Nick Marolda, President:
President: Nick Marolda is currently a narcotics detective employed by the
Lakeland Police Department. Nick has been with the Lakeland Police Department
for 25 years. Nick is also assigned to the Tampa Drug Enforcement Administration
as a Federal Task Force Agent. Nick has been in this assignment with DEA for the
past 17 years.
Jim Diamond, Director of Operations: Jim has over
40 years of experience in law enforcement. He is an internationally renowned expert in Lethal / Non-Lethal Police Use of Force issues and is the preferred expert of the WCFPBA when Use of Force issues arise in arbitration or in the courtroom. Jim has also served for many years on the WCFPBA Board of Directors.
Steven Pacheco, Senior Vice President:
Steve has been with the Lakeland Police Department for 27 years and was promoted
to the rank of Lieutenant in 2012. He is currently assigned as the Officer In
Charge of the Criminal Investigations Section and also serves as a Lieutenant's
Representative for the department.
Jeff Stull, General Council: Jeff has been the WCFPBA's attorney for over 30 years. He has responded to over two decade’s worth of Police Shootings and is a widely recognized expert in that area. His area of expertise is in labor relations, which is of vital interest to Law Enforcement personnel who rely on his experience in contract interpretation, disputes and arbitrations.
Honorary Life Member: Chuck is retired from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, having served for 27 years. During his career at HCSO, he served as a Road Deputy and SRO. He was also a member of the Gang Suppression Unit and the Narcotics Unit.
Jenna Funcheon, Office Manager: Is responsible for
the day to day operations of the office; updating membership records; and assisting in a variety of other integral duties