Board of Directors

Sergeant Jared Wilson


Jared Wilson joined the Department in 2004 as a radio dispatcher and entered the 69th Regional Police Academy in 2006. He has served as a patrol officer in Eastern, Central, Western, Mid-City, and Southern Divisions. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2015 and was assigned as a Patrol Supervisor at Northern and Mid City Divisions, as a Crime Suppression Team Supervisor, and as a supervisors in the Human Resources Unit at Headquarters. His special assignments include peer support, field training officer, field evidence technician, Street Crimes Unit, and the Gaslamp Bike Team. Jared is a San Diego State University graduate with a degree in Public Administration. His wife is also a Detective with the San Diego Police Department.

Jared was first elected to the board in 2017 and served as the Chair of Labor Management Committee. He was elected to the SDPOA Executive Board in 2021 as the Secretary. He was elected as the President in
January 2022.

Jared also serves as a Vice President of the San Diego/Imperial Chapter of PORAC and the Area Vice President of the National Association of Police Organizations.

Jared and his family live in Poway. In his time off he is a volunteer Cub Scout Leader, serves on the City of Poway City Budget Review Committee, and is an appointed Commissioner for the City of San Diego Citizens Advisory Board on Police/Community Relations.

Sergeant Jeremy Huff

Vice President

Bio coming soon.

Sergeant Joe Clark


Over the past 25 years, I have been assigned to the San Diego Police Departments Patrol Operations and Traffic Operations as a Motorcycle Officer and Motorcycle Sergeant. In 2021, I was elected to the San Diego Police Officers Association Board of Directors and in 2022 I became the Treasurer. As a second generation San Diego Police Officer, I am personally and professionally vested in the wellbeing of our membership and our great profession.

Officer Adam Devor


Adam Devor moved to San Diego after graduating from California State University Northridge with a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health Education. He joined the San Diego Police Department in 2014 and was in the 101st Police Academy. After phase training, he was assigned to Central Division. Aside from working Northern Division’s summer beach team in 2019, he has worked exclusively at Central Division

In the second half of 2020, Adam received the Officer of the Shift Award for Central Division. He was commended for his dedication to patrol duties and his ability to mentor other officers.

In 2022 Adam was elected to the POA Board and was also elected to the POA’s Executive Board as the Secretary. His term expires in 2025.

Adam is currently the Member Relations Chair and takes an active role with the Communications Committee.

Lieutenant Brian Avera


Brian Avera joined the San Diego Police Department in 2006 after being honorably discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps. Throughout Brian’s career, he has served at Western, Mid City, and Neighborhood Policing Division, the Street Gang Unit, Homicide, Internal Affairs, and Vice. Brian is currently a Lieutenant and oversees Investigations and Administration at Northern Division.

While serving on SDPD, Brian earned a Master of Public Administration from San Diego State University where he currently lectures at. While attending SDSU, Brian became interested in serving at the SDPOA and he was elected to serve on the Board of Directors in 2017.

While at the SDPOA, Brian has served on the Political Action, Retirement, and Armed Forces committees. He currently serves as the Chairman of the SDPOA Foundation and is working to expand the fund for the future. In addition, Brian currently serves on the Executive Committee of PORAC and as the Secretary for the National Latino Peace Officers Association.

Brian’s main priority will be to work daily to increase the sworn staffing levels of the San Diego Police Department through leading on innovative projects and working to increase our members’ overall compensation. One of these projects includes providing childcare to SDPD for our members’ use.

Sergeant David Ramirez


David grew up in Otay Mesa, San Diego and he graduated early from Montgomery High School in 1997. David earned a Business Management degree from Cal State San Marcos and an Associate’s degree in Biblical Studies from Southern California Seminary. David has been married for over 15 years, and has three kids ages 14, 12, and five. David enjoys camping and road trips with the family.

David joined the department in 2009. He worked as a patrol officer in Southern, Southeastern, and Traffic Divisions. David left Traffic to become a field training officer and later worked as a long-term acting Sergeant. In 2020, David transferred to Domestic Violence where he worked as an acting detective and was later officially promoted to detective. In 2021, David promoted to Sergeant and was assigned to Northwestern Division.

David was elected to the POA Board by members to help push back against the highly ineffective COVID-19 vaccine mandates and the hostile working conditions created by the City of San Diego. The working conditions have improved but the struggle is ongoing.

David will always stand for what he believes is right. In three words David stands for God, Family, and Freedom.

David is happy to serve the POA membership and is thankful for their support.

Sergeant Nick Nguyen


Bio coming soon.

Detective Mike Weaver


Originally from the Los Angeles area, Detective Mike Weaver is a veteran of the US Marine Corps and served in the war in Iraq. Mike was hired by the San Diego Police Department in 2005.

After 10 years of diverse patrol assignments across the City, Mike has spent the last 7 years in investigations where he has specialized in Homicide, Sex Crimes, and Financial Crimes. In 2019, Mike and his homicide team were commended for solving a series of 3 complicated and emotionally taxing murders in a 2-week period, displaying a level of teamwork and stalwart professionalism that he is deeply proud of.

Mike was elected to the SDPOA Board of Directors in 2022. Mike also serves as a Legal Representative for our members. Mike is immensely proud of his service to the City of San Diego and the San Diego Police Department. Mike has been an enthusiastic and energetic addition to the POA’s Board of Directors.

Sergeant Dean Thomas


Bio coming soon.

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    The San Diego Police Officers Association (SDPOA) was incorporated in 1953 to assist San Diego police officers in issues related to wages, hours, and working conditions.

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