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 is currently assigned to Mid-City Division as a Patrol Supervisor. He previously was assigned in Northern Division as the Crime Suppression Team Supervisor. His special assignments include peer support, field training officer, field evidence technician, Western Street Crimes Unit, and the Gaslamp Bike Team. Jared is a San Diego State University graduate and his wife is a detective with the San Diego Police Department.
Jared was elected to the board in 2017.
Jared served as the Chairperson of the Labor Management and Business and Governance Committees while also serving on the Political Action and the Budget and Finance Committees prior to being elected President in January 2022.
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.
Brian Avera joined the San Diego Police Department in 2006 after being honorably discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps. He served as a patrol officer at Western and Mid-City Division. As a detective, Brian served at Mid-City, the Street Gangs Unit, and the Homicide Unit. While serving as a detective, Brian earned his Master of Public Administration at San Diego State University. As a sergeant, Brian served at Western Division, Internal Affairs, and Vice Administration. In addition, Brian currently serves as the Executive Vice President for the California State Chapter of the National Latino Peace Officers Association.
Brian will be serving our members as the Chair of the Political Action Committee and as a Director at Large for PORAC. In addition, he will be serving as the Chair of the Retirement Committee. He will also continue to serve on the Armed Services Committee and the Business & Governance Committee. 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.
Jack Schaeffer joined the San Diego Police Department in 1989. He has worked as a patrol officer at Eastern Division and Mid-City Division. He worked on Northern Division Juvenile Services Team and the Summer Beach Team. Jack’s investigative assignments have included Northern Division, Vice Operations, and the Street Gangs Unit. Jack was also a member of the Emergency Negotiations Team.
Jack was first elected to the Board of Directors in 2013. He has been active on the Labor Management Committee (LMC), the Political Action Committee (PAC), Budget and Finance Committee, Business and Governance Committee, and Fundraising Committee. He Chaired LMC and Co-Chaired PAC prior to being elected President. He served as President from 2018 through 2021.