LONG BEACH, Calif. — (April 9, 2014) – The Board of Directors of the Long Beach Police Foundation (LBPF) recently elected its executive committee of the board of directors. President-elect is board member Bruce DD MacRae. MacRae is Vice President, State Government Affairs for UPS and is active in many organizations throughout California. “It is an honor to be voted in as the new president of this great foundation,” says MacRae. “I have big shoes to fill and with this dynamic team and board we will work to bring together citizens and businesses of this great city for a common goal to support the men and woman of the Long Beach Police Department, and to assure that they have all the tools needed to protect and serve us.” The slate of new board officers include Vice President Theresa Brunella; Secretary Gretchen Houser; Treasurer Lacy Marlette and Members at Large John G. Dixon and Helen Najar.

The Long Beach Police Foundation is a 501(c)(3) registered nonprofit and is the only charitable organization that provides private, direct funding for the Long Beach Police Department. The LBPF actively seeks donations from private businesses and individuals, and facilitates direct, designated donations that support our community safety mission. For information on how to donate, volunteer or for sponsorship information, please visit www.lbpolicefoundation.org or call 562.343.5111.  Tax ID# 33-0835185.