Board Of Directors

President: Randy Sparling

Vice President: Terry Wold

Treasurer: Jane Tschida

Secretary: Position Vacant

Volunteer Coordinator/ Social Media: Lori Schmieg 

Web Admin: Amber Romero

MN State Fair Representative: Janis MacKimm

                                                   Board Members: Esther Brown , Stephen Boerboon, Jerry Romero, Tammy Greschner,  Wayne Harmon,                                             Kirsten Christopherson, Kyle Raasch, Larry Raasch, Ronald Steave,  Michael Trenda, Joe Kaufman, Steve Johnson,

Jake Boerboon

S.P.P.D. K-9 Commander (Ex-Officio): Paul Ford

S.P.P.D. K-9 Unit (Ex-Officio): Sgt. Nicole Spears

S.P.P.D. K-9 Unit (Ex-Officio): Sgt. Pat Murphy

S.P.P.D. K-9 Unit (Ex-Officio): Sgt. Tom Tanghe


Foundation Accomplishments

Dogs: k9s for SPPD as needed since 2000, assist with veterinary bills not covered by city, assist with expenses for retired K-9s

Facilities: Addition to training center (Classroom, Commanders Office, Sgt. Office, restroom, breakroom), concrete patio and sidewalk, storage shed, field lighting, kennels including grooming equipment.

Training: Two new sets of agility training equipment, funds for training staff to attend training seminars

Misc: funds for National Team expenses, provided ballistic helmets and body armor for all k9 handlers, provide ballistic vests to K-9s, miscellaneous supplies not provided for in the k9 Unit budget