BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chief Jack Van Etten retired from the Burlingame Police Department following a 36-year career in the Law Enforcement Profession with BPD. He attended Serra High School in San Mateo, and earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of San Francisco and a Master’s Degree from Golden Gate University, as well as a California Lifetime Teaching Credential. Jack continues to maintain active memberships in several Professional Law Enforcement Associations, including IACP, CPCA, FBINAA, PPOA and is a "Life" Member of the California Peace Officers Association.
Jack has been a member of the One Hundred 100 Club of San Mateo County Board for the past 16 years, having served as Secretary, Vice President and President in 2009. He is a “Life” Member in the 100 Club and received the Club’s “Founder’s Award” in 2019. In retirement, Jack is active in the 100 Club, USF, is a “Life” Member of the Burlingame Lions Club, having served as President and served as District Governor, presiding over 42 Lions Clubs in San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara Counties in District 4-C4. Jack created and taught Disaster Preparedness and Relief training to other Lions Districts throughout the state and has chaired a statewide board to standardize all of California Lions Clubs responses to local and state disasters. He also is a Board Member with the Student Speaker’s Foundation, a non-profit Lions Organization throughout California which provides competitive scholarships to high school age student participants.
Jack resides in Burlingame with the love of his life, his wife of 44 years Lynn, their adult daughter Kristi, and one of the friendliest and most loyal German Shepherd Dogs you will ever meet, Barkley. In his spare time, Jack and his family enjoy trips to North Lake Tahoe and are "die hard" season ticket holders for all USF Men's Basketball games!
Vice President 2021
Following a brief minor league baseball career and a Bachelor of Science from St. Mary’s College, Dave Norris was hired by the San Mateo Police Department in 1993.
During his 25 years with SMPD, Dave has worked in multiple positions, including Field Training, Narcotics & Vice, Criminal Investigations and Youth Services, and led investigations involving Gang Crimes, Officer Involved Critical Incidents, and Homicides.
From 2010-2014 Dave was assigned to Community and Media Relations, where he established SMPD’s community engagement strategy and elevated followership from a few hundred to tens of thousands in San Mateo.
In 2017, Dave led a program for the procurement and deployment of body worn cameras for all SMPD officers. Dave is currently assigned as the Support Services Captain at the San Mateo Police Department.
He is a graduate of POST Command College and is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Public Safety Leadership at the University of San Diego.
Board Treasurer Bob Puts is a retired Commander of the San Francisco Police Department. Bob enjoyed a 30-year career with the SFPD where he served in various assignments including: uniformed patrol, plainclothes enforcement, Inspector’s Bureau, and Special Operations. He completed his last two years as the Patrol Commander of the Metro Division. Bob has been on the 100 Club Board of Directors for the past 5 years and Treasurer for the past 3 years.
Bob retired from law enforcement 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 worked for PG&E as a Senior Investigator and Manager for 14 years investigating criminal activity and acts of misconduct by employees.
Bob was born and raised in San Francisco, and is a second-generation San Franciscan. Bob attended Saint Ignatius High School and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from San Francisco State University. He serves on the advisory board of the International Institute of Criminal Justice Leadership for the University of San Francisco, and has also been a member of the Board of Directors of The Police Credit Union (formerly San Francisco Police CU) for the past 20 years.
Bob and his wife Debi, of 45 years, have resided in Burlingame for the past 35 years, where they raised their two sons, John and Dan. Since being fully retired, Bob spends his time playing with his grandson Andrew, or occasionally enjoying a workout at Burlingame’s Prime Time.
Danica is a life-long bay area resident: born in Alameda. She later moved to Redwood Shores, but now calls San Carlos her home. She lives with her husband, Jim, and their two dogs. Danica has over 30 years’ experience in the IT field and is currently a Senior IT Manager for a pharmaceutical company in South San Francisco. She has been a 100 Club member for six years and has attended many of our events including past dinners, Candy Store events, the Fallen Officers Memorials in Redwood City. Danica has been a life-long supporter of our first responders and has two nephews who serve as fire fighters, one in neighboring Redwood City.
Past President 2021
As the founder of Burke Capital, Jim provides strategic leadership to underperforming businesses. A proven executive, he has served as CEO and board member for numerous public and private companies. Notable successes include LTD Ceramics and Strasbaugh, in the semiconductor equipment industry; NetsWork, a data communications company; SBMC, a precision metal fabricator; and Arix Computer a mainframe computer manufacturer. He is currently a member of the board of directors of Burke & Herbert Bank in Virginia.
Additionally with a background career as a senior credit officer for Wells Fargo and Union Banks, he has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for startups, growth companies, restructures, and acquisitions. He serves on the Turnaround Management Association, and the board of the Santa Clara Chapter of Risk Management Associates, a bank trade association. Jim holds a BA in Economics from the University of Virginia.
Chief Dave Bertini is a 31-year veteran of Law Enforcement, and currently is the Chief of Police for the Menlo Park Police Department. He was the President of the 100 Club of San Mateo County for two terms, in 2016 & 2017. He has been on the Board of Directors since 2010, having served as a board member, secretary, Vice President & 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.
Dave started his career with the Pacifica Police Department where he rose to the rank of Captain in 2008, prior to which he was a sergeant for 13 years. He has worked as a patrol officer, gang officer, traffic officer and detective. In 2011 he took a position as a Police Commander in the Menlo Park Police Department, responsible as the second in command for the department. In 2018, he was appointed as the Menlo Park Chief of Police.
He has been involved in training since 1996, when he started teaching for a local community college, College of San Mateo. He is now an adjunct professor in the Administration of Justice Department for the College of San Mateo.
He teaches semester long classes on the Criminal Justice System, criminal, constitutional and procedural law and criminal investigations; along with teaching numerous subjects in the Basic Academy Modular format. He is also a certified instructor for the South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium Police Academy, instructing a myriad of subjects.
Dave is a national faculty member for the Josephson Institute of Ethics, a national non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the ethical quality of society by changing personal and organizational decision making and behavior.
Dave is a graduate of the College of San Mateo and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Saint Mary’s College. He is a POST (Police Officer Standard and Training) certified instructor and is a graduate of the California POST Master Instructor Development Program, a one year intensive program designed to create a cadre of highly trained law enforcement instructors throughout the state. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Military History from Norwich University. He is also a graduate of the CA POST Command College Program along with the Police Executive Research Forum's Senior Management in Policing Course.
Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos has over 40 years of law enforcement experience. He began his law
enforcement career with the Palo Alto Police Department in 1979, served as a Captain with the
Salinas Police Department, Chief of the Redwood City Police Department, and Undersheriff of San
Sheriff Bolanos was appointed as Sheriff of San Mateo County in July 2016 and elected in 2018.
Sheriff Bolanos’ priorities are community engagement and relationship building, programs that
promote positive relationships between youth and law enforcement, and programs in our
correctional facilities that provide inmates with an opportunity for a better life upon their release.
Sheriff Bolanos has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of San Francisco and a
Masters of Public Administration from California State University, East Bay. He is also a graduate
of Command College and the Homeland Security Executive Leaders Program.
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. Karen has worked as a prosecutor for the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office for 35 years. She recently retired as the Chief Deputy District Attorney.
She has been a member of the 100 Club since 2010. Karen has served on the Board of Directors since 2013 and has served as Secretary, Vice President & President in 2018.
Ross T. Hite's career began in the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office as a Cadet, Deputy, and Detective. In 1979, he founded a private investigation firm - Investigative Analysis. His practice has involved all types of investigation, but during the past decade he has become a Certified Fraud Specialist. Ross was raised in San Mateo County and graduated from Menlo School, College of San Mateo (AA), University of San Francisco (BA), and Golden Gate Univ. (MPA). In addition to the 100 Club Board, he is the Board Secretary for the San Mateo County Service League.
My career began in the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office as a Cadet, Deputy, and Detective. In 1979, I founded a private investigation firm - Investigative Analysis - which has been in business since opening. My practice has involved all types of investigation, but during the past decade I have become a Certified Fraud Specialist and to date maintain that credential. I was local raised in San Mateo County - graduated from Menlo School, College of San Mateo (AA), University of San Francisco (BA), and Golden Gate Univ. (MPA). In addition to the 100 Club Board, I am the Board Secretary for the San Mateo County Service League. I have one adult daughter residing in Houston, Texas with my three grandchildren.
Darlene Hong is the Vice President of Membership Development for the SF Police Credit Union, a financial institution that serves exclusively for First Responders. Darlene started as a loan processor for California State Employees Credit Union in 1981 for 3 years and then received the opportunity at SF Police Credit Union. She recently celebrated 34 years with SFPCU. Her passion is the member engagement and building partnerships with law enforcement agencies, organizations and associations across California. Her team currently oversees 400+ partner law enforcement groups throughout California.
A San Francisco native, attended Cathedral High School, City College San Francisco and San Francisco State University with focus in Marketing and Business Administration.
She is a mother of 2 boys with one being a Special Olympics Athlete. Her spare time is spent representing and volunteering for Special Olympics, training in martial arts and enjoying the social life of ballroom dancing.
Margaret Kemp is a retired Judge of the Superior Court in San Mateo County. She served more than twenty six years as a Municipal Court and Superior Court Judge and was the first woman to serve on both of those benches. Before taking the bench she was a Deputy District Attorney in San Mateo County where she was the first woman attorney in the Criminal division and a partner in the law firm of Thirkell, Pierpoint and Kemp. Since retiring she has done mediations and Arbitrations with the alternative dispute resolution firm of ADR Services Inc.
Judge Kemp (Ret.) is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Urbana, with a B.S. in Education, and has a M.A. in Political Science and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.
Judge Kemp served as the President of the 100 Club in 2015.
Chief Albert Pardini has lived in San Mateo County for the past 35 years with his wife and they
have 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, and hired several new officers to fill vacancies in the 37-
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 60+% reduction in violent crime and an increased
trust with the community.
Chief Pardini joined the San Francisco Police Department in 1982 and served the community for
32 years. During his 32 years of service with the San Francisco Police Department, he served as
the commanding officer of the Bayview district patrol station, Major Crimes-Investigations
division, Narcotics & Vice Crimes Investigations division, Homeland Security division, Planning
& Research division, and Administration Bureau Headquarters. In 2010, he served as the interim
Assistant Chief of Police and commanded six divisions of the police department including
management of the 450-million-dollar budget. In 2011, Chief Pardini developed a youth
outreach program that focused on “at-risk” youth that were in danger of dropping out of high
school. After developing the program, he partnered with the leadership of the San Francisco
Unified School District to implement the program at schools across the city.
Chief Pardini earned an associate degree in Administration of Justice from City College of San
Francisco and a bachelor’s degree in Human Services (summa cum laude) from Notre Dame De
Namur University. Chief Pardini is also a graduate of two of the State of California’s elite law
enforcement training programs; the P.O.S.T. Supervisory Leadership Institute and P.O.S.T.
Command College. During his career, Chief Pardini has received many commendations for his
actions and service to the community.
Chief Pardini is the past President of the San Mateo County Police Chiefs and Sheriff
Association and he also serves on the board of directors for the 100 club of San Mateo County.
Chief Pardini is also involved in many community programs and charitable organizations. In his
free time, Chief Pardini enjoys going on hikes with his wife and fine tuning his collection of
vintage pinball machines.
Chief Mark Raffaelli served 38 years with South San Francisco Police Department, his last 15 years as the Chief, where he and the members of the department implemented a number of community programs. He grew up in South San Francisco, attended Serra High School in San Mateo; earned an Associated Arts Degree from the College of San Mateo, Bachelor’s Degree from Sacramento State, a Master’s Degree from San Jose State and is a graduate of the Police Officers Standard and Training (P.O.S.T.) Command College. He has a California Lifetime Teaching Credential; received the “Giving Something Back” Award from the Management Center of San Francisco; Medal of Meritorious Conduct from the California Peace Officers Association; the Melvin Jones Fellow Award from Lions International and the Gus Nicolopoulas Exemplary Character Award from the Peninsula Peace Officers Association. He has been the Ethics instructor at the San Mateo Police Academy for the last 15 years. Mark was also the chair person, in the planning and procurement of funds to build a Police Academy at the College of San Mateo.
After retirement he was the Interim Commander and Chief for the Millbrae and East Palo Alto Police Departments; Interim Deputy City Manager for the City of Millbrae; obtained his Private Investigators License conducted backgrounds and internal investigations for public and private entities. He has been a member of the South San Francisco Host Lions Club for the last thirty years serving as secretary and President; President of the board of directors for the South San Francisco Boys and Girls Club; San Mateo County Community College Foundation Board Member; Skyline Community College Hermanos Program Advisor and President of the San Mateo County Police Chief’s Association. A board member of the 100 Club since 2003 serving two terms as president. He resides in South San Francisco with his wife Pati; they have two adult sons and two grandchildren whom they love spending time with.
Bob Ravano was born in San Francisco and has lived in the bay area all of his life.
Bob is a Certified Public Accountant and a partner at the firm of Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP with over fifty years of accounting experience.
He graduated from Santa Clara University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and has a Masters in Business Administration-Taxation from Golden Gate University.
Bob also served in the United States Air Force after college. He has been involved with a number of San Mateo County non-profit organizations including being on the Board of the San Carlos Elms for over twenty years. He has been a member of the 100 Club Board since 1981.
Matthew E. Tutino is a resident of San Mateo County. Mr. Tutino has served his community for many years offering his services and experience to such organizations as the 2003-04 Civil Grand Jury, San Mateo Sheriff’s Air Squadron (Past Commander), 100 Club of San Mateo (Past President and Current Board Member) and supporting the AARP Driver Safety Program as Deputy State Coordinator California.
Matthew E. Tutino graduated from Notre Dame University with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and later earned an M.B.A. at New York’s Pace University, where he was recipient of the Graduate School’s Peter F. Drucker Award.
Mr. Tutino worked in industry in various systems engineering capacities, including serving as Vice President and Assistant to the President of the Lockheed Electronics Company. during which time he was awarded a patent for Automated Radar Terminal Systems. Subsequently, Mr. Tutino was appointed by President Gerald Ford as Executive Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Upon leaving the Ford Administration, he continued working in the investment banking industry, concentrating on corporate restructurings. In the 1990s, under the umbrella of Tutino & Associates, he offered international financial services, including governmental debt restructurings and privatization of state-owned companies in Eastern Europe.
A resident of San Mateo County, Mr. Tutino has served his community for many years offering his services and experience to such organizations as the 2003-04 Civil Grand Jury, San Mateo Sheriff’s Air Squadron (Past Commander), 100 Club of San Mateo (Past President and Current Board Member) and supporting the AARP Driver Safety Program as Deputy State Coordinator California.
Steve Wagstaffe is the elected San Mateo County District Attorney and lifelong resident of San Mateo County. In 1981, Steve was promoted to Assistant District Attorney and over the next ten years managed the felony and misdemeanor divisions of the office. In 1991, he was appointed Chief Deputy District Attorney and served in this role for 19 years. In 2010, he was elected San Mateo County District Attorney and took office in January, 2011. He was re-elected for a second term as San Mateo County’s District Attorney, which began in January 2015.
During his time in the DA's office, he has prosecuted 35 murder trials and five death penalty cases, including all prosecutions of police officer murder cases in the last thirty years.
Steve served as President of the 100 Club in 2014.
Her family settled in Southern California after her father retired from the Air Force. Following graduation from high school she attended Long Beach State University. She moved to San Carlos while working as a Flight Attendant with American Airlines.
She is married to retired Commander Pete Nannarone of the San Carlos Police Department; her son is a Battalion Chief with the San Mateo Fire Department. She has three grandchildren.
Leslie comes from an Air Force family so she has done a lot of traveling. She's lived in Salt Lake City, Utah; Newport, Vermont; Sumter, South Carolina; Shaftesbury, England; Edwards A.F.B, CA; Istanbul, Turkey and Southern California.
Her work history includes: Flight Attendant for American Airlines;
Police & Fire Dispatcher for the City of San Carlos; Administrative Clerk in the Parks and Recreation Dept. and the Building/Planning Department in the City of San Carlos;
Supervisor of Administrative Services for South County Fire Authority serving Belmont and San Carlos;
Administrative Assistant for the City of Belmont in the Human Resources Department; Friends of the Library Book Shop Manager, San Carlos Library from 2003-2009.
She began working for the 100 Club in 2014.
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