Join us at National University for our February Monthly Luncheon with our guest speaker Jerry Dyer with his presentation titled “Solutions to Overwhelming Challenges." Guests and non-members welcome! Space is limited so don’t delay!!
Member POP-UP Shop
Our Member Laura Shaw with Rodan+Fields will have free samples and products for purchase, so come early or stay late.
11:30am - 12:00pm: Check-in, Relationship Building, Lunch Served
12:00pm - 1:00pm: Program with Guest Speaker
Menu (Lunch Optional):
Members: Lunch: $15.00
Members: No Lunch: $0.00
Non-members: No Lunch: $10.00
Chicken Cordon Bleu and Spinach Salad with assorted desserts, Ice tea and Water.
Please register online by Friday, February 21st. Space is limited so don’t delay!!
*No-shows or cancellations made after February 21st will still be responsible for the lunch payment. Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.*
Jerry will discuss the Challenges and Opportunities for FRESNO and why he chose to run for Mayor.
This speech will:
*Beautifying our neighborhoods and freeways
*Creating an attractive business climate and jobs
*Crime - Progress and Challenges
Jerry Dyer served the Fresno Police Department for 40 years. As a sergeant, he supervised several high-profile units such as the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT), the Patrol Tactical Team, the Major Narcotics Unit, and he also served as an Internal Affairs Investigator. Jerry rose through the ranks serving as a lieutenant, captain, deputy chief, and as the department’s first assistant chief of police. Jerry was appointed police chief on August 1, 2001, and was the longest tenured police chief in the history of the Fresno Police Department. He is the longest serving police chief of any major city in the United States.
In his role as police chief, Jerry oversaw a department of more than 1,100 employees and an operating budget of $200 million. Jerry earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology from California State University Fresno, and a Master’s Degree in Management from California Polytechnic University at Pomona.
Jerry is also a graduate of the California Command College, where his peers recognized him as the Most Inspirational Student. In addition, Jerry is a graduate of the FBI’s National Executive Institute. Jerry has served as the President of the California Police Chiefs Association and is a past recipient of the Joseph T. Malloy Award, the most prestigious award granted by the California Police Chiefs Association.
Jerry was chosen as a Paul Harris Fellow for Rotary International and was recognized in 2018 with a Life Time Achievement Award by the Fresno County Office of Education. Jerry also served as the 2nd Vice President of the Major Cities Chiefs Association representing the largest municipal police departments in the United States. Jerry has been married to his wife, Diane, for 39 years and has been blessed with two children, and five grandchildren.