President - Patrick A. Altiere
Patrick was born in the Midwest and grew up in various locations around the United States and Western Europe. During high school, he lived for a year in Florence, Italy and a year in London, England where he graduated from the American School in London. He went on to graduate from Florida State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology with concentrations in Law Enforcement and Corrections. He was then certified as a Corrections Officer by the State of Florida before starting his Master’s program at Florida Gulf Coast University where he earned a Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Management. Patrick moved to Oregon in 2001 and became a Deputy Sheriff in the Patrol Division at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office in 2003. He is currently a Detective working in the Property Crimes Unit and is a member of the Washington County Major Crimes Team. He enjoys spending time with his family, being involved in his son’s sports teams and searching the Portland area in vain for a good Chicago-style Italian beef sandwich.
Secretary/Treasurer - Bryan Danner
Bryan started his Law Enforcement career with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. In 2005, he was hired as a Deputy Sheriff with the Washington County Sheriff’s office assigned to the Jail Division. During his career, he has worked in Gang Enforcement, Court Security and been the Inmate worker coordinator along with several other special assignments and collateral duties. Bryan lives in the community that he serves with his wife and lives a quiet but active life, with curling and snow shoeing in the Winter and eco-tourism in the summer.
Senior Division Representative, Jail - Robert Zimkas
Robert joined the Washington County Sheriff’s Office 16 years ago after retiring from a 20-year career with the United States Marine Corps as a senior staff NCO. In his role as the Senior Division Representative of the Jail Division for the last 5 years, Robert has had the privilege of representing the dedicated Deputies within that division. It is his sincere wish that he is able to make a valuable daily contribution to officers who get little public exposure, as they are the unseen backbone of the Sheriff’s Office. When not working, he likes to spend his time with his wife and sons who are extremely supportive of his work and the WCPOA. He is an avid target shooter and skier who enjoys the outdoors.
Senior Division Representative, Patrol - Brad King
Brad grew up as a resident of Washington County and graduated from Tigard High School in 2002. After serving a two-year mission for his church, Brad entered college and played basketball for Clackamas Community College and Lincoln University in Jefferson City Missouri where he earned his Bachelor Degree in Liberal Studies focusing on Marketing, Business, and Criminal Justice in 2012. Brad was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 19 for 5 years; and was elected Vice President for two terms while an Officer for the Jefferson City Missouri Police Department. Washington County was home to Brad and so he returned in 2014 joining the Washington County Sheriff’s Office as a Patrol Deputy. Brad became active in the WCPOA right away, and was elected as the Senior Patrol Division Representative in 2016. Brad enjoys cooking barbecue and volunteering in the community as a Varsity Coach and Merit Badge Counselor with the Boy Scouts of America.