Law Enforcement Torch Run: USA Contacts

 If you have questions or comments, please contact the persons listed on this page below.

Alabama

Torch Run Liaison
Jon Barkley
Special Olympics Alabama
880 Court Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
1 (334) 242-3383
1 (334) 262-9794 (Fax)
Email 
 Torch Run Director
Lt. Ken Atkinson
Homewood Police Department
Email 
 

Alaska

Torch Run Liaison
Brandon Anderson
Special Olympics Alaska
3200 Mountain View Drive.
Anchorage, AK 99501
1 (907) 491-0385 (Cell)
 Email


Torch Run Director
Terry Vrabec
Director of Police Standards
Dept. of Public Safety
P.O. Box 21543
Juneau, AK 99802
1 (907) 465-5523
Email

Torch Run Liaison
Jim Balamaci
Special Olympics Alaska
3200 Mountain View Drive.
Anchorage, AK 99501
1 (907) 523-4618 (Cell)
 Email

Arizona

Torch Run Director
Ruth Sanchez
Special Olympics Arizona- West Valley
Marketing / Development
2100 South 75th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85043
1 (602) 230.120
Email


Torch Run State Director
Kevin Albert
Paradise Valley Police Dept.
6433 E. Loioln Drive
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
1 (602) 320-0116
Email

Arkansas

Torch Run Liaison
Shelly Yielding
Special Olympics Arkansas
2115 Main St.
N. Little Rock, AR 72114-2835
1 (501) 771-0222
1 (501) 771-1020 (Fax)
Email 



Torch Run Director
Captain Mike Davis
North Little Rock Police Department
200 West Pershing Blvd.
North Little Rock, AR 72114
1 (501) 771-7172
1 (501) 771-7170 (Fax)
Email

California (Southern)

Torch Run Liaison
Richard Fernandez
Special Olympics Southern California
6730 East Carson Street,
Long Beach, CA 90808
1 (562) 354-2600
1 (562) 938-7671 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Roberta Abner
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
4700 Ramona Blvd.
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Email

California (Northern)

Torch Run Liaison
Jeff Henson
Special Olympics Northern California
3480 Buskirk Ave., Suite 340
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
1 (925) 944-8801
Email

Torch Run Director
Terry Bartholomew
2060 4th Street #407
Berkley, CA 94710
1 (510) 847-5990
Email

Colorado

Torch Run Liaison
Jan Gordon
Special Events and LETR Manager
Special Olympics Colorado
384 Inverness Parkway, Suite 100
Englewood, CO 80112
1 (720) 354-3112 (Office)
1 (303) 877-3565 (Cell)
Email 


Torch Run Director
Sylvia Sich
Denver Police Department
1331 Cherokee Street, Room 514
Denver, CO 80204
Phone: 1 (720) 913-6860
Mobile: 1 (720) 490-0189
Email

Connecticut

Torch Run Liaison
Lisa Carlone
Special Olympics Connecticut
2666 State St., Ste. 1
Hamden, CT 06517
1 (203) 230-1201 x 231
1 (203) 230-1202 (Fax)
Email 


Torch Run Director
Luis A. Rosa
Connecticut State Police
600 State St.
New Haven, CT 06511
1 (203) 503-5436
1 (203) 503-5416 (Fax)
Email

Delaware

Torch Run Liaison
Ann Grunert
Special Olympics Delaware
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716-1901
1 (302) 831-3480
1 (302) 831-3483 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
John Miller
Delaware Department of Justice —
Special Investigations
820 N. French Street, 5th Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801
1 (302) 577-8938
1 (302) 577-3090 (Fax)
Email

District of Columbia

Torch Run Liaison
Melinda Dee
Special Olympics District of Columbia
900 Second Street, NE, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20002
1 (202) 408-2640, ext. 16
Email

Torch Run Director
TBD

Florida

Torch Run Liaison
Laura Collins
LETR Manager
Special Olympics Florida
1105 Citrus Tower Blvd.
Clermont, Florida 34711
1 (352) 243-9536x522
1 (352) 243-9568 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Dave Sklarek
Osceola Sheriff's Office
2601 East Irlo Bronson Highway
Kissimmee, FL 34711
1 (407) 348-1100
Email

Georgia

Torch Run Liaison
Danny Knight
Special Olympics Georgia
4000 Dekalb Technology Parkway
Suite 400, Building 400
Atlanta, GA 30340
1 (770) 414-9390 x 119
1 (770) 216-8339 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Chief Billy Grogan
Dunwoody Police Department
P.O. Box 888074
Dunwoody, GA 30356
1 (678) 382-6902
1 (678) 382-6701 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Assistant State Director,
Det. Ed Christian
Kennesaw Police Department
1 (404) 556-1911
Email

Hawaii

Torch Run Liaison
Melissa Blake
Special Olympics Hawaii
PO Box 3295
Honolulu, HI 96801
1 (808) 943-8808 ext. 24
1 (808) 943-8814 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Benjamin Moszkowicz
Honolulu Police Department
801 S. Beretania St.
Honolulu, HI 96813
1 (808) 368-0680
Email

Idaho

Torch Run Liaison
Amy Eisele
LETR Liaison and Special Events Assistant
Special Olympics Idaho
405 S. 8th St., Suite 201
Boise, ID 83702
1 (208) 323-0482x18
1 (208) 724-2106 (Cell)
Email

Torch Run Director
Capt. Jim Kerns
Boise Police Dept.
7200 Barrister
 Boise, ID 83704
1 (208) 577-3805
Email

Illinois

Torch Run Liaison
Jeff Henson
Special Olympics Illinois
605 East Willow Street
Normal, IL 61761
1 (309) 888-2551
1 (309) 888-2570 (Fax)
Email


Torch Run Director
Chief Eric Smith
Sherman Police Dept.
401 St. Johns Drive
Sherman, IL 62684
217-496-3256
Email

Assistant Torch Run Director
Tom Reasoner
N.E. Multi Regional Training
355 Smoke Tree Plaza
North Aurora, IL 60542
1 (630) 896-8860 X114 (Office)
1 (630) 768-7041 (Cell)
Email

Indiana

Torch Run Liaison
Scott Furnish
Special Olympics Indiana
Torch Run & Special Events Manager
6100 West 96th Street, Suite 270
Indianapolis, IN 46278
1 (317) 328-2000
1 (317) 328-2018 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Troy Hintz
Kokomo Police Dept
100 South Union
Kokomo, IN 46901
1 (765) 459-5101 (Office)
1 (765) 776-2070 (Cell)
Email

Iowa

Torch Run Liaison
Jeanette Steinfeldt
Special Olympics Iowa
P.O. Box 620
Grimes, IA 50111
1 (515) 986-5520
1 (515) 986-5530 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Kris Weitzell
Iowa Department of Corrections
510 E 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
1 (515) 418-7034 (Office)
Email

Kansas

Torch Run Liaison
Jana L. Fornelli
Vice President Development & LETR
Special Olympics Kansas
5280 Foxridge Drive
Mission, KS 66202
1 (913) 236-9290
1 (913) 236-9771 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Bill Lovewell
Hays Police Department
105 West 12th Street
Hays, KS 67601
1 (785) 259-3221 (Office)
1 (785) 623-3965 (Cell)
1 (785) 827-1050 (Fax)
Email

Kentucky

Torch Run Liaison
David Kerchner
Special Olympics Kentucky
105 Lakeview Ct.
Frankfurt, KY 40601
1 (800) 633-7403
1 (502) 216-7090
Email

Torch Run Director
Bob Mauney
Louisville Police Department
2504 Aintree Way
Louisville, KY 40220
1 (502) 574-7636
Email

Louisiana

Torch Run Liaison
Pat Carpenter Bourgeois
Special Olympics Louisiana
1000 E. Morris Ave.
Hammond, LA 70403
1 (985) 345-6644 (Office)
1 (985) 507-3218 (Cell)
1 (985) 345-6649 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Carl Dabadie
704 Mayflower Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
1 (225) 389-3886 (Office)
1 (225) 413-9937 (Cell)
1 (225) 389-3907 (Fax)
Email

Maine

Torch Run Liaison
Lisa Bird
Special Olympics Maine
125 John Roberts Road, #19
South Portland, ME 04106
1 (207) 856-6070
1 (207) 839-5584 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Ronald K. Gastia
Chief of Police
Bangor Police Department
240 Maine Street
Bangor, ME 04401
1 (207) 947-7384 (Office)
1 (207) 947-1856 (Fax)
Email

Maryland

Torch Run Liaison
Betsy Jiron
Special Olympics Maryland
513 Progress Drive, Suite P
Linthicum, MD 21090-2256
1 (410) 789-6677 x115
1 (410) 789-2995 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Lt. John Newnan
Howard County Police Department
3410 Court House Dr.
Ellicott City, MD 21043
1 (410) 313-2219
1 (410) 207-3117(Cell)
Email

Massachusetts

Torch Run Liaison
Steve Huffalen
Special Olympics Massachusetts
450 Maple Street Building 1
Danvers, MA 01923-4009
1 (508) 485-0986 (Office)
Email

Torch Run Co-Director
Jim DiGianvittorio
Middleton Police Department
65 North Main Street
Middleton, MA 01949
1 (978) 774-4424
Email

Torch Run Director
Richard Pierce
VP of Marketing and Dvelopment
Special Olympics Massachusetts
12 Union Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
1 (508) 223-2224
Email

Michigan

Torch Run Liaison
Andrea Rachko
Special Olympics Michigan
Central Michigan University
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
1 (989) 774-3911
1 (989) 774-3034 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Co-Director
Ken Bennett
P.O. Box 796
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
1 (989) 779-9697 ext 1102
1 (989) 233-6925
Email

Torch Run Co-Director
John Card
Michigan State Police
Bay City Post
1 (989) 684-2234 (Office)
1 (989) 233-0370 (Cell)
Email

Minnesota

Torch Run Liaison
Chad Trench
Special Olympics Minnesota
400 South Fourth Street
Suite 915
Minneapolis, MN 55415
1 (612) 604-1256
1 (612) 333-8782 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Rodney Seurer
Savage Police Department
6000 McColl Drive
Savage, MN 55378
1 (952) 882-2608 (Office)
1 (952) 292-2239 (Cell)
Email

Mississippi

Torch Run Liaison
Janie Allen
PR/DEV. Director
Special Olympics Mississippi
15 Olympic Way
Madison, MS 39110
1 (601) 856-7748
1 (601) 856-8132 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Chris DeBack
Biloxi Police Department
170 Porter Avenue
Biloxi, MS 39530
1 (228) 435-6300
1 (228) 374-1922 (Fax)
Email 
 

Missouri

Torch Run Liaison
Susan Stegeman
Special Olympics Missouri
520 Dix Road Suite C
Jefferson City, MO 65109
1 (573) 635-1660 (Office)
1 (573) 690-2008 (Cell)
1 (573) 635-8233 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Chief Randy Boehm
600 E. Walnut
Columbia, MO 65201
1 (573) 874-8737 (Office)
1 (573) 864-7401 (Cell)
1 (573) 874-3142 (Fax)
Email

Montana

Torch Run Liaison
Terri Sappington
Special Olympics Montana
3117 5th Ave. N
Great Falls, MT 59405
1 (406) 216-5327(Office)
1 (406) 788-4965
1 (406) 454-9043 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Jack Allen
Great Falls Police Department
P.O. Box 5021
Great Falls, MT 59403
1 (406) 771-1180
1 (406) 453-8141 (Fax)
Email

Nebraska

Torch Run Liaison
Katie Ryan
Director of Fund Development
Special Olympics Nebraska
8801 F St.
P.O. Box 27085
Omaha, NE 68127
1 (402) 331-5545 x17 (Office)
1 (800) 247-0105
Email

Torch Run Director
Jeff Boston
Nebraska State Patrol
305 Talmadge
Kearny, NE 68845
1 (308) 241-1226
Email

Nevada

Torch Run Liaison
Steve Cabrales
Special Olympics Nevada
5670 Wynn Rd. Suite H
Las Vegas, NV 89118
1 (877) 417-2742 (Office)
1 (702) 524-8266(Cell)
Email

Torch Run Director
Robert Woolsey
Boulder City Police Department
1005 Arizona Street
Boulder City, NV 89005
1 (702) 293-9224
Email  

New Hampshire

Torch Run Liaison
Carol Cray
Special Olympics New Hampshire
650 Elm St.
Manchester, NH 03101-2508
1 (603) 624-1250 ext. 32
1 (603) 624-4911 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Robert Cormier
Tilton Police Dept.
179 Main St.
Tilton, NH 03276
1 (603) 286-8207 ext 101
Email

New Jersey

Torch Run Liaison
Jason Schubert
Special Olympics New Jersey
3 Princess Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 0848
1 (609) 896-8000 ext 256
1 (609) 482-2245(Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Robert Belfiore
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Police Dept.
Newark International. Airport, Building #10
Newark, NJ 07114
1 (973) 961-6164
1 (973) 792-1045 (Fax)
Email

New Mexico

Torch Run Liaison
Kelly Harris
Special Olympics New Mexico
6600 Palomas NE, Suite 207
Albuquerque, NM 87109
1 (505) 856-0342
1 (505) 856-0346 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Robert Miller
Belen Police Department
607 Becker Avenue
Belen, New Mexico 87002
1 (505) 966-2685(Office)
1 (505) 459-9651(Cell)
1 (505) 966-2685(Fax)
Email 
 

New York

Torch Run Liaison
Renee Snyder
Special Olympics New York
504 Balltown Road
Schenectady, NY 12304-2290
1 (518) 388-0790 Ext. 103
1 (518) 388-0795 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Michael Murray
New York State Police
504 Balltown Road
Schenectady, NY 12304
1 (518) 388-0790 ext. 103
1 (518) 388-0795(Fax)
Email

North Carolina

Torch Run Liaison
Dot Kohlbach
Special Olympics North Carolina
2200 Gateway Centre Blvd.,
Suite 201
Morrisville, NC 27560
1 (919) 719-7662, ext 119
1 (919) 818-5609(Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
William Frick
Chapel Hill Police Department
5500 82B Fortunes Ridge Road
Durham, NC 27712
1 (919) 493-2887
Email

North Dakota

Torch Run Liaison
Kathy Meagher
Special Olympics North Dakota
2616 South 26th Street
Grand Forks, ND 58201
1 (701) 746-0331
Email

Torch Run Co-Director
Kevin Arthaud
1 (701) 253-3662
Email

Torch Run Co-Director
Gary Groves
Grand Forks Sherrif's Office
122 South 5th Street, Suite 210
Grand Forks, ND 58201
1 (701) 780-8276 (Office)
1 (701) 330-8172 (Cell)
1 (701) 787-9448 (Fax)
Email

Ohio

 Torch Run Liaison
Paige Ludwig
Assistant Director
Special Olympics Ohio
3303 Winchester Pike
Columbus, OH 43232
1 (614) 239-7050
1 (614) 239-1873 (Fax)
1 (614) 271-6782 (Mobile)
Email

Torch Run Co-Director
Ed Buns
Hamilton Police Dept.
331 South Front Street
Hamilton, OH 45011
1 (513) 868-5811 ext 1395 (Office)
1 (513) 615-2956(Cell)
Email

Torch Run Co-Director
Jim Savage
Euclid Polic Dept.
545 E 22nd Street
Euclid, OH 44123
1 (216) 289-8431 (Office)
1 (440) 479-6165(Cell)
Email 
 

Oklahoma

 Torch Run Liaison
Jennifer Lightle
Special Olympics Oklahoma
35 South Canton Ave
Tulsa, OK 74136
1 (918) 481-1234
1 (918) 808-4059 (Cell)
1 (918) 496-1515 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Mark Wollmershauser
Special Olympics Oklahoma
6835 South Canton Ave
Tulsa, OK 74136
1 (918) 481-1234
1 (918) 808-5052 (Cell)
1 (918) 496-1515 (Fax)
Email 
 

Oregon

 Torch Run Liaison
Allison Ellermeier
Law Enforcement Torch Run
Special Olympics Oregon
5901 SW Macadam Avenue, Suite 200
Portland, OR 97239
1 (503) 248-0600 ext. 13
1 (971) 322-5502 (Cell)
1 (503) 248-0603 (Fax)
Email

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Torch Run Director
Joel Goodwin
Corvallis Police Department
222180 NW 5th Street
Corvallis, OR 97339
1 (541) 766-6924
1 (541) 230-0332 (Cell)
1 (541) 766-6991 (Fax)
Email 
 

Pennsylvania

 Torch Run Liaison
Demika Poole
Special Olympics Pennsylvania
2570 Blvd. of Generals
Norristown, PA 19403
1 (610) 630-9450 ext. 226
Email

Torch Run Director
David Mettin
Pennridge Police Department
1027 Ridge Road
HSellersville, PA 18960
1 (215) 257-5104
Email 
 

Rhode Island

Torch Run Co-Director
Chief Elwood Johnson
R.I. State Police
311 Danielson Pike
N. Scituate, RI 02857
1 (401) 568-2533
Email 


Torch Run Co-Director
Battalion Chief Kenneth Ledo
Email 

South Carolina

Torch Run Liaison
Sue Maner
Special Olympics South Carolina
1276 Assembly St.
Columbia, SC 29201
1 (803) 404-5511
Email

Torch Run Director
Bryan McDougald
South Carolina Highway Patrol
10311 Wilson Blvd.
Blythewood, SC 29016
1 (803) 896-8164 (Office)
Email 
 

South Dakota

Torch Run Liaison
Todd Bradwisch
Special Olympics South Dakota
305 W. 39th St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
1 (605) 331-4117
1 (605) 331-4328 (Fax)
1 (605) 496-1177 (Cell)
Email

Torch Run Director
Joel Perry
chusby@sosd.org
Brookings Police Department
307 Third Ave.
Brookings, SD 57006
1 (605) 692-2113
1 (605) 690-1003 (Cell)
Email 
 

Tennessee

Torch Run Liaison
Lisa M. Taylor
Special Olympics Tennessee
1911 Lynnfield Road, Ste. 273
Memphis, TN 38119
1 (901) 485-3555
1 (901) 683-1528 (Fax)
Email 
 

Texas

Torch Run Liaison
Doug Ray
Special Olympics Texas
400 South Zang #926
Dallas, TX 75208
1 (214) 943-9981 x27
1 (214) 943-3774 (Fax)
1 (214) 546-9432 (Cell)
Email

Torch Run Director
Richard Candelaria
Midland Texas Police Department
601 N. Loraine
Midland, TX 79701
1 (432) 685-7178
1 (432) 685-5036(Fax)
1 (432) 413-5087 (Cell)
Email 
 

Utah

Torch Run Liaison
Lyn Rees
Special Olympics Utah
243 East 400 South, Suite 111
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
1 801.363.1111, ext.228 (Office)
1 801.860.2179 (Cell)
Email

Lieutenant Dennis Vincent
Brigham City Police Department
20 North Main Street
Brigham City, UT 84302-2199
1 (435) 230-0670(cell)
1 (435) 734-6664
Email 
 

Vermont

Torch Run Co-Director
June Kelly
VT Criminal Justice Training Council
317 Academy Rd
Pittsford, VT 05763
(802) 483-6228
Email

Torch Run Co-Director
Derrick Kendrew
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405
1 (802) 656-3473
Email 
 

Virginia

Torch Run Liaison
Debbie Apperson
Special Olympics Virginia
1 Columbus Center, Suite 631
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
1 (757) 687-8183
1 (757) 687-8198 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Ben Fravel ( 1st Sgt ret.)
Prince William County Police (ret.)
6502 O'Brien Ct.
Manassas, VA 20112
1 (703) 791-4828
Email 
 

Washington

Torch Run Director
Sgt. Bryan Keller
Bothell Police Department
18410 101st Ave NE
Bothell, WA 98011
1 (425) 487-5545
1 (206) 794-6313 (Cell)
1 (425) 487-5119 (Fax)
Email 
 

West Virginia

Torch Run Director
John Frazier
Charleston Police Department
305 32nd St., W.
Charleston, WV 25312
1 (304) 348-6470
1 (304) 348-6805 (Fax)
Email 
 

Wisconsin

Torch Run Liaison
Julie Buedding
Director of Development, Law Enforcement Torch Run
Special Olympics Wisconsin
2310 Crossroads Dr, Suite 1000
Madison, WI 53718-7600
1 (608) 442-5668
1 (608) 222-3578 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Director
Deputy Ray Merlin
Kenosha County Sheriffs Dept.
1000 55th St.
Kenosha, WI 53140
1 (262) 605-5100
Email 
 

Wyoming

Torch Run Liaison
Erin Gamroth
Special Olympics 232 E 2 Street Suite 201
Casper, WY 82601
1 (307) 235-3062
1 (307) 251-1906 (Cell)
1 (307) 235-3063 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Co-Director
Ronald Casalenda
Douglas Police Department
PO Box 1030/101 North 4th Street
Douglas, WY 82633
1 (307) 358-3311
1 (307) 351-1857 (Cell)
1 (307) 358-6443 (Fax)
Email

Torch Run Co-Director
Deputy Tedy Schneider
Laramie County Sheriff's Dept.
1910 Pioneer Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82001
1 (307) 633-4727
1 (307) 421-9511 (Cell)
1 (307) 633-4705 (Fax)
Email

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