award, for his work in training police officers throughout the state.
Karen Guidotti is a lifelong resident of San Mateo County. She graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1980, and received her law degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law in 1983. Since that time, Karen has worked as a prosecutor for the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office, and is presently the Chief Deputy District Attorney. She has been a member of the 100 Club since 2010. Karen, the current Vice President of the Club has accepted a second term as Vice President for 2017.
A member of the 100 Club of San Mateo County since 1998, Jim strongly supports its mission of providing immediate assistance and financial aid to the families of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.
Board Member Chief Albert Pardini has lived in San Mateo County for the past 30 years with his wife three adult children. On November 12, 2014, he was hired by the City of East Palo Alto to serve as the Chief of Police.
During his tenure as Chief of Police, he has restructured the department, created a succession plan for the department, and hired seven new officers to fill vacancies in the 36 person department. Chief Pardini has implemented his community policing philosophy that has connected the department with the community and bridged many gaps that existed when he was hired. Chief Pardini credits this approach to a consistent reduction in crime and an increased trust with the community.
Board Member Bob Puts is a retired Commander from the San Francisco Police Department. Bob enjoyed a 30 year career with SFPD where he served in various assignments including: uniformed patrol, plainclothes patrol, Inspector's Bureau, and Special Operations.
Bob retired in 2004 and decided to join the corporate world as a member of the Corporate Security Department at Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E). Bob is currently a Senior Investigator and Manager for PG&E.
Chief Mark Raffaelli (retired) served 38 years with the South San Francisco Police Department, his last 15 years as the Chief.
He grew up in South San Francisco, attended Serra High School, and the went to Sacramento State University earning his Bachelor’s Degree in addition to San Jose State University where he received his Master’s Degree.
Leslie S. Nannarone comes from an Air Force family, so she has done a lot of traveling in her life. After graduation from high school she attended Long Beach State University for a year and then completed her AA Degree at the College of San Mateo.
She is currently employed part-time as an Administrative Assistant by the City of Belmont in the Human Resources Department and the 100 Club of San Mateo County.