Past President Dave Bertini, has been named the new Chief of Police for the Menlo Park Police Department. He was the President of the 100 Club of San Mateo County for 2016 & 2017. He has been on the Board of Directors since 2010, having served as a Board Member, Secretary, Vice President and President.
Bertini is a 30-year veteran of law enforcement, having started his career as a police explorer with the Pacifica Police Department. In Menlo Park, he has served as Patrol Commander and Administrative Services Commander. 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.
In 2015, he acted as the City's Interim Human Resources Director for 6 months. Dave has been the Interim Chief of Police for the past several months. His promotion takes effect July 8, 2018.